Wynonna Earp season four to resume production this summer

The first half of the new season will air on CTV Sci-Fi in July, while production prepares to restart on the second half after filming was halted by the pandemic in March.

Wynonna Earp is getting back in gear this summer to resume production on season four.

Bell Media confirmed the series will restart shooting in Calgary this summer as part of its announcement that the first half of season four will premiere on CTV Sci-Fi channel in Canada and Syfy in the U.S. on July 26. The six-episode run will end on Aug. 30 with the mid-season finale, while the final six episodes will air at a later date once completed.

Restrictions on larger groups were reduced in Alberta on June 12 as part of its Phase 2 reopening strategy, which specifically outlined that performers or cast members “can have a cohort of up to 50 people.” Playback understands Wynonna Earp will likely be the first of the larger-scale productions to resume in Alberta.

The show has had a long road to landing a season four premiere. Production was originally set to begin in winter 2019, but was delayed when financing fell through. Fans launched a social media campaign to get the show going again, including buying billboard space in New York City’s Times Square. Prodco SEVEN24 Films eventually struck a deal with Crave and Cineflix Media to help co-produce the series, with Cineflix Rights handling international sales in partnership with international distributor IDW Entertainment.

Fast forward to 2020, the series was forced to shut down in March due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, but went ahead with post-production on the completed episodes to make it to air by summer.

Wynonna Earp will also take part in San Diego Comic-Con’s virtual event, set to run July 23 to 26, with a virtual panel featuring showrunner Emily Andras and stars Melanie Scrofano, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, Katherine Barrell and Varun Saranga.