Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events to end with season 3
Neil Patrick Harris has confirmed that the Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events will end with Season 3, according to TV Guide. The third season will handle the final books in the series by Lemony Snicket, but fans have been speculating about whether or not the show will continue. Harris told the site,“We’re three seasons all in. We’ve intentionally been very truthful and factual and loyal to the books. We’ve added a few characters that aren’t in the books, we’ve added some songs that you probably couldn’t put into the books, but for the most part we’re sticking to the structure of what already worked.”
Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Executive produced by Emmy Award-winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler – the new season of A Series of Unfortunate Events consists of ten cinematic one-hour episodes.
Starring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans – Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – and their extraordinary encounters with the devious Count Olaf who will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. Foiling his many dastardly plans and disguises, the young siblings discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death, links to a covert organization, and begin to unlock long-held family secrets.
Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes, Presley Smith, Patrick Warburton and K. Todd Freeman (among others) return for season two. New additions to the cast include (but are not limited to) Lucy Punch, Nathan Fillion, Tony Hale, Sara Rue and Roger Bart.
The show’s first season, now available to stream, adapts the first four books in the hugely popular Lemony Snicket book series. Season 2, which premieres on March 30, is expected to adapt books five through nine, while the third season will finish off the the adaptations, taking on books ten through thirteen.
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