A Series Of Unfortunate Events has been renewed for Season 3 already

Netflix is keen as it gives A Series Of Unfortunate Events a third season

If you binged A Series Of Unfortunate Events Season 1 the weekend it arrived on Netflix like we did, you were probably thrilled to learn that the show had been renewed for a second season less than a month ago.

In a marvellous turn of events, Netflix suddenly seem even keener to keep the story going: according to TV Line, the streaming service has just revealed that it’s gone and renewed the series for Season 3 too. It obviously realised it’s been sitting on a pile of gold.

If you haven’t got round to watching A Series Of Unfortunate Events yet, you should push it up a couple of places on your list of priorities. It really is excellent. You can read out positively glowing review of Season 1 here.

Netflix’s A Series Of Unfortunate Events stars Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf, Patrick Warburton as Lemony Snicket, Louis Hynes as Klaus Baudelaire, Malina Weissman as Violet Baudelaire, Alfre Woodard as Aunt Josephine, Joan Cusack as Justice Strauss, Usman Ally as Hook-Handed Man, John DeSantis as Bald Man, Catherine O’Hara as Dr Georgina Orwell and K Todd Freeman as Mr Poe.

Read the official series synopsis here:

Based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) and starring Emmy and Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny – whose evil guardian Count Olaf will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death. The eight-episode series is a Netflix original production, executive produced by Emmy Award winner Barry Sonnenfeld and Daniel Handler, and also stars Patrick Warburton (Lemony Snicket), Joan Cusack (Justice Strauss), Malina Weissman (Violet Baudelaire) and Louis Hynes (Klaus Baudelaire).

A Series Of Unfortunate Events premieres on Netflix worldwide on 13 January. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.