After Life is a beautiful Netflix comedy and was just out with its second season, season 2 has a total of 6 episodes, and it is truly a joy ride. The show’s global fan base is growing so much day by day that it did not take Netflix a long time to renew it for a third season. Right after two weeks after the premiere of season 2, Netflix renews it for a new season.
The creator Ricky Gervais is ready with the second draft of the show. This is known from his recent update on twitter. Here is everything to know before the premiere of season 3.
Synopsis of season 2
The After Life is a show that focuses on dark comedy. The ending of season 2 was on an unclear point, which is increasing the curiosity amongst fans for the story ahead. Even after getting a ray of hope, Tony struggles with his sadness full stop fans will have to wait to see where his story will follow.
Will After Life get a season 3?
Due to the ratings and the popularity of the show, Netflix renews it for a third season. Usually, Netflix waits for about 28 days before restoring any series for a new season but seeing the targets that After Life season 2 achieved, they could not wait for commissioning it for a new season. The demand of people was so much for the show that even the creator himself was feeling good about it as said in an interview.
Gervais says that this is going to be the first time that he is doing a third season for one particular show. After Life has so much to its story and the characters. The themes and everything about it, are so wonderful that he would love to pursue it further.
What will be the release date for After Life season 3?
It took season 2 almost a year to come out after its official announcement. But we cannot expect the same with the third season. This is because of the global pandemic and the social distancing rules that people have to follow. A lot of series and films are coming to a halt because of coronavirus.
Gervais is still writing the script for the third season, so one can expect it to be out by 2021.
Who is going to be part of the cast for Season 3 of After Life?
There is no official update on the star cast yet. However, following the show’s positive news and previous season’s events, everyone can expect their favourite actors. These actors are giving life to the beautiful character of Gervain.
Ricky Gervais as Tony, Ashley Jensen as Emma, Tony Way as Lenny, Joe Wilkinson as Postman Pat. Jo Hartley as June, Diane Morgan as Kath, Penelope Wilton as Anne. Tom Basden as Matt, David Earl as Brian. Mandeep Dhillon as Sandy, Roisin Conaty as Roxy, Ethan Lawrence as James is part of the lead cast for the show.
The supporting cast includes Colin Hault as Superstar Ken, Tracy Ann Oberman, as Rebecca, and Paul Kaye as the psychiatrist. There was also a new addition to the supporting cast in season 2. So it is most likely he will be in season 3 as well- Peter Egan as Paul.
The After Life is a successful comic show, and it is a treat to watch it. The happiness has no bounds after knowing that the series is coming back with a new season.