Locke and Key Season 3 Release Date, Storyline, Cast, and More

Are you a die-heart fan of the Lockes? Have you missed them since the second season and wondering what more keys they got hold of? Well, the famous adaptation of the comic-book series of the same name written by acclaimed horror writer Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez has finally returned with its third and final season! The show revolves around the lives of the Lockes.

After her husband’s sudden death, Nina along with her three children Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode move into their family home, ‘The Key House’. They then randomly start sensing whispers which lead them to mysterious keys in the house. Soon they realized the magical powers that the keys contain which they need to protect their family from the demonic entity which is on the lookout for the keys for its own malicious reasons.

Developed by Carlton Cuse, Meredith Averill, and Aron Eli Coleite, the show is executive produced by Carlton Cuse, Meredith Averill, Lindsey Springer, Tim Southam, and Michael Morris among others. The show is produced by Nishpeksh Mehra, Mackenzie Dohr, and Nicole Lane. Kenna Trent, who was working on Locke and Key since season 1, was promoted to writer’s assistant for season 2 and upped again to staff writer for season 3. The showrunners for the show are Carlton Cuse and Meredith Averill.

Locke and Key Season 3 Release Date

Locke and Key Season 3 Release Date
Locke and Key Season 3 Release Date

The third season of the show was officially released on August 10, 2022, with all 8 episodes premiering on the same date. It was also announced that this would be the last season of the show as initially planned.

Locke and Key Season 3 Cast

Locke and Key Season 3 Cast
Locke and Key Season 3 Cast

The show’s main characters along with some recurring characters reprise their roles in the third season. Darby Stanchfield plays Nina Locke. The kids’ roles as Tyler, Kinsey, and Bode are portrayed by Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, and Jackson Robert Scott respectively. Layla De Oliveria returns as Dodge, and the role of Fredrick Gideon is played by Kevin Durand. Liyou Abere also returns as Jamie Bennett along with Brendan Hines as Josh Benner.

Locke and Key Season 3 Storyline

Locke and Key Season 3 Storyline
Locke and Key Season 3 Storyline

Just when the Locke kids thought they finally got a break from whatever happened by defeating Dodge, they come across a new enemy, Captain Frederick Gideon, who was brought back as an echo by Eden. Formerly a British soldier in colonial Massachusetts, Gideon is one of the most powerful entities in the Demon Dimension after being consumed by a vicious demon called the Black Door. He plots revenge against Locke by building a team of demon-possessed soldiers in order to steal the keys. The family must come together in order to retain their legacy and safeguard the keys.

After the twins, Dorothy and Ada, attempt to trap Bode in the snow globe on the order of the captain, Tyler comes back to the key house, while he still doesn’t remember the magic. Nina manages to trap the twins in the mirror dimension via the mirror key after they come to attack Kinsey at the key house. At Duncan’s wedding, Bode found the time travel key and went back in time to see his father, Rendell, as a teenager.

The Lockes devised a plan to push Gideon into the good house. However, the plan backfires and Gideon escapes.

Locke and Key Season 3 Episode Guide

Locke and Key Season 3 Episode Guide
Locke and Key Season 3 Episode Guide

Episode 1, ‘The Snow Globe’ (August 10, 2022) As Kinsey and Nina attempt to recover a stolen key, a mysterious snow globe unleashes a double dose of trouble at Keyhouse. Locke manages to rescue Bode, but they are still unaware of Captain Gideon. Finally, we see Tyler since Nina asked him to attend Duncan’s wedding.

Episode 2, ‘Wedding Crashers’ (August 10, 2022) Duncan’s wedding day serves as an opportunity for the unwelcomed guests to achieve their motive of retrieving the keys by searching the Locke House. Later on, Bode discovers a new key, the time shift key.

Episode 3, ‘Five Minutes Past’ (August 10, 2022) Bode consults Nina about using the time shift key to see his Dad, which Nina refuses to do in order to avoid danger. Yet, being persistent and ends up using the time shift key. However, he messes with the timer and alters the past due to his ignorance.

Episode 4, ‘Deep Cover’ (August 10, 2022) Since Dodge learns where all the keys are, Bode tries to warn his family but fails. Meanwhile, Captain discovers that possession of all the keys leads to a larger opening of the portal. We also see that Kinsey uses the memory key on Tyler in order for him to recollect what he chose to forget.

Episode 5, ‘Siege’ (August 10, 2022) As Gideon’s desire to possess all the keys grows, he plots a plan against the Lockes. The Lockes get ahold of Bode/Dodge and they work together to use the Alpha Key to stop Gideon who wants to break the barrier between the two worlds.

Episode 6, ‘Free Bird’ (August 10, 2022) This episode returns with another dramatic turn of events since Bode is now back in his body and is devising a plan of his own in order to defeat Gideon. Meanwhile, Gideon is struggling to get hold of the last key.

Episode 7, ‘Curtain’ (August 10, 2022) Ellie, an old classmate life is put at risk when Gideon forces her to direct him to the missing key. On the other hand, Nina and Bode attempt to open the Harlequin Chest.

Episode 8, ‘Farewell’ (August 10, 2022) Gideon wants to acquire the Creation key while the Lockes try to stop him, but the plan backfires since they couldn’t push him into the wellhouse and he escapes.

Locke and Key Season 3 Trailer

Locke and Key Season 3 Trailer
Locke and Key Season 3 Trailer

Netflix released the teaser trailer of the show on June 6, 2022, on its youtube channel. It then dropped the official trailer on July 28, 2022. It perfectly showcases what the fans can look forward to while binging the show. It creates a sense of excitement for the viewers since there are a new set of enemies and what they bring to the story.

Where to watch Locke and Key Season 3?

The show exclusively airs on Netflix. Interested viewers need to purchase a subscription in order to enjoy the series.

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