You Season 3 Release Date, Plot Spoilers, News, Cast, Trailers & More

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You, the hit psychological thriller based on the novels by Caroline Kepnes, wrapped up filming in April 2021, and Netflix has already revealed some details about its release date, plot details, and more. The series follows the obsessive Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley) in his quest to find love. You started out as a Lifetime original before making its way to Netflix, and the series quickly became one of the most-talked-about TV​shows in recent years.

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Developed by Sera Gamble and Greg Berlanti, the first two seasons of You were based on the novels You and Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes.

Here's everything you need to know about You Season 3.

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You Season 3 Release Date: When will the new season premiere on Netflix?

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In a letter to investors, Netflix announced that You Season 3 will be released in the second half of 2021, and on April 2021, Deadline reported that Netflix narrowed the official release date down to the last quarter of 2021.

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On Aug. 30, 2021, Netflix officially revealed the release date of You Season 3: October 15, 2021. The official release date was revealed in a teaser featuring Joe Goldberg's voice talking about being a father while making a cake.

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You Season 3 is the most highly-anticipated Netflix original series coming in October 2021. You can check out the full schedule of new movies and TV shows coming to the streaming service here.

On November 2020, You Season 3 resumed filming, and according to the show's official Twitter account, it offiically wrapped filming on April 24.

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Season 2 of You premiered on Dec. 26, 2019, so the next season will arrive around 22 months after that.

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For release time based on your region, check out the listings here.

You Season 3 Cast: 13 new characters joining

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As expected, Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti will return as Joe and Love in You Season 3, and in November 2020, Variety reported that 13 new names are joining the cast, and there will be returning faces, including:

Penn Badgely: Joe
Victoria Pedretti: Love
Scott Speedman: Matthew
Travis Van Winkle: Cary
Shalita Grant: Sherry
Saffron Burrows: Dottie
Dylan Arnold: Theo
Tati Gabrielle: Marienne
Michaela McManus: Natalie
Shannon Chan-Kent: Kiki
Ben Mehl: Dante
Chris O'Shea: Andrew
Christopher Sean: Brandon
Bryan Safi: Jackson
Mackenzie Astin: Gil
Ayelet Zurer: Dr Chandra
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Jack Fisher: Young Joe Goldberg
Mauricio Lara: Friend of Young Joe

Scott Speedman (Underworld) is one of the newcomers, and according to Deadline, "Speedman will play Matthew, a successful CEO, husband, and uncommunicative father. He's reserved, at times mysterious, and has a tendency to be withdrawn, all of which masks a deep well of emotion underneath."

Other newcomers joining Speedman are Shalita Grant and Travis Van Winkle. Grant plays Sherry, a locally famous "Momfluencer" who appears warm and down-to-earth, but she's a "mean girl" who feels threatened by Love. However, she can be loyal and become a true friend.

Van Winkle portrays Cary, a wealthy, charismatic "Master of Self-Optimization" who owns a supplement company, and he invites Joe into his inner circle.

You Season 3 Trailer: Is there already a trailer or teaser out?

On Aug. 30, Netflix released the first teaser for You Season 3, featuring Joe Goldberg's voice talking about being a father while making a bloody cake. You can watch it here:

On Sept. 17, Netflix released the first full trailer for You Season 3, teasing the return of the murderous couple, Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn. It opens up with the couple trying to get a new life in the suburbs, but as expected, it looks like the couple will have some bloody moments, and it's likely that Joe and Love will do crazy things together and to each other. The trailer concludes with Joe and Love burying a body while their baby is sitting innocently behind them.

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You can watch here:

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How many new episodes are coming in You Season 3?

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Just like the previous two seasons, You Season 3 will have a total of 10 episodes, so get ready to binge this show when it comes out.

You Season 3 previews: Are there more photos and video clips from the upcoming season?

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Netflix has shared the first photos from You Season 3, giving us our first look at Joe and Love Quinn with their baby, Henry. Other photos feature newcomers Scott Speedman and Shalita Grant.

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You can check out more photos from You Season 3 here:

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Netflix has also released bright new posters for You Season 3 featuring Joe and Love:

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You can also check out these video clips from You's official Twitter account:

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You Season 3 Story: What will happen to Joe and Love?

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Season 2 of You shocked viewers when they learned that Love was the one who killed Joe's first victim, Candace. She stabbed Candance in the throat, and this moment revealed that Love is just as obsessive and included toward murder as Joe is.

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Love surprised Joe with the revelation that she is now carrying his child, so the couple move to the suburbs (with Love's mother) and at the end of Season 2, Joe spies his new neighbor through the fence.

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, showrunner Sera Gamble talked about the ending of Season 2.

"I think to me, the most important thing about that last scene is just it is confirmation that Joe is still Joe," Gamble explained, "in a way that's not going to be great for Joe."

The Season 2 finale was designed to set up, "a much more suburban, insular world where Joe would be a complete fish out of water". It would be interesting to see how Joe will handle fatherhood.

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Speaking to TV Line, Badgley said that Joe and Love are "not soulmates. He's afraid of her at the end. Basically, it's set up for Season 3 in a way where they would be each other's arch nemesis."

In the You Season 3 trailer, Joe has set his sights on a new target, but it looks like Love will eventually find out, and more tension will build between the couple.

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Shalita Grant, who plays the "momfluencer" Sherry told Popsugar that You Season 3 is about "community" and "relationships". She also talked about how her character influences Love, "I love thinking about Sherry's backstory and how she got to where she is and how who she is influences Love and how that influence is immediate. It [starts with] episode one. Love is like, 'How can I be more like the queen of this community?' Because even though Love comes from community, it's different because she was rich and her family is who they are."

Did Netflix already renew You for Season 4?

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Yes! On Oct. 13, ahead of the Season 3 premiere, Netflix announced that it's renewing You for a fourth season.

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You can check out the teaser below:

"Reading Caroline's novel, Greg and I were instantly obsessed with Joe Goldberg and his twisted world view. And it's been thrilling to watch Penn bring Joe to creepy yet compelling life. We're deeply grateful that Netflix has shown You such monumental support, and that people around the world have enjoyed watching Joe really get it all very wrong over the past 3 seasons," showrunner Sera Gamble said. "The whole You team is excited to explore new, dark facets of love in season 4."

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