Netflix has confirmed German sci-fi series Dark is going to be returning for one last outing. Dark first hit screens in December 2017 and proved to be an overwhelming success, becoming the biggest non-English show at the time. The series was quickly renewed for season two with a third outing now confirmed and in the works.
When will Dark season 3 be released on Netflix?
WARNING: This article contains spoilers from Dark season 2
Season three of Dark has yet to get a released date from Netflix but fans could be waiting for some time.
The first season debuted on December 1, 2017 but there was quite a wait for the follow-up with the second series arriving 18 months later on June 21, 2019.
Going by this timeframe, season three will be released on Netflix in 2021 at some point.
Filming is taking place on Dark season three at the moment with co-creator Baran Bo Odar and the cast giving fans updates on social media.
Season three will consist of eight episodes like the second outing.
Co-creator Jantje Friese will be back on writing duties while Baran bo Odar will be again directing.
However, as per all Netflix Originals, we can expect the entire season to drop at once for fans to binge.
Who will be in the cast of Dark season 3?
Dark season three will see the extensive cast reprising their roles once more.
Among the main players will be Louis Hofmann as Jonas Kahnwald, Andreas Pietschmann as The Stranger/Future Noah, Dietrich Hollinderbäumer as Adam, Daan Lennard Liebrenz as Mikkel Nielsen, Lisa Vicari as Martha Nielsen, Moritz Jahn as Magnus Nielsen, Jördis Triebel as Katharina Nielsen, Oliver Masucci as Ulrich Nielsen, Winfried Glatzeder as an older Ulrich, Gina Stiebitz as Franziska Doppler, and Paul Lux as Bartosz Tiedemann.
Other cast members likely to be back are Carlotta von Falkenhayn as Elisabeth Doppler, Sandra Borgmann as the older version of Elisabeth, Karoline Eichhorn as Charlotte Doppler, Julika Jenkins as Claudia Tiedemann, Lisa Kreuzer as future Claudia, Mark Waschke as Noah and Max Schimmelpfennig as young Noah.
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed new cast additions including Barbara Nusse, Hans Diehl, Jakob Diehl, Nina Kronjager, Sammy Scheuritzel and Axel Werner.
What will happen in Dark season 3?
Season three is going to bring the story full circle as we find out whether or not Jonas will be able to stop the apocalypse and break the cycle.
The creators teased: “We will offer answers to the questions that our viewers have been asking and help untangle the story through time.
“It will be hard for us to walk away from those characters we have really grown fond of, but the beginning is the end, and the end is the beginning.”
Speaking to Indiewire, Friese said: “The basic idea of season three was something that we already had when we started.
“There are also a lot of things in season one hinting to season three. Also, we actually thought about putting some of the stuff that’s now in season three into season two, but then decided to move it backwards. So basically now everything that’s left just falls into season three.”
She went on to say: “We’re going to see a bit more about grown Ulrich.
“Also the same as we did in season two where we put a little bit focus on different characters like Claudia and Egon, we’re going to do the same in season three and call some people up that had smaller parts. And yes, Martha and Jonas, that’s the big centerpiece of it all.”
Is there a trailer for Dark season 3?
There’s no trailer as yet for Dark season three, however, ahead of the second series Netflix released a trilogy trailer.
The teaser confirmed Dark would be returning for a third and final series, which would be the last one.
As filming on season three only recently started, a trailer or a teaser is likely to drop once a significant amount of footage has been captured.
We will update this article with any teasers or promo when they drop.
Dark season 2 is available to watch on Netflix now
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