'My Brilliant Friend' Season 3: 5 things you need to know about the HBO drama series

'My Brilliant Friend' Season 3: 5 things you need to know about the HBO drama series
Margherita Mazzucco as Elena Greco and Gaia Girace as Lila Cerullo in 'My Brillliant Friend' (IMDb)

HBO's 'My Brilliant Friend' is back for a third installment. The series sees Elena Greco's closest friend disappear all of a sudden. Greco is an elderly who lives by herself, and so, she begins to write about her friendship with Lila; one that began at school in the 1950s. 


Their story is set in the beautiful city of Naples, Italy. Their tale is just the beginning of a story that lasts for over sixty years. The series revolves around the lifelong attempt to unveil the mystery of the missing Lila (Gaia Girace), Elena's (Margherita Mazzucco) brilliant friend, and her worst enemy. Read on to find out more about Season 3 of the series.



'My Brilliant Friend' Season 2 Episode 7 Review: An ode to motherhood, misunderstood yet persistent and powerful

'My Brilliant Friend' Season 2 Episode 7: Stefano's violent streaks has fans growing anxious for Lila's child


When does 'My Brilliant Friend' release and where can you watch it?

Season 3 of 'My Brilliant Friend' premieres on February 28, 2022, on HBO. 

What is 'My Brilliant Friend' 'all about? 

The official synopsis reads: "A woman recounts the lifelong friendship and conflicts with a girl she met at primary school in Naples during the early 1950s". 

Who stars in the drama series? 

Margherita Mazzucco as Elena Greco

Margherita Mazzucco is an Italian actress. She was born and raised in Napoli, Campania, Italy. Mazzucco is best known for her roles in 'My Brilliant Friend' and 'Chiara and Festival di Sanremo'. Even though she is one of Italy's finest and probably one of the youngest actresses right now, Mazzucco worked really hard to make a name for herself in the entertainment industry.


She is appreciated by fans worldwide for her exceptional acting skills and charming personality, all of which she owes to her family's constant support. 

Margherita Mazzucco as Elena Greco in 'My Brilliant Friend' (IMDb)


The rest of the cast includes Alessio Gallo as Michele Solara, Valentina Acca as Nunzia Cerullo, Giovanni Amura as Stefano Carracci, Antonio Buonanno as Fernando Cerullo, Gennaro De Stefano as Rino Cerullo, Francesco Serpico as Nino Sarratore, Elvis Esposito as Marcello Solara, Luca Gallone as Vittorio Greco, Fabrizio Cottone as Alfonso Carracci, Ulrike Migliaresi as Ada Cappuccio, Pina Di Gennaro as Melina Cappuccio, and Sarah Falanga as Maria Carracci. 



The creator of the series is Saverio Costanzo. 


Below is the trailer of 'My Brilliant Friend ' Season 3.



Share this article:  my brilliant friend season 3 hbo series