It seems that the wait is finally over for Harley Quinn fans as Harley Quinn Season 3 is not going to take much time now to arrive on the screens. Based on the DC Comics superhero Harley Quinn created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm, it is an American adult dark humor television series that has successfully created a separate fan base for itself in the DC universe.
The series follows the journey of Harley Quinn after breaking up with her boyfriend, the Joker who sets on a series of twists and turns in Gotham city. The newly single superhero has only one goal now, to become the criminal queenpin along with her best friend, Poison Ivy but her journey involves a lot of mishaps. Many people remember Harley Quinn by Maggot Robbie’s excellent portrayal of this character but there is a terrific animated version of Harley played by Kaley Cuoco.
Harley has always been a very famous character for her unique characteristics and has reached a wider fanbase by being a part of the Suicide Squad series. The previous season was released back in April 2020 and received an IMDb rating of 8.3/10. After 2 years, the show is returning with Harley Quinn Season 3 consisting of 10 episodes. Here’s everything we know about Harley Quinn Season 3 including its expected plot, release date, and the fantastic star cast.
Amazing Team & Cast Behind Harley Quinn
The interesting character of Harley Quinn was created by Paul Dini and Bruce Timm and is brought into an animated series by the production companies – Yes, Norman Productions, Ehsugadee Productions, DC Entertainment, and Warner Bros. Animation. Warner Bros. Television has acquired the distribution rights of the show while the streaming network has shifted from DC Universe to HBO Max.
The terrific background score is created by Jefferson Friedman. The show has witnessed two seasons consisting of 13 episodes each whereas Harley Quinn Season 3 will come with a total of 10 episodes. The main and recurring star cast of Harley Quinn involves:
- Kaley Cuoco as Harley Quinn
- Lake Bell as Poison Ivy, Cheryl
- Alan Tudyk as The Joker, Clayface
- Tony Hale as Dr. Psycho
- Ron Funches as King Shark
- Jason Alexander as Sy Borgman
- JB Smoove as Frank the Plant
- Matt Oberg as Kite Man, KGBeast
- Christopher Meloni as Commissioner Gordon
- Diedrich Bader as Batman
- Jim Rash as The Riddler
- Sanaa Lathan as Catwoman
Story Recap Up to Season 2
Harley Quinn Season 2 was unexpected for the DC fans who have not read the comics. After Kite Man and Ivy‘s wedding party is threatened by Commissioner Gordon, Harley Quinn has to arrive for rescue. Ivy and Kite proceed with their wedding and travel to Arkham but Two-Face wishes to capture all the villains present at the wedding so that Gordon can come up with a clean image to run for Mayor.
Harley is incarcerated in Arkham but when she knows about Gordon’s plan from Two-Face, she joins the Escape plan. She wrongly identifies a person as Gordon and assaults him which angers Ivy and she asks Harley to leave. Even though Harley succeeds in preventing Gordon, she turns the wedding into bad guys vs GCPD. This leads to Kite Man breaking with Ivy and leaving in frustration. Ivy also realizes that she doesn’t love him anymore and admits her feelings for Harley. Harley and Ivy leave Gordon and kiss by the end of season two.
The official teaser trailer for Harley Quinn Season 3 was released on June 28, 2022, by HBO Max. The teaser depicted the classic adult comedy depicted in the show full of madness and thrills. Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy return to Gotham claiming their powers where Ivy’s dream of transforming Gotham into an Eden paradise will be worked upon.
According to the showrunners, Season 3 will depict toxic relationships along with Harley and Ivy’s budding romance. Now the story has to move away from the toxic relationships experienced by these two characters in the past. Ivy and Kite Man didn’t have a toxic relationship but Kite loved her more than she could ever love him.
The season will continue from Harley Quinn’s Season 2 finale where Commissioner Gordon threatened the wedding plans of Ivy and Kite Man as the party witnessed Gotham‘s biggest villains. Now the couple has to wait for Harley to rescue them. After the departure of Kite, it is now the love story of Harley and Ivy that is expected to heal the damages experienced by their hearts along with conquering Gotham city and becoming the undefeated Queenpins.
Harley Quinn Season 3 Release Date & Where to Watch
Harley Quinn Season 2 aired all its episodes on the DC Universe and Syfy network which concluded on 26 June 2020. The show was renewed on 18 September 2020 for a third season with the announcement that HBO Max will stream the show from now onwards because of DC’s restructuring of its model. The show took almost 2 years to finally return and is going to air on the HBO network from 28 July onwards.
The show will be providing us 10 episodes this time rather than its 13-episode season structure, which will be full of fun, thrill, and tons of drama. The network will release one episode every week and Harley Quinn Season 3 is expected to end on September 15, following this schedule. Stay tuned for further updates about Harley Quinn Season 3.
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