Mindhunter Season 3: Release Date, Cast & Everything you need to know

Mindhunter Season 3

Mindhunter is an American crime based show which is based on the psychological thriller genre. It got its storyline from a real crime book Mindhunter which was written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker. Currently, two seasons have been out, people are eagerly waiting for Mindhunters Season 3.

Its first season was released on 13th October 2017 and the second season was released on August 16, 2019. The third season is expected to hit the screens anytime to answer the many questions among fans. 

The first two seasons of Mindhunter can be streamed on Netflix. The director of the Mindhunter series is David Fincher who is going to be the true future of Netflix based crime series because of his exceptional direction in Mindhunter. Its producers are Jim Davidson, Mark Winemaker, and Liz Hanna. 

Mindhunter Season 3 update 

This first two series of Mindhunter got a massive positive response from its viewers merely in its debut season only and now it is difficult to predict the release date of its season 3. 

This web series will be shot in Pennsylvania. 

The entire show features dead and decomposing bodies, covering several chilling scenes. It even covers several brutal murders in the history of America. 

The fact that Mindhunter has won one major award in the year 2018 and has been nominated several times for Emmy Awards makes it worth watching at least once. 

This series has an IMDb evaluation of 8.6 out of 10 and was one of the most-watched series when it was released. 

Each season had around 10 episodes that were about 30 to 40 minutes long and so is expected for its Season 3.

About Mindhunter Season 3 Release Date

After the success of Mindhunter season 2, directors are coming up with Mindhunters season 3. On average it takes about eight to ten months for filming one season of Mindhunter, as per the previous season’s data.

It was lately announced by its director that the work has been put on hold for an indefinite period. The director David Fincher has currently taken up other projects and is working on them. He is finishing his new feature film and is not focusing on the shooting of Mindhunter Season 3.

But as per rumors, season 3 can be expected to hit the studios in the year 2022 for its large number of fans all across the world. The fact that Fincher had five-seasons mapped for this show brings positivity amidst the fans. 

The expected cast for Mindhunter season 3? 

There are three main lead actors of Mindhunter that will be there in season 3 too that are:

>Jonathan Groff

>Holt McCallany

>Anna Trov

Here is a detail about their roles in the series:

  • Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford, was a special agent in the FBI. 
  • Anna Torv as Wendy Carr, was a psychology professor and worked at Boston University. 
  • Holt McCallany as Bill Tench, too was an agent at the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit.  

There is a high probability that Stacey Roca ( as Bill’s wife ) would be there in season 3 as well.

Monty Russell (Sam Strike) and Jerry Brudos ( Happy Anderson) were there in the previous seasons and are likely expected to be present in the Mindhunter season 3 as well. 

All these actors’ exceptional performances in the Mindhunter series brought a huge fan following to them. 

Mindhunter’s Plot Season 3

The first two seasons were all about the two agents Duo at the FBI. 

This series is a crime based drama and was created by Joe Penhall. It is about the serial killer and how the authorities capture them; Such that they go to an extreme height by analyzing the criminals’ damaged psyches.

These actions are performed by two FBI agents named Holden and Bill. They worked at the FBI’s Behavioural Science Unit and a psychologist Wendy Carr. 

Season 2 displayed a period of 1980-81 but there has been nothing known about Mindhunter season 3 storyline. It can probably continue to show the same 1980’s period where the agents would pursue after another high- profile serial killers. 

Like the first two seasons, this season may continue to stress upon the struggles of its three main characters like how Holden would deal with his fear attack, how Wendy and Kay’s relationship deteriorated, and how Bill together with the involvement of his son in the killing of a child. 

The huge success of the first two initial seasons is increasing the demand for its third season. 


Due to the current prevailing situation globally, everything has been put on hold. The shooting of season 3 may start once everyone is back in their normal routine and lives. Till then, all the fans across the world are expected to stay patient.

Also, Mindhunter Season 3 will be as lit as the other two seasons and would receive the same hype and response from its fans. It will probably continue to be a much-awaited season until it is released. 

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