Netflix renewed the supernatural series Locke & Key for a third season, just as the second season wraps filming in Toronto. Co-showrunner Meredith Averill also inked a deal with Netflix for more television series and other projects, according to vitalthrills.com. Production for season three will start just after the new year.
Averill expressed her excitement in a statement saying, “I’m incredibly grateful to have found a home at Netflix where I feel constantly supported, challenged and inspired. I look forward to continuing and expanding our relationship.” Her co-showrunner Carlton Cuse added, “We have some incredible adventures in store for the Locke family in season three, and could not be more excited to continue telling our story with our great partners at Netflix.”
Locke & Key is based on the comic book series from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez. The story is a coming-of-age supernatural drama follows the Locke siblings after their father is murdered under mysterious circumstances. The three siblings and their mother move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, which they discover is full of magical keys that may be connected to their father’s death. As the Locke children explore the different keys and their unique powers, a mysterious demon awakens — and will stop at nothing to steal them.
Locke & Key stars Darby Stanchfield, Connor Jessup, Emilia Jones, Jackson Robert Scott, Laysla De Oliveira and Griffin Gluck. Cuse and Averill executive produce with John Weber and Frank Siracusa for Take 5; Hill, Kevin Lafferty, Ted Adams, Chris Ryall and Lydia Antonini for IDW; and Andy Muschietti, Barbara Muschietti, David Alpert and Rick Jacobs for Circle of Confusion.
Locke & Key returns to Netflix in 2021.