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Season Three of Pose was announced on June 17, 2019; set as the final season, its premiere is on May 2, 2021.[5][6][2][3]

It became available for broadcast in the United Kingdom, on BBC Two on August 8, 2021.[4]

Synopsis

The year is 1994 and ballroom is a "distant memory" for Blanca, who is struggling "to balance being a mother with being a present partner to her new love, and her latest role as a nurse's aide." Elsewhere, ballroom emcee Pray Tell is dealing with "unexpected health burdens" while, in the ballroom scene, a "vicious new upstart house forces the House of Evangelista members to contend with their legacy."[7]

Plot

To be added

Cast

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

Episodes

Image Title Director Writer Air Date Number
On The Run[16][17] Janet Mock[18][16] Steven Canals & Janet Mock[16] May 2, 2021[1][2][3] 3x01[18]
1994. With the AIDS epidemic reaching fever pitch, Blanca finds purpose working as a nurse's aide at Roosevelt Hospital alongside her new love, Christopher. But Blanca's history with a new patient leads to a challenging ordeal. Meanwhile, Lemar shakes up the ballroom community when he becomes father to the unruly House of Khan forcing the House of Evangelista to consider reassembling.[17]
Intervention[19][17] Steven Canals[20][19] Steven Canals & Our Lady J[19] May 2, 2021 3x02[20]
When Pray Tell's alcoholism leads to expected consequences, Blanca stages a much-needed intervention. Meanwhile, Blanca nervously prepares to meet Christopher's parents.[17]
The Trunk[21] Tina Mabry Janet Mock & Brad Falchuk May 9, 2021 3x03
After she is unjustly arrested, Elektra convinces Blanca to aid in disposing of the trunk in her closet before law enforcement finds it.[21]
Take Me To Church[22] Janet Mock Janet Mock & Steven Canals & Brad Falchuk May 16, 2021 3x04
After a startling health update, Pray Tell returns home to reconnect with his birth family.[22]
Something Borrowed, Something Blue[23] Steven Canals Steven Canals & Brad Falchuk May 23, 2021 3x05
A visit from an old friend complicates Angel and Papi's wedding plans. Meanwhile, Elektra expands her business with the help of her new, shady, associates.[23]
Something Old, Something New[24] Janet Mock Janet Mock May 30, 2021 3x06
While the dust settles on their unforeseen life change, Papi adjusts to being a guardian and Angel seeks guidance from an unexpected source.
Series Finale Steven Canals Ryan Murphy & Brad Falchuk & Steven Canals & Janet Mock & Our Lady J[25] June 6, 2021[26] 3x07
When Blanca discovers an HIV clinical trial is denying access to people of color, she joins ACT UP in an effort to get Pray Tell the medication.[25]

Developments

  • Ryan Murphy reveals that the season will have another time leap, but hopes to conclude the series in 1996.[27]
  • Billy Porter is set to direct an episode in the upcoming season.[28]
  • Janet Mock returns to direct an episode in the upcoming season.[18][16][29]
  • Production was halted temporarily due to coronavirus fears in March 2020.[30]
    • On his Instagram, Murphy shared that they had given their prop supplies to Mount Sinai to help physicians during their fight with the pandemic.[31]
  • Ryan Murphy has cast Jeremy Pope in a role for the upcoming season.[12][10][11]
  • Steven Canals has expressed that certain aspects of the season, such as kissing and ball scenes, would be forgoed due to the coronavirus pandemic.[32][33]
  • Production for the season is set to resume in October 2020.[13][34]
  • The series will conclude with a 7-episode third season.[1][2][3]
    • The reason behind the shortened season and its conclusion on the third season was to tell a three-arc narrative agreed upon with Murphy, according to Canals.[35][36]
  • Filming of the season wrapped on March 19, 2021.[37]

