Shooter Season 4: Everything to Know from Release date to Cast & Plot
Based on Stephen Hunter’s book, The Point Of Impact and a 2007 film, Shooter Time is an American drama television series that made its debut in 2016. Further US Networks renewed the show for two more seasons. Its last episode premiered in September 2018, and since then, there has been no word about the return of the series for a fourth season. In August 2018, US Networks’ parent company, Paramount Television, and Universal Cable Productions confirmed the news of its fourth episode’s cancellation. But there is a glimmer of hope that streaming giants like Netflix will pick the show. So that brings us to the question “What is the fate of Shooter’s fourth installment? Here’s everything we know so far
Shooter Time Season 4: Plot
Shooter centralizes around the story of Bob Lee Swagger, an ex-US Marine Corps sniper, who is put to action to save the President from a conspiracy involving his assassination. The final episode of the series ended on a cliffhanger, so there is a lot of content for season four if it is coming. The next chapter is supposed to take the storyline ahead with its interesting characterization and plot twists. In the absence of any concrete details, it is not easy to assume the series’ next part. So, we have to be patient and wait for some time until any news relating to its renewal is out.
Shooter Season 4: When would it be out?
The show aired from 2016 to 2018 on US Networks. USA NEtworks gave a green signal to the series in February 2016 and was set to be scheduled in July 2016. However, due to some unforeseen circumstances, the airing date moved to November 2016. Following its first installment, the series got renewed for a follow-up that dropped in July 2017. In 2017, the show was signed for a third chapter. Due to its low ratings, USA Network decided to withdraw from the series. It is unlikely that the series will see the light of the day, yet the fans have not given up. Hoping that the plea of the fans budges the USA Networks. So as of May 2022, Shooter stands canceled and it’s highly unlikely that the series will return with another season.
Bob Lee was framed in Shooter: Why?
Bob Lee proved his innocence by proving that his gun didn’t fire at a meeting he held with the Attorney General. Bob was released from all charges because he changed the firing pins before he left.
Who killed Earl Swagger in Shooter?
- Solaratov, a Soviet sniper, killed Swagger while serving in Vietnam at a distance of 1400m. Fenn was also killed by him as a Soviet sniper. He was shot in the chest at the same distance. The Marine Corps retired Bob Lee in 1975 because of permanent disability to his hip.
Shooter received 0.18 ratings for the third season from the 18-49 age group, while 730,000 are in the 19-49 age group. Comparable to the 2 seasons, the 3rd Season is down 47% and 42%, respectively.
Shooter Age Ratings:
Shooter is TV-14 rated, meaning it contains material that parents may find inappropriate for children younger than 14. Parents are strongly advised to take greater control over this program and not allow children under 14 to watch it unattended. The program could contain the following: strong coarse language, suggestive dialogue, s**ual situations or violence.
Shooter Season 4: Cast Details
If Shooter Season 4 happen, fans will see the return of most if not all major characters. Ray Phillippe will reprise the role of Bob Lee Swagger followed by Shantel VansSanten as Lee’s spouse, Julie Swagger. Besides the main characters, the supporting cast would also be seen in their respective roles. So, expect Jesse Bradford as Harris Downey and Gerald McRaney as Red Sama Sr and Omar Epps as Isaac Johnson, and more.
- Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger
- Shantel VanSanten as Julie Swagger
- Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Nadine Memphis
- Omar Epps as Isaac Johnson,
- Eddie McClintock as Jack Payne
- Josh Stewart as Solotov,
- Jesse Bradford as Harris Downey,
- Gerald McRaney as Red Bama Sr.
