'The Bold Type' Season 4B: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Freeform show

'The Bold Type' not only features a close friendship between the leads Jane, Kat and Sutton, but also focuses on staying socially and politically relevant


                            'The Bold Type' Season 4B: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the Freeform show
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'The Bold Type' not only features a close friendship between the leads Jane, Kat and Sutton, but also focuses on staying socially and politically relevant. Inspired by the life and career for Joanna Coles, former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine over the years, the show follows three women who work together and share a close friendship.

After a perfect finale in the previous installment, the show is returning for a new season. Here is everything you need to know about Season 4B of 'The Bold Type'.

Release date

Season 4B of 'The Bold Type' premieres on Freeform on June 11, 2020.

Plot

The official synopsis of the entire season isn't made available. The synopsis of Season 4B Episode 1 reads, "Three months after surgery, Jane returns to Scarlet with new editorial duties. Kat faces a hard truth when she’s forced to take some responsibility. Sutton goes to bat on her first shoot and gets some shocking news that upends her world."

Cast

Katie Stevens as Jane Sloan

Katie Stevens attends the 21st Annual Warner Bros. And InStyle Golden Globe After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California.

Stevens plays the role of Jane Sloan. At the end of the last season, Jane had walked in for her double mastectomy surgery with her closest friends present with her at the hospital. This season, the trailer shows her battling her past with her future, having troubles in the dating world and more.

The actress is known for finishing in eighth place on Season 9 of 'American Idol'. She has also starred as Karma Ashcroft in 'Faking It'.

Meghann Fahy as Sutton Brady

Meghann Fahy attends the Amazon Studios Golden Globes After Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020, in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)

Meghann Fahy plays the role of Sutton Brady. Sutton gets married towards the end of the previous season with her long-term boyfriend Richard. Just as the makers had shown a possibility of them breaking up, the couple was reunited to marry. In the upcoming season, she is facing troubles within the marriage with him.

The actress is known for her role of Natalie Goodman in 'Next To Normal' and as Hannah O'Connor in 'One Life to Live'. She has also worked in 'Gossip Girl' and 'The Lost Valentine'. 

Aisha Dee as Kat Edison

Aisha Dee attends Teen Vogue's 2019 Young Hollywood Party Presented By Snap at Los Angeles Theatre on February 15, 2019, in Los Angeles, California. (Getty Images)

Aisha Dee plays the role of Kat Edison, who is always on the frontline of Scarlet's social issues. After losing her job last season, this season will see her exploring new avenues.

Dee is best known for her role of Desi Biggins in 'The Saddle Club'. The Australian actress also had a recurring role as Christine in 'Dead Gorgeous'. She is also remembered as Mackenzie Miller in Fox's 'I Hate My Teenage Daughter'. 

Melora Hardin as Jacqueline Carlyle

Melora Hardin attends the 44th Annual Gracies Awards, hosted by The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on May 21, 2019, in Beverly Hills, California. (Getty Images)

As Jacqueline, Melora is the editor-in-chief of Scarlet magazine and the boss of Kat, Jane and Sutton. The previous season was tumultuous for her and her relationship, but it remains to be seen where the makers take it from there. The actress is best known for her role of Jan Levinson on 'The Office' and Trudy Monk on 'Monk'. For her performance on 'Transparent', she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.

Creators

'The Bold Type' is created by Sarah Watson, who is also known for 'Pure Genius', 'Parenthood', 'About a Boy', 'Lipstick Jungle' and 'The Unusuals'. 

Trailers

You can watch the trailer here:



 

The trailer for Season 4B of 'The Bold Type' actually reveals a lot. Jane is back from her mastectomy surrounded by all the love and support from her friends. But it doesn't look like she can be at ease when it comes to dating.

Sutton, who had the picture-perfect wedding last seen, is shown to be having some troubles with her husband, Richard. Maybe they're arguing about having children. In one scene a distressed Sutton also tells him that she cannot give him what he wants, as if to take the blame for shortcomings that aren't even fully hers.

The formidable Kat, who was towards the end of the last season out of Scarlet, is hoping for new beginnings. What will they be?

Where to watch

Season 4B of 'The Bold Type' will premiere on Freeform on June 11, 2020. You can watch the previous seasons on Hulu.

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