The Knockturnal sat down with the cast of Dickinson to discuss the upcoming third and final season streaming on Apple TV+.
In case you haven’t watched the series before, the half-hour comedy series explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson, played by Hailee Steinfeld. Set in the 19th century, the series is a coming-of-age story that finds Emily to be the unexpected hero for our millennial generation. It’s a show that’s easy to binge with each episode being even more captivating than the last.
Dickinson is a radical retelling of Emily Dickinson’s coming-of-age story, the origin story of America’s greatest female poet. In the third season, Emily Dickinson’s most productive time as an artist falls amid the raging American Civil War and an equally fierce battle that divides her own family. As Emily tries to heal the divides around her, she wonders if art can help keep hope alive, and whether the future can be better than the past.
Starring alongside Steinfeld in the third season of “Dickinson” are returning ensemble cast members Toby Huss, Adrian Blake Enscoe, Anna Baryshnikov, Ella Hunt, Amanda Warren, Chinaza Uche, and Jane Krakowski, as well as world-renowned rapper, singer, and songwriter, Wiz Khalifa, who will join the show once again as the character of ‘Death.’
Additionally, the third season will also feature brand new guest stars including Ziwe as ‘Sojourner Truth,’ who also joined as a writer, Billy Eichner as ‘Walt Whitman,’ and Chloe Fineman as ’Sylvia Plath;’ as well as returning favorites Zosia Mamet as ‘Louisa May Alcott’ and Will Pullen as ‘Nobody.’