Dead to Me Season 3: What We Know So Far

The upcoming season will be the show's last.
Dead to Me Season 3: What We Know So Far
Dead to Me Season 3: What We Know So Far

If, like me, you’ve got already binged Dead to Me Season 2, you are probably questioning whether or not we’ll ever discover out what occurs after that dramatic cliffhanger.

On the finish of Season 2, Jen (Christina Applegate) and Judy (Linda Cardellini) had been concerned in a hit-and-run automotive crash, during which the offender drove off and left each ladies injured. The driving force of the opposite automotive was none apart from Steve’s twin brother, Ben (James Marsden), who had entered right into a romantic relationship with Jen this season.

Clearly, all of us wish to know what occurs next in Netflix’s common darkish comedy, and the streamer has formally renewed the show for a 3rd season. Plus, with 4 Emmy nominations in 2020, the stakes are excessive for the show’s next chapter. Here is what we all know up to now about Dead to Me Season 3.

Season 3 will be the show’s last season.

Sure, Dead to Me’s third season will likely be its last. Reflecting on the sequence coming to an finish, showrunner Liz Feldman stated Dead to Me is “exactly the show I wished to make” in an announcement to Deadline.

“Telling a narrative sprung from grief and loss has stretched me as an artist and healed me as a human,” she added. “I’ll be endlessly indebted to my companions in crime, my buddies for all times, Christina and Linda, and our brilliantly gifted writers, cast and crew. I’m past grateful to Netflix for supporting Dead To Me from day one, and I’m thrilled to proceed our collaboration.”

Applegate additionally commented on the information in a tweet, saying “this was the easiest way to tie up the story of those ladies.” She added that production hasn’t begun but, saying that the crew will return to work “when it’s secure to take action.”

The story has been approved by Netflix.

Followers can relaxation assured that the storyline of Dead to Me Season 3 will likely be each bit as thrilling as its predecessors. In September 2020, Feldman took to Twitter to disclose, “Simply pitched all of @deadtome Season 3 to my companions at @Netflix and so they’re excited and I’m excited and I CAN’T BELIEVE THEY’RE GONNA LET ME TELL THIS STORY.”

Whereas it is unclear, as but, what that story is likely to be, it is clear that Feldman is dedicated to sending off the show in the absolute best manner. Throughout an interview with Deadline in July, Feldman revealed, “there was a sure level once we had been in production on Season 2 when the tip of the show got here to me, fairly profoundly, so I spotted, ‘I do know the story that I’ve to inform’ and Season 3 seems like the best time to do this. It’s simply one thing that got here to me organically, and I are inclined to attempt to follow the intestine emotions I’ve.”

The showrunner is “cautiously optimistic” about the third season of Dead to Me.

Throughout an interview with The Hollywood Reporter’s podcast, TV’s Prime 5, Liz Feldman revealed, “I need this show to hopefully be nearly as good because it probably could be for nevertheless lengthy it is on.” She continued, “And clearly you wish to have some management over your future. You wish to know, ‘Okay, effectively, that is my last season. So I will finish this story and I will shut out these characters in a satisfying manner.'” On the time, Feldman additionally revealed, “I do not see this show as a six or seven season show.”

Will all of the cast return for Dead to Me Season 3?

It appears probably that Applegate’s Jen and Cardellini’s Judy will each be again for Season 3. Nonetheless, Jen regarded as if she is likely to be critically injured in the Season 2 finale, which might have some severe penalties for all of the characters in a possible Season 3.

It appears probably that Steve’s semi-identical twin brother, Ben, who can also be performed by James Marsden, will likely be again, contemplating he was the offender in the finale’s automotive crash. Plus, as Steve’s physique was found in the identical episode, drama is more likely to ensue concerning his loss of life.

Jen’s sons, Charlie (Sam McCarthy) and Henry (Luke Roessler), are each essential cast members, and we will assume they are going to be again. They each lately took half in a cast desk learn that was broadcast throughout quarantine.

Detective Ana Perez, performed by Diana-Maria Riva, has been driving the plot of the show, and can presumably proceed her investigations in a future season. It is unclear whether or not or not her ex-girlfriend, Michelle (Natalie Morales), who had a romance with Judy in Season 2, will likely be again.

When will Dead to Me Season 3 be released?

We may very well be seeing extra Dead to Me episodes in 2021. As Season 1 hit the streaming service in Could 2019, and Season 2 arrived in Could 2020, it is doable that Season 3 might arrive across the similar time in 2021.

Nonetheless, the coronavirus pandemic has had an influence on future production schedules, and followers of the show is likely to be hit with an additional delay. In July 2020, Feldman advised Deadline, “We’ll be writing for a lot of months, which can purchase us a while when it comes to beginning production… we’re undoubtedly hoping to start out at some point in the in the next six months. Clearly something can occur… we had been at all times going to have an extended writing course of for this last season, particularly on condition that we’re doing it on Zoom, we’re permitting ourselves slightly bit extra time as a result of it’s simply more durable to spend ten hours a day watching writers in little bins. It undoubtedly will not be as enjoyable and free-flowing as a conventional writers’ room.”