The Great Season 3: Exclusive information about the return of the Hulu series and its new cast!





This American series created by Tony McNamara is the more or less faithful adaptation of lifeRussian Empress Catherine IIwhich was also called: Catherine the Great “.
Shipped from May 15, 2020 on Hulu, The big will be shown for the first time in France on June 18, 2020 on the Starzplay streaming platform.

The series now has two seasons with ten episodes each, and a third season was announced by the Hulu platform on January 11, 2021.

No trailer has yet been revealed, here is something that can transport you to the 18th century!

A historical series full of humor

The big is a humorous and above all satirical adaptation of the real life of the Empress of Russia. The series focuses on youth and the arrival of Katherine next toEmperor Peter III (Peter).
She will quickly realize that no love story is possible between her and Peter, and will also start planning to kill him.

In the role of Catherine it is Elle Fanning which was selected, giving cue to Nicholas Hoult in the role of Peter. They have also each been awarded Golden Globe 2021 for best female lead and best actress in a comedy series.

A romance that builds up

Second season was released d November 19, 2021it’s a new season full of twists in life too Katherine who appears to be pregnant. She will succeed in dethroning To fart and settle down in her place, now it is she who holds the reins of Russia in her hands.

She will have to bring the country into the Enlightenment, fight the attacks of her court and her family and clarify her relationship with To fart.

Katherine will quickly realize that these hopes for the country are more complicated to implement than expected, she will have to pull herself out of the game and listen to her heart while separating things between illusions and reality.

This second season highlights the strange bond that binds Katherine and To fartthe latter will finally confess his feelings to Catherine, who will take more time to realize his own and confess to him.

The return for a season 3?

After this season marked by humor and romantic ambiguity, a third season should soon see the light of day! As actually announced Hulu the US streaming platform, a season 3 is in production :

This is something to delight fans of the series, who pass on theories and analyzes about the future season on social networks. If no date has yet been revealed by Hulu, it’s very likely that this season 3 will tip the nose in the end of 2022. It’s a sure bet that Catherine will come back even stronger this new season with her audacity and sharp humor.

A new cast

For return of The big, the casting revelations are eagerly awaited. We will therefore, without much surprise, see it as excellent Elle Fanning (Somewhere, Maleficent, Super 8) who embodies our Queen Catherine with her husband Pierre III embodied by the funny Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max: Fury Road, X-Men, Skins). This iconic duo will delight us with humor and sensitivity, Peter III trying to murder his wife, whom he loves dearly despite killing his mother after having shady relationships.

We also find it amazing Gillian Andersen (Sex Education, The Crown) will play JoannaCatherine’s mother, a role that suits her so well and that we’ve already seen in other films.
Here are the other actors that we get the pleasure of finding for the return The big :

  • Charity Wakefield as Georgina Dymova
  • Phoebe Fox as Marian
  • Bayo Gbadamosi plays the mysterious Count Arkady
  • Gwilym Lee as Grigor Dymov
  • Sacha Dhawan plays Grigori Orlov, a truly Russian aristocrat
  • Adam Godley as Archbishop “Archie”
  • Belinda Bromilow as Elizabeth I of Russia
  • Douglas Hodge as General Velementov

By the way, the production keeps the news still secret, but it is very likely that new characters will emerge.

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