Genius, a television drama series that has covered the lives of almost all intelligent people. Which has brought drastic changes to the lives of the people on this planet. With the help of their inventions and theories. The show very marvelously depicts the genius of these scientists, philosophers, and inventors. Genius is an anthology period drama. It is an American tv series. The series was made by Noah Pink and Kenneth Biller. And it premiered on National Geographic. And also, the series gained many positive reviews from the critics. The show got such good reception that season 3 of this show is also made. The genius season 3 episode schedule is mentioned below.
Season one had premiered in 2017, and following it, season two in 2018, where the first season showed anecdotes from Einstein’s life. Following Pablo Picasso’s life anecdotes in season two. The series cast Geoffrey Rush as Einstien and Antonio Banderas as Picasso. The first and second seasons show two parts of both the personalities’ lives. This show’s season one has got positive reviews from the critics. And season two also was no less. The season got recognition for the cast but overall got a fifty-fifty review. Season 3’s production began in April 2018. But the production was at a halt due to the pandemic.
About Genius Season 3
The season 3 premiers on the 21st of March 2021. The majority of the main cast will be reappearing on the show this season. The cast includes Cynthia, Erivo as Aretha Franklin, Shaian Jordan as Little Re or young Aretha, Courtney B. Vance as C. L. Franklin, David Cross as Jerry Wexler, Malcolm Barrett as Ted White, Patrice Covington as Erma Franklin, Kimberly Hébert Gregory as Ruth Bowen, and also Rebecca Naomi Jones as Carolyn Franklin.
This season will be focusing on the American singer, songwriter, actress, pianist, and civil rights activist Aretha Louise Franklin. The director and also executive producer for this season is Anthony Hemingway. And the writer is Tony-winner Suzan-Lori Parks. The season will be focusing on Franklin’s musical genius and her extraordinary career. There will be anecdotes showing her life in her youth to the present day. The main focus will be on her childhood and the crucial times in her life as an adult that proved to be the turning points in her career. So, that serves as all the reasons for the audience to be excited about the series. One interesting thing in this season will be that Cynthia Erivo will be singing almost all of Aretha’s songs on screen. This is the first time that any actor will be doing such a thing.
Genius Season 3 Episode Schedule
This season will be premiered on 21st March 2021. And is set to be aired two episodes per day for four consecutive days. The series will consist of eight episodes. The list of episodes goes by:
- Genius Season 3 Episode 1: Respect – March 21st, 2021- written by Suzan Lori parks
- Genius Season 3 Episode 2: Until The Real Thing Comes Along – also on March 21st, 2021 – The story is written by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diana Son, and the Teleplay is given by Diana Son.
- Genius Season 3 Episode 3: Do Right Woman- On March 22nd- the writer is unknown
- Genius Season 3 Episode 4: Unforgettable – again on March 22nd – The story by Suzan-Lori Parks and Gwendolyn. M Parker. The teleplay was also given by Gwendolyn. M Parker.
- Genius Season 3 Episode 5: Young, Gifted, and Black- March 23rd- also written by Suzan-Lori Parks
- Genius Season 3 Episode 6: Amazing Grace- March 23rd- the writer is unknown
- Genius Season 3 Episode 7: Chain of Fools- March 24th- written by Suzan-Lori Parks
- Genius Season 3 Episode 8: No One Sleeps- March 24th- also written by Suzan-Lori Parks
This season was actually going to be aired on the 25th of May 2020. But due to the challenging global conditions due to the covid- 19 pandemic. The shoot had to be delayed. The show has already started producing its fourth season, which is based on the life of king Martin Luther Jr. And will be switching its platform to Disney plus. It seems that the makers were confident enough that season three is going to do well. That’s why they didn’t even wait for the release of the season and started working on the next one. But the audience can be sure of one thing that this season will be worth the wait. And also, the audience can be confident that it will blow their minds.