The upcoming fifth season of HBO series


will be the last.

This is what lead actress and co-creator Issa Rae announced on Twitter on Wednesday.

"I'm really looking forward to filming our fifth and final season," Rae writes.

"We couldn't have told this story without the huge support of our audience and the confidence of HBO. See you soon!"

The lock of


should be released later this year.

The recordings will start this month.

The series, which is loosely based on


's web series

Awkward Black Girl

, first aired in 2016.

The series has been praised by critics and has won multiple awards.

Very excited to film our fifth and final season!

We couldn't have told a complete story without the tremendous support of our audience and the faith of @HBO.

See y'all soon!



Avatar Author IsaRae Moment of places 19:06 - 13 January 2021