Finally, after months, no, years of waiting, we can now expect the long-awaited third season of Seth MacFarlane’s tribute to “Star Trek” to air on our screens on March 10, 2022, exclusively on Hulu as a series. weekly.
To make the announcement, Hulu released a short trailer online that doesn’t show any new footage, but it does remind us of the events that took place at the end of Season 2, back in April 2019, if you remember there was time. travel antics, alternate universe escapes, and an army of Kaylon to contend with.
Space.com was able to visit the set of “The Orville” in January 2020 and while we can’t reveal anything, we do expect some impressive modifications to the interior of the USS Orville.
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The entire cast will return with MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer, Adrianne Palicki (Commander Kelly Grayson), Penny Johnson (Dr. Claire Finn), Scott Grimes (Lieutenant Gordon Malloy), Peter Macon (Lieutenant Commander Bortus). ) J. Lee (Lt. Cmdr John LaMarr) Mark Jackson (Isaac), Jessica Szohr (Lt. Talla Keyali) and the late great Norm MacDonald, who voiced Yaphet.
Season two showed us that this sci-fi show was much more than a tribute to “Star Trek,” tackling some entertaining ideas, like the holodeck addiction, and featuring some very dark moments. Lest we forget, “The Orville” gave us one of the most spectacular space battles ever seen on screen.
The show originally aired on Fox, but will move to Hulu next season as a result of Disney’s purchase of 20th Century Fox in 2019. Disney owns Fox’s two previous properties, including “The Orville” and Hulu, for which makes sense that a popular show like this would move onto its streaming service. There is no official confirmation yet, but IMDb lists 11 episodes for the third season.
Seasons 1 and 2 of “The Orville” can be viewed on demand on Hulu.com and the Hulu app in the US They are also available to purchase on DVD and a season pass can also be purchased on Amazon.
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