Mindhunter Season 3 release date is awaited by everyone who has watched the show on Netflix. The crime thriller based on the books of the same has amazing ratings, 8.6/10 on IMDb, 97% on Rotten Tomatoes and has been loved by critics as well as the fans. There have been two successful seasons of Mindhunter and fans are waiting for the third season.
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However, it seems that Netflix has some other plans and might have delayed season 3 of Mindhunter due to scheduling reasons. Although, it doesn’t mean that the show will be canceled and it might get renewed sometimes later this year. Here is everything you need to know about Mindhunter Season 3 release date and renewal updates, along with reasons why Netflix is delaying the third installment of this crime thriller show.
Mindhunter Season 3 to be delayed by Netflix
Mindhunter Season 3 is delayed because one of the main show creators and director David Fincher is busy with other projects and has his schedule fully packed. Fincher, who is famous for his works such as Gone Girl and House of Cards is working for other movies and TV series for Netflix.
Key Mindhunter cast members Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, and Anna Torv have been released from their respective contracts, making the future of the popular true-crime drama uncertain. pic.twitter.com/zW4EHqEhSe
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David Fincher and Netflix are currently working for a new original film titled “Mark” which revolves around the production of 1941’s cult classic film Citizen Kane from the perspective of screenwriter Herman. Along with that, Fincher is also serving as an executive producer of the popular animated series, “Love, Death and Robots” which would almost take his entire year. Hence, Netflix has currently released all its cast members from their contract and delayed Mindhunter part 3 until Fincher is free from other projects.
Mindhunter Season 3 Release Date and Cast
Mindhunter Season 3 will most probably be renewed at some point given how the show is already reaching new levels of popularity for the streaming service. There are several reports claiming that Netflix has canceled the third season of Mindhunter but they have not announced anything like that and hence they are just baseless rumors.
As for the Mindhunter Season 3 release date, the earliest it can premiere is January-February 2021. Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany and Anna Torv are the three main stars of Mindhunter season 3 which would very soon get new contracts.