Yellowjackets Season 3: Release Date, Cast, And All You Need To Know

With its second season, Yellowjackets became one of the most talked-about shows on television, and its devoted following is now anxious for more. The show depicts the harsh circumstances in which a group of young women were stranded in the woods in the 1990s, and how the survivors are still dealing with the effects of their ordeal today. While the following season was panned for relying too heavily on fantasy, it was universally praised for its chilling portrayal of cannibalism. It’s understandable that fans of Yellowjackets would like to see more of the show, given the numerous mysteries that have yet to be solved. Everything we know about Season 3 thus far is included below.

Yellowjackets Season 3 Renewal  Status

Season 3 of Yellowjackets was officially announced in December 2022, three months before the broadcast of season 2 in March 2023. Since the show has been so popular, Showtime CEO Chris McCarthy has stated that the network plans to “maximize the momentum by fast-tracking season 3.”According to Entertainment Weekly, showrunners Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson have said that Yellowjackets will have five seasons. Lyle assured us that are “still on track for that” and that they “don’t really see this as being more than a five-season show.”

Yellowjackets Season 3  Release Date

The show’s third season was ordered before the second one had even aired. In an interview, co-creator Ashley Lyle acknowledged that the writers’ strike has had an effect on the show. The current circumstance means that the release of Season 3 will be delayed. The third season won’t premiere until late 2024 or early 2025 at the earliest.

Yellowjackets Cast and characters

  • Melanie Lynskey and Sophie Nélisse as the adult and teenage versions of Shauna Shipman. In high school, Shauna is Jackie’s best friend but is having an affair with Jackie’s boyfriend, Jeff.
  • Tawny Cypress and Jasmin Savoy Brown as the adult and teenage versions of Taissa Turner. In high school, Taissa is determined to win the national championship by any means necessary.
  • Ella Purnell as Jackie Taylor, In high school, Jackie is the captain of the Yellowjackets soccer team, Shauna’s best friend and Jeff’s girlfriend.
  • Steven Krueger as Ben Scott, often called Coach or Coach Ben, the assistant coach of the Yellowjackets soccer team.
  • Warren Kole and Jack DePew as the adult and teenage versions of Jeff Sadecki.
  • Christina Ricci and Samantha Hanratty as the adult and teenage versions of Misty Quigley.
  • Juliette Lewis and Sophie Thatcher as the adult and teenage versions of Natalie “Nat” Scatorccio.
  • Simone Kessell and Courtney Eaton as the adult and teenage versions of Charlotte “Lottie” Matthews, a member of the Yellowjackets soccer team who has schizophrenia.
  • Lauren Ambrose and Liv Hewson as the adult and teenage versions of Vanessa “Van” Palmer.
  • Kevin Alves and Andres Soto as the teenage and adult versions of Travis Martinez
  • Sarah Desjardins as Callie Sadecki, Jeff and Shauna’s daughter
  • Alexa Barajas as Mari, a sarcastic member of the Yellowjackets soccer team. After the plane crash, she becomes deeply devoted to Lottie and her superstitions despite her initial skepticism.
  • Keeya King and Nia Sondaya as Akilah, a member of the Yellowjackets soccer team who is knowledgeable about edible plants.
  • Jane Widdop as Laura Lee, a deeply Christian member of the Yellowjackets soccer team
  • Luciano Leroux as Javi Martinez, Coach Martinez’s youngest son and Travis’s brother who struggles to come to terms with the death of his father
  • Mya Lowe as Gen, a member of the Yellowjackets soccer team
  • Jenna Burgess as Melissa, a member of the Yellowjackets soccer team
  • Rukiya Bernard as Simone Abara, Taissa’s wife
  • Aiden Stoxx as Sammy Abara-Turner, Taissa and Simone’s son
  • Rekha Sharma as Jessica Roberts, a reporter hired by Taissa to investigate the survivors of the plane crash
  • Peter Gadiot as Adam Martin, an artist who has an affair with Shauna after having an auto collision with her
  • Alex Wyndham and Charlie Wright as the adult and teenage versions of Kevyn Tan.
  • Nicole Maines as Lisa, a follower of Lottie’s who is recovering from trauma
  • Elijah Wood as Walter Tattersall, a citizen detective who tries to help Misty
  • Nuha Jes Izman as Crystal, a member of the Yellowjackets soccer team who forms a friendship with Misty.
  • François Arnaud as Paul, a New York writer, and Coach Scott’s secret boyfriend
  • John Reynolds as Matt Saracusa, an undercover detective working with Kevyn on Adam’s disappearance

Yellowjackets Season 3  Plotline

Yellowjackets season 2 finale seemed to tie up the present-day timeline with a bow, despite Natalie’s tragic death, making it difficult to speculate on these themes. Shauna and her family look to be doing well now that the Adam Martin case has been resolved. It’s likely, though, that the fact that her former friends attempted to kill her has left her traumatized. Misty will need to face her feelings of remorse over Natalie’s death, and she may turn to Walter for support. Something horrible is still going on based on the way Van stared at Lottie before she was taken away, and Taissa and Van must make a choice about what to do about their connection.

Season 3 of Yellowjackets is set in 1996 and promises to be action-packed. Coach Ben is now actively working against the remaining survivors. With Nat at the helm, it’s not out of the question that she is, in fact, the Antler Queen. Shauna, according to her diaries, is not happy with Lottie’s choice of successor, regardless of whether or not the latter has antlers. This will almost certainly lead to fighting among the females, and Shauna has already demonstrated her capacity for violence. And now that the Yellowjackets’ hut has burned down, they are even more exposed than before.

Yellowjackets Season 3  Trailer

Since there have been no updates on the filming or production of Yellowjackets Season 3, there has been not any official trailer released as of yet.

Where can I watch Yellowjackets Season 3? 

Season 3 of Yellowjackets will air in the United States on Paramount Plus and Showtime. The episodes will be available on Paramount Plus and Showtime.


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