After receiving a great reception for Seasons 1 and 2 and rated 7.9 on IMDB, ‘His Dark Materials’ maybe all set for season 3. The fantasy drama TV series is produced by New Line Productions for BBC One and HBO and is based on the novels of the same name by Philip Pullman. The series first premiered on 3rd November, 2019 and is available for streaming across India on Disney Plus Hotstar.

His Dark Materials Season 3:Cast

The show has a multi-star main cast with Dafne Keen as Lyra Belacqua who is the protagonist. Other main cast members include:-

  • Ruth Wilson as Marisa Coulter
  • Anne-Marie Duff as Maggie ‘Ma’ Costa,
  • Clarke Peters as The Master of Jordan College
  • James Cosmo as Farder Coram van Texel,
  • Andrew Scott as Colonel John Parry
  • Simone Kirby as Dr Mary Malone
  • Sean Gilder as Father Graves
  • Amir Wilson as Will Parry
  • Ruta Gedmintas as Serafina Pekkala
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda as Lee Scoresby
  • Gary Lewis as Thorold
  • Lucian Msamati as Lord John Faa.
  • Will Keen as Father Hugh MacPhail
  • James McAvoy as Lord Asriel Belacqua

His Dark Materials Season 3: Plot

The story involves a young orphan named Lyra Belacqua who is the ward of Jordan College, Oxford and lives among scholars. This show narrates alternate realities similar to Earth and humans have animal companions named dæmons. Lyra realizes that Lord Asriel’s life is in danger as the headmaster decides to poison him therefore, she tries to warn the Lord. Later on, Lyra comes across a strange substance called the Dust which later unfolds a series of kidnappings at the college. In order to solve the mystery the orphan comes across epic adventures and meets a boy name Will Parry.

His Dark Materials Season 3: Release Date

The ongoing Season 2 will have 7 episodes. Currently, episode 1 and 2 have been released on 16th November, 2020 and 23rd November, 2020 respectively. Whereas, episodes 3and 4 are yet to be released on 30th November, 2020 and 7th December, 2020 respectively.

As for the much awaited season 3, the production has begun and the makers of the show have a prospective release date of November, 2021. The unforeseeable delay is in fact due to the Coronavirus crisis.

Stay tuned for more updates on release dates.