Tuesday, December 22, 2020

HBO and BBC One Renew 'His Dark Materials' for Third and Final Season

HBO and BBC One have renewed their original drama series His Dark Materials for a third and final season. Production on the 8-episode season will begin in Cardiff in 2021.

The drama stars Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Amir Wilson, Ariyon Bakare, Andrew Scott, Will Keen, Ruta Gedmintas, Terence Stamp, Jade Anouka, Simone Kirby and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Jack Thorne developed the drama based on the novels by Philip Pullman. They executive produce with Jane Tranter, Dan McCulloch, Joel Collins, Julie Gardner, Tom Hooper, Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich, Carolyn Blackwood and Ben Irving. New Line Productions and Bad Wolf produce in association with HBO and BBC One.

"Bringing Philip Pullman's epic, intricate and culturally resonant body of work to television has been a tremendous privilege," said Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. "We thank our incredible partners at the BBC and the entire Bad Wolf team, led by the indefatigable Jane Tranter, for their exceptional work on the first two seasons. We look forward to completing the trilogy with this final chapter in Lyra's journey."