Season 1

3 Body Problem - Season 1


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March 21, 2024

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Streaming release date (Australia)

3 Body Problem Season 1 will be available to watch on Netflix from March 21, 2024.


The laws of space and time are unravelling

When a young woman living in 1960s China makes a brave decision, the effects are felt across space and time. The decision unravels the laws of nature as a group of current-day scientists face a great threat to humanity.

8 Episodes

What to know

Game of Thrones’s David Benioff and D.B. Weiss create 3 Body Problem at Netflix

3 Body Problem is an upcoming science-fiction fantasy series on Netflix. The show is based on the novel ‘The Three-Body Problem’ by Liu Cixin, and is developed by David Benioff, D.B. Weiss and Alexander Woo. This is Benioff and Weiss’s first major production at Netflix, after signing a five-year, $250 million deal with the streaming giant. The series is produced by Plan B Entertainment, Primitive Streak, T-Street and Three-Body Universe.

3 Body Problem features an ensemble cast, with Rosalind Chao as Ye Wenjie (present day), Benedict Wong as Da Shi, John Bradley as Jack Rooney, Jess Hong as Jin Cheng and Eiza Gonzalez as Auggie Salazar. The series also features Saamer Usmani, Jovan Adepo, Alex Sharp, Liam Cunningham, Marlo Kelly, Ben Schnetzer, Jason Forbes and acclaimed British actor Jonathan Pryce.


Production News

  • 1 September 2020
    • David Benioff and D.B. Weiss confirmed their first Netflix series is the sci-fi drama 3 Body Problem. Alexander Woo, Rian Johnson and Rosamund Pike are attached to executive produce. (Source: Deadline) 
  • 3 August 2021
    • Eiza Gonzalez entered talks to join the cast of 3 Body Problem. (Source: Deadline)
  • 19 August 2021
    • Oscar nominated Hong Kong director Derek Tsang signed on to direct 3 Body Problem. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)
  • 28 October 2021
    • 12 actors join the cast of 3 Body Problem including Benedict Wong, Tsai Chin, John Bradley and Liam Cunningham. (Source: Deadline)
  • 23 June 2022
    • Jonathan Pryce and Rosalind Chao are among the new actors cast in 3 Body Problem. (Source: The Hollywood Reporter)
  • 17 June 2023
    • Netflix released a first-look at 3 Body Problem with an official teaser. The teaser also confirms the 3 Body Problem release date of March 21, 2024. (Source: Variety)
  • 11 November 2023
    • An exclusive clip from 3 Body Problem was released as more of the world from the upcoming science-fiction series is revealed. (Source: Netflix)
  • 9 January 2024
    • Netflix released the first official trailer for the highly anticipated mystery drama 3 Body Problem, which is about humanity's first contact with alien civilisation. (Source: Deadline)


Science-Fiction, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery & Thriller


Benedict Wong
Da Shi
Jess Hong
Jin Cheng
Jovan Adepo
Saul Durand
Eiza González
Auggie Salazar
John Bradley
Jack Rooney
Alex Sharp
Will Downing
Zine Tseng
Young Ye Wenjie
Rosalind Chao
Ye Wenjie
Jonathan Pryce
Mike Evans
Ben Schnetzer
Young Mike Evans
Liam Cunningham
Thomas Wade
Marlo Kelly
Sea Shimooka
Saamer Usmani
Raj Varma
Eve Ridley