Mindhunter is one of the most popular American mental crime thriller drama series. It is created by Joe Penhall based on the 1995 true-crime storybook Mindhunter. The elite serial unit was written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. The very first season of the series premiered on Netflix on 13th October 2017.
The series is about the FBI agents and a psychologist that operates with the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit under training division. Together they begin their research project to interview the prisoners who are serial killers. They wanted to understand psychology so that that they can further solve the situations. The series received largely positive critical reviews, and the initial season was listed amongst the best tv shows of 2017.
Mindhunter Season 3 Release Date
‘Mindhunter’ season 2 premiered on August 19, 2019, on Netflix. The second season includes nine episodes with a runtime of 35 to 70 minutes each episode. So here’s what we know about the new series release date. Initially, it was planned by the makers that the series would get give seasons, but it was announced in 2019, That the third period was put on on indefinite hold due to David Fincher’s tight schedule and low ratings of the series. In January 2020, every original cast member was released by their contracts by the community. At the same time, Fincher got occupied with ‘Mank,” among other works as well.
In October the same year, a Netflix executive spilled in an interview that the third season will be developed in possibly ten decades. So the bottom line suggests that there are no situations that favor this series’s luxury budget and its fate look bleak indeed without any further developments. However, in April 2021, a piece of news surfaced, which gave the fans some expectations about the series third Mindhunter season. So the enthusiasts can expect Mindhunter Season 3 to premiere sometime in late 2022 or in early 2023.
The cast of Mindhunter Season 3
The original cast is mostly going to remain the same, and we can surely expect few high-profile additions as well. The lead actors like Jonathan Groff (as Holden Ford), Holt McCallany (as Bill Tench), along Anna Torv as (wendy Carr) will certainly return back to the series. So here’s a decent look at the cast of Mindhunter Season 3:
- Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford
- Holt McCallany as Bill Tench
- Anna Torv as Wendy Carr
- Hannah Gross as Debbie Mitford
- Cotter Smith as Robert Shepard
- Stacey Roca as Nancy Tench
- Joe Tuttle as Gregg Smith
- Michael Cerveris as Ted Gunn
- Lauren Glazier as Kay Manz
- Albert Jones as Jim Barney
- Sierra McClain as Tanya Clifton
- June Carryl as Camille Bell
Expected Plot of Mindhunter Season 3
Mindhunter’s first season happened in the late 1970s, with its next time picking up somewhere around in the 1980s. So it will be quite reasonable to expect that Mindhunter Season 3 could take place in the time of early to mid-1980s. The likes of Butcher Baker, Robert Hanse, Green River Killer, Night Stalker, Richard Ramirez, and Milwaukee Cannibal are all the named which have been speculated in season 3 with different interesting story plot and characters.
So, for now, we can wait until the official confirmation related to Mindhunter Season 3 comes out. Till then, you can rewatch the series or read the expected plot for the upcoming season.