During an interview with EW, Dan Fogelman explained that the beginning of season four will start with some major "restarts" and "midpoints" for our characters. As you'll remember, Randall and Beth are getting ready to move in the present day timeline, and Kevin is now a dad in the flash forward. "I think it's going to be very ambitious and sprawling in terms of how it plays with time," he explained. "Many of our characters are in the middle of their stories, and that's a point where characters are opening up to new things and new things are starting. That becomes a very exciting period for almost all of the characters, and for some of them, maybe a very scary period in terms of how fraught their storylines are."
When POPSUGAR talked with Mandy Moore ahead of her appearance at Play/Ground, she also added that the upcoming season is going to "start out on a bit of a different note that people aren't expecting." She added that the show will finally "start to address stories people have been wanting to know about since season one," like how Miguel and Rebecca got together.