'Dear White People' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about Sam White moving on

Based on the original film of the same name by Justin Simien, the Netflix series adaptation follows several black college students at an Ivy League university amidst ongoing race issues in America.


                            'Dear White People' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, and everything you need to know about Sam White moving on

If you're as excited to catch up with Sam White and her circle of friends from the fictional Winchester University as we are, here's some news served hot and delicious for you. 'Dear White People' is officially returning with the Netflix show's third installment in a month's time and we can't wait for the extremely real and true to world portrayal of issues surrounding modern American race relations. 

Release date:

Season 3 'Dear White People' will premiere on August 2, as was announced on June 19.

Plot:

Based on the original film of the same name by Justin Simien, the Netflix series adaptation follows several black college students at an Ivy League institution and chronicles their coming-of-age story amidst the ongoing race issues in America. In the preceding second season, the protagonist, Sam's father dies following which we are allowed into a journey back to her roots as she tries to process memories from her childhood and the grief in her present. But season 3 will also reveal who the super secret narrator is and we are all kinds of pumped for that!

Creator:

Justin Simien attends the screening of Netflix's 'Dear White People' season 2 at ArcLight Cinemas on May 2, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

The original film's writer and director, Simien, has been onboard with writing and directing the episodes for the series. Simien is also co-producing the series.

Cast:

Logan Browning

Browning will reprise her leading role of Samantha White aka Sam, a college student trying to make her peers more socially 'woke' than they are, especially when it comes to the issues still prevalent at their university.

John Patrick Amedori

The American actor and musician plays the role of Gabe Mitchell - Sam's main love interest on the show. Amedori is best known for his portrayal of the thirteen-year-old Evan Treborn in 'The Butterfly Effect'.

(L-R) DeRon Horton, John Patrick Amedori, Antoinette Robertson, Logan Browning, Ashley Blaine Featherson, Brandon P Bell and Marque Richardson attend the screening of Netflix's 'Dear White People' season 2 at ArcLight Cinemas on May 2, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)

Ashley Blaine Featherson

As Joelle Brooks, Featherson reprises her role from the original film where the character was credited as 'Curls.'

Also joining the cast will be Marque Richardson as Reggie, DeRon Horton as Lionel and Brandon P. Bell as Troy Fairbanks. 'Avengers' actress Tessa Thompson also joins the cast as Rikki Carter, after playing the leading role of Sam in the original movie.

Trailer:

Unfortunately, no trailers have been released for season 3 yet, so watch this space for more updates!

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'Black-ish', 'Grown-ish', 'She's Gotta Have It', 'Sex Education', and 'Easy'. 

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