How To Get Away With Murder Season 4 Premiere Spoilers And Trailer

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The fourth season of How To Get Away With Murder premieres on Thursday, September 28, but we don't have to wait until it airs to find out what to expect from Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) and her gang this season. Here are all the *HTGAWM spoilers and trailers released ahead of the season 4 premiere.

How To Get Away With Murder Season 4 Trailer

The official season 4 teaser clip isn't long, but it is packed with tense moments. We see concentrated stares from Laurel (Karla Souza), Connor (Jack Falahee), Asher (Matt McGorry) and Michaela (Aja Naomi King), and the four living students sitting around a table with Annalise and Bonnie (Liza Weil) anxiously awaiting some announcement.

At another point, we see Annalise pushing against a closed door, as if narrowly avoiding something — but what else is new? She also get into a fight with her stern-but-sweet mother (Cicely Tyson).

In the background of this suspense, Connor — in the most Connor way possible — tells Annalise, "Why don't you just tell us why we're here."

Chills. Watch the clip below.

How To Get Away With Murder Season 4 Spoilers

What Is The Question This Season?

We don't know what the exact question will be this season, but we do have one major spoiler.

Show creator Pete Nowalk explained to Entertainment Weekly, "Every year, I try to do something a little different, and what's fun about this year's question of our season — like who's under the sheet or who killed Sam — this year it's a where, and it feels really different to me, but also very exciting, so it's a where."

So, rather than wondering who did something, we are trying to figure out where something happened. And we'll find out what that "something" is by the end of the season 4 premiere.

"It's still a crazyballs, roller-coaster, what-the-fuck-happened mystery. We'll find out that question — in fact, one of the characters will even say it by the end of the first episode," Nowalk told The Hollywood Reporter.

An interesting twist!

Where Does Season 4 Begin?

According to EW, season 4 begins a month or two after the season 3 finale.

Nowalk told The Hollywood Reporter where each of the characters stand during the premiere. "Asher and Michaela are going to be living together, Laurel will have made a decision about whether or not to have the baby and Annalise will really have had time to breathe and say, 'OK, what do I want my life to look like now that I am disgraced and starting at rock bottom? How can I build my life back from that?'" he said.

And — since it wouldn't be HTGAWM without some kind of time jump — the season involves a flash forward. "We're doing another flash forward, of course, and that's how we'll be finding out a lot more about why [Laurel's] dad would be involved in Wes' murder. Whether Laurel finds out about her father having killed Wes, what she's going to do about that, that plays a big deal into our flash forward," Nowalk told Variety.

Will There Be Any Special Guests?

HTGAWM is kind of known for having amazing guest stars, and the premiere episode is no exception — and this time, the guest star has a very personal connection to the show.

Viola Davis' husband, Julius Tennon, will be in the premiere episode.

While we don't know exactly who he will be playing, Nowalk told Variety, "It's a really fun dynamic that they play, and it is surprising."

How To Get Away With Murder season 4 premieres Thursday, September 28, at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

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