“Prodigal Son,” first premiered on Fox in 2019. “Prodigal Son” has an interesting premise; it sets itself apart from all the movies with similar plots. The series garnered a lot of attention and the second season was released due to high viewership. The series was ultimately renewed for a second season. The show made its debut on cable TV and was available to stream through Hulu. It was also later released on HBO Max (via Nerds and Beyond). On HBO the series managed to enter the top 10 series on the streaming service. Here’s what we know so far about “Prodigal Son” Season 3.
Prodigal Son Season 3 Release Date
The first season of “Prodigal Son” released 20 episodes and the first season aired between September 2019 and April 2020. The series then made a comeback in January 2021 for Season 2. The show is currently in the midst of airing. The pandemic conditions are not hindering the release schedule and it seems like the show will release its season 3 according to the schedule. The series star Michael Sheen tested positive for COVID-19 in early 2021, but the production of the series was not affected. The release date of Season 3 of “Prodigal Son” is currently unconfirmed. The second season of Prodigal Son will end in July or August of 2021. The third season will return till early 2022.
Star Cast of Prodigal Son Season 3
“Prodigal Son” is about the son Malcolm Bright and father Martin Whitly. The character of Malcolm is played by Tom Payne and Martin by Michael Sheen. Both characters are the center of the series, and the actors playing the role are expected to return. Lou Diamond Phillips, might also return to the series. He will be reprising the role of Malcolm’s surrogate father. Halston Sage plays Ainsley Whitly, and Frank Harts plays detective JT Tarmel.
Prodigal Son Season 3 Plot
The Prodigal Son is about the relationship between Malcolm and Martin. Malcolm has sociopathic tendencies and he is constantly under threat as his instincts are emerging when he meets with his serial killer father. Malcolm is torn between his law enforcement role and is also worried about the darkness inside of him. The show also focuses on Malcolm’s sister Ainsley and is suffering from similar sociopathy. The episodes of “Prodigal Son” revolve around individual police investigations and will focus on the crimes that occur due to mental illnesses and disturbances.
The series will be centering on these crimes. The central drama of the series gradually will gradually unveil as the story progresses in the coming seasons. The format is likely to continue in Season 3. If Malcolm gives fully into his sociopathic tendencies then we can expect a change in the plot of the series. The series might surprise the audience with an unexpected plot and we might witness new revelations in the third season. The audience can expect a fair share of surprises as a lot of new and exciting plots are expected ahead in season 3.