Fans of the hit Netflix thriller You are getting closer to seeing the series’s much-anticipated third season. Based on a string of bestselling novels by Caroline Kepnes, You celebrities Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg, a charming young man who proves to be an obsessive stalker whenever he falls in love. Season 1 observed Joe’s twisted and delusional romance with Guinevere Beck (Elizabeth Lail), which ended up in Beck’s tragic departure. Attempting to escape his murderous past, Joe attempted to start new by visiting Los Angeles in season 2, where he fulfilled his next target, Love Quinn (Victoria Pedretti).
The show’ thrilling take on toxic relationships makes it an addictive story which audiences can not seem to get enough of. You, which first aired on Lifetime in 2018 before being picked up by Netflix, has become one of those streaming giant’s most popular shows. In January 2020, it has been verified that the show will be receiving a third season with Badgley and Pedretti reprising their roles. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed the show’s production and Netflix has yet to announce a premiere date. Despite the wait, fans will be pleased to know they will shortly be able to binge-watch season 3 their favourite show.
You showrunner Sera Gamble recently took to Instagram to discuss a major update regarding season 3’s filming. Gamble posted a photograph of the very first page of incident 10’s script with the caption,” Getting closer.” The page shows how often the script has been revised, hinting that the crew and cast have been working on the third season since January this year.
Other than a few details such as the script’s authors and director, the film does not reveal major spoilers about the upcoming season. Gamble also intentionally covered the incident’s title with a great deal of coronary emojis, careful to not give away a lot of hints to eagle-eyed followers. However, fans can deduce that You season 3 may be in its final phase of filming, as the two previous seasons only had 10 episodes each.
In terms of the storyline, the third installment of You will stick to the events of season two’s shocking finale, where Joe realized that the tables have turned against him. Enjoy confessed to being a cold-blooded murderer herself and revealed that she is blessed with Joe’s child. As a cliffhanger, that the season-ender teased a fresh personality, a female neighbour who has caught Joe’s eye. Is this girl from Joe’s past, or will she become his newest obsession? And how will fatherhood be for Joe? With production now in full swing, fans will hopefully receive their answers soon.
With the right amount of drama and suspense, You certainly ticks all the boxes of an addictive psychological thriller. The show also opens a deeper discussion to the topics of psychological health, covert violence, and violent relationships. While season 2’s ending left fans searching for more, it is merely a matter of time before the series announces the release date for season 3.