AMC’s Into the Badlands has been renewed for an expanded 16-episode third season
AMC has renewed the martial arts drama Into the Badlands for an expanded 16-episode third season. The show is currently one of the highest-rated dramas on cable. Into the Badlands will return to AMC in 2018.
“Into the Badlands looks like nothing else on television, a literal high-wire act attracting passionate and dedicated fans by the millions,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. “Thanks to series creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, the terrific cast, led by Daniel Wu, the amazing martial arts team guided by the incomparable Master Dee Dee and fight directors Stephen Fung and Andy Cheng, and everyone else involved who brings this thrill ride to the fans.”
“We are excited and grateful to continue our journey into the Badlands with Charlie, Joel, Susie and all of our friends at AMC,” said Gough and Millar. “We also want to give a big clipper salute to our Irish and Chinese partners! The thought of doing an expanded 16-episode season is both thrilling and exhausting!!”
AMC currently has four of the top five scripted dramas on cable, including The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, Fear the Walking Dead, Into the Badlands and Better Call Saul. Into the Badlands was created by executive producers/showrunners/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and is executive produced by Oscar-nominated producers Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, along with David Dobkin, Stephen Fung, Michael Taylor and Daniel Wu.
Into the Badlands stars Wu (Tai Chi Zero), Marton Csokas (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King), Aramis Knight (The Dark Knight Rises), Oliver Stark (Luther), Emily Beecham (28 Weeks Later), Orla Brady (Doctor Who, Fringe), Sarah Bolger (Once Upon a Time, The Tudors), Ally Ioannides (Parenthood) and Madeleine Mantock (Edge of Tomorrow).
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