My Brilliant Friend Season 3: When Will It Arrive? What Fans Should Expect?

My Brilliant Friend Season 3: It is a Neapolitan and Italian language coming-of-age drama television series created by Saverio Costanzo. This series is based on the first of four novels in the Neapolitan Novels series by Elena Ferrante. My Brilliant Friend is an impressive effort of translating a novel to screen. The series will adapt the novels over four 8-episode seasons. The story revolves around the lives of the two girls, Elena Greco and Raffaella Cerullo, who are impacted by society’s expectations of girls in 1950s Italy.


Its first season premiered on November 18, 2018, on HBO. Season two released on Rai 1 on February 10, 2020. Fans are wondering if the series will return for a third season.


Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming season of My Brilliant Friend.

Renewed Status and Release Date of My Brilliant Friend Season-3

Fans will be delighted to know that the series has been confirmed for a new season. HBO renewed the show for a third season on April 30, 2020, while the second season was still airing. The third season will consist of eight episodes and will be based on the third novel in the series, Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay.

There hasn’t been any announcement regarding the official release date of the third season. There was a gap of 15 to 16 months between the release of the previous two seasons. However, the filming for the third season hasn’t started yet. Given the Covid-19 pandemic, we could expect to see the third season arrive late 2021 or early 2022.

My Brilliant Friend Season-3: Cast

Anna Rita Vitolo as Immacolata Greco, Imma Villa as Manuela Solara, Antonio Milo as Silvio Solara, Adriano Tammaro as Michele Solara, Dora Romano as Miss Oliviero, Valentina Acca as Nunzia Cerullo, Luca Gallone as Vittorio Greco, and Antonio Buonanno as Fernando Cerullo are expected to return.

My Brilliant Friend Season-3: Expected Plotline

The previous season covered the second novel- The Story of a New Name. It is expected that the third season will cover the third novel ‘Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay’. In this novel, Lenu’s and Lila’s friendship is tested more than ever.

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