Air date for season three of Stan’s historical comedy series The Great

Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult to return for season three of Stan’s historical comedy series The Great

Stan has announced Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult are set to return for season three of the satirical comedy-drama The Great.

Set in 18th century Russia during the time of Catherine the Great, the latest 10-part season will premiere on the streaming platform on May 13.

There will be plenty of palace intrigue as Peter (Hoult) tries to make his marriage to Catherine (Fanning) work, after she tried have him killed at the end of last season.

Meanwhile, Catherine becomes inspired to reform her country after she gets a visit from the ambassador of the newly independent United States.

But she discovers learning to compromise is not easy. 

Stan has announced Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult are set to return for season three of the satirical comedy-drama The Great 

Set in 18th century Russia during the time of Catherine the Great, the latest 10-part season will premiere on the streaming platform on May 13

Set in 18th century Russia during the time of Catherine the Great, the latest 10-part season will premiere on the streaming platform on May 13 

Peter finds it hard to keep himself occupied, since Catherine managed to jail all his friend at the end of last season.

He takes to hunting, cooking and fathering more children, but is haunted by the memory of his father, Peter the Great, and fears he will become a failure.

Created and written by Tony McNamara, the new season of The Great also stars Belinda Bromilow (Packed to the Rafters), Phoebe Fox (The Aeronauts) and Adam Godley (Breaking Bad).

The ensemble cast includes Gwilym Lee (Bohemian Rhapsody), Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall), Douglas Hodge (Joker), and Sacha Dhawan and Bayo Gbadamosi (Doctor Who).

Both Fanning, 24, and Hoult, 33, were nominated for Emmys in 2022 for their performances in The Great.

Catherine becomes inspired to reform Russia after she gets a visit from the ambassador of the newly independent United States

Catherine becomes inspired to reform Russia after she gets a visit from the ambassador of the newly independent United States

Fanning rose to fame as a child actor in films like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. She later won acclaim for the controversial series The Girl from Plainville.

She is in a relationship with actor Max Minghella. The couple-of-four-years was first linked after meeting on set of the 2018 film Teen Spirit.

All episodes of The Great seasons one and two are available to stream on Stan. Season three premieres on May 13, only on Stan.

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