A Series of Unfortunate Events is returning in the new year for a third and final season that brings the Baudelaire orphans’ quest to an end if they can outwit the evil Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris).
Season three will adapt the final four books The Slippery Slope, The Grim Grotto, The Penultimate Peril will take the now traditional two episodes per book route. However, the final book, The End, will be adapted into one extended episode, it remains unclear how long it will be, but expect a feature-length farewell. The first teaser for the final season has been released which also reveals the much sooner than expected launch date of January 1st, 2019. Well, that’s the New Year’s Day viewing taken care of in one fiendish swoop.
Based on the internationally best selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler), season two of the Netflix original series plunges further into the epic world of this darkly comedic mystery. Executive produced by Emmy Award-winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler – the new season of A Series of Unfortunate Events consists of ten cinematic one-hour episodes, and premieres worldwide spring 2018, exclusively on Netflix. Starring Emmy and Tony Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris, A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans – Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – and their extraordinary encounters with the devious Count Olaf who will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. Foiling his many dastardly plans and disguises, the young siblings discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death, links to a covert organisation, and begin to unlock long-held family secrets.
Joining the cast for the final season is Richard E. Grant, Max Greenfield, and Peter MacNicol. The final season A Series of Unfortunate Events season 3 arrives on January 1, 2019, on Netflix.