'Transparent Musicale Finale': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about Amazon's comedy drama

'Transparent,' which began with the story of Maura, will return for one final season without her and fans have been quite restless to know how the story will move forward.


                            'Transparent Musicale Finale': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything you need to know about Amazon's comedy drama

One of the first TV shows to narrate the nuances in the life of a transgender woman, Amazon Studio’s ‘Transparent’ was groundbreaking on many accords. Pfeffermans are members of a Los Angeles household, who learn that the person they knew as their father Mort currently identifies as a Trans woman by the name of Maura. The show premiered on September 26, 2016, and has aired four seasons. Although the streaming platform greenlit season 5, there were quite a few people who worried for the renewal because of the sexual harassment allegations against star Jeffrey Tambor. The fifth and final season, hence will not feature Tambor.

Release date

The final season of the series, which works out more or less as a feature, will premiere on September 27, 2019.

(L-R) Judith Light, Alexandra Billings, Amy Landecker and Jay Duplass of 'Transparent' speak onstage during the Amazon Prime Video segment of the Summer 2019 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 27, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Plot

The series, which began with the story of Maura, will return for one final season without her and fans have been quite restless in knowing how the story will move forward. The season would work as a feature-length movie titled 'Transparent: Musicale Finale' to wrap up all the storylines.  A teaser trailer has been released, which shows that Maura has died, and her family is moving on post the tragedy. From the reaction to the trailer, fans seem happy enough with a Maura-less ‘Transparent.’ Not only are they happy that Tambor was removed from the show as quickly as he was, but they also believe that Maura’s storyline is the most boring.

However, the Pfeffermans are not dealing well with the death of Maura. While each of them tries to come to terms with the loss, they turn to music for solace.

Cast

Actresses Amy Landecker, Gaby Hoffmann and actor/director Jay Duplass attend a screening event for members of the Screen Actors Guild in New York for the Amazon Prime series 'Transparent' on September 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for Amazon Studios)

Despite Tambor’s absence, season 5 will see all the main cast members, including Amy Landecker as Sarah, Jay Duplass as Josh, Gaby Hoffmann as Ali, Judith Light as Shelly and Kathryn Hahn as Rabbi Raquel Fein, returning for the final run.

The other characters would be for the season are Melora Hardin as Tammy Cashman, Alexandra Billings as Davina, Trace Lysette as Shea, Ray Abzruzzo as Sal, Carrie Brownstein as Syd and Koersey Clemons as Bianca.

Creator and showrunner

Jill Soloway of 'Transparent' speaks onstage during the Amazon Prime Video segment of the Summer 2019 Television Critics Association Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 27, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

Jill Soloway, who is best known for creating, writing, executive producing and directing ‘Transparent’ also wrote and directed ‘Afternoon Delight,’ for which they won the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The nonbinary and gender non-conforming showrunner was also a producer on HBO’s ‘Six Feet Under.’ In their memoir ‘She Wants It,’ Soloway discusses how they were able to accept the nonbinary identity at age 50 after two seasons of filming ‘Transparent.’

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Where to watch

When the show premieres on September 27, it will be available for viewing on Amazon Prime. It will also be aired on Sundance TV. 

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