After Life Season 3: After Life is a black comedy-drama web television series that features Ricky Gervais who plays the role of Tony. It’s about the life of Tony, who is trying to pick up the pieces and finding a purpose to live after the death of his wife. Ricky Gervais is also the creator, writer, producer, and director of After Life. Those who have ever experienced the loss of a partner and still love them will relate with this show on many levels. It’s very well written, brilliantly acted, funny, heart-warming and at times absolutely heart-breaking in depicting everyday issues in life.
On May 6, 2020, Netflix announced the renewal of the third season of After Life on its Twitter handle.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming season of After Life.
After Life Season-3: Release Date
Ricky Gervais started working on the new season’s writing soon after the announcement of renewal. On July 23, 2020, he shared the first look of the first episode of the third season on his Twitter handle. Ricky Gervais confirmed that the third season will be the final season of After Life. It is likely that it’s filming won’t be affected by Covid-19. It was reported that, in the UK, production work will start again from July or August 2020, taking all the required precautions. We are expecting it to come at some point in 2021.
After Life Season-3: Cast
We are expecting the return of the main cast of After Life including Ricky Gervais as Tony, Penelope Wilton as Anne, Ashley Jensen as Emma, Tom Basden as Matt, Tony Way as Lenny, David Earl as Brian, Joe Wilkinson as Postman Pat, Mandeep Dhillon as Sandy, Jo Hartley as June, Roisin Conaty as Roxy, Diane Morgan as Kath, and Ethan Lawrence as James.
Tracy Ann Oberman as Rebecca, Paul Kaye psychiatrist, and Colin Hoult as Ken could return in the new season.
After Life Season-3: Expected Plotline
The story revolves around Tony Johnson, who is struggling with the recent loss of his wife because of breast cancer. He tries to take his own life but then decides to make everyone else’s life miserable until he sees a glimpse of himself in his drug-addicted coworker Matt.
In the finale of the previous season, Ricky faces another setback when his father passes away from dementia. Season three will focus on how Ricky will deal with the loss of his father and his relationship with Emma. In the third season, we are expecting to see more about the newly patched up marriage of Matt.