Popular American crime drama television series has made a comeback with season 2. The series was first released in 2019. This show is about a former professional profiler of the FBI, namely, Malcolm Bright who considers himself a future sociopath based on the fact that he is a son of a serial killer. The character solves several crimes successfully and gives the reason to his upbringing.
Produced by Jennifer Lence, Jason Sokoloff, Eileen J and Jonathan Gabay, the show was an instant hit. It falls under the category of crime, drama and procedural. Created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver, the main star cast of the show includes Tom Payne, Michael Sheen, Catherine Zeta Jones, Bellamy Young, Halston Sage, Aurora Perrineau, Lou Diamond Phillips and others. Want to find out more? Here is everything about the series.
Prodigal Son Season 3: Release Date
The release of prodigal son season 2 gave fans much joy. The series was supposed to be aired last year but was postponed due to the covid situation. Prodigal son 2 aired its first episode on FOX in the US on January 12, 2021. The episodes would be premiered every Tuesday at 9 pm. The release date for Prodigal son season 2 in other countries has not yet been confirmed. However, the expectation is that it is likely to be premier during early 2021. With season 2 of the series going on-air, speculation is that there would be a season 3 for it. However, no confirmation has yet been given by the makers regarding the making of season 3. If season 3 is likely to be made, then it would be premiered in 2022 or 2023. However, one has to wait till an official is made regarding season 3.
Prodigal son Season 3: Cast
The fans loved the onscreen presence of Tom Payne as Malcolm bright, Kasjan Wilson as Young Malcolm Bright, Lou Diamond Phillips as Gil Arroyo. The other cast for the popular crime drama includes Halston Sage as Ainsley Whitley, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts as Det JT Tarmel, Keiko Agena as Dr. Edrisa Tanaka, Bellamy Young as Jessica Whitley, Micheal Sheen as Dr. Martin Whitily, Catherine Zeta-Jones as Dr. Vivian Capshaw. Esau Pritchett as Mr. David. The cast for season 1 and season 2 has been kept the same. If season 3 is made, expectations are that the cast from season 2 would continue essaying their respective roles.
Prodigal Son Season 3: Plot
The plot is heavy, dull and dark but quite interesting. After the huge success of season 1, season 2 was released in the year 2021 which was delayed earlier due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Prodigal’s son follows Malcolm Bright, a police consultant profiler, and is the son of notorious serial killer Martin Whitley. Malcolm uses his well-honed professional skills to solve the crime mysteries in New York City with occasional help from his institutionalized father. Prodigal son 2 according to the trailers, would continue building on Ainsley’s transformation and how it traumatized Malcolm. Season 2 would show Malcolm taking on more significant crime challenges and fighting criminals. With no official news regarding the release of season 3, the plot remains unknown.
Prodigal Son Season 3: News
Several theories about the third season are floating on the internet today but the rumoured news of cancellation created a chaos among the fans. While the makers are considering another streaming platform for further release, the show might not be cancelled this soon. The creator and the director of the show answered a few questions in an event which signalled that they might go for further release. Some reports also state that they are just waiting for further permission for the production and streaming.
Fans are left with a dilemma and confusion right now whether or not the show is happening and if it is, then which piece of the information is true. Apart from that, a major social media platform- twitter saw a huge rage of fans through the hashtags like #SaveProdigalSon which was the most viral moment throughout the journey of the show. Another report also states that there was a petition signed among the fans globally to not stop the show anytime soon. Seems that the fans are really hooked and cannot wait for more.
Due to all that is happening and that has happened, the makers might not think to drop the show this soon. Let us hope that we get good news really as soon as possible and experience the thrill once again. The expected year for the next release is 2022 but it is not definite. Till we wait for the next release with our fingers crossed, let us all rejoice about the past episodes with some popcorn and chill with friends and keep the excitement going!
Updates– Prodigal Son Season 3 has been cancelled by FOX.
With the sudden cancellation announcement by Fox, actor Lou Diamond Philips can’t help but be surprised about it. This is what he had to say: “Ultimately, when [Fox] approved a cliffhanger at the end of Season 2, I thought there was no question. You don’t do that if you’re going to pull the plug,” Phillips explains. “You say, ‘Hey, guys, wrap it up.’ You usually get an indication about which way things are going, so this came out of the blue like a thunderbolt. And literally, as they were closing the doors to the airplane, Chris said, ‘Bro, they cancelled us.’ And I was like, ‘You’re joking, right? You’re kidding.’ It was stunning.”
Philips further added: “I’m not denigrating any other shows, but there’s so much that’s run-of-the-mill and safe and middle-of-the-road on television,” he continues. “For Prodigal Son to be as unique and different and exciting [as it was], and to have that cast — I just really feel as if this was a mistake.”
So there you go, there won’t be a third season of Prodigal Son.