It’s good to be a Killing Eve fan right now, since the show has been renewed for a fourth season even before the premiere of season three. Of course, this is not surprising: the series is a success, after all. According to you Hollywood Reporter, Killing Eve experienced week-to-week growth in its first season in the 25 to 54 and 18 to 49 age groups, a rare achievement in the video on demand era.
The series stars Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri, an MI6 agent who is trying to find a dangerous assassin named Villanelle (played by Jodie Comer). Women quickly become deeply obsessed with each other, and a cat and mouse game like no other ensues. The premiere of season two resumed where the drama ended in the season one finale, ensuring that the journey ahead will be just as fascinating and intense.
But what about this new season three? What is the next step for this thrilling and thrilling show? Here’s everything we know so far about season three. Check back often: we will continue to update as more details arrive.
The new premiere date is April 12. Because of everything that is going on with the coronavirus pandemic, AMC Networks has decided to postpone the date of the premiere of Killing Eve season three to give people the addictive content and escape they need more than ever. It is still 9 p.m. AND and will be broadcast simultaneously on AMC and BBC America.
“We know how much this series is loved and we know how passionate people are about good content right now,” said Sarah Barnett, President of AMC Networks Entertainment Group and AMC Studios. “This season of Killing Eve digs deeply psychologically, and with actors like Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw, the results are simply amazing. We literally couldn’t wait for the fans to see it. “
There will be a new showrunner for season three. Killing Eve is really a show made for women by women. For the third season, the British writer Suzanne Heathcote (from Fear the living dead) succeeds Emerald Fennell. (Fennel succeeded season one creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge.)
“I am very pleased that the Killing Eve baton is passed on another incredible writer for season three. We can sleep soundly knowing that these characters are safe in the hilarious hands of Suzanne Heathcote, “said Waller-Bridge. The Hollywood Reporter.
“We love having this show and the brilliant Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw on our networks,” added Sarah Barnett, president of AMC Networks in a declaration. “Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Emerald Fennell delivered two entertaining and addictive seasons. Like last year, we are renewing Killing Eve Right out the door, now with Suzanne Heathcote as lead writer, as a sign of confidence – we love this show as much as our fans. Killing Eve does nothing in a modeled way; we like to give the opportunity to three women of genius to make their mark. “
Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw will obviously be back. Eve’s partner and computer expert Kenny (Sean Delaney), MI6 agent Caroline Martens (Fiona Shaw) and the rest of Eve’s team are also expected to return.
Former showrunners will always remain on executive products. The new team will not be left behind. As the Hollywood Reporter explains, Sally Woodward Gentle, co-host of season two, will remain one of the executive producers of season three. She will be joined by Lee Morris, Waller-Bridge, Gina Mingacci, Damon Thomas, Sandra Oh and Jeff Mevloin.