Quantico Season 3: Priyanka Chopra’s TV series has been renewed. It was in questions and speculations if the renewal will ever happen or not. However, it has happened at the last moment but with a catch. The ABC network’s upfront presentation took place on Monday, less than 24 hours before the season 2 finale episode.
Quantico Season 3 Release Date
The worldwide fans of the show and Bollywood actress herself were looking for the answer for a long time. It’s because the show saw a dip in the ratings and viewership. You have already read the good news, but the catch is that the showrunner Josh Safran has stepped down from the terrorism drama.
Update 1: The team has moved to Italy to shoot part of its season 3 premiere.
The ABC is now looking for a new showrunner who can fill his place and improve the ratings. However, Safran will still stay as a consultant for the third season. The network is searching for his replacement. Meanwhile, the series has been reduced to a total of 13 episodes for the next installment.
Update: Michael Seitzman has been roped in as the new showrunner.
Check: Lucifer Season 2 Episode 17.
The series will still be produced in the New York. With it, there are rumors and speculations regarding the drama’s writer room that it would move to Los Angeles. But, it will be finalized after the appointment of a new showrunner for Quantico season 3.
Quantico was a breakout when it debuted in 2015 with ABC Studio and producer Mark Gordon. It created new viewing records, but as the show progressed with its dense narrative and heavy serialization, people started to lose interest in it. It started showing the signs of losing momentum in the second half of the first installment.
The ratings continued to dip in the season 2 too. Quantico has an average rating of 1.3 in adults 18-49 (Live+7). However, there are still chances that the series could be revived as Priyanka Chopra will lead the show who is an international star and seller for ABC Studios. Along with it, she is a beloved star of her home nation, India.
Moreover, Priyanka was seen in upcoming Hollywood movie Baywatch. Her performance in the film can attract viewers around the world. Even after the renewal, the release date for Quantico season 3 isn’t released officially yet. Let’s see if it releases in Spring 2018.
- Priyanka Chopra as Alex Parrish
- Marlee Matlin as an ex-FBI agent Jocelyn Turner
- Russell Tovey as Harry Doyle
- Johanna Braddy as Shelby Wyatt
- Jake McLaughlin as Ryan Booth
Pearl Thusi (Dayana Mampasi) and Yasmine Al Massri (played twins Nimah and Raina) have left the show. Technically, three characters will depart from the series.
Quantico Season 3 Spoilers
Alex and Ryan are on the run as Henry Roarke after his true face was uncovered. He committed suicide and put the blame on Alex’s shoulders. Owen Hall knows the truth about the former US President who was working with the Russians. But, as the new head of CIA, Owen’s hands are tight. Who knows he may change his mind to support Alex and publicize the truth.
Even Ryan can’t be trusted, but he has said time and again that he loves Parrish. She also knows that trust is hard to come by in her line of work. It may be possible that he is hiding some dark secret. So, she needs to believe in herself until the truth is revealed publicly.
The Quantico season 3 episode 1 is titled The Conscience Code. It will feature Shelby as one of the team members of the Alex/Ryan manhunt task force. She may feel guilty and speak out the truth on Alex’s name as she knows what exactly happened that night.
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