Not dead for much longer. Filming has wrapped on the third and final season of Netflix’s hit show Dead to meThe series will continue with new episodes set to debut in the second half of 2022.
“And… that’s a wrap on @deadtome Season 3!” creator and showrunner Liz FeldmanSubmitted via Twitter in April 2022, along with a photo of a director’s chair on the beach. “Filming is complete. Editing is in progress. The final season is upon us. Holy. F–king. S–t. Christina ApplegateAnd Linda CardelliniYou knocked it out the park. Can’t to share it with you. ♥️”
The dark comedy, which debuted in May 2019, centers around Jen (Applegate), and Judy (Cardellini), grieving women who form a close relationship in therapy. However, one of the women isn’t exactly who she claims to be and as they grow closer, their secrets begin to unravel, and the bodies begin to pile up.
“I always had the sense that I wanted this show to be a relatively short-running one,” Feldman told The Hollywood ReporterOne month after Netflix’s announcement, August 2020 was the date. Dead to me‘s renewal. “Halfway through shooting season two, an idea came to me that felt very true to the show — and I realized that it could be a really great way to end it. … Sometimes I think I’m making a mistake, letting go of this incredible alchemy we have with Christina and Linda, but it just feels right to me that this is how we should close out the story.”
Applegate echoed those sentimentsYou can follow us on Twitter at that time. “I will miss these ladies. But, we felt that this was a good way to wrap up the story. We thank all the fans. We will be getting back to work when it is safe to do so,” Applegate wrote in July 2020.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused multiple delays in production of season 3. The cast and crew were supposed to return to the set in May 2021. However, the season was reportedly delayed once again after the COVID-19 pandemic. Married … With ChildrenThree months later, the alum discovered that she had multiple sclerosis.
“Hi friends. A few months ago I was diagnosed with MS,” Applegate wrote via Twitter in August 2021. “It’s been a strange journey. But I have been so supported and helped by people I know who have the same condition. It’s been a tough road. The road continues, as we all know. Unless some a—hole blocks it.”
She continued: “As one of my friends that has MS said ‘We wake up and take the indicated action.’ And that’s what I do. So I request privacy. As I go through this. Thank you xo.”
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