AMC has renewed the martial arts drama Into the Badlands for an expanded third season of 16 episodes.
The second run is currently airing on AMC Global and, in the UK on Amazon Prime, and today’s news means the series will return in 2018.
Harold Gronenthal, EVP Programming and Operations, AMC Global and SundanceTV Global, commented: “‘Into the Badlands’ has captivated audiences around the world and we’re thrilled to bring a third season to our international fan base.
“This extraordinarily unique and action packed drama fits perfectly in our lineup of originals on AMC Global as we continue to expand our distribution footprint and support our Pay-TV partners throughout the globe.”
“Into the Badlands looks like nothing else on television, a literal high-wire act attracting passionate and dedicated fans by the millions,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios.
“Thanks to series creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, the terrific cast, led by Daniel Wu, the amazing martial arts team guided by the incomparable Master Dee Dee and fight directors Stephen Fung and Andy Cheng, and everyone else involved who brings this thrill ride to the fans.”