The Alienist Season 3: Recap, Release Date, Expected Plotline and More

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the activities have been uncertain and hence it is hard to fathom the production of the third season.

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The Alienist, a ten episode television series was first aired on January 21, 2018 on TNT. This American period drama is based on a 1994 book, with the same title. Written by Anthony Award Winning writer, Caleb Carr, two seasons of the series have already been aired in 2018 and 2020 respectively. The series has received great appreciation from the audience. 

A little recap..

Season 1

The first season revolves around a series of murders of boy prostitutes in New York City in 1986. The newly appointed police commissioner, Teddy Roosevelt, brings in a criminal psychiatrist and a newspaper illustrator to solve the case. Two detective sergeants of the NYPD and Teddy’s secretary, join the gang and conduct the investigation. All of them are set out to capture the city’s serial killers.

Season 2

Set a year apart, season 2 of the series returns with a case of kidnapping. Sara now has opened her own detective firm and Kreizler is a New York Times reporter. They work together on the kidnapping of the Spanish consul’s infant daughter. In this case they come across higher levels of crime. 

When will Season 3 be released?

There hasn’t been any official statement regarding the third season of the series. The original network for The Alienist has not renewed the contract for the third season.

Although, we are expecting the third rendition of The Alienist to be released sometime in 2022, if at all the production starts in mid or late 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all the activities have been uncertain and hence it is hard to fathom the production of the third season.

Who can you expect in the cast?

The three main characters of the series end up going in different directions in the finale of season 2. We do want to see them together again hence the following people can be expected to be seen in the season 3 of The Alienist,

  • Daniel Bruhl
  • Luke Evans 
  • Dakota Fanning
  • Douglas Smith
  • Matthew Shear 

Apart from this, there is a high chance that new faces can be seen in the upcoming season as a different storyline will be brought to you.

What can you expect from season 3 of The Alienist?

Although Caleb Carr has already written the third book of this series, it is quite different from the previous two parts. The show has maintained the consistency of keeping the viewers gripped with their mysterious plots. Part three of this series can have similar expectations. We can say that the murder mysteries will continue, highlighting the social issues of the New York City. 

They will continue to solve superior murder mysteries. We can expect some small aspects from season 2 to be continued in season 3. We can’t wait to find out what the series has got in store for us.

Is the trailer out?

The trailer is not out yet, it will release a few weeks or days before the show is aired. Till then if you haven’t already checked out the first two seasons, you can watch their trailer here:

Season 1: 

Season 2:

Where can you watch the first two parts?

The first part of the series is called The Alienist and the second part of the series is called Angel of Darkness. Both these parts are now available on Netflix. 

As the previous seasons have received a great deal of appreciation from fans all over the world, the third part of this series is highly anticipated. Be on a look out for the release of The Alienist: Season 3 and if you haven’t watched the earlier, do give it a watch!

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