The second installment of the anthological series has just said goodbye to HBO Max, but with the guarantee of its return. We tell you everything you need to know about his future.
The White Lotus it was one of the great surprises of 2021 and has repeated his feat in 2022 with the premiere of its second season, a new installment completely different from the first in which only two of its characters have repeated, but in which viewers have been able to enjoy a new story and an equally gratifying experience that, for some, It has even managed to surpass the first of them.
In fact, after sweeping the last edition of the Emmy Awards with no less than 12 awards -among them the one that recognized it as Best Limited Fiction- with its first season, season 2 of The White Lotus already part as one of the great favorites at the next Golden Globes gala to be held in January 2023.
Developed by Mike White, The White Lotus is a dramatic comedy often described as satire that dedicates each of its installments to explore the experiences of a peculiar group of tourists throughout their stay in a tourist complex to which various life circumstances have led them. After a first season set in Hawaii and a second in Sicily, the question is clear: what can we expect from season 3?
Just finished its second season on HBO Max, take note below of all you need to know about the season 3 of The White Lotus.
Will there be season 3 of ‘The White Lotus’?
It is not always the case that you have good news from the beginning, but that is the case on this occasion. Although the series had initially been conceived as a one-season limited fiction, its undeniable success led HBO to renew it as an anthology series and commission a second season that premiered last October. A few weeks after its debut, the chain also announced the renewal for a third installment, so that the fiction has said goodbye with a guaranteed return.
When does season 3 of ‘The White Lotus’ premiere?
There is still no release date, but if we look at the times that have been handled between the first and second seasons, which have been 15 months, and we apply them to the new season, it seems likely that the new installment of the series could see the light in the first half of 2024. Although who knows if there could be surprises and end up seeing the light at the end of 2023 if the filming of the new episodes begins imminently.
Who returns and who doesn’t in season 3 of ‘The White Lotus’?
The first season and the second season had a completely different cast with one exception: the character of the wonderful Jennifer Coolidge, Tanya McQuoidwhich served as a link between both installments
However, despite the fact that the creator had said that he would take Coolidge wherever he moved the plots of the series, the season 2 finale The White Lotus makes Tanya’s return in a third season impossibleUnless it was set at another point in time.
However, with the Coolidge precedent, It seems quite likely that another character already featured in the series could return for the next installment.just as Tanya did in season 2. Without going any further, Connie Britton, who played the powerful Nicole in the first season and commented at the time that her return was planned, explained to Deadline previously that they had considered doing it in season 3: “He wanted me to be in the second season and there was an idea that I loved for the character. We intend to do it in the third season.”
In the same way, there are many members of the cast who have acknowledged being open to more The White Lotus in the future, so we only have to wait for the first official details and new signings to have more information about the cast of the new installment.
Where will season 3 of ‘The White Lotus’ take place?
As we already imagined, ‘showrunner’ Mike White has already hinted that season 3 will leave its previous settings behind to introduce us to a whole new place. It has not yet been decided, but that is how he referred to it in statements to Deadline: “I think it would be fun to maybe go to a completely different continent.” Is it time to travel to Asia?
What will season 3 of ‘The White Lotus’ be about?
No details are yet known, but we can count almost for granted that the third season will follow a new group of travelers staying at a hotel compound. Additionally, White has mentioned that he is interested in taking a closer look at death and spirituality in Eastern religion and in bringing some politics into the mix.
We are looking forward to knowing more.