Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022

Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022
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“Everybody gets their feelings hurt. Some people need to get their feelings hurt sometimes.” – Fezco

We have noticed that many loyal fans of the series have been wondering, “What is the anticipated release date of the third season?” making it a crucial question, proving that many viewers are anxiously awaiting its debut on the streaming service. These are just a few of the queries from fans that we will gladly respond to. So, if you’re looking for more information on the upcoming season, then you’ve come to the right place. As we’ve compiled all of the relevant details due to the high level of interest shown by fans since the last season’s premiere. 

Here is everything we know about Euphoria Season 3.

Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022

Euphoria Season 3: Is it premiering in December 2022?

Unfortunately, the new series will not return on the network in December 2022, so fans will have to wait a little longer, which is for a few months. If you recall that the series was renewed for a third season back in February 2022. Since then, the prospective premiere date has yet to be acknowledged, and the production of the series is scheduled to begin in February 2023 in Los Angeles, California, aiming for a 2024 release.

The exact release date of the series is not revealed as of December 2022. On the other hand, it is expected that the new episodes premiere on Sundays lives on HBO for cable subscribers and on HBO Max, streaming simultaneously at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The official Twitter handle of the series, also confirmed the news among its followers, quoting, “#EUPHORIA has been renewed for season 3.” Take a look at the post below:

Euphoria Season 3 Plot

Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President of HBO Programming, stated, “Sam, Zendaya, and the entire cast and crew of Euphoria have taken Season 2 to extraordinary heights, challenging narrative convention and form, while maintaining its heart. We couldn’t be more honored to work with this gifted, wildly talented team or more excited to continue our journey with them into Season 3.” 

According to Deadline, “Sam Levinson and I had some really deep conversations as of last weekend actually,” Colman said at the Emmys in September. “He’s talking about the arcs of all the characters and what he wants to do to expand that, to actually re-examine at times. It’s an organism and he wants it to keep shifting it in many ways and I think he’s going to take some really big swings actually with season 3.”

“He’s someone who, once there’s an expectation of the show, he wants to smash that expectation because he truly is a consummate artist and he wants to make sure he’s telling some really compelling storytelling. “And just because we had some successes before with this season, he said, ‘Let’s not rely on that. Let’s move forward. I’m going to go deeper with these characters. I’m going to really peel away the layers of them and just get to the human heart.'”

Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022

Euphoria Season 3 Cast and Crew

The series is produced in partnership with A24, and the show’s biggest stars are expected to return for the next season, which are Hunter Schafer, Nika King, Eric Dane, Colman Domingo, Angus Cloud, Jacob Elordi, Algee Smith, Sydney Sweeney, Alexa Demie, Maude Apatow, Javon Walton, Dominic Fike, Storm Reid, Austin Abrams and more. Levinson executive produces alongside Kevin Turen, Ravi Nandan, Drake, Adel “Future” Nur, Zendaya, Will Greenfield, Ashley Levinson, Ron Leshem, Daphna Levin, and Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein.

It’s uncertain whether we’ll see more of Cal Jacobs (Eric Dane) after his kid handed him into the police in the season 3 finale. Since his character was murdered in a police firefight in the final episode of season 2, Ashtray (Javon Walton) could only return through flashbacks or dream sequences. Moreover, Barbie Ferreira, who portrayed Kat in Seasons 1 and 2 of HBO’s Euphoria, has announced that she will not return for Season 3. 

Moreover, Ferreira announced her probable departure in an Instagram Story, quoting, “After four years of getting to embody the most special and enigmatic character Kat, I’m having to say a very teary-eyed goodbye. I hope many of you could see yourself in her like I did and that she brought you joy to see her journey into the character she is today. I put all my care and love into her and I hope you guys could feel it. Love you Katherine Hernandez.”

Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022

Euphoria Season 3 Episodes and Streaming Options

The upcoming season is expected to have a total of 8 episodes with an average runtime of 48 to 65 minutes, just like the prior seasons. On the other hand, the episode titles and synopsis of the series are not released yet. The network will publish those details when the episodes are due to air on the streaming service. So, we would advise fans to be patient while waiting for these updates, which will be issued in the coming days, and binge-watch the recently released second season to recall the events. 

In Season 2, Zendaya returns as Rue, who’s relapsed since Jules left her for the city. With school back in session, Rue faces new obstacles to her sobriety and her relationship with Jules. Tensions also rise between Nate, Maddy, and Cassie, while Lexi takes on a creative venture. At the end of its second season, it became the second-most-watched HBO show of all time, with episodes averaging 16.3 million viewers until it was surpassed by House of the Dragon.

Season 2 Episode 1: Trying to Get to Heaven Before They Close the Door: Rue and Jules cross paths for the first time since Christmas as East Highland rings in the new year.

Season 2 Episode 2: Out of Touch: Jules questions Rue and Elliot’s new friendship; Nate makes a tough decision; Kat’s reality blurs as she ponders her relationship; Maddy contemplates ending her relationship.

Season 2 Episode 3: Ruminations: Big and Little Bullys: Rue pursues a new business venture as she helps forge a friendship between Jules and Elliot.

Season 2 Episode 4: You Who Cannot See, Think of Those Who Can: Jules and Elliot grow closer; Maddy celebrates her birthday; Cal takes a trip down memory lane.

Season 2 Episode 5: Stand Still Like the Hummingbird: Fate catches up with those who try to outrun it.

Season 2 Episode 6: A Thousand Little Trees of Blood: As relationships with mothers are tested, Rue tries to recover; Lexi questions the possible backlash from her play, and Nate celebrates his newfound freedom.

Season 2 Episode 7: The Theater and Its Double: Art imitates life as the East Highland crew watch their complicated dynamics reflected in Lexi’s long-awaited play; Fezco gets ready to attend.

Season 2 Episode 8: All My Life, My Heart Has Yearned for a Thing I Cannot Name: Fragments of memories collide with the present and future.

When released, Euphoria Season 3, along with prior seasons, will be available to stream exclusively on HBO Max. The viewers can also watch the show by renting or purchasing on Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Instant Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Amazon Prime, and iTunes. depending on the viewer’s location and membership plans to the preference of the users. The video quality and the number of screens you can use to stream on HBO and HBO Max simultaneously depend on the package you choose. 

Euphoria Season 3 is not coming to HBO Max in December 2022

Euphoria Season 3: Is there any new teaser or trailer?

No, the network has not released any trailer for Euphoria Season 3, and don’t anticipate seeing one for a while. If season three debuts in 2024, we anticipate that the trailer won’t be released until mid-2023. In the meantime, check out the second season, which received mostly positive reviews, with critics praising the performances and visuals but criticizing the season’s pace and characterization.

On Rotten Tomatoes, the second season received a “Certified Fresh” score of 81%, with an average rating of 7.2/10 based on 119 reviews. The site’s critical consensus reads, “As willfully provocative as ever in its second season, Euphoria still isn’t for all tastes – but when its addictive ingredients are mixed just right, the results remain intoxicating.” Metacritic assigned the season a score of 74 out of 100 based on 19 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews.” 

Catch up with the prior seasons of Euphoria on HBO Max while you wait for more updates on season 3.

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