The hit CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory” has has a successful nine-season run on the small screen. However, the show’s future after its upcoming season 10 run is still up in the air, according to cast member Kunal Nayyar.
“The Big Bang Theory” is currently on a break after the Season 9 finale , which aired May 12. The show is set to continue the exciting storyline for its main characters in Season 10. At this time, it is still unsure when the hit CBS series will end, although Nayyar has hinted that the new season may be the show’s final run.
The actor made the pronouncement during a panel discussion at the MCM comic-con London, Radio Times reported. Nayyar attended the event to promote his new play, “The Spoils.” Jesse Eisenberg and “The Big Bang Theory” cast member Melissa Rauch also joined the actor on the panel. Nayyar, who plays Raj in the CBS comedy series, commented that the upcoming season 10 “could be the last season of Big Bang Theory.” He also mentioned that season 10 will mark the end of their acting contract for the CBS show.
“To be completely honest…I know people are gonna want to know what happens after Season 10. I don’t know what’s going to happen,” Nayyar said during the panel. He also stated that he would enjoy doing the series “as long as you guys would have us on the air.” When he asked Raunch on the possibility of a season 11 run for “The Big Bang Theory,” the actress also replied that she would love to be a part of it but was unsure of the show’s future. “We’ll see,” Rauch said.
Nayyar has also shared his thoughts on a possible film adaptation for “The Big Bang Theory.” He stated that the CBS series may likely not make it to movie theaters. The actor explained that the show has a “very difficult format to do for a movie.”
Meanwhile, Nayyar has shared in a previous interview with Miami Herald that he, along with other cast members, have been feeling “quite nostalgic” with the show’s upcoming season 10 run. With the impending end of his “The Big Bang Theory” contract, the actor explained, that it has added a “very odd sensation this year.”
At this point, it is still unclear if the series’ showrunners and CBS will extend the show for another season run. Fans would have to look forward to further news to learn more. “The Big Bang Theory” season 10 is expected to return to the small screens in September.