5 Things to Remember Ahead of ‘Killing Eve’ Season 3

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We’re almost ready to catch up with Eve (Sandra Oh) and Villanelle (Jodie Comer) after their most recent near-fatal encounter, but before we do, let’s take a minute to ponder how things ended last season — and what’s necessary to remember before Killing Eve Season 3 premieres.

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Killing Eve, Season 3 Premiere, Sunday, April 12, 9/8c, AMC and BBC America


Eve is Alive

No, saying this isn’t a spoiler. New showrunner Suzanne Heathcote has been extremely open about Eve’s fate after Villanelle shot her, and the trailers have all shown her alive, if not necessarily well. This isn’t Westworld: if it looks like Eve’s alive and it sounds like Eve’s alive and Konstantin says she’s alive, she is. When the show picks up six months later, Villanelle still thinks Eve’s dead — at least for the moment.


Eve and Niko’s Relationship is On the Rocks

To be fair, Eve’s relationships with just about everyone are rocky right now. But Eve and Niko (Owen McDonnell) are all but divorced; he was disgusted with her fixation on Villanelle and her slowly growing violent tendencies. Oh, and Villanelle killed his new girlfriend, Gemma, which certainly wouldn’t help Eve and Niko at all. Don’t expect to see these two back together when the season picks up.

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The Twelve are Probably Coming for Eve

Apparently Raymond (Adrian Scarborough) was part of the infamous Twelve, and now that Eve and Villanelle did him in during the Season 2 finale, they’ve likely painted huge targets on their backs. Whatever “tragedy” the Season 3 description is referring to probably has something to do with this.

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Villanelle’s Family Could Still Be Around

It sounds like Season 3 will delve into Villanelle’s backstory, and that adventure likely has something to do with a comment Konstantin made to his favorite sociopathic assassin last season. When Villanelle told him all of her family was dead, he responded with, “Not all of them.” Interesting, no?

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Kenny is, as Always, Simply the Best

Which probably means he’s going to die. (You don’t want to be the moral compass on this show.) But last season, Kenny (Sean Delaney) proved how much he cares about Eve — even though she fired him! — by warning her not to go to Rome. He’ll probably be the one to save her, too.