Earpers rejoice! Wynonna Earp is coming back.
The fan favorite horror-Western about the whiskey drinking, demon-killing titular heroine and her family of monster hunters will return in 2024 with a 90-minute special on Tubi.
Titled Wynonna Earp: Vengeance, the special was written by the show’s creator, executive producer, and showrunner Emily Andras. It will see the return of Melanie Scrofano as Wynonna Earp, Tim Rozon as Doc Holliday, Dom Provost-Chalkley as Waverly Earp, and Katherine Barrell as Nicole Haught. Regular Wynonna Earp series director Paolo Barzman is also back to direct the special.
Andras confirmed that the special will take place after the end of the fourth season, which saw Wynonna and Doc heading out on the open road to go visit their daughter, Alice, while the newlyweds Waverly and Nicole settled in back at the Earp homestead. She also stated that the characters will face a challenge they haven’t seen before, and that the special will explore how the characters have grown since we saw them last.
Wynonna Earp is a genre bender about the descendant of famous gunslinger Wyatt Earp who has been tasked with ridding her hometown, called Purgatory, of demons. The series mixes western and supernatural/horror with comedy and drama as Wynonna, Doc, Waverly, Nicole, and others battle revenants, vampires, and other creatures that threaten Purgatory. Beyond a story of good versus evil and the show’s signature dialogue, what has inspired such a loyal fanbase are the show’s themes of inclusion, equality, and found family. Over the course of the series the characters form a familial bond steeped in fierce loyalty.
The show, which is an adaptation of Beau Smith’s comic of the same name, debuted on Syfy in 2016 and quickly earned its fandom, known as Earpers, though the series dealt with its fair share of struggles to remain on the air. The second and third seasons followed in 2017 and 2018, and it was greenlit for a fourth, however, it faced cancellation due to financial issues. In response, Earpers adamantly vocalized their support for the show on social media platforms, in the media, even with billboards in Times Square. The show was revived and began filming to be temporarily shut down because of COVID-19 with only half of the episodes completed. The first half of season four finally aired in late summer of 2020, then the series finished with season four’s second half in the spring of 2021.
Shooting of Wynonna Earp: Vengeance will begin soon in Calgary and is scheduled to arrive on Tubi in late 2024.