‘Carmen Sandiego’ season 3 returns to Netflix, more secrets revealed

Carmen Sandiego season 3 is officially returning to Netflix next month. On top of that, the animated series will reveal more secrets and new adventures of the queen of capers.

The series based on the original franchise, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego. The franchise initially launched in 1985 as an entertainment computer game created by Broderbund. Eventually, game spinoffs and TV series adaptations were released in the 1990s. Now, Carmen Sandiego season 3 will be bringing more adventures into the world of entertainment.

Season 1 and 2 of Carmen Sandiego aired on Netflix in January and October last year, garnering a high amount of viewers. Because of its popularity, Netflix has even aired an interactive special, Carmen Sandiego: To Steal or Not to Steal. The streaming platform announced the series’ return in April 2020. Now, fans are excited to get a glimpse of the heroine’s new adventures.

Carmen Sandiego season 3 plot details

Following the story in season 2, Carmen seeks answers about her past and true identity. Meanwhile, Carmen also finds out that her father is a member of the VILE crime organization. Furthermore, the series also reveals the assassination of Carmen’s father, while her mother fakes her death.

With season 2’s cliffhanger ending, there are many fans who are now speculating on the series’ plot direction. Season 3 will feature family, justice, and redemption. Furthermore, The official Twitter account hints that season 3 will have new capers and new travels. It will feature Lagos in Nigeria, Seoul in South Korea, Venice in Italy, San Jose in Costa Rica, or Atlanta in the United States. Furthermore, season 3 will reveal more secrets about Carmen’s backstory.

The official synopsis stated:

Everybody asks “WHERE is Carmen Sandiego?”, but nobody asks “WHO is Carmen Sandiego?” The iconic woman in red returns for new international capers and a peek into her past. Featuring Gina Rodriguez as Carmen and Finn Wolfhard as Player.

Carmen Sandiego season 3 cast

Gina Rodriguez who voices Carmen Sandiego will reprise her role, as well as Finn Wolfhard, who will return as Player. In an interview with PEOPLE, Wolfhard shared details of his role. He said:

“Voicing Player was cool because he provides really interesting exposition about the places and missions that Carmen gets into, but he’s also the intimate voice in her ear.”

Gina Rodriguez to star on Carmen Sandiego live-action film

Netflix has also confirmed to produce a live-action movie for Carmen Sandiego, starring Gina Rodriguez. Furthermore, Rodriguez teases on the movie’s plot. She said:

“…So Duane created this entire incredibly intertwined beautiful story with backstory and all that, and so with the live-action, ideally we would be able to create multiple films. But to bring in this first film, it is really imperative to us to create this iconic character that we loved, right? That we didn’t know much about, and give her a really solid story that we all fall in love with.”


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