3 BODY PROBLEM to return with all-new episodes

Yesterday, during the Netflix Upfront presentation in New York City, Chief Content Officer Bela Bajaria confirmed the critically acclaimed 3 Body Problem series will continue with all-new episodes to take viewers through the full journey of this epic saga.

The next episodes will be created executive produced and written by the returning trio of Davi Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo.

David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo said: “We’re thrilled that we get to tell this story through its epic conclusion. Ever since we read the last page of Cixin Liu’s magnificent trilogy, we hoped we’d be able to bring the audience to the ed of the universe with us. Here we go!

Peter Friedlander, Vice President, Scripted Series (US & Canada), Netflix said: “The extraordinary 3 Body Problem, brought to life with the deft hands of Benioff, Weiss and Woo will soar to never-before-seen heights as they tackle the rest of the mind-blowing journey through ‘Death’s End.’ Their brilliant vision as storytellers is matched by their amazing partnership – and, just like the fans, we can’t wait to see what they have in store.

3 Body Problem, based on the acclaimed bestselling trilogy of novels, debuted on Netflix on March 21, 2024 and was lauded by critics as “a smart, gripping thriller,” [Time Magazine] “a huge achievement. Unlike any other series on TV” [USA Today] and an “absolute masterclass from David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo… unflinching, creative, imaginative and completely unique.” [Radio Times].

Viewing & Cultural Impact:

  • The drama series spent 3 weeks at No.1 and 7 weeks on the Netflix Global Top 10, where it reached the Top 10 in 93 countries.
  • 3 Body Problem also sent three songs from its soundtrack to Billboard’s Top TV Songs Chart, including Lana Del Rey’s “Video Games” at #1.
  • Books associated with the sci-fi Netflix epic – Three-Body Problem and Silent Spring – appeared on Amazon’s Most Sold Chart within days of the series’ debut and The Three-Body Problem returned to the The New York Times Best Seller list.
  • The book also recently topped The New York Times’ Audio Fiction list with The Three-Body Problem Coming at #6 for the month of May

Emmy Award winning powerhouse storytellers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have also re-upped their multi-year deal to write, produce and direct new series and films exclusively at Netflix. In addition to the continuation of 3 Body Problem, they are currently working on the recently announced series Death by Lightning.

Emmy nominated Alexander Woo has an overall deal with Netflix and is set to return as Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Writer on 3 Body Problem.

Additional executive producers include Rian Johnson, Ram Bergman and Nena Rodrigue for T-Street. Qi Lin, the late former Chairman of Yoozoo Group, and Jilong Zhao, CEO of the rights-holder, The Three-Body Universe, are Executive Producers, along with Xiaosong Gao and Lauren Ma. Plan B Entertainment’s Brad Pitt, Jeremy Kleiner and Dede Gardner are Executive Producers. Rosamund Pike and Robie Uniacke are Executive Producers for Primitive Streak.