His Dark Materials Season 3 is weird and complicated according to executive producer Joel Collins. Collins also works a production designer on the show and spoke with Radio Times ahead of Season 2’s debut. As far as we know there is still no green light for His Dark Materials Season 3. Previously the showrunners have said they want to split the third book The Amber Spyglass into two seasons. Despite the lack of an official renewal at HBO, the team working on HDM appear confident Season 3 will happen.
Here’s what Collins said about what should be coming with Season 3 of His Dark Materials. Collins says Season 3 is “in the early stages of development.”
“The world of season three is exceedingly weird and complicated,” Collins told Radio Times. “The complexity is stepped up in terms of the story, the visuals and the narrative. There’s very few of us in a very secret group doing early work, which is exciting and complex. We’re trying to solve the puzzle away from all the eyes and the noise. And it’s that kind of really precious time you get before hundreds of people start asking questions. It’s all complicated, but I utterly have an idea of the Mulefa and what their world is, Asriel’s Republic is an amazing place. We obviously go to the land of the dead, and what an exciting thing to think about and journey through. It’s literally a huge, complicated and brilliantly fun puzzle.”
As a huge fan of the His Dark Materials book, I understand completely where Collins is coming from. Season 2 takes the story of His Dark Materials in surprising new directions. Season 3 on the other hand, is at times bonkers, but equally brilliant. For those who are only following the story through the show, don’t worry about any of this. Season 3 would make no sense until you’ve seen Season 2, so just wait till you have the chance to catch up. That won’t be long with His Dark Materials premiering in November on both sides of the Atlantic. However the U.K will be around two weeks ahead of the U.S. almost.
What do you think of Collins comments that His Dark Materials Season 3 is weird and complicated? For me, I damn sure hope it is. Leave your thoughts below.