Following that season two cliffhanger, our first look of season three is here!
After two eventful seasons, it’s safe to say, no one can quite get enough of Killing Eve – and after what feels like a lifetime of waiting, we finally have our first peek at what’s to come in season three.
Newly released images, as expected, reveal that Eve (Sandra Oh) is alive and well after being shot in the back by a furious Villanelle (Jodie Comer), whose offer to run away and start a life together as lovers was pretty savagely rejected by Eve. Now, it looks like the MI6 agent has found a new career as a chef, while Villanelle has started a new life in Barcelona. Fabulous outfits included, of course.
The images also show Eve reunited with her old boss, Carolyn (Fiona Shaw), as well as the return of Eve’s estranged husband Niko (Owen McDonnell). Eve’s reunion with Carolyn suggests it might not be long before Eve’s back on the MI6 saddle – possibly even with an agenda of searching for Villanelle again.
Konstantin (Kim Bodnia) will also be back on our screens, who dropped a bit of a bombshell on Villanelle last season when he told her only “most” of her relatives were dead, after living her life thinking she had no family.
“These photos are gorgeous and also a bit of a spoiler — yes, Eve is still alive!” Sarah Barnett, President, AMC Networks Entertainment Group & AMC Studios, has said, speaking of the newly released images. “These two blindingly good actors return for a season that finds both characters somewhere new. What remains the same is that Killing Eve will continue to pull fans along for a ferociously original and heart-pounding ride.”
Sally Woodward Gentle, an executive producer for Sid Gentle Films Ltd., continues:
“Where do we start? It’s six months after the bloody events in Rome with Eve and Villanelle both feeling that they have restarted their lives, but both fooling themselves horribly,
“This is a season about identity, self-determination and chaos.”
Most intriguingly, one image shows Villanelle top-to-toe in a clown costume with a mystery man, who unfortunately the writers have so far refused to spill any beans on. Speaking of the image in particular, Jodie Comer (who plays Villanelle) said:
“She is trying to find her own way and be in charge and make her own rules,
“and she finds herself having to prove that she’s ready and she’s capable. It just so happens this is her disguise this time.”
Fans of the show will know by now that Villanelle doesn’t just do things for fun, and that the get-up is likely a disguise during one of the international assassin’s missions.
The official synopsis for the season reads “The third season of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning Killing Eve continues the story of two women with brutal pasts, addicted to each other but now trying desperately to live their lives without their drug of choice. All seems fine until a shocking and personal death sets them on a collision course yet again.”
Killing Eve season 3 premieres in the US on April 26, with the full season coming to BBC iPlayer later this year. Season 4 has already been confirmed, likely to premiere in 2021.