The Great season 3 is happening! Updates and news

With the release of the second season of The Great, some assumptions regarding the upcoming season have been spreading over the news. Will season 3 return? The very question is swirling in everyone’s mind. However, the point at which Season 2 ends, we can definitely conclude that this season is not it. Season 2 ends with a lot of puzzles and suspense that’s still a mystery. 

‘The Great’ is a British-American-Australian comedy-drama TV series that was first released on Hulu in 2020. The storyline of the show, created by Tony McNamara, is based on the historical ruling Empress of Russia (Catherine the Great). The entire saga revolves around Catherine and her waning wedding to Peter III. 

The story and comic timings are very much loved by the audience, resulting in gaining a lot of popularity throughout the world. Not only the fans, the cinematography, dialogue delivery and cast of the series have been highly appreciated by the critics as well. In addition, The Great had managed to secure excellent ratings as well. It received a rating of 8.2 out of 10 with a total ballot count of 1089 whereas, on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic, The Great received an audience score of 84% and 74% respectively. 

The Great season 3: Release Date

The first edition of The Great was released on 9 June 2020, in which a total of 10 episodes were seen. The show received a lot of positive responses and within a few days of its release, it was soaring to the heights of popularity. Given a huge fan following, the production team/makers released the second instalment of the show on 19 November 2021; it also had 10 episodes. The fans who have got on through both seasons are enthusiastically waiting to find out whether Season 3 will be back or not. However, till now, no official announcement has been received from Hulu about the third season.

Now the release of The Great Season 3 is solely dangling on how season 2 was received by fans and makers of the show. If anything has been planned by the makers, we will probably get to see its news by the end of this year. As soon as we get any information, we will share it with you in our articles. Stay tuned!

The Great season 3: Cast

During an interview with Disney’s Television Critics Association winter press tour session, Hulu has made some announcements regarding the cast and episodes of season 3. The streamers revealed that we will find a total of 10 episodes in the next season as well. However, no official announcement about the cast has been released to date. But looking at the ending of the last season, we can anticipate some characters to reappear in the show.  

They are as follows below:-

  • Elle Fanning would definitely appear as Catherine the Great
  • Nicholas Hoult would be seen as Peter III of Russia
  • Phoebe Fox would perform as Marial
  • Sacha Dhawan would certainly play in Count Orlo’s role, based on real-life Count Orlov
  • Charity Wakefield will portray Georgina Dymova’s character
  • Gwilym Lee would be Cast as Grigor Dymov
  • Adam Godley will be seen as Archbishop “Archie”
  • Douglas Hodge will perform General Velementov’s role
  • Belinda Bromilow would be playing Aunt Elizabeth’s role
  • Bayo Gbadamosi would perform as Arkady
  • Florence Keith-Roach might be seen playing Tatyana’s role
  • Danusia Samal will be cast as Lady Antonia Svenska
  • Sebastian de Souza would be seen as Leo Voronsky, and many more

However, adhering to the plotline of the story further, the creators can introduce some new faces as well. 

The Great season 3: Plot

As of now, Hulu has not issued any sort of official decree regarding the plot of the upcoming season of The Great. However, keeping the finale episode of season 2 in mind, we can expect that season three will pick from where last season ended. In the coming instalments, we will see how Peter and Catherine’s relationship will flourish after she tries to kill him. 

As we saw in the last season that Katherine was thinking of Nobel’s arrest, but it’s still unclear her plan might be beyond the initial arrest. In the forthcoming season, we will see that too clearly. Although it’s impossible to anticipate the entire story, if any official updates regarding the plot are revealed, we’ll keep you posted. 

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