If you call yourself a big fan of Stephen King (The Shining), you must know or at least ever heard of Castle Rock. After released the series and gained a success with its first and second season, will there be Castle Rock season 3?
Castle Rock, Maine, is a fictional city that often be the set of Stephen King’s stories. Hulu production house then made a TV series that talking about supernatural horror stories revolve around this small town.
This is a psychological American horror series that premiered in July 25, 2018. The season two released one year later in October 23, 2019. Rotten Tomatoes gives this anthology TV series 88% scores.
Castle Rock is a cursed town which hides horrifying secrets. Many mysterious tragedy occurred in this town even the ones that lead to death.
Because of its success in picturing the dark mystical town, many fans are looking forward to the Castle Rock season 3.
Castle Rock Season 3: Release Date
If we are looking at the trend, in which season one is released in 2018 and season two is released in 2019, Castle Rock season 3 should’ve been released in 2020. But because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many production houses delay their show’s release. Thus, the season 3 is expected to be out on March 16, 2022 and possibly will consist of 10 episodes.
Since Castle Rock is an anthology series, that’s why it is very hard to predict what will the story be and what will happen in the next season.
The season 1 and season 2 themselves have two different kind of stories that not so much related, although still take place in the same city of Castle Rock.
The season one is about Stephen King multiverse and its alternate universe. Meanwhile, the second season follows the story of a psychopath Annie Wilkes (played by Lizzie Caplan) who tries to survive and protect her ‘daughter’, with a very surprising plot twist in the final episode.
But until the official trailer is out, there is not much that we can predict about the plot details of the season 3. But one thing that we know for sure is that it will happen around the mysterious city of Castle Rock.
As well as the plot, we cannot know much about the cast for Castle Rock season 3, since the characters tend to change each season.
However, there is still possibility of casts in the previous seasons to return. In season one that includes Bill Skarsgard as ‘The Kid’, Andre Holland as Henry Matthew Deaver, or Sissy Spacek as Ruth Deaver. Meanwhile, in season 2 that includes Lizzy Caplan as Annie Wilkes and Elsie Fisher as Joy Wilkes.
Castle Rock Season 3 Canceled?
In 2020—at the time when Castle Rock season 3 was predicted to be released—it was announced that Castle Rock cancelled and will not be renewed, and therefore there’s no Castle Rock season 3. No one really knows what is the reason behind the rumor of this cancelation, but it’s definitely not because of the reviews or the viewers—since they got positive reviews and tons of viewers.
There is no any confirmation either regarding the filming or development of any progress of the season 3. Let’s hope that Castle Rock season 3 is going to be real, because the fans are dying to know what happens next in this gloomy, dark town.
Where to Watch?
The good news is, if you want to watch (or rewatch) Castle Rock, it is now available on various streaming platforms. You can watch it on Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other platforms.