Is the crime mystery teen drama series finally returning to Netflix for another season? Continue reading to learn more about Outer Banks Season 3.
Outer Banks is a Netflix original action-adventure mystery teen drama series produced by Josh Pate, Jonas Pate, and Shannon Burke, which aired on April 15, 2020. The series is set in a town in North Carolina’s Outer Banks and chronicles a struggle between two groups of teens in the neighborhood.
Based on the second season’s rankings and constant increase on the streaming charts, it seemed that it was only a matter of time until Netflix announced a renewal and Outer Banks Season 3 became a reality. The fans are ecstatic about the forthcoming season and can’t wait any longer.
They can undoubtedly look forward to the new and forthcoming season of this action-adventure series based on its viewership and story arc, which definitely needs to be explored more. Moreover, it does seem to be certain that it will be a thrilling ride, just like the last two seasons.
Here is everything we know about Outer Banks Season 3.
Outer Banks Season 3: Is it renewed?
Yes, Outer Banks is officially returning for Season 3. Netflix announced the news on Twitter on December 7, almost four months after the release of Outer Banks Season 2, when it premiered its final episode on July 30, 2021, titled The Coastal Venture.
Check out the post below:
This just in from Poguelandia…
Outer Banks will be back for a third season! pic.twitter.com/NV9Oy4Z8V1
— Netflix (@netflix) December 7, 2021
Outer Banks Season 3 Filming Updates
It’s been a long time since then, and many fans were wondering about the status of the upcoming season, which was eventually confirmed by one of the cast members, Madelyn Cline, who plays Sarah Cameron. She shared the joyful news that Outer Banks Season 3 has definitely resumed filming.
She also mentioned that they were back in Charleston, North Carolina, to finish filming on the Outer Banks. “We missed youuu,” she concluded her caption.
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Take a peek at these behind-the-scenes photos shared by Madelyn Cline on March 2, 2022.
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Jonas Pete, Josh Pate, and Shannon Burke, who created the series, will continue to serve as showrunners and executive producers of the coming-of-age drama series. Moreover, Outer Banks’ official Twitter handle also confirmed the news back in February.
Take a look at the official post along with a BTS photo of the cast members shared on Outer Banks’ official Twitter handle.
wouldn’t wanna be stranded with anyone else. OBX3 is now in production 🤙 pic.twitter.com/8u4roxfBMp
— obxnetflix (@obxnetflix) February 28, 2022
Outer Banks Season 3 Potential Release Date
Outer Banks Season 3 has yet to get an official release date. Considering that production has only started a few months back, we anticipate that the new season will definitely take time to complete the production schedule and will not be released until late 2022 or early 2023.
Fans should be alert in the coming months as the updates about such release dates may be released soon.
Fans’ reaction to the renewal of Outer Banks for Season 3
Two years ago Outer Banks began!
One of the best show ever! I can’t wait for season 3 to come out!
P4L! ❤️ #outerbanks #OBX pic.twitter.com/LJeNmuXxOh
— nothing to lose (@___bookworm) April 15, 2022
season 3 of outerbanks is starting and we’re so excited to see rudy play jj again!
— 💭 (@comfortandrudy) April 22, 2022
I have nothing to watch on Netflix ever since season one ended I’ve watched it like 3-4 times total and I want season 3 so badly
— Carissa (@Carissa_cheer18) April 18, 2022
Outer Banks Season 3 Episodes
Currently, no information on the total amount of episodes for Outer Banks Season 3 has been released. However, if we look at the past two seasons of the series, each of which had 10 episodes, we predict that the upcoming season will likewise have 10 episodes.
On the other hand, it is expected the episodes of the upcoming season to have a duration of approx 42–61 minutes, following the similar pattern of the previous seasons.
For the time being, fans should keep in mind that sometimes the story must be conveyed in a way that can be covered in a limited number of episodes unless they have a much longer season to explore more in-depth in connection to the storyline, character arcs, surprise elements or production factors that will eventually make the future season possible.
As a result, we advise fans to wait and keep an eye out for such changes, which may be revealed later.
Is there any trailer for Outer Banks Season 3?
Because Outer Banks Season 3 is still under production, no trailer has been provided for fans to know about and get a sense of the likely story of the future season.
We are certain that when it occurs, it will be thrilling. So, keep an eye out for such updates, which may be released in the following months, and wait with eager anticipation to catch up on previous seasons in order to recall the key plot aspects of the story so far.
For the time being, check out this interview with the cast members on the Entertainment Tonight official YouTube channel, where they tease about what the fans might expect to see in Outer Banks Season 3.
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What to expect in Outer Banks Season 3?
Since the beginning of the series, the Pogue family has been on a treasure hunt. They wind up on a barren island after escaping death by hopping ships. They eventually gain possession of the Cross of Santo Domingo, only to lose it to the Camerons.
