Young Royals: Netflix drops season 3 date & teaser

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The highly-anticipated third and final season of Netflix’s popular gay Swedish drama, Young Royals, returns to screens next year.

The Netflix original series – created by Swedish showrunner Lisa Ambjörn – and starring Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg will tell the conclusion of Prince Wilhelm and Simon’s love story in the dramatic third and final season.

The royal drama amassed a huge LGBTQ+ fanbase when it first aired in 2021 and it has skyrocketed in popularity since then. The series has been praised for its portrayal of the coming-of-age love story and authentic representation of teenagers navigating the highs and lows of secondary school.

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Final Young Royals season officially in production

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It’s almost time for a Royal sendoff. The third, and final season of the hit Swedish teen series Young Royals has officially begun filming.

Netflix’s hit gay teen romance about a young prince and his boyfriend will be ending after its third season, which started production recently. Young Royals stars Edvin Ryding as Prince Wilhelm, the teen prince of Sweden who falls in love with Simon Eriksson (Omar Rudberg), a fellow student at the fictional boarding school Hillerska. The first two seasons have been praised for their representation and love story.

“Nothing but good vibes as the Young Royals cast is back on set for the third and final season,” Netflix wrote in a Tweet, announcing that the season had started filming. The video shows the cast hanging time together, reading scripts, and just being adorable. There are, of course, lots of shots of stars Ryding and Rudberg together.

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Young Royals cast tease ‘jaw-dropping’ season two

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The highly-anticipated Young Royals season two is going to be a rollercoaster of love, heartbreak and vengeance. (Season 1 spoilers ahead!)

The end of season one left fans heartbroken as Simon (Omar Rudeberg) and Prince Wilhelm (Edvin Ryding) broke up and parted ways for the school Christmas holidays. Season two picks up in the new year, with Wilhelm still reeling from the discovery his cousin August (Malte Gårdinger) betrayed and outed him. And according to the cast, the drama is only just beginning.

“I just had my jaw dropped down to the floor,” Rudberg told PinkNews of when he first read the new season’s scripts. “It is just so many different things happening with different characters. There is a new cast of characters growing in this series and having their own space and story. It’s giving some really, really good juicy parts.”

Young Royals creator and writer Lisa Ambjörn says: “There is going to be some soul searching this season. We ended on a pretty devastating note. A fire has been ignited by the end of season one and for Wilhelm it is all about revenge against August and trying to gain Simon’s trust back.”

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Young Royals x Heartstopper?

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Two of Netflix’s most popular gay shows might be coming together. Young Royals and Heartstopper are two Netflix series that premiered within the last two years and immediately had fans and critics praising their gay representation.

Both shows follow a young gay couple. Young Royals, created and written by Lisa Ambjörn, follows the fictional Prince Wilhelm of Sweden as he falls for his classmate Simon. Heartstopper, which is based on the webcomic of the same name, follows two British teen boys, Charlie (Joe Locke) and Nick (Kit Connor) who fall in love. Now, one show’s cast has revealed that they’d love to do a crossover with the other show.

Speaking with Gay Times, Omar Rudberg, who plays Simon in Young Royals, said that it would be “f*cking iconic” and “amazing” to do a crossover with Heartstopper and its two main characters.

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How Young Royals re-defines the teen drama genre

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In Young Royals, Edvin Ryding and Omar Rudberg play Wilhelm and Simon, two outsiders falling for each other in a crazy world of royalty and social pressure. This is an analysis video essay / video review on the show.

When reading a lot of the reviews for Young Royals, a common theme is that people were surprised that a show about a royal prince in an elite boarding school could be so relatable. But it was. Today we’re going to figure out why.