Royal Comedy ‘The Great’ Cancelled By Hulu After 3 Seasons

In a bittersweet announcement that resonates with fans, Hulu has decided to conclude the remarkable comedic journey of The Great after an exhilarating three-season run. The show’s unique blend of history and humor, accompanied by the satirical brilliance of Elle Fanning’s portrayal of Catherine The Great, has left an indelible mark on audiences.

Recently reported by Deadline, the decision marks the end of an era for viewers who reveled in the daring escapades and risqué humor of the show. The Great creatively reimagined the early days of Catherine’s reign as Empress of All Russia, weaving together a captivating narrative that played with historical accuracy while drawing parallels to modern-day issues of privilege and equality.

Elle Fanning’s impeccable performance as Catherine The Great, alongside Nicholas Hoult’s pitch-perfect portrayal of Emperor Peter III, captured the hearts of viewers as they navigated the tumultuous world of the royal court.

Royal Comedy The Great Canned By Hulu After a 3 Season Run

Creator Tony McNamara’s vision, rooted in an exploration of power dynamics and societal challenges, resonated deeply with audiences and critics alike.

As fans bid adieu to this royal comedy, the series leaves no loose ends or unresolved mysteries. It ultiamtely wraps up its third season with a satisfying sense of closure. Saloni Gajjar’s review for The A.V. Club perfectly encapsulates the sentiment, describing Fanning’s final performance as

“unhinged, potent, and charismatic while being laugh-out-loud funny.”

While the conclusion of The Great brings a sense of finality, its legacy lives on in the hearts of viewers who embraced its audacious humor and unconventional storytelling.

Finally, as the curtain falls on this captivating historical romp, it’s a fitting time to raise a glass and celebrate the show’s journey with a toast!

Joanne Wells

Joanne Wells is a media journalist for ScreenNearYou. She reports on the inside conversations in Hollywood. Also, she loves pizza!

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