Combining the elements of ‘crime’ with dark comedy and drama is not an easy task, but filmmaker/actor Bill Hader does it effortlessly and with ease. He has done it with his own show Barry. One of the best crime shows ever made is Barry. It also has a unique plot that has entertained viewers worldwide.
About the show
Barry is a dark comedy crime drama television series. Bill Hader created the show with Alec Berg. Hader also stars in the lead titular role and has written and directed numerous episodes of the show.
The show follows a hitman, Barry Berkman, who travels to Los Angeles to find and eliminate a target. Instead, he finds himself as a student at an acting class where he befriends Gene, the teacher of the class. He also meets and falls in love with an aspiring actress, Sally. He begins to question his profession and path in life while dealing with criminal associates who keep pulling him into the life of crime.
The show has received critical acclaim. Critics and viewers especially praised the cast performances, story and the show’s humour. The show has won numerous accolades including six Emmys with Hader himself winning two for his performance.
Barry began airing in 2018 and has enjoyed a two-season run so far. HBO officially renewed the series for a third season.
Who is returning for the cast?
The main cast members returning include Bill Hader as Barry Berkman / Barry Block, Henry Winkler as Gene Cousineau, Sarah Goldberg as Sally Reed, Stephen Root as Munroe Fuches, and Anthony Carrigan as NoHo Hank.
The plot of season three? (Spoiler Alert)
Season two ended on a nerve-wracking cliffhanger. Fuches escapes from Barry and frames Barry for Moss’s murder. Gene is cleared of all charges but had to listen to the news of Moss’s death. Fuches also lies to Gene by telling him that Barry killed her.
The plot details of season three haven’t been revealed yet. But it is safe to say that season three will take off from where season two ended. It will also be exciting to see how season three takes off.
Production of the show
Production for the third season began this year. It was shut down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The shooting had not even started when the production was stopped.
The cast members were already at the table read for the first two episodes of the third season before the production was stopped.
Release date of the third season
Production for the third season is not happening for an indefinite period of time. As a result, the third season of Barry does not have a release date yet. A lot of shows and movies have resumed production lately. Barry will resume its production soon. In that case, the third season could likely release by the end of 2021.
No matter how long it takes, The third season of Barry will still be eagerly anticipated by fans and viewers worldwide. Season three will definitely be full of action and thrill along with more drama!