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Sex Education Season 3: Release Date, Production Status & Major Updates

Sex Education Season 3 is coming to Netflix, Know about its Release Date, Plot & More
Sex Education Season 3

Sex Education Season 3: An informative and popular teenage show, Sex Education will return to Netflix with its third season. A look at its release date, cast, plot, and everything you need to know.

Sex Education is a British comedy-drama web series covering the lives of a bunch of teenagers and depicts how sex can affect a teenager both socially and psychologically. The show is so much more than its title suggests, there are raunchy scenes throughout but the plot also deals with some heavy topics but is handled in a funny way. It is the show made for all those high-schoolers to get a firm idea which delves into a lot of controversial subjects like Homophobia, Gay-Lesbian relationships, Abortion, Atheism, etc that are considered taboo and there is a need for youngsters to be educated on such matters.

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After two successful seasons, Netflix has renewed the series for the third season. The avid followers are eager to know when the show is returning on Netflix. Well, we are here to answer all your question related to Sex Education Season 3.

Sex Education season 3 filming status

It is official that another season is coming. Netflix confirmed the news in Feb 2020. According to Deadline, Sex Education Season 3 filming was about to commence in March 2020. However, like other TV shows, web series, and movies, the third season of Sex Education suffered a delay in filming due to lockdown.

Sex Education is a show that requires a large degree of close contact and intimacy. So, the production of the show was looking very unlikely during the pandemic. However, the production started in September after a filming bubble was set up in the shooting location in Wales. On 9th September 2020, Netflix announced that Sex Education season 2 is now officially in production.

Series star Asa Butterfield in an interview with Deadline pointed out that due to the high number of sex scenes in the show, the pandemic could cause more of an issue for Sex Education than other shows.

He said, “It’s quite hard to keep the two-meter distance when you’re kissing someone or doing anything else. I’m sure that’s something they have realized. As well as that, when you’re on a set making film and TV, there are so many parts to this machine. It will make it incredibly difficult to enforce a rule around quarantine, but you have to because this virus is going to be around for ages. Luckily that’s not my job to figure those things out.”

Sex Education Season 3: Plot & Trailer

Just after a month after season 2 premiere, Netflix released Season 3 teaser on February 10th, 2020  and fans are waiting for it to drop in 2020 itself but it seems impossible considering the production is not complete yet. The trailer of season 3 is also not out.

Sex Education season 3 plot will dig deeper into the lives of characters. Like the previous two seasons, this third season will most probably have eight episodes as well. We are still waiting for the confirmation and trailer to find out more about the plot and characters. But we are sure the plot is going to be interesting this time too.

Season 3 will solve many mysteries that were unresolved in the previous season. It is being reported that Season 3 would deal with broken relationships.

Sex Education Season 3 Release Date

Based on the release dates of the two previous seasons, we were expecting the third season to arrive in January 2021. However, with production being delayed for more than four months, it remains to be seen when the drama will arrive on Netflix.

The show reportedly requires 10 weeks for filming. Though the production has started, the post-production and other activities will take time. So, fans should keep patience as it is unlikely that Season 3 would premiere in Jan 2021. Our best bet would be the second quarter of 2021.

Sex Education season 3 cast: Will there be new members?

The cast is brilliant and portrays the characters really well. Here’s a list of some of the cast members of Sex Education.

  • Emma Mackey as Meave Wiley
  • Asa Butterfield as Otis Milburn
  • Gillian Anderson as Dr. Jean Milburn
  • Aimee Lou Wood as Aimee Gibbs
  • Ncuti Gatwa as Eric Effiong
  • Connor Swindells as Adam Groff
  • Kedar Williams-Stirling as Jackson Marchetti
  • Alistair Petrie as Mr. Groff
  • Patricia Allison as Ola Nyman
  • Tanya Reynolds as Lily Iglehart

Otis, Maeve, Eric, Jean, Adam, Aimee, Jackson and Mr. Groff are expected to return for the third season as all of them appeared in the series’ renewal video.

Talking about the new additions in the cast, Girls star Jemima Kirke joining as new headteacher. Harry Potter and Star Trek: Discovery star Jason Isaacs is also joining the team for the next season.

Will there be more seasons of Sex Education?

Fans can rejoice as the show creator Laurie Nunn told The Hollywood Reporter that she thinks Sex Education could run for several more seasons.

“I think I could do some more with them if we’re given the chance,” she said. “[Netflix] is very supportive and really wanting us to tell the stories that we feel passionate about. It really feels like we’re all on the same page, wanting to make the same show.”

Nevertheless, if you are a teenager like me you should definitely watch Netflix’s popular and amazing show about sex education which sadly India lacks behind in acknowledging it. Stream the two seasons of Sex Education now on Netflix!!!

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