El Cid Season 3: Release date, Cast and updates to know

Jose Velasco and Luis Arranz created ‘El Cid’. It is a Spanish action-drama historical production centered on Rodrigo Diaz de Vigar, a Castilian warlord and knight. Ruy, his son, is taken to the capital of Leon by Ruy, a lower nobleman. He does not know what awaits him there when he becomes a political activist. Here’s everything you need to know about El Cid season 3!

Will El Cid be renewed for a season 3 or cancelled?

The Spanish crime drama series marked its debut on December 18, 2020, on Prime Video. The second season was launched on July 15, 2021, on the same platform. El Cid has so far launched a total of two seasons and both seasons consist of five episodes which sum up to a total of ten episodes. 


However, as of September 2022, showrunners José Velasco and Luiz Arranz have not renewed or canceled the series for a third season yet and there’s been no update regarding a fourth installment but fans should not worry as the possibility of getting a new season is still very much on the cards. 


Previously, co-creator Luiz Arranz in one of his interviews revealed that they intend to run the series for five or six seasons more. But this all comes down to the audience on how they want the story to be portrayed. Arranz further dropped some important details concerning the third season that the script for the forthcoming season is almost finished and currently, they’re waiting for Amazon’s green signal. Hopefully, it’s a positive one. 


El Cid Season 3 plot: What to expect?


The balance of power changes significantly in the second season, especially since King Fernando was deposed. His sons Sancho, Alfonso and Garcia became rulers of Galicia and Leon, respectively. Urraca, the Lady of Zamora, has not lost her desire for power and continues to be influential on the political scene. With each of Fernando’s children seeking control of the Iberian Peninsula and Queen Sancha powerless, a great war is inevitable. Ruy is faced with difficult choices and must make a decision.

In the third instalment, we will learn what Ruy’s future holds. This is especially true since he seems to have turned against the King in season 2. The warring siblings seem unwilling to let the hatchet rest. So, peace may be unthinkable for the peoples of Zamora and Castile, Galicia and Leon. That’s our anticipation so far. The makers, however, are yet to make any formal announcements regarding the season 3 plot of the series. 

El Cid season 3 cast: who’s going to be in the third edition?

As of right now, the makers haven’t made an official announcement regarding the season 3 cast. However, we expect most of the cast members to return for the third edition. Jaime Lorente, Lucia Guerrero and Jose Luis Garcia Perez (Fernando the Great), Elia Galera (Queen Sancha) and Alicia Sanz will definitely return for season 3. 

Francisco Ortiz, Jaime Olias, Nicolas Illoro and Lucia Diez may also return. When the third season continues, most of them will reprise their roles. We may not see Jose Luis Garcia Perez and Elia Galera in flashbacks, since their characters died in seasons 1 and 2. There is also a possibility that new actors will join the cast. Stay connected for more updates!

El Cid season 3 release date?

Though the show has been officially renewed, there’s no potential release date revelation yet. If everything goes well, we can expect season 3 to premiere by the end of 2022. 

El Cid Season 1 & 2 Summary

While season 2 recently kicked off, there was still much to report about season 1. Episode 1 of Season 1 features Ruy, a young man whose name is Prince Sancho or King Fernando. Ruy finds out that his lover was part of a plot against the king. Ruy was then unable to choose between his duty to the king and his love.

The story continues and Ruy reveals the plot against him to his grandfather. This is the story of a squire and how he kept his love from his enemies and his duty. You can watch the entire series to learn more about his struggles.

Where can I watch El Cid season 3?

All the previous seasons of the series are streaming on Amazon Prime. Season 3 will likely release on the same platform. 

El Cid season 3 ratings?

The series managed to secure a 6.4 rating out of 10 on IMDB, which is a pretty decent score. The fans love the show because of its unique historical plot. The critics appreciated the series, too. 

Will there be a season 4 of El Cid?

Most likely, yes. As aforesaid, the makers have announced they will continue the show till the fourth or fifth instalment. Hence, there’s a very good chance of El Cid season 4 happening. However, as of now, there are no updates. We will inform you guys once we receive potential updates on this Spanish action-drama series. Until then, stay connected with us. Cheers!

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