The Great is a comedy-drama television series and it has been described by Hulu as anti-historical. It is loosely based on the rise to power of Catherine the Great, Empress of All Russia.
The first episode was released on May 15, 2020, with ten episodes. The series was then renewed for a second season in July 2020 and it premiered on November 19, 2021. A third season was announced in January 2022.
Meanwhile, the show opened to positive feedback from critics. The first season has an 88% rating on Rotten Tomatoes alongside an average score of 74 out of 100 on Metacritic. The second season holds a rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes with an average of score of 86 out of 100 on Metacritic.
When will the second season release? What is the plot? Who are playing the lead roles? Keep reading to know more.
The Great Season 3: Release Date and Plot
Following the positive response to the first two seasons, The Great has been renewed for a third season. However, the makers have confirmed that the upcoming season will also have ten episodes.
Since the third season has been renewed recently, there is no confirmation on the release date. Based on the time needed to make the series, we can expect it to release sometime towards the end of 2022 or in 2023.
Meanwhile, the makers have not revealed anything regarding the plot of the upcoming season. It is a satirical comedy drama about Catherine the Great’s rise from an outsider to the longest female ruler in Russia history.
The series is fictional and focuses on Catherine’s youth and marriage to Emperor Peter III alongside the plot to kill her corrupted and dangerous husband.
The Great Season 3: Cast and Trailer
Currently, there is no news or confirmation about the returning cast members. However we might get to see the return of Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Phoebe Fox, Sacha Dhawan and others.
The trailer for The Great Season 3 has not been released yet. We can expect it sometime towards the end of 2022. For now, you can check the trailer of Season 2 below: