Based on a real book true-crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker the MINDHUNTER is a perfect combination of crime, drama and thriller . The series is produced by Penhall, David Fincher, and Charlize Theron. It started streaming on Netflix on October 13, 2017. The second season of the series released in 2019 which gained a lot of popularity.
Mindhunter revolves around an FBI agent Holden Ford, Bill Trench and a psychologist Wendy Carr. Both who conduct the FBI’s Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy in Quantico. They belong to those group of officers who interrogate the serial killers and talk to them and try and know their psychology and try to use it to solve other cases.
The second season ends with on the real case of Wayne Williams who was charged for the murder of two adult men but was never found guilty of killing. It leaves the viewers with the desire to know more about them and the follow the story leading to further cases.
The theme of the series is extremely in engaging as it’s on a topic which one really thinks about but does not have an idea about it. All of us see crimes happening everyday nearly everywhere and most of us at some point of time come across this question in our minds where we want to know why a particular person did it.
Both the seasons of the Mindhunter have got critically good reviews and have been labelled favourable.
The protagonist Holden’s role is played by Jonathan Groff, Bill’s is played by Holt McCallany and the role of Wendy is played by Anna Trov. The cast of the series is expected to remain same in the third season though they might bring in a few new guests.
The possible plot for the third season is the interrogation of infamous killer Ted Bundy. . Ted Bundy had killed many people mostly young girls during the 70’s. He used to abduct young girls rape and kill them. He confessed to 30 murders and was later executed .
Netflix has put the production of the third season on hold and it is predicted that the delay might extend due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is expected that the third season might release by 2022 whereas the trailer might release by Fall 2021.
As of now we just have to wait for any announcement by the creators or Netflix on the development of the series and if they are going ahead with the third season.