Shameless is a popular American comedy-drama series made by John Wells. It released on Showtime on January 9, 2011. The series is an adaptation of the British series with the same name and features an ensemble cast. One remarkable thing about the series is that it is the longest-running scripted series in the history of Showtime. It has over ten seasons and now the season 11 of the series is in the production calendar. To know more about the series, continue reading.
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When is the release date set?
In January 2020 the creators announced the renewal of the series for season eleven. However, because of the coronavirus pandemic, the production has got delayed. It was set to air this summer. But now we have to wait for some more time for the release.
The plotline of Shameless season 11
Shameless season 11 is about a single father named Frank Gallagher. He has six children however they learn to look after themselves because Frank is a hardened alcoholic. His drunken bouts affect his family. The characters in the series make fun of each other which leads to a lot of comical situations. The family dynamic of the series is different than the original British series.
It is more Americanised in nature to suit the tastes of the American audience. The people in the series are not different than an ordinary family living a few blocks away from us. So the viewers can relate more with the characters.
The cast details
- William H. Macy plays as Frank Gallagher
He is a fifty-three-year-old man who has six children. The man is a full-on drug and alcohol addict. He depends on his children to save him from his misadventures. As he is not working their family is below the poverty line for the family of their size. Most of his children are underage but over time they learn to support themselves.
- Emmy Rossum plays as Fiona Monica Gallagher
She is a thirty-year-old woman who is the older daughter of Gallagher. Most of the responsibility of looking after the family falls on her shoulders because of her father’s neglect. She works hard on minimum wage jobs to look after her siblings. She is a selfless woman.
- Jeremy Allen White plays as Lip Gallagher
He is the second child of Frank and the most brilliant member of the family. He creates a lot of plans to make money for his family.
- Cameron Monaghan plays as Ian Clayton Gallagher
He is the third child of Frank who comes out as gay.
- Emma Kenney plays as Debbie Gallagher
She is the fourth child of the family and more mature than others. She understands her father better than others. Debbie is the one who rules the roost when her elder sister leaves for Chicago.
- Ethan Cutkosky plays as Carl Gallagher
He is the fifth child of the family. He is a violent boy who attacks other students in school.
- Christian Isaiah plays as Liam Gallagher
He is the youngest kid of the family who is an African American. His family thinks that he was the result of his mother’s affair with an unknown man.
Shameless Season 10 Trailer
Shameless is a hilarious series. We will know what happens to the siblings as they start a new chapter in their lives in the upcoming season. Some of them may even go to jail for their crimes. But this will only get revealed in the eleventh season.