‘3% Season 3: Netflix June 2019 Release Date, What We Know So Far

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We’re soon coming up on a year since season 2 of 3% arrived on Netflix. Here’s our guide to everything you need to know about 3% season 3 on Netflix.

For those unfamiliar with the show, 3% is the first Brazillian Netflix Original series which is based on the TV short from 2011. The first season, which was released on Netflix globally on November 25th, 2016, and the second season in April 2018, see a group of people vying to become part of the 3% by going through the so-called “Process” in a dystopian future.

3% Season 3 Netflix Renewal Status

Official Netflix Renewal Status: Renewed as of June 4th, 2018

It took Netflix two months to decide the future fate of the Netflix Original Brazillian series, given the show’s improving review scores. The quality of the series arguably has improved over time.

The announcement came alongside a teaser trailer for the upcoming series, revealing nothing except that three characters would return.

What will happen in season 3 of 3%?

Caution: spoilers for 3% season 2 follow

Season 2 concludes with the day of the process erupting into absolute chaos and all of the contestants and Michele having their plans turned upside down.

As you’ll know, Ezequiel was a casualty of the final episode, which saw a mixed reaction and even rumors that he’d return for the third season. His death came at a pivotal point, with him beginning to confess.

Poster for 3% season 3 that reads “Freedom has a price”

In season 3, Michele will continue her goal of creating another utopian community, which will no doubt recreate the same problems with the first community. The politics of this is especially interesting given that what she’s proposing is a different process. As we’ve discovered, The Process is possibly the only thing keeping the Inlanders in check.

The dynamic of two societies will be the core of season 3, which will probably make for the most ambitious season yet.

This dynamic has been reflected on the show’s social media channels, showing the 3% symbol graffitied.

Netflix recently updated its media site with some brand-new snippets of information regarding the third season. Here’s what it says:

The upcoming season of 3% will give our beloved characters more than the unjust options of Inland and Offshore. Following the events of Process 105, we’ll be introduced to the new world of The Shell. What will it take for this new community to thrive?

For individual characters, there’s been some great discussion on where each will go and what they’re expected to do in season 3 on this Reddit thread.

Who’s returning for 3% season 3?

Although Ezequiel kicked the bucket in season 2, he may still return for flashbacks but as confirmed in the announcement trailer, Bianca Comparato will be reprising her role as Michele Santana. Likewise, we also see Vaneza Oliveira, who plays Joana Coelho, and Rodolfo Valente, who plays Rafael.

Cast returning for season 3

Dani Libardi will return to direct 3% season 3

On IMDb, however, we can see that Dani Libardi, who was involved with the project all the way from the 2011 TV short, will be returning to direct. Earlier in 2019, the director took to Instagram for the acclaimed 10-year challenge to post about her working on the project for so long.

Here’s what the post says in English: “In the pilot set of 3% in 2009 / In the set of the 2nd season of 3% in 2017. 8 years difference. I had less hair, less clothing, more heat and more color. I kept working with what I like.”

We also got some first screenshots of season 3, too, where Dani said: “This scene is part of an episode of the third season of 3% on Netflix”.

Other news regarding 3%

One of the filming locations of 3% was recently flooded due to a natural disaster. Dubbed as the Brumadinho dam disaster, it saw the death of 186 people. Some of the cast took to Twitter to address the disaster.

How many episodes will there be in 3% season 3?

Eight brand-new episodes have been confirmed at roughly 45 minutes apiece.

When will season 3 of 3% be on Netflix?

Netflix announced the release date for 3% to be June 7th, 2019. That’s released among many other titles scheduled for release throughout June 2019 from Netflix and is shaping up to be a busy month.

Are you looking forward to more 3% on Netflix this year? Let us know in the comments down below!

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 Poster Rating: TV-MA
Language: Portuguese
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cast: Bianca Comparato, Vaneza Oliveira, Rodolfo Valente, Zezé Motta
Season Additions:
  • - Season 4 was added to Netflix on August 14th, 2020
  • - Season 3 was added to Netflix on June 7th, 2019
  • - Season 2 was added to Netflix on April 27th, 2018