El Cid is a new Amazon series following a story from a contemporary perspective of the most renowned Spaniard in history, a man trapped between two worlds and two cultures. Created and produced by Zebra Producciones, the Spanish Prime Original series stars Money Heist and Elite actor Jaime Lorente. The 28-year-old is famous for playing the character Denver on Money Heist and Fernando “Nano” Garcia Dominguez on Elite. The two are both Spanish series that are a hit on Netflix. In El Cid, Jamie is starring as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. According to Variety, the inspiration of the series comes from the iconic medieval war hero, whose doings inspired one of the most significant medieval Spanish epic poems.
Variety further reports that El CID, the Spanish language epic series, is one of the most ambitious original productions by Amazon to date in Europe. It is the most extensive historical series ever shot in Castilian. Recently, Amazon Studios released the first set of images from this Spanish blockbuster series. Jose Velasco is the creator of the series, while Gustavo Santaolalla, the Oscar winner for Brokeback Mountain and Babel, is the composer.
The first season of the show premiered on December 18, 2020, and the second season premiered on July 15, 2021. El Cid presently has a total of two seasons, each with five episodes. This series, which was created by José Velasco and Luiz Arranz, recently published season 2. But is there any word on a third season? Don’t be worried, you’ll find all the latest information about your favorite series right here.
El Cid Season 3 Release Date : When will it release on Amazon Prime?
Amazon Prime announced that filming of Season 1 began in Spain. The filming of the series started in Soria and will continue in Burgos and Aragon, where the Sultanate of Zaragoza’s recreation will take place. Season 1 of El Cid, the Spanish Amazon Original series, will launch on 18 December 2020 exclusively on Amazon Prime Videos in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Moreover, the second season was released six months later on July 15. This Spanish drama series is a must-watch. All Prime members will stream El Cid with the Prime Video app, which is available on mobile devices, smart TVs, Fire TV stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, game consoles, Chromecast, Apple TV, and Vodafone TV.
But when will the third season be released? So, I’m sorry to inform you that the series has not yet been renewed for a third season by Amazon. There is no official word on whether or not Season 3 of this first Spanish Amazon Prime original will be released.
Luis Arranz, the show’s creator, stated in an interview that the series will be made into five or six seasons. However, how we tell the tale relies on how the audience wants us to tell it. He also stated that the script for Season 3 is almost complete and that all that is left is for Amazon Prime Video to approve it. As a result, it’s safe to assume that Season 3 will premiere in 2022. Maybe the series shooting would end in 2021.
El Cid Season 3 Plot : What will Happen?
In season 2, King Fernando dies, and his sons, Sancho, Alfonso, and Garca, take over the thrones of Castilla, Léon, and Galicia, respectively. And Urraca is still in the same boat since she really wants to be strong, which is why she used politics to her advantage as the Lady of Zamora. In the midst of it all, Ruy must put his devotion to the test since Fernando’s sons want the Iberian Peninsula, and Ruy must overcome certain challenges.
What will happen to Ruy in Season 3? From Season 2 forward, he’s been turning against his King. Until when will the people of Zamorano, Castilla, Galicia, and León be at peace? The answers to these queries will have to wait until the release of season 3.
El Cid Season 3 Cast : Who will be in?
The release date of season 3 is unknown. Because of this, it is impossible to predict the cast, but it is likely that the former cast will return to their respective roles. The great cast has played the same roles in both seasons. Famous Spanish actors and actresses have been involved in the El Cid Season 3.
- Jaime Lorente (Money Heist) will feature as Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar
- Jose Luis Garcia Perez playing the role of King Fernando I the Great
- Elia Galera plays as Queen Sancha la Bella.
- Juan Echanove as bishop
- Carlos Bardem as Count of Leon
- Alicia Sanz plays as Infanta Urraca
- Francisco Ortiz as Sancho the Strong
- Jamie Olias will play Alfonso VI
- Lucia Guerrero will star as Jimena
- Lucia Diez as the Infanta Elvira
- Nicolas Illoro as King Garcia
- Juan Fernandez will play Rodrigo, the El Cid’s grandfather
- Gines Garcia Millan will be King Ramiro de Navarra
- Daniel Tatay will play Beltran the son of Ramiro
- Pablo Alvarez will be Orduno
The cast completes with David Castillo as squire Lisardo, Alvaro Rico as Nuno, Amr Waked as Sultan of Zaragoza Al-Muqtadir and Zohar Liba as Abu Bakr.
El Cid Season 3 Trailer : When can we watch it?
The Trailer of El Cid Season 3 is not released yet. There is no assumption that when will the trailer come out. We don’t know how much time it will take as the production is started. In this case, if we got any information regarding this, we will update it here. Till then, you can watch both previous seasons on Amazon Prime Video.
We’ve also included a trailer for Season 2 so you can decide whether to watch the show or not.