Videos

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Teasers

Trailers

Previews

Behind the Scenes

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Variety - 'Pose' to End With Season 3 at FX (March 5, 2021)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Twitter @FXNetworks - https://twitter.com/FXNetworks/status/1367841075814105094 (March 5, 2021)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Twitter @PoseFX - https://twitter.com/PoseOnFX/status/1367837457543172100 (March 5, 2021)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Digital Spy - Pose season 3 finally confirms UK release date (July 27, 2021)
  5. Twitter @PoseOnFX - https://twitter.com/PoseOnFX/status/1140757747241066496 (June 17, 2019)
  6. Deadline - 'Pose' Renewed For Season 3 By FX (June 17, 2019)
  7. Yahoo!News - Landmark LGBTQ series 'Pose' returning for 3rd and final season on May 2 (March 5, 2021)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 Twitter @janetmock - https://twitter.com/janetmock/status/1234603351125512194 (March 2, 2020)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 Twitter @PoseOnFX - https://twitter.com/PoseOnFX/status/1234600091421294592 (March 2, 2020)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Pride - Netflix's 'Hollywood' Star Jeremy Pope Joins 'Pose' Season 3 Cast (April 24, 2020)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Instinct - "Hollywood's" Jeremy Pope Signs On For "Pose" Season Three (April 25, 2020)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Hollywood Reporter - Ryan Murphy's 'Hollywood': Meet the (Familiar) Cast of the Netflix Period Drama (April 22, 2020)
  13. 13.0 13.1 Elle - Pose Season 3: Everything We Know (September 11, 2020)
  14. Harper's Bazaar - Pose Season 3: What We Know So Far (April 7, 2021)
  15. Twitter @jeremy_mcclain - https://twitter.com/jeremy_mcclain/status/1338533027379630084 (December 14, 2020)
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 Twitter @StevenCanals - https://twitter.com/StevenCanals/status/1235279878997630976 (March 4, 2020)
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210407fx01/
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 Twitter @PoseOnFX - https://twitter.com/PoseOnFX/status/1235267392327933952 (March 4, 2020)
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 Twitter @StevenCanals - https://twitter.com/StevenCanals/status/1318946273177776128 (October 21, 2020)
  20. 20.0 20.1 Twitter @StevenCanals - https://twitter.com/StevenCanals/status/1235993348529418240 (March 6, 2020)
  21. 21.0 21.1 The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210412fx01/
  22. 22.0 22.1 The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210419fx01/
  23. 23.0 23.1 The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210426fx01/
  24. The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210503fx01/
  25. 25.0 25.1 The Futon Critic - http://www.thefutoncritic.com/listings/20210510fx02/
  26. Los Angeles Times - The one scene that explains all of 'Pose,' according to showrunner Steven Canals (May 12, 2021)
  27. Shadow and Act - 'Pose' Will Have Another Time Jump Leading Into Season 3, Ryan Murphy Also Reveals Which Year Series Could Wrap (August 12, 2019)
  28. Variety - Billy Porter To Direct 'Pose' Season 3 Episode (September 25, 2019)
  29. Twitter @janetmock - https://twitter.com/janetmock/status/1235280146246098945 (March 4, 2020)
  30. Deadline - 'Empire', 'Pose', 'Queen Of the South', 'The Resident' & 'American Housewife' Shut Down Over Coronavirus (March 14, 2020)
  31. Instagram @mrrpmurphy https://www.instagram.com/p/B-AbUz4JZhH/ (March 21, 2020)
  32. Micky - 'Pose' season 3 will be making some changes amidst pandemic (June 10, 2020)
  33. WinkReport - Pose Season 3 Release Date and Production Updates: Cast, Trailer, and Everything We Know So Far! (June 10, 2020)
  34. Variety - 'Pose' Season 3 to Resume Production in October (September 8, 2020)
  35. Variety - Why 'Pose' Is Ending With Season 3 (April 26, 2021)
  36. Variety - How 'Pose' Paved the Way for Better TV Representation -- In Front and Behind the Camera (April 23, 2021)
  37. Twitter @StevenCanals - https://twitter.com/StevenCanals/status/1373337426190565380 (March 20, 2021)


Pose
Season One PilotAccessGiving and ReceivingThe FeverMother's DayLove is the MessagePink SlipMother of the Year
Season Two Acting UpWorth ItButterfly/CocoonNever Knew Love Like This BeforeWhat Would Candy Do?Love's in Need of Love TodayBlowRevelationsLife's a BeachIn My Heels
Season Three On The RunInterventionThe TrunkTake Me To ChurchSomething Borrowed, Something BlueSomething Old, Something NewSeries Finale
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