You can hear the keys jingling – Locke and Key season 3 is here!
Locke and Key is a Netflix show based on the hit graphic novel by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. The series first premiered on the streaming service on February 7, 2020, and has gained a cult following since.
It tells the story of a mom and three kids who had to move to their father’s ancestral estate after being murdered. Upon their move, they discover that the house has secrets and that only they can find the keys *wink* to it.
In its third season, the story of Locke and Key is almost closing. Stop yourself from picking the lock to Netflix’s headquarters to watch the third season with these updates for Locke and Key season 3.
Locke and Key Season 3 Release Date: When Will the Netflix Series Come Out?
Locke and Key returns to Netflix for its third season on August 10, 2022.
During the Geeked Week 2022 event of Netflix, the release date for Locke and Key Season 3 was released. The series' third season was already announced in December 2020, almost a full year before the second season of Locke and Key. Principal photography for the series also started before the Locke and Key season 2 premiered, with the cast and crew getting to work in May 2021. Filming ended sometime in late September 2021.
In terms of its performance, the show achieved relatively good ratings when it was first released, averaging around five weeks on the top charts. Locke and Key reportedly performed well in other countries like Russia, Italy, Pakistan, and India.
Locke and Key Season 3 Cast: Who are the Actors Included in the Series?
Locke and Key season 3 has been pretty much guaranteed right after the first season came out and gained acclaim. Most of the cast from the first two seasons will return to play the characters we have come to know and love for Locke and Key season 3. We can expect to see the members of the Locke family with the sibling played by Connor Jessup as Tyler, Emilia Jones as Kinsey, and Jackson Robert Scott as Bode. We will also see the older family members with Darby Stanchfield as Nina and Aaron Ashmere as Duncan.
The actors who play other characters in the show may also return, such as Petrice Jones, who plays Scot, Brendan Hines as Josh, and Kevin Durand as Frederick Gideon. We will also see Asha Bromfield as Zadie Wells, Sherri Saum as Ellie Whedon, and Leish Meyboom as Abby.
Locke and Key Season 3 Crew: Who are the Creative Minds Behind the Scenes?
The Locke and Key franchise is based on the comic-book series created by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. The story was developed for television by Carlton Cuse, Meredith Averill, and Aron Eli Coleite.
There have been several directors who led episodes for the show. We still have no information about who directed the chapters for season 3, but we may see some new directors taking on the monumental task of telling the story of the Locke family.
Locke and Key Season 3 Plot: What Will be the Plot of the Fantasy Series?
Locke and Key season 3 writers Cuse and Averill said that the final part of the series will focus more on the family and how they overcome the challenges that are still in store for them.
In an interview with the Collider, Cuse and Averill started discussing their plans for the season.
Carlton and I always start each season just talking amongst ourselves about what the themes of the season are, what the stories are that we naturally set up at the end of last season that we really wanna pay off, and what some stories are from within the comics that we’re most excited about trying to include in the season, and then what we want to see our characters tackle and what journeys we wanna see them go on. Early on, a big idea that we wanted to tackle right away was, how and when is Kinsey going to discover that she is dating a demon? That was first and foremost, the challenge of deciding when she was gonna figure it out and what the breadcrumbs would be. We really loved this idea of being able to tell the story of their realization that when they hit 18, that’s the age at which you stop being able to experience magic. We really loved that metaphor of coming of age and hitting that threshold when you become an adult, and what happens if you’re not ready for that and you’re gonna try to hold on? That really became Tyler’s story. And we knew we wanted to give Nina a love interest this season, so we started talking about that story and that character. That’s where we started, in our very early talks about what we wanted to see this season.
By season 2, the Locke siblings have already found a lot of keys in the house, and they have also learned how to use the keys to their advantage. Dodge was killed off as season 2 was closing, but we know that Frederick Gideon has more surprises in store for the Locke family.
With the ending of season 2 in mind and the writer's goals, we can expect to see each of the remaining members of the Locke family come into their own and remember that, for them, most especially, family is everything.
The first two seasons of Locke and Key came with ten episodes each, but the third season of Locke and Key will only have eight episodes. The creative team of the show chose to shorten the number of episodes for the series, so we can expect each episode to be more action-packed than the last.
Locke and Key Season 3 Trailer: Is There a Trailer for Locke and Key Season 3?
The official trailer for Locke and Key season 3 was released during Netflix’s Geeked Week 2022 event. The trailer shows the Locke family facing challenges and overcoming obstacles to finally claim the keys to the house.
You can watch the trailer here:
Locke and Key Season 3 Trailer
The trailer for Locke and Key Season 3 was released on July 29, 2022, only a few days before the series is scheduled to come out on Netflix. The trailer gives us a quick look into the action-packed episodes of the season. Watch the trailer here:
The Timeshift Key
On July 30, Netflix released a short clip from Locke and Key, teasing the potential plot of the season. We see Bode discover a secret kept within the grandfather clock in their house. Watch the clip here:
Where to Watch Locke and Key Season 3: Where Can I Watch the Netflix Series?
You can watch all eight episodes of the third season of Locke and Key on Netflix. You can watch other shows on the streaming site after binge watching Locke and Key season 3, such as the Bridgerton series, Stranger Things, and Enola Holmes.
Locke and Key season 3 will hopefully give us an apt conclusion to the many adventures that we took with the Locke family. We will surely miss the gang, but all is well. We have one more season to look forward to.