HBO has confirmed Barry will return in April as the Pandemic halted production.
The long-awaited third season will consist of eight episodes and will start in April on HBO with a UK date yet to be confirmed by Sky.
While details are thin on the ground the official release reads, “Desperate to leave his violent past behind in favour of his newfound passion, Barry (Hader) is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting. But getting out is messy. While Barry has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, he soon discovers they weren’t the only forces at play. What is it about his own psyche that led him to become a killer in the first place? Season three finds Barry and the other characters trying to make the right choice.”
The show’s familiar co-stars are also back, including Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Anthony Carrigan, Henry Winkler and Sarah Burns.
Star and co-writer Bill Hader has confirmed the lag caused by the pandemic led him and co-writer Alec Berg used to work on scripts for season four, hoping that the show would keep its traction and remain on the air for multiple seasons.
The show’s first two seasons received 30 Emmy nominations and six wins, including Hader for best actor in a comedy series and Winkler for best-supporting actor in a comedy series.
Barry Season 3 will begin on Sunday April 24th on HBO with a UK date yet to be announced.