The OA was a Netflix exclusive show which revolved around mystery and drama. The show is created and produced by Brit Marling and Zal. The series premiered on Netflix with the first season on December 16, 2016, with episodes. After two years, season two was aired on March 22, 2019, with eight episodes again. The series received a 7.9 out of 10 in IMDB. It was popular among the viewers for its directing, acting, and visuals.
The Release Date of The OA Season 3
Unfortunately, after season two, Netflix canceled the series. The team had planned to release the series in five seasons, but could not do so for some unknown reasons. The show was canceled in August 2019. Because of the sudden ending, season 2 is left on a cliffhanger. Fans were highly disappointed with the show being canceled. There were campaigns like #SaveTheOA and #TheOAisReal on twitter.
The Cast of The OA
The cast of the series included Brit Marling (Prairie Johnson), Emory Cohen (Homer Roberts), Scott Wilson (Abel Johnson), Phyllis Smith (Betty), Alice Krige (Nancy Johnson), Patrick Gibson (Steve Winchell), Brendan Meyer (Jesse Mills), Brandon Perea (Alfonso “French” Sosa), Ian Alexander (Buck), Jason Isaacs (Dr. Percy), Kingsley Ben-Adir (Karim Washington), Will Brill (Scott Brown). Others include Sharon Van Etten, Paz Vega, and Chloe Levine.
The Plot of The OA
The story revolves around the woman Prairie Johnson who was missing for seven years. When found, she calls herself the Original Angel or OA. She was blind before she went missing, but after she comes back, she appears to have regained her eyesight. She refuses to answer the FBI or her parents and tells a group of students and teachers about her whereabouts. Prairie also states that there is another dimension, and many have been gone missing in that portal. The journey later revolves around her to find the portal and save everyone.