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Film & TV News HBO Renews The Gilded Age for Season 3

The season two finale aired December 17, and all episodes are now available to stream on Max.

Carrie Coon and Morgan Spector

HBO has announced that its Broadway star-studded series The Gilded Age has been renewed for a third season. Created by Julian Fellowes (Downton Abbey), the series takes place in turn-of-the-century New York, following new money socialite Bertha Russell (Carrie Coon) as she navigates high society. 

The season two finale aired December 17, and all episodes of seasons one and two are now available to stream on Max (formerly HBO Max). With Bernard Telsey and Adam Caldwell of the Telsey Office serving as casting directors, the show is full of familiar faces for Broadway fans.

READ: How The Gilded Age Got So Many Broadway Stars to Join Its Cast

The cast for season two included Christine Baranski, Cynthia Nixon, Morgan Spector, Louisa Jacobson, Denée Benton, Ben Ahlers, Michael Cerveris, Kelley Curran, Taissa Farmiga, Jack Gilpin, Simon Jones, Sullivan Jones, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Debra Monk, Donna Murphy, Kristine Nielsen, Kelli O’Hara, Patrick Page, Harry Richardson, Taylor Richardson, Blake Ritson, Douglas Sills, Erin Wilhelmi, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, John Douglas Thompson, Ashlie Atkinson, Laura Benanti, Nicole Brydon Bloom, Christopher Denham, David Furr, Ward Horton, Matilda Lawler, and Robert Sean Leonard.

“We’re so proud of what Julian Fellowes and The Gilded Age family have achieved," said Head of HBO Drama Series and Films Francesca Orsi in a statement. "From the costumes to the production design and performances, the show has captivated so many week after week. Along with our partners at Universal Television, we are thrilled to continue this grand tale for a third season.”

Season two was also one seemingly made for performing arts fans, as its storyline was based on the real-life 1883 Opera War between the Metropolitan Opera and the Academy of Music (the resolution of which occurred in the season finale that aired December 17). 

READ: Behind the Real-Life Opera Feud That Inspired Season 2 of The Gilded Age

"There is much more story to tell with The Gilded Age," said Erin Underhill, President of Universal Television, in a statement. "We're delighted that HBO is giving fans another season of Julian Fellowes' incredible storytelling. The cast and crew put so much of their heart and soul into the last two seasons, and we're so proud that all this hard work is paying off with another season… you won't want to miss what's next!”

The show is produced by creator/writer/executive producer, Julian Fellowes; executive producer, Gareth Neame; executive producer, David Crockett; director/executive producer, Michael Engler; executive producer, Bob Greenblatt; writer/executive producer, Sonja Warfield; executive producer, Salli Richardson-Whitfield. The Gilded Age is a co-production between HBO and Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.

Photos: The Gilded Age Season 2

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