We all know it’s onerous to just accept, heck it’s onerous for us to jot down, however desires of Fleabag Season Three have been all however squashed. Although it’s been recognized for months that writer, creator, producer, Phoebe Waller-Bridge hadn’t deliberate for the present to proceed previous its second season, followers of the sharp comedy have nonetheless been holding out hope for extra of the character Fleabag. However, followers should come to grips with the truth that a 3rd season simply isn’t occurring. In reality, initially, Waller-Bridge was in opposition to the thought of season 2.
It’s onerous to imagine that Fleabag season 2 might have simply as simply by no means occurred. After racking up at least six Emmy Awards for the second season, together with the award for Excellent Comedy Collection, which upset audiences of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Veep alike, followers had been positive that Waller-Bridge would take into account extending the present for, no less than, one other season. However, the actress took the wins as affirmation that the story and its arc could be higher off left the place they’re, moderately than being prolonged.
Why Fleabag Season Three isn’t occurring
“To be honest, this just feels like the most beautiful, beautiful way to say goodbye to it, actually. It does feel like the story is complete… It does feel right. Go out on a high. You can’t get higher than this,” Waller-Bridge informed reporters following her many wins on the 2019 Emmy’s. And whereas followers and Amazon executives alike are gunning for Fleabag Season 3, Waller-Bridge has moved on to different projects.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge didn’t wish to do season 2
In reality, Waller-Bridge needed to maneuver on to totally different tasks earlier than season 2 even occurred. In response to Harry Bradbeer, who served because the director for season 1 and a pair of of Fleabag, she “actually didn’t wish to do a second season of Fleabag,” Bradbeer confessed to Vogue. Bradbeer went on to share that Waller-Bridge actually struggled to jot down and conceptualize the present’s second season. “She was stumped, stumped, stumped—and depressed about it. She didn’t want to do something that wasn’t good enough,” Bradbeer informed Vogue.
However why did Waller-Bridge battle a lot with season 2 of Fleabag? In response to the the actress, it’s as a result of she had conceived of the story years earlier than it grew to become a television present. In reality, Fleabag began as a one-woman present. When it was picked up for the primary season, Waller-Bridge by no means thought it might prolong past that. By the point she was requested to jot down a second season, she was in a wholly totally different house in her life.
Waller-Bridge is engaged on new tasks
“It’s so hard because you change. You’re trying to write authentically all the time. You have to write that change, and coming into the second season, it was like, you have to, you know, inverted commas, ‘give the people what they want,’” Waller-Bridge confessed. Fortuitously, for followers of Fleabag, the author pushed by means of her personal doubts and insecurities as a result of the genius of the second season far surpassed the primary. Although followers of Fleabag is likely to be unhappy that season Three isn’t occurring, we respect Waller-Bridge sufficient to know when her story is full. As she is at present within the midst of writing a function movie, we’re positive to listen to loads extra of her distinctive voice in Hollywood.