Fantasy television has developed into an outstanding subgenre in recent years. The success of Game of Thrones on a global scale made room for a plethora of new shows. The Witcher, Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, and the Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon are just a few examples. The majority of the series tilt a little more toward adults, but His Dark Materials is a jewel that is for a larger readership.
HBO officially revealed some information about the third season of His Dark Materials at the New York City Comic Con. We received a full trailer for the new season along with a full panel of the show’s stars. Here is everything we currently know about season three.
Release Information for His Dark Materials Season 3
On Monday, December 5, 2022, at 9:00 PM ET and 11:00 PM PT, HBO will debut the first two episodes of season 3 of His Dark Material.
After that, until the series conclusion on December 26th, 2022, two new episodes will be released each week. The season will also be the series’ last, providing a grand finish.
And it’s easy to understand why, given that the third season is likewise based on “The Amber Spyglass,” the concluding book in the trilogy. Like the first two seasons, this one will include a total of eight episodes.
According to the season three official synopsis, “Lyra [Dafne Keen], the prophesied child, and Will [Amir Wilson], the bearer of The Subtle Knife, must travel to a dark place from which no one has ever returned. This is based on The Amber Spyglass, the final book in Philip Pullman’s award-winning trilogy.
They will discover that preserving the world comes at a horrible price as her father’s big fight against the Authority draws near.
Season 3 cast and characters for His Dark Materials are anticipated
Along with series regulars Dafne Keen and Amir Wilson as Lyra and Will, Ruth Wilson as Mrs. Coulter, Simone Kirby as Mary Malone, Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala, and Will Keen’s Father as Father President MacPhail make up the cast of His Dark Materials Season 3.
The voice of Pantalaimon will continue to be provided by Kit Connor, formerly of the band Heartstopper. As do the voices of Octavia, Kaisa, Iorek Byrnison, Joe Tandberg, and Lindsay Dunca, who portray Iorek Byrnison, Sergi, and Octavia, respectively.
There will be a few new cast members in the forthcoming season.
Among the new cast members are Jonathan Aris from Sherlock and Sian Clifford from Fleabag, who will play Commander Roke and Agent Salmakia, respectively. In Season 3, Commander Ogunwe will be played by Game of Thrones actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, best known for his portrayal of Jon Snow, and Father Gomez by Jamie Ward.
Ama will be played by Amber Fitzgerald-Woolfe, and the rebel angels Balthamos, Baruch, and Xaphania will be portrayed by Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simon Harrison, and Chipo Chung, who will replace Sophie Okonedo.
Fans will be happy to hear that McAvoy’s character would likely play a larger role in the future season after only making a fleeting appearance in the last one.
What happens in season three of His Dark Materials?
When we last left off, Lord Asriel had enlisted the aid of the angels in his war efforts, and Mrs. Coulter had kidnapped her daughter Lyra to bring her back to “protection” in their own realm. Season 3 picks up where we left off. Will is compelled by this to look for Lyra in order to protect her from her mother.
Season 3 begins with Lyra comatose after receiving a sleeping medication from her mother, and Will is still searching for her while toting the Subtle Knife, according to the BBC. Two angels, Balthamos and Baruch, find Will and want to take him along with Commander Ogunwe in Lord Asriel’s fight against The Authority.
However, Father President MacPhail, with the assistance of his most devoted follower, Father Gomez, is continuing his mission to destroy the child of the prophesy and is not the only one after Lyra.
3th season trailer for His Dark Materials
More than two years have passed since the release of His Dark Materials’ second season, and it appears that we will still have to wait for the third. The highly awaited final series will air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in the fall of 2022, according to a June 2021 BBC announcement, but a precise release date has not yet been determined. There is no trailer or release date.