More than a year later Season 2 culminated in May of 2019, the Danish post-apocalyptic series The Rainis back for Season 3 – along with the plotlines haven’t felt more relevant. The series, which debuted in 2018 on Netflix, centres around the survivors of a deadly virus that infected tens of thousands in Scandinavia through rainfall.
Siblings Simone Andersen (Alba August) and Rasmus Andersen (Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen) managed to live after quarantining in a bunker.
Six years after the first rain, both wish to emerge in the hopes of locating their scientist father, who is missing. However, the other survivors induce them out to help them look for a cure. The next season fell on Netflix on Aug. 6, and also the status of the show’s future was shown.
Can The Rain be renewed for Season 4? Continue reading to find out the condition of the series, and for information concerning Season 3’s storyline.
Will ‘The Rain’ return for Season 4?
In June of 2019, the official Twitter page for The Rainaffirmed that Netflix’s first-ever Danish series would finish after three seasons. The tweet also functioned as the official statement that the series had been renewed for Season 3.
“Survival Squad: We will see you in 2020 for the third and final season,” the tweet.
There has been no explicit confirmation regarding why the series was cancelled, but Netflix has a track record of finish each first series after two to three seasons.
But, unlike The Get Down, Sense 8, or The OA, The Rain got a formal final season. The finale of Season 3 provided closure for the characters, and the storylines were wrapped up.
How did ‘The Rain’ end?
This season’s storyline takes place following the finale of Season 2. Rasmus and Simone do not see eye-to-eye about how to help the population be saved from the virus. Rasmus wants to infect others with the version of the virus that lives inside of him, while his sister wants to find a cure.
At the end of the second season, Rasmus had joined forces with Sten (Johannes Bah Kuhnke), the leader of Apollon aka the villain team. They decide to start people with the virus.
Inspired by what her brother has become, he is escaped by Simone and joins up with a bunch of survivors. This group has found that the treatment lives inside of a blossom, but that it needs to be carefully extracted.
Rasmus later finds out that Sten doesn’t have people’s best interests in mind, and he kills him. He infects Simone’s boyfriend, Martin (Mikkel Følsgaard), who believes that Simone died when she fell.
While infected, Martin finds out that Simone is still living, and he attempts to get the siblings back together one last time. While attempting to reunite the Andersen sisters, that angers Rasmus martin dies.
Rasmus tries to recruit an army. She realizes that she must kill her brother, so the rest of humankind may have a chance.
However, he recognizes the error of his ways, and he sacrifices himself with his love, Sarah (Clara Rosager), at the last moments of this show for the sake of everybody else.
All three seasons of The Rain are available to stream on Netflix now.