Lost In Space Season 3 Release Date, Plot, Cast
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Lost In Space Season 3: Here’s Everything You Need to Know About The Third Season of Sci-fi Family Drama on Netflix.

  • The second season ‘Lost in Space’ premiered on Christmas Eve, Dec 24, 2019, and received a positive response. 
  • In March 2020, Netflix renewed the sci-fi family drama series for the third and final season.
  • The filming for the third season concluded in Jan 2021. 

Lost in Space is one of the top show sci-fi shows on Netflix. Even before the premiere of the second season in Dec 2019, rumours were rife that there will be another instalment of the show. The sci-fi series is a reboot of the 1965 series of the same name (itself a reimagining of the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson). In March 2020, Netflix renewed announced the third and final season of the series. The announcement sent the fans into a frenzy and since then they are eagerly awaiting updates regarding the upcoming season. What can we expect from Lost in Space season 3? What’s the release date. Here’s everything you need to know about the show’s final season.

Lost in Space Season 3: Renewal status

The official announcement about season 3 renewal came on Mar 10, 2020. It was also confirmed the third season as the final season of the series. 

As expected the announcement received mixed responses as fans were not expecting the series to end with just three seasons. A statement shared by showrunner Zack Estrin on Twitter reads:

From the beginning, we’ve always viewed this particular story of The Robinsons as a trilogy. A 3 part epic family adventure with a clear beginning, middle and end. It’s also worth noting that, with what these characters go through just trying to survive each episode — if anyone deserves to catch their breath before their next mission — it’s Will, Penny, Judy, Maureen, John, Don West, Dr. Smith… and The Robot. And, of course, Debbie the Chicken. So while this chapter of Lost In Space is coming to a rousing conclusion, I’m excited about continuing to explore new stories with my friends at Netflix, and for all of the incredible possibilities that lie ahead.

What Will Be The Plot of Lost in Space Season 3?

Lost in Space follows the Robinson family, who in the aftermath of an impact event that threatens the survival of humanity. The Robinsons are selected for the 24th mission of the Resolute (24th Colonist Group), an interstellar spacecraft carrying selected families to colonize the Alpha Centauri star system. But, before they reach their destination, an alien robot breaks the Resolutes frame.

Forced to evacuate the mothership, the Robinsons along with other colonists, crash on a nearby livable planet. Now the challenge for them is to contend with the new environment and battle their own personal demons as they seek a way back to the Resolute. 

It is anticipated that season three will reveal the alterations of the giant cliffhanger that ended Season 2, where the family was split up after a struggle with invading robots. The biggest question coming to Lost in Space Season 3 involves the Fortuna, the long-lost ship piloted by Grant Kelly, Judy’s biological dad.  

In addition, showrunner, Zack Estrin told Pop Culture Times, “A big thing happened at the end of season 2: the kids and parents have split apart; we are going to pick up with two separate stories in season three. How do the kids and the parents find their way back together? What’s it like for the kids without the guide of their parents? It’s like a permanent summer camp except for the fact that the ants and insects are just big things that eat you.”

Cast: Who Will Be In ‘Lost in Space’ Season 3?

You can’t imagine Lost in Space without the Robinson family, so Molly Parker as Maureen and Toby Stephens as John Robinson will surely make a return. The Robinson kids, Judy, Will, and Penny aka Taylor Russell, Maxwell Jenkins, and Mina Sundwall will also be there in the third season.

Coming to other cast members, Sibongile Mlambo, who played Angela in the first season, has a significant role in season two. We can expect her to return for season three too. Lead villains, Parker Posey and Ignacio Serricchio will also come back. Here is a look at the star cast of Lost in Space season 3:

  • Molly Parker as Maureen Robinson 
  • Toby Stephens as John Robinson
  • Maxwell Jenkins as Will Robinson
  • Taylor Russell as Judy Robinson
  • Mina Sundwall as Penny Robinson
  • Ignacio Serricchio as Don West
  • Parker Posey as June Harris/Dr. Smith
  • Brian Steele as the Robot
  • Ajay Friese as Vijay Dhar 
  • Sibongile Mlambo as Angela Goddard
  • JJ Feild as Ben Adler
  • Sakina Jaffrey as Captain Kamal
  • Tattiawna Jones as Ava

The brand new faces you’ll see in the main cast in season 3 include William Budijanto, Lex Elle, Charles Vandervaart, and Hugo Raymundo.

Production Updates

Since 2018, Lost in Space has been written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. This will be the case for Season 3 as well. Zack Estrin has been the showrunner since Season 1, and he will continue his duties for another season. The show is co-produced by Kevin Burns and Jon Janashi, who have held production rights since 1998.  

Announcing the show’s renewal, showrunner Zack Estrin said to Radio Times that the Lost in Space team had always viewed The Robinsons’ story as a trilogy. He said “A three-part epic family adventure with a clear beginning, middle, and end.”

The filming for the third season was about to begin as COVID-19 hit the world. Like all movies and shows, the filming for Lost in Space season 3 was also put on hold. As the restrictions got eased, the filming resumed in September 2020 with safety measures in place. 

On Jan 13, 2021, Netflix Geeked on Twitter confirmed that filming had ended on season 3.

Do we have a season 3 trailer?

As Netflix’s usual pattern, we can expect the season 3 trailer to release around a month prior to the show’s premiere. Meanwhile, you can watch the season two trailer right here:

When Will ‘Lost in Space Season 3’ Premiere on Netflix?

Netflix has not yet announced an official release date. Before the coronavirus pandemic, season 3 was predicted to be released halfway through 2021. With filming wrapped in January, we need to wait for at least 8-10 months for season three to land on Netflix, keeping in mind the VFX-heavy narrative. Our guess for the release of Lost in Space Season 3 would be the last quarter of 2021.

With months left for Lost In Space season 3 premiere, you can stream seasons 1,2 on Netflix.