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03rd Nov 2020

You season 3 has started production, Netflix has confirmed

Wil Jones

“We recommend you stay at least six feet from Joe Goldberg at all times.”

Netflix has announced that season three of You has gone into production.

The streaming service announced the return of the show with a photo of lead actor Penn Badgley wearing a mask with “Hello You” written on it.

Netflix also recommended that “you stay at least six feet from Joe Goldberg at all times”. Which is probably good advice, even if there wasn’t a pandemic happening.

Not all Netflix shows have been as lucky. Last month it was announced that the fourth season of wrestling drama GLOW had been cancelled despite having already shot a full episode. According to reports, it was too difficult to shoot the show’s close-contact wrestling scenes while still maintaining social distancing.

Teen dramas I Am Not Ok With This and The Society were also discontinued because of the pandemic.

Some other shows have managed to continue, however. The Witcher has started filming its second season, with set photos having already been released online.

You was one of Netflix’s great resurrection stories. Originally produced and aired by Lifetime in the US, it was not initially a hit and was dropped by the network. It was only when Netflix picked it up and began streaming it that it became a phenomenon, and two more seasons were commissioned.

Based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, the show stars Penn Badgley as Joe Goldberg, a book store manager who develops a toxic obsession with a young writer.

The second season see Joe move to LA to escape his past, but he quickly falls back into his old habits.

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