‘Into the Badlands’ Renewed for Season 3 on AMC

Network orders supersized 16-episode season to air in 2018

AMC has ordered a third season of its martial arts drama “Into the Badlands.”

Sixteen episodes will air in 2018, which is up from the 10-episode, currently airing Season 2.

“‘Into the Badlands’ looks like nothing else on television, a literal high-wire act attracting passionate and dedicated fans by the millions,” said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios, in a statement. “Thanks to series creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, the terrific cast, led by Daniel Wu, the amazing martial arts team guided by the incomparable Master Dee Dee and fight directors Stephen Fung and Andy Cheng, and everyone else involved who brings this thrill ride to the fans.”

The show follows Sunny (Daniel Wu), the top warrior for a savage tyrant named Quinn (Martin Csokas), who rules over an empire in a dystopian future. But a boy named MK (Aramis Knight) may hold the key to Sunny’s escape from a life he has come to hate.

From AMC Studios, the series was created by showrunners, executive producers, and writers Gough and Millar. Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, director David Dobkin, fight director Stephen Fung and Wu also serve as executive producers.

“Into the Badlands” airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on AMC.