Did Penn Badgley Just Totally Reveal the Storyline for ‘You’ Season 3?
You‘s second season is out and fans are still mindblown about that ending. Star Penn Badgley talked about the show in a recent interview and heavily hinted at what could happen in the third season of the series.
Beware, this article contains spoilers from You season 2.
Here’s what happened at the end of ‘You’ season 2
You‘s second season saw Joe Goldberg (Badgley) flee to Los Angeles from New York after the ex that he tried to kill and left for dead, Candace (Ambyr Childers), turned out to be alive and wanted to get revenge on him. Candace had figured out that he killed Beck (Elizabeth Lail) and several people in her life, including Peach Salinger (Shay Mitchell).
By the end of the second season, the newest subject of Joe’s affection, Love Quinn (Victoria Pedretti) was revealed to be just as volatile as Joe and also ended up killing two people.
In the moments of the final episode, Joe moved in with a pregnant Love as they seemed to embark on a normal family life.
What Penn Badgley says about ‘You’ season 3
“Even Joe says, pretty unequivocally, that they’re not soulmates,” Badgley told TVLine. He’s afraid of her at the end. Basically, it’s set up for Season 3 in a way where they would be each other’s arch-nemesis.”
On Joe’s pending fatherhood, he added, ” “Probably not. Does he have it in him, in that he’s a human being? Is it possible? Sure. And if there’s anything that can change a person, it’s parenthood. But I don’t know that Joe can or should change. I certainly don’t know if he will change.”
Also, what’s up with the neighbor he seems to be stalking already? “It’s definitely a dangerous cycle. It’s kind of like old patterns and habits. We recognize them more as we get older, and we often find that they’re extremely hard to break. Maybe that’s what we’re seeing with him? His particular cycle is so awful. Technically, he has improved. Yes, he was going to kill Love, but he stopped when she told him she was pregnant. I really don’t know what’s in store there,” he said.
What this means and has season 3 been confirmed
The whole time viewers teased that Candace would be the biggest threat to Joe when in the end, it seemed to be Love herself — because she’s just like him.
Since Joe seems to have eyes for someone else at the end of the season, it sets up a third season of the show to be a battle of wits between Joe and who Badgley calls his nemesis, Love.
While season three of the show hasn’t been confirmed, it was awarded a tax credit for a third season, which means that it is very certain to happen.
The first two seasons of You are streaming now on Netflix.