Netflix’s new geeked week segments surprisingly unveil the third season trailer of Locke & Key. The popular supernatural thriller was planned for a three-season series, so the remaining episodes are set to provide a satisfying conclusion to the story. Netflix declared the third season along with the announcement while Meredith Averill also had been signed on such an entire deal having the streamer back in December 2020. It is roughly 11 months since season 2 premiered in November 2021.
Locke & Key (Season 2): Netflix Performance
It is reported that in the first four weeks the series had picked up 143.04 million hours watched on Netflix globally. In comparison, it is literally a quarter of Stranger Things (Season 2) that got 427.44 million hours in a similar period. Cowboy Bebop as launched across the same time as Locke & Key S2, only saw 73.84 million hours viewed within the first three weeks before releasing out. In the third week, Locke & Key got 124.27 million.
The Top 10 site of Netflix reported that the series has stayed in the top 10 English series for the five weeks just before dropping out. There are number 10 on what would actually be in the sixth week was 10.56 million that has been implied Locke & Key just like felling in below 10 million hours having watched for that week.
In terms of Netflix’s top 10s, it just only survived in the Netflix TV top 10s for just 14 days before releasing out. We have seen very successful series sticking across in the TV top 10s for around 30 days.
FlixPatrol confirms that the series is performing exceptionally well in India, Italy, Russia, and also Pakistan.
It is surprising that critics were also more impressed with the second season well as it has been jumped from 66% from season 1 to 83% on RottenTomatoes with the consensus being:
“Locke & Key improves in a raucous second season that turns on the charm while leaping from one cliffhanger to the next.”
It has been reviewed on IMDb for such individual episodes staying mostly in line with season 1 with the first episodes dipping below the average but above the finale.
Locke & Key (Season 3): Plot
The story of the series revolves around the Locke siblings, who also can discover a set of magical keys that can expose information about their father’s mysterious death. The problem arises when the discovery of the keys fetches a whole lot of supernatural devil forces who desire to take possession of them for their personal use.
The season 3 trailer just reveals there are more obstacles arriving through the breaches of Kayhouse. There are one of the biggest threats is the course, Fredrick Gideon who is a British captain was possessed by a demon and can be resurrected by the keys. We will also get to know how Kinsey Locke deals with the Angel Key that provided her the wings at the end of the second season.
The trailer also depicts such an extreme challenge for the Locke sibling. The main question is they will be able to retrieve all the keys which in theory belong to them? It’s confirmed that they have to give hard combat to lock away all that they have to fight and even get a visit from some deadly ghosts in the entire process.
Locke & Key (Season 3): Release Date
Netflix, at last, confirms the release date of the last and final season, which is 10th August 2022.
It was confirmed back in November 2021 as part of Netflix’s “Get Geeked” campaign that was listed Locke & Key season 3 amongst other “genre” shows scheduled for 2022 and containing Alice in Borderland, The Witcher: Blood Origin, the Midnight Club, and The Sandman.
Currently, Joe Hill has revealed that there will be a ” much shorter wait” for the third season.
The current estimate indicates that the absolute earliest that we will see Locke & Key season 3 will be in March but with Netflix that is just like having for marketing prep. We are now currently predicting to see season 3 of Locke & Key set to come on Netflix in Q2 2022.
Locke & Key (Season 3): The Sandman Crossover
At last, a collection of articles claiming that The Sandman is coming to Netflix and fur to the comic books crossed over and we will see such a similar crossover on Netflix. Joe Hill will rule possibly back in October 2021.
Locke & Key (Season 3): Cast
The series is based on the higher graphic novel gas been written by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez. The developers of the series are Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill. This new season will feature Darby Stanchfield as Nina Locke, Connor Jessup as Tyler Locke, Emilia Jones as Kinsey Locke, Jackson Robert Scott as Bode Locke, Asha Bromfield as Zadie Wells, Sherri Saum as Ellie Whedon, Leisha Meybohm as Abby, and Kevin Durand as Frederick Gideon.
Now, a throwback to those times when Netflix declares Season 3 as the last season. They stated, ” felt three seasons was the ideal length to bring the story of the Locke family and their Kayhouse adventures to a satisfying conclusion”. If you observe properly the last season is quite shorter than the previous ones, only eight episodes.
Locke & Key (Season 3): Facts
1. Kenna Trent who has been working on the first season was promoted as the assistant of the writer for season 2 and now has been upped again as a staff writer for season 3.
2. This season 3 contains 10 episodes
3. Edward Ornelas will direct an episode of this season that was previously worked on The Resident Evil, Taken, Bull, NCIS, and The Blacklist.
Here is the trailer:
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