After Three Years of Waiting Barry Returns This April 24th
After years of pandemic delays, the Emmy award-winning Barry, starring Bill Hader, returns for an eight-episode third season on Sunday, April 24 10:00 pm EST. The dark comedy series has been an HBO award-winning darling, with thirty Emmy nominations and six Emmy awards including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Henry Winkler); Outstanding Sound Editing For a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation; and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.
Co-created, executive produced, directed, and written by both Alec Berg and Bill Hader, the series features several star-studded cast members including Steven Root as Monroe Fuches, Barry’s former handler currently in hiding; Sarah Goldberg as Sally, Barry’s girlfriend in the midst of launching her first TV series; Anthony Carrigan as Noho Hank, head of the Chechen mob in LA; and Henry Winkler as Gene Cousineau, Barry’s acting teacher who is now in severe mourning over the loss of his girlfriend Detective Janice Moss, who was murdered by last season’s finale. Returning for season three as a cast regular is Sarah Burns as Detective Mae Dunn. Returning recurring cast includes D’Arcy Carden as Natalie Greer and Michael Irby as Cristobal.
From last we left off, Barry was still desperate to leave his violent past as an assassin behind in favor of being an actor. Unable to escape from the world of contract killing, Barry has now spent two seasons eliminating all the external factors that pushed him towards violence. However, he soon discovers, these weren’t the only forces at play. This season, sees everyone questions what is the morally right thing to do? While Barry finally examines what it was about himself that led him to become a killer in the first place?