Come next season, Virgin River will have a bit of a new focus—one that involves more inclusion and diversity.
In a new interview with Deadline, Jinny Howe (Netflix’s Head of Drama) revealed the popular drama series will experience a shift in the diversity department.
Virgin River follows a nurse practitioner and midwife named Mel (played by Alexandra Breckenridge), who moves to a remote town for a brand-new start. And if you couldn’t already tell, we’re the biggest fans of the show over here.
The show is filled with love triangles, heartbreak and (of course) many many cliffhangers. Take it from us, the drama series is a must-watch. Still, dramatic plotlines aside, it does have a diversity problem. There are only a few POC actors and the show only recently introduced its first LGBTQ+ characters in season four.