Barry Renewed for Season 3 on HBO!

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Great news, Barry fans.

The Emmy-winning series starring Bill Hader in the starring role with Henry Winkler as his co-star will return for a third season!

HBO made the announcement about Barry Season 3 today, just a little over a week since Barry Season 2 hit the air.

Barry Gets the Finger Season 2 Episode 2

Following its recent second-season premiere, HBO has renewed the hit comedy series Barry for a third season, it was announced today by Amy Gravitt, executive vice president, HBO Programming.

Created by Alec Berg & Bill Hader, who stars in the title role, Barry launched its eight-episode second season March 31.

This season, Barry is attempting to untangle himself from the world of contract killing and fully immerse himself in acting.

But while Barry has eliminated many of the external factors that pushed him towards violence, he soon discovers they weren't the only forces at play.

Barry Looks Worried Season 2 Episode 2

What is it about his own psyche that led him to become a killer in the first place?

Other Season 2 cast regulars include Stephen Root as Barry's handler, who is alarmed to contemplate a future without his primary source of income.

Related: Barry Season Premiere Review - The Show Must Go On, Probably

Sarah Goldberg is a dedicated acting student who becomes the object of Barry's affection.

Anthony Carrigan is an unfailingly polite mobster (and comically delicious).

Congratulations Are In Order - Barry Season 2 Episode 1

And Henry Winkler stars as a pompous yet endearing acting teacher who takes Barry under his wing.

Related: Barry Review - The Power of No

Barry received three Emmys for its first season last September including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series (Bill Hader); Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Henry Winkler); and Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) and Animation.

Barry was created by Alec Berg & Bill Hader who also executive produce.

Anthony Carrigan as Noho Hank - Barry Season 2 Episode 1

Other credits include co-executive producer, Aida Rodgers; consulting producer, Liz Sarnoff; supervising producer, Emily Heller; producers, Julie Camino, Jason Kim; co-producers, Duffy Boudreau, Amy Solomon.

What do you think of this outstanding news?

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Have you been watching Barry steadily? If not, what's holding you back?

Hit the comments with your thoughts, and be sure to tune into Barry at 10/9c every Sunday on HBO.

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Barry Quotes

Cristobal: We were just discussing Thomas Freedman. Did you read that one yet?
Hank: OK. You gave me like, a lot of books. I have not found the time.
Esther: You must make the time.
Hank: Please do not evesdrop. [pause] Thank you.

Cristobal: Tell me. What is the one thing we here have wanted to dip our toes in?
Hank: Chocolate.
Cristobal: Heroin.
Hank: Heroin.

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