Hulu has announced that the critically acclaimed Elle Fanning-directed series “The Great” will return with its third season.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show’s renewal announcement was made during Disney’s Television Critics Association’s winter press tour.
Created by Tony McNamara and also starring Nicholas Hoult, the period satire is about the rise of Catherine the Great (Fanning) from an outsider to that of a woman leader with the longest reign in the history of the Russia.
The series’ first season premiered on Hulu in May 2020, before being renewed for season two. He saw Catherine in her youth and married to Emperor Peter III (Hoult), focusing on the plot to kill her depraved and dangerous husband.
The second season, which debuted in November, focused on Catherine’s ascension to the throne as she struggles to bring enlightenment to the country.
” The Great ” also features Phoebe Fox, Adam Godley, Gwilym Lee, Charity Wakefield, Douglas Hodge, Sacha Dhawan, Bayo Gbadamosi, Belinda Bromilow and Gillian Anderson.
The show originated with Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television. McNamara is executive producer alongside Marian Macgowan, Mark Winemaker, Fanning, Hoult, Brittany Kahan Ward, Doug Mankoff, Andrew Spaulding, Josh Kesselman, Ron West and Matt Shakman.
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