The American mystery drama “The OA” is a blend of supernatural, science fiction and fantasy genre, Created by Brit Marlingi and Zal Batmanglij. This 2016 Netflix debut drama revolves around Prairie Johnson, a girl who has resurfaced after being vanished for about seven years and wants to save other missing people by opening a portal to the other dimension. Prairie names herself the OA that stands for ‘Original Angel’. The show is a Netflix original and streamed on Netflix.
What do we know so far?
The series consists of two seasons named Part I and Part II, with 8 episodes each. The first and second seasons were released in December 2016 and August 2019, respectively. Initially, the show was meant to be a five-part story, but later, Netflix canceled the show giving viewers a cliff-hanger ending.
The first part of the series starts with a young woman Prairie Johnson, played by Brit Marling, who re-emerges after seven years of being missing. She decides to go on a search mission to save and rescue people who were held hostages with her. The second season deals with more turns in the story. It is the depiction of the story in other dimension that takes Prairie to San Francisco where she looks for her fellow captives and her former captor. In the end, she ends up in a whole new dimension with Hap.
Reception and New release date for The OA Season 3
The show received favorable reception. Season 2 was more popular and loved by the viewers than season 1. The second season of the series received 92% by Rotten tomatoes. Fans loved the series and were waiting for season 3. After the cancellation of the show by Netflix in 2019, Fans responded with a #SaveTheOA and #TheOAisReal campaign on Twitter, a petition and by posting video of themselves performing The Movements from the show, to which Brit Marling wrote about how overwhelmed she was.
It was disheartening for the fans of “The OA” but they are still hoping to get some good news regarding new season. However, no official information or date is announced by Netflix.
The OA Season 3 Cast
If season three returns, we’ll surely get to see the main characters. The cast for the show in third we know so far is as follows:
- Brit Marling as Prairie Johnson (the OA)
- Emory Cohen as Homer Roberts.
- Alice Krige as Nancy Johnson
- Scott Wilson as Abel Johnson
- Phyllis Smith as Betty Broderick-Allen
- Patrick Gibson as Steve Winchell
- Brendan Meyer as Jesse Mills
The show was highly loved and praised but for now, there’s no new information about renewal of the show.