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Hulu's The Bear: The cast, plot, release date, trailer, and even a look at the real restaurant the show is based on

Beat the dinner rush and discover what's coming in The Bear season 3

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If it's not perfect, it doesn't go out - so when The Bear season 3 comes out June 27, we can look forward to perfection... and all the sweat, fights, and hugs that get us there.

Fresh off his celebrated performance in The Iron Claw, Jeremy Allen White returns to the kitchen for Hulu's hit series The Bear - and he's bringing his crew with him. Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Ayo Edebiri are slated to return, with Edebiri stepping in to even direct an episode. With the show just days away, here's everythign you need to know about The Bear season 3.

Who is in The Bear season 3 cast?

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Here is a main cast list for The Bear season 3:

  • Jeremy Allen White as Carmen 'Carmy' Berzatto
  • Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richard 'Richie' Jerimovich
  • Ayo Edebiri as Sydney Adamu
  • Lionel Boyce as Marcus Brooks
  • Liza Colón-Zayas as Tina Marrero
  • Abby Elliott as Natalie 'Sugar' Berzatto
  • Matty Matheson as Neil Fak

Related: What to watch after The Bear

They're expected to be joined by the returning Molly Gordon (Claire), Edwin Lee Gibson (Ebraheim), Corey Hendri (Sweeps), Oliver Platt (Cicero), José Cervantes (Angel), Richard Esteras (Manny), and Chris Witaske (Pete).

John Mulaney has been cagey about if he'll return, so we'll see. And despite his character being dead, we wouldn't be surprised if Jon Bernthal makes another appearance.

What is The Bear season 3 plot?

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Building off what transpired in the first two seasons, The Bear season 3 will see Carmy, Sydney, and Richie pushing to make The Bear better - in terms of higher quality, more popularity, and most of all, actually make a profit.

What is The Bear season 3 release date?

The Bear returns like the lunch hour rush - all at once, and all on June 27, 2024 on Hulu.

How many The Bear season 3 episodes are there?

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Just as with The Bear season 2, season 3 will be 10 episodes - with series creator Christopher Storer writing and directing a majority of the episodes. Here's what to look forward to:

Episode Number Episode Title Director Writers
The Bear season 3 episode 1 'Tomorrow' Christopher Storer Christopher Storer & Matty Matheson
The Bear season 3 episode 2 'Next' Christopher Storer Christopher Storer & Courtney Storer
The Bear season 3 episode 3 'Doors' Duccio Fabbri Christopher Storer & Will Guidara
The Bear season 3 episode 4 'Violet' Christopher Storer Christopher Storer
The Bear season 3 episode 5 'Children' Christopher Storer Christopher Storer
The Bear season 3 episode 6 'Napkins' Ayo Edebiri Catherine Schetina
The Bear season 3 episode 7 'Legacy' Joanna Calo Christopher Storer
The Bear season 3 episode 8 'Ice Chips' Christopher Storer Joanna Calo
The Bear season 3 episode 8 'Apologies' Christopher Storer Alex Russell
The Bear season 3 episode 10 'Forever' Christopher Storer Christopher Storer

Is The Bear based on a real restaurant?

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The Bear is based on a real-life Chicago restaurant called Mr. Beef, which series creator Christopher Storer was (and is, I imagine) a frequent diner - as well as friend of the owner's son. Popverse has visited Mr. Beef's twice - once to write about what you can expect when you go there, and then to film the whole thing.

Where is The Bear season 3 trailer?

The Bear really isn't a 'three-course meal' type of establishment, but that doesn't mean the third season is half-baked. Here is the main trailer for The Bear season 3:

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Will Claire return in The Bear season 3?

It hasn't been announced of Claire, the new paramour of main character Carmy will be returning - although we can hope Molly Gordon will see fit to return for season 3.

Where can I watch/stream The Bear season 3?

As with season 1 and 2, The Bear season 3 is exclusive to the Hulu streaming service.

Will there be a The Bear season 4?

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Like ordering your dinner and your food for the next day, Hulu ordered The Bear season 4 at the same time they greenlit The Bear season 3, with hopes that the cast & crew could film both seasons back-to-back. Hulu hasn't announced when The Bear season 4 will debut, but just like in a restaurant you don't want to ask the kitchen when it'll be ready.

Stream The Bear seasons 1 and 2 on Hulu now.

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Veronica Valencia: Veronica Valencia is Popverse's Senior Video Producer. She has written for Crunchyroll, hosted the Anime Expo live stream, managed the English dub of Neon Genesis Evangelion 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon A Time, and appeared on Maria Menounos’s Afterbuzz TV, where she hosted and produced multiple after-show discussion panels.
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