The Outer Banks Season 2 ending left a lot of concerns and doubts. So we’re hopeful that the new and third seasons will put an end to all of that.
For example, we should see the Pogues making their way back home, but they may not give up on the treasures they discovered. There’s also a chance that John will reunite with his father in his search for the Shroud of Turin.
We can also anticipate more romance subplots, particularly between Kie and Pope. After all, it’s a teen drama, and no trip is complete without a little romance.
Where to watch Outer Banks Season 3?
Outer Banks Season 3 will be available on Netflix only. Previous seasons of the show are also available to watch exclusively on the digital streaming platform.
Outer Banks Season 3 Cast
There has been no official reveal of the cast members or any new additions to the crew for the upcoming season as of yet, but fans can expect the original cast members to reprise their roles to complete the plot in the next chapter, which makes it is essential for them to return.
The main cast members include:
- Chase Stokes as John B Routledge, the ringleader of the Pogues
- Madelyn Cline as Sarah Cameron
- Madison Bailey as Kiara “Kie” Carrera
- Jonathan Daviss as Pope Heyward
- Rudy Pankow as JJ Maybank
- Austin North as Topper
- Charles Esten as Ward Cameron
- Drew Starkey as Rafe Cameron
- Carlacia Grant as Cleo
Some of the recurring cast members include:
- Adina Porter as Sheriff Peterkin
- Cullen Moss as Deputy Shoupe
- Julia Antonelli as Wheezie Cameron
- Caroline Arapoglou as Rose
- E. Roger Mitchell as Heyward
- CC Castillo as Lana Grubbs
- Chelle Ramos as Deputy Plumb
- Brian Stapf as Cruz
- Deion Smith as Kelce, Rafe’s friend
- Nicholas Cirillo as Barry
- Charles Halford as Big John
- Gary Weeks as Luke
- Samantha Soule as Anna Carrera
- Adam Donahue as Agent Bratcher
- Terence Rosemore as Captain Terrance
- Elizabeth Mitchell as Carla Limbrey
- Jesse C. Boyd as Renfield
Outer Banks Series: A quick recap
Outer Banks Season 1: The official synopsis
Outer Banks is set on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The main plot surrounds a tight-knit group of teenagers from the wrong side of the tracks called The Pogues.
When a series of unusual events occur on the island, The Pogues, led by their charismatic leader John B, embark on a mission to find his missing father. In the process, they stumble across a treasure map that unearths a long-buried secret.
Outer Banks Season 1: Episode guide
- S1E1: “Pilot” – April 15, 2020
- S1E2: “The Lucky Compass” – April 15, 2020
- S1E3: “The Forbidden Zone” – April 15, 2020
- S1E4: “Spy Games” – April 15, 2020
- S1E5: “MidSummers” – April 15, 2020
- S1E6: “Parcel 9” – April 15, 2020
- S1E7: “Dead Calm” – April 15, 2020
- S1E8: The Runway” – April 15, 2020
- S1E9: “The Bell Tower” – April 15, 2020
- S1E10: “The Phantom” – April 15, 2020
Outer Banks Season 2: The official synopsis
New friends also bring new foes as they’re back on the trail of the gold, while the stakes for Kiara, Pope, and JJ rapidly escalate at home. The $400 million is still in the game, but will the uncovering of a newfound secret reunite the group for a fresh mission? The adventure of a lifetime awaits, but uncharted waters ahead mean our Pogues must do all they can to make it out alive.
Outer Banks Season 2: Episode guide
- S2E1: “The Gold” – July 30, 2021
- S2E2: “The Heist” – July 30, 2021
- S2E3: “Prayers” – July 30, 2021
- S2E4: “Homecoming” – July 30, 2021
- S2E5: “The Darkest Hour” – July 30, 2021
- S2E6: “My Druthers” – July 30, 2021
- S2E7: “The Bonfire” – July 30, 2021
- S2E8: “The Cross” – July 30, 2021
- S2E9: “Trapped” – July 30, 2021
- S2E10: “The Coastal Venture” – July 30, 2021
Outer Banks: The overall reception
On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season holds an approval rating of 71% based on 21 reviews, with an average rating of 6.72/10. The website’s critical consensus reads, “Outer Banks‘ over-the-top melodrama is balanced out by a strong sense of adventure that’s bound to hook those looking to capture that summer feeling.” The second season has a 86% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 7 reviews, with an average rating of 6.70/10.
Steve Greene from indieWire stated, “Maybe it’s a show that’s still trying too hard at points, but it’s easy to imagine that fans of “Outer Banks” watching Season 2 will find much of what they’re searching for.”
Paul Dailly from TV Fanatic stated