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'The Resident' Season 4: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Fox medical drama

This season of the medical drama will not only take fans into the Covid-19 pandemic storyline but will finally feature the wedding of the season
Nic and Conrad Hawkins's wedding 'The Resident' Season 4 (FOX)
Nic and Conrad Hawkins's wedding 'The Resident' Season 4 (FOX)

Medical dramas have taken quite the front seat when it comes to entertainment in recent times and while 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'The Good Doctor' have already made their returns, fans have been desperately waiting for Season 4 of 'The Resident' to premiere as well. We now finally not only have a premiere date but also a promo into what the next season holds for the characters - from the Covid-19 pandemic reality to the wedding we've all been waiting for. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming and much anticipated season of the FOX series.

Release date

'The Resident' Season 4 premieres on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.


'The Resident' Season 4 Promo still (FOX)

While there is no official synopsis for 'The Resident' Season 4 as of yet, the promo has already revealed that this season of the medical drama will have the coronavirus storyline - similar to other medical dramas such as 'The Good Doctor' who took it upon themselves to make sure this new reality was part of their show. The promo also sees Nic Nevin (Emily VanCamp) say, "These were our colleagues and our friends, health care workers who died in the line of duty,"  in front of a memorial. This is a tribute, we're sure, a tribute to the actual frontline workers that lost their lives during the pandemic.

On a lighter note, thanks to exclusive photos from Entertainment Weekly, fans will get the long-awaited Nic and Conrad Hawkins's (Matt Czuchry) wedding - he had proposed to her last season. The photos show no masks or any precautions, so we're thinking this storyline could be pre-pandemic. The FOX network described the nuptials as "intimate and beautiful", so the fans are in for a happy time before the Covid-19 hits their favorite characters.

WikiFandom's synopsis of the upcoming season reads, "'The Resident' Season 4 continues to shine a light on the daily heroism of today’s health care workers. The provocative medical drama follows the doctors and nurses at Chastain Memorial Hospital, as they face personal and professional challenges and fight for their patients’ health. The new season picks up as Dr Conrad Hawkins and Nurse Practioner Nicolette Nevin tie the knot in an intimate and beautiful wedding, strengthening their already powerful bond. Meanwhile, Chastain is transitioning from a private to public hospital, causing the hero doctors to fight to fix the broken machine from the inside. Dr Randolph Bell finds himself mining his own past to find his estranged former stepson, elite plastic surgeon Dr Jake Wong. Bell attempts to bring Dr Wong to Chastain to increase the number of world-class surgeries at the hospital and to repair their complicated past. Additionally, as star surgical resident Dr Mina Okafor and her brilliant mentor, Dr AJ Austin, grow closer than ever, they must learn to maintain a professional relationship within the walls of the hospital."


Matt Czuchry as Conrad Hawkins

Actor Matt Czuchry attends "The Resident" press junket during SCAD aTVfest 2019 at Four Seasons Hotel on February 9, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for SCAD aTVfest 2019 )

Czuchry is known for his roles as Cary Agos in 'The Good Wife' (2009-2016), and of course, Logan Huntzberger in 'Gilmore Girls' (2004-2007) and 'Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' (2016). His other works include 'Dark Shadows' (2005), 'Hooked' (2006), 'Justice League Unlimited' (2006), and 'Veronica Mars' (2006). He plays the role of Conrad Hawkins in FOX's 'The Resident' - he is a third-year resident at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital.

Emily VanCamp as Nic Nevin

Emily VanCamp attends D23 Disney+ Showcase at Anaheim Convention Center on August 23, 2019 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

VanCamp is known for her roles as Emily Throne in 'Revenge' (2011-2015), Rebecca Harper in 'Brothers & Sisters' (2007-2010), Sharon Carter in 'Captain America: Civil War' (2016), and Kate in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' (2014). Her other works include 'Ben Hur' (2010), 'Norman' (2010), 'Beyond the Blackboard' (2011), 'The Girl in the Book' (2015), and 'Boundaries.' She has an upcoming release titled 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' (2021) that is in post-production. She plays Nicolette 'Nic' Nevin in 'The Resident', a Nurse Practitioner at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital.

Manish Dayal as Devon Pravesh

Manish Dayal attends the premiere of Netflix's "Fast and Furious: Spy Racers" at Universal Cinema AMC at CityWalk Hollywood on December 07, 2019 in Universal City, California.

Dayal is known for his roles as Hassan in 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' (2014), Jeet Kumar in 'Viceroy's House' (2017), and Ryan Ray in 'Halt and Catch Fire' (2016). His recent works include 'Agents of SHIELD' (2016-2017), 'Fifteen Years Later' (2018), 'Fast & Furious Spy Racers' (2019), and 'Holidate' (2020). He plays the role of Devon Pravesh in 'The Resident', a Junior Resident at Chastain Park Memorial Hospital.

Jessica Lucas as Billie

Actress Jessica Lucas speaks onstage at the "Gracepoint" panel during the FOX Network portion of the 2014 Summer Television Critics Association at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Lucas is a new addition to 'The Resident' and will be playing the character, Billie. According to Deadline, Billie is described as “once a top neurosurgery resident at Chastain who was cut after a tragic error and left under a cloud. Nic (Emily VanCamp) has known and loved her since childhood and wants her to return. Will Billie’s pride, hot temper, and ego get her in trouble again? She’ll have to control the fact she knows all too well, that she’s nearly always the smartest person in the room.” Lucas is known for her roles as Renee Clemons in 'Gracepoint' (2014) and Tabitha Galavan in 'Gotham' (2015-2019). Her other roles include has as Lily Ford in 'Cloverfield' (2008), Kate Tunney in 'The Covenant' (2006), Olivia in 'Evil Dead' (2013), and Ariadne in 'Pompeii' (2014). 

The rest of the cast includes Shaunette Renée Wilson as Mina Okafor, Malcolm-Jamal Warner as AJ “The Raptor” Austin, Glenn Morshower as Marshall Winthrop, Bruce Greenwood as Randolph Bell, Jane Leeves as Kitt Voss, Morris Chestnut as Barrett Cain, and many more.


Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, and Roshan Seth are creators of the series. David Alex Boorstein, Antoine Fuqua, Jones, Oliver Obst, Rob Corn, Todd Harthan, and Phillip Noyce serve as executive producers. 


You can watch the promo for 'The Resident' Season 4 below. 


Where to watch

'The Resident' Season 4 premieres on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 8/7c on FOX.

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