Netflix Show Returns For Season 2, Instantly Rises To No.3 In Top 10 Rankings


The return of the Locke siblings to Netflix has been a huge success. When Netflix unlocked the doors Lock & Key Season 2 on Friday October 22, officially welcoming viewers to Keyhouse’s ancestral home, a large number of tuned subscribers, helping the series to carve out a place on the streaming charts.

An adaptation of the hit Joe Hill comic book series of the same name, Lock & Key focuses on the Locke siblings as they move into their ancestral home, Keyhouse, Massachusetts, following the gruesome murder of their father. As they adjust to their new surroundings, they discover that the house holds magical keys that can be linked to their father’s death and which grant them various powers and abilities. The series stars Jackson Robert Scott as Bode Locke, Connor Jessup as Tyler Locke, Emilia Jones as Kinsey Locke and Darby Stanchfield as Nina Locke.

While Lock & Key hasn’t enjoyed time on Netflix’s streaming lists for quite some time, the Season 2 premiere saw the show re-launch into the airing of the most popular title on Netflix. The series currently ranks 3rd on the Top 10 Movies list and the Global Top 10 Movies and Series list overall. On both lists, he’s only lagging behind Squid game, which recently won the title of “Netflix’s Biggest Series Launch Ever”, and You, the thriller series that recently returned to the platform with its third season.

The second hit in the series is not necessarily a surprise, as it mirrors that of Season 1. After the series debuted on Netflix in February 2020, Locke & Key enjoyed a weeks-long run in the Top 10. The series as a whole has enjoyed excellent ratings, currently scoring 76% on the tomato meter from certified Rotten Tomatoes reviewers. Season 2, however, topped the Season 1 ratings, dropping from 66% water meter score to 86%.

After Season 2 ends on the episode titled “Cliffhanger,” fans thankfully won’t have to wait long for Season 3. Just months after Netflix handed the show a Season 2 renewal, the streamer picked up the series for a third season in December. 2020, with co-showrunner Carlton Cuse teasing, “We have some incredible adventures in store for the Locke family in Season 3”. Production for Season 3 began in early 2021 and ended in mid-September, which means the new batch of episodes shouldn’t be too far away. Netflix has not announced a release date for Season 3 yet.

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