Love Netflix’s ‘One Day at a Time?’ Here is a peek at Season 3
By Gwen Aviles
Followers of the favored Netflix reboot “One Day at a Time” simply acquired a peek at Season Three.
The third season builds on the hilarious and touching incidents surrounding the Alvarez household, a Los Angeles-based Cuban-American household that follows the travails of a divorced mother who’s a U.S. veteran, her teenage youngsters and their grandmother.
For viewers who’ve lastly emotionally recovered from the Season Two finale — the place viewers momentarily had been led to consider that grandmother Lydia (Rita Moreno) had died — the over two-minute trailer is lengthy sufficient to point out Season Three will elicit simply as a lot laughing and crying because it has up to now.
Right here’s what we all know to this point: Lydia (Moreno) remains to be the dramatic, trendy diva showing in attractive hoop earrings and a shiny purple headband viewers haven’t seen her put on earlier than. Teen daughter Elena (Isabella Gomez) — who has come out as homosexual — is in a cheerful relationship with Syd (Sheridan Pierce), however Elena questions the right way to greatest introduce her non-binary accomplice, since “girlfriend” doesn’t seem like the very best time period.
Alex (Marcel Ruiz) is rising up — maybe a bit too rapidly, for Penelope’s style. He now not wears braces within the trailer and has taken up smoking weed.
“Tons of profitable folks have smoked weed: Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Oprah,” Alex says in an try and persuade his mother Penelope (Justina Machado) that it’s not as massive of a deal as she perceives it to be.
“Unemployed, lifeless and Gail simply mentioned that to get scores,” Penelope retorts.
There’s additionally going to be a celebration of some type, if Lydia excitedly exclaiming, “Properly, that settles it, there’s going to be a celebration!” is any indication.
Alternatively, a few scenes with the Alvarez household sporting black signifies that somebody will really die this season. Rita Moreno followers can chill out; she’s current within the scenes.
True to the present’s legacy of highlighting Latino lives and expertise, Season Three will even deliver some new characters into the fold. The present will fold in Penelope’s cousins, Estellita and Pilar, performed by Brooklyn 9-9‘s Melissa Fumero and Stephanie Beatriz.
Music legend Gloria Estefan —who performs Lydia’s estranged sister Mirta — will likely be enjoying important roles this season.
For these followers who had been dissatisfied when Penelope and Max broke up final season, there’s a brand new papi chulo (boyfriend) on the town. Penelope is proven kissing a person within the trailer after the pair bond over being overprotective Cuban dad and mom.
“One Day at a Time” has resonated with viewers across the nation, and Latino teams despatched an open letter to Netflix urging them to resume the collection earlier than there was an announcement about Season Three.
“I hope that non-Latino households watching our Latino household on tv can see that we’re extra alike than we’re completely different,” Machado mentioned in an earlier interview with NBC Information. “We love the identical, perhaps a bit louder,” she mentioned laughing. “We really feel the identical, we cry the identical, we’re much more related than we’re completely different.”