- David Andrews as Sam Vincent,
- David Marciano as Howard Utey,
- Lexy Kolker as Mary Swagger,
- William Fichtner as Rathford O’Brien,
- Tom Sizemore as Hugh Meachum,
- Rob Brown as Donny Fenn,
- Sean Cameron Michael as Grigory Krukov
- Delaina Mitchell as Anna Wallingford
- David Chisum as Jim Wallingford,
- Michelle Krusiec as Lin Johnson,
- Matt Shallenberger as John Wheeler,
- Desmond Harrington as Lon Scott,
- Beverly D’Angelo as Patricia Gregson
- Jerry Ferrara as Kirk Zehnder,
- Todd Lowe as Colin Dobbs, and
- Patrick Sabongui as Yusuf Ali
There can be new additions to the cast, but there are no specifics about it so far. With the renewal due, certain things are still in the dark at present. Stay tuned for more. Don’t forget to tell us via comments about your favorite characters from the series. And patiently wait for the arrival of Shooter Season 4 with us.
Shooter Canceled After Season 3- No Season 4 of The Action Drama Series
As previously mentioned, USA Network officially axed the series after the third season. The network did not reveal the exact reason why they decided to cancel Shooter but it looks like it had something to do with poor viewerships and ratings. Hence, the series was canceled. Here is the list of episodes for all three seasons of Shooter–
Episode 1: Point of Impact
Episode 2: Exfil
Episode 3: Musa Qala
Episode 4: Overwatch
Episode 5: Recon by Fire
Episode 6: Killing Zone
Episode 7: Danger Close
Episode 8: Red on Red
Episode 9: Ballistic Advantage
Episode 10: Primer Contact
Episode 1: The Hunting Party
Episode 2: Remember the Alamo
Episode 3: Don’t Mess with Texas
Episode 4: The Dark End of the Street
Episode 5: The Man Called Noon
Episode 6: Across the Rio Grande
Episode 7: Someplace Like Bolivia
Episode 8: That’ll Be the Day
Episode 1: Backroads
Episode 2: Red Meat
Episode 3: Sins of the Father
Episode 4: The Importance of Service
Episode 5: A Call to Arms
Episode 6: Lines Crossed
Episode 7: Swing Vote
Episode 8: The Red Badge
Episode 9; Alpha Dog
Episode 10: Orientation Day
Episode 11: Family Fire
Episode 12: Patron Saint
Episode 13: Red Light
How many episodes could there be in Shooter season 4?
If the series happens to come back for the fourth season or gets picked up by another platform, we can expect around 13-15 episodes (considering the pattern of previous releases). However, there hasn’t been an official update yet.
Is there a trailer yet?
No. The series has been canceled, so, there’s no trailer for season 4. You may watch the previous season’s trailer down below.
Where can I watch Shooter?
You may watch the series Shooter on Netflix. All the episodes from seasons 1-3 are available to watch and stream on the same platform.
Will there be a season 5 of Shooter?
No. The Shooter series has been canceled and it won’t return for season 5!
Memories will never fade.
— Shooter (@Shooter_USA) September 16, 2018
As of April 2023, the series still stands canceled, and expecting a fourth season seems pointless.
The series was executive produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, John Hlavin, Stephen Levinson, and Mark Wahlberg and was produced by Ryan Phillippe. (Updated 3/9/2023)
Shooter Will Be Delayed Because of Ryan Phillippe’s Injury
Things are different on set for USA’s Shooter because of an odd accident off-set.
The thriller’s second season, originally scheduled to have 10 episodes, will now only have eight, according to Deadline. On September 5, the Season 2 finale will now air.
The choice was made when actor Ryan Phillippe injured his leg earlier this month while visiting his family.
1. hey, guys. i didn't injure myself doing a stunt or anywhere near the set of shooter. i was the victim of a freak accident during a family
— Matthew Ryan Phillippe (@RyanPhillippe) July 17, 2017
On July 17, Phillippe posted on Twitter, “I was the victim of a freak accident during a family outing on Sunday.” “My leg is badly broken and needed surgery, but I’ll recover completely, I’m in good hands, and I’ll be back to work soon,”
The show was recording its ninth episode of the season then, so he wasn’t back in action for long. The USA thought it would be best to end the season there because the eighth episode reportedly had a conclusion that may serve as a season finale.
In Shooter, Phillippe plays Bob Lee Swagger, a former sniper called back into duty after learning of a conspiracy to kill the US president. Schedule hiccups in the show’s production or broadcast are nothing new. The start of the series’ first season was postponed following a shooting spree in July 2016.