The Great Season 3 Renewal Confirmed At Hulu

1/11/2022 11:29:00 PM

Catherine's reign will continue.

Hulu's historical comedy series TheGreat, starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult, has been renewed for a third season.

Catherine's reign will continue.

Hulu has officially renewed the historical comedy series The Great for season 3.Huzzah! Fans of the hit historical drama-comedy series The Great can now rejoice, as the Hulu series has just been renewed for a third season.Oscar and Emmy winner Mahershala Ali has been cast in an eight-episode limited series from Endeavor Content, titled The Plot.Ryan Coogler and Shang Chi ’s Destin Daniel Cretton, among others, to the banner with overall deals.

Starring Elle Fanning as Catherine The Great and Nicolas Hoult as Peter III, The Great is a loose comedic recreation of the historical events that led to Catherine becoming Empress Regnant of Russia.The Great season 2 debuted in November on Hulu with a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score.The series received a 100% on review aggregate Rotten Tomatoes and has received several nominations, including three current Critics' Choice Awards.The Great was created by Tony McNamara, who also wrote the Oscar-winning film The Favourite, as well as Disney's Cruella (and the upcoming sequel).The Plot is listed as a psychological thriller about a once-promising young novelist-turned-professor struggling to maintain his self-respect.Fanning has starred in a number of high-profile projects throughout her career, starting at a very young age, including JJ Abrams' Super 8, Disney's Maleficent (and the sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil), and Nicolas Winding Refn's The Neon Demon.It seems that the coup itself may have been the easy part, as Catherine's Enlightenment beliefs are much more difficult to bring to fruition.Hoult has had a similar career, appearing in a number of projects since childhood, but most notably played Beast in Fox's X-Men series, as well as Nux in Mad Max: Fury Road.” The Plot marks the latest Hanff Korelitz book to be adapted for television, joining You Should Have Known, which serves as the inspiration for HBO’s The Undoing.

He'll next appear in Chris McKay's Dracula spinoff Renfield with Nicolas Cage.COLLIDER VIDEO OF THE DAY Though the series is at least loosely based on historical fact, it is still unknown where the third season of the series will take Catherine, or any of the show's hilarious and happless characters.COLLIDER VIDEO OF THE DAY Ali also serves as an executive producer for the series along with Mimi Valdés and Amatus Karim Ali at their production company Know Wonder.Related: The Great Season 2 True Story: How Much Is Real The Great season 2 saw Catherine finally ascend to the throne after a successful coup of her husband, leaving the story wide open to track her transition of power and rule of Russia.Fortunately, fans will be able to see those events transpire, as Hulu has renewed the series for a 10-episode third season.Along with Hoult and Fanning, the series also stars Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Bayo Gbadamosi, and Belinda Bromilow.The Great season 2 was one of Hulu's top-performing female-driven comedies of 2021, which helped make a third season possible." Valdés went on to say, "we are beyond humbled to work with such an amazing team of collaborators to bring this incredible book to life.Along with Fanning and Hoult, The Great has a long roster of supporting stars, including Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Bayo Gbadamosi, and Belinda Bromilow.Another Hulu series that demonstrate this focus on gender equity include the millennial middleschool comedy-drama Pen15, co-created by Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle who also star in the series.Eskridge is with WME and Gang Tyre.

The Great season 2 added some new faces as well, including Gillian Anderson as Catherine The Great's mother and Jason Isaacs as Peter's father.Recently, Anderson said she would like to return for The Great season 3, but no casting announcements have been made as of yet.The Great is created by Tony McNamara, who also created the equally absurd and anachronistist film, The Favourite, a 2018 awards show darling that launched Olivia Colman's states-side success." Ajayi went on to share her excitement over casting Ali in the lead role.The Great truly lives up to its namesake and serves as one of the most bitingly funny shows currently streaming.Fanning and Hoult are both amazing, working with the most sophisticated material of their careers thus far, hitting the right balance between comedy and drama with The Great.Additionally, Echo Lake's Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff, and Andrew Spaulding, and Thruline's Josh Kesselman, Ron West, and Matt Shakman executive produce.Their co-stars fare just as well with the material, which manages to be both satirical and emotional in all the right places, making The Great one of the best (and most underrated) shows currently playing." After a fierce bidding war, the limited series has found its home at Disney's Onyx Collective.

With plenty of"history" to contend with, Catherine The Great's journey in The Great could potentially continue for many more seasons to come.However, you can catch up on the first two seasons on Hulu, where they stream exclusively.If the show can keep the momentum they've already built, then that's a truly great thing.Next: The Great Season 2 Cast, Character & Cameo Guide Source: Hulu.She is a recent graduate of SUNY Albany.There are so many interesting ang;es and nuances, that having the creati e genius that is Mahershala Ali at the center of this mystery is just a dream.item-num::after { content: '/ '; } Share Share Tweet Email 0 Comment Legacies: Why Josie’s Exit Means Hope Will Never Regain Her Humanity Related Topics About The Author Paul Shirey (450 Articles Published) Paul Shirey is a senior news writer for Screen Rant.Formerly the Editor-in-Chief of JoBlo.

com, he has over a decade of writing and reporting about the entertainment industry and has covered everything from Comic Con to CinemaCon to Star Wars Celebration, as well as covering numerous set visits and junkets all over the world."Mahershala was our dream for the role.He is passionate about film, comics, TV and spends way too much on collectibles.A proud father, a combat veteran, dog lover, gym rat, coffee enthusiast and all around equal opportunity doughnut devourer, you can follow his daily exploits on Twitter and Instagram, as well as YouTube Videos on The Arctic Ninja Network.More From Paul Shirey.Read Next Share Share Tweet Email Related Topics About The Author Samantha Coley (46 Articles Published) Samantha is a TV and Movie News writer for Collider and a known sci-fi and horror junkie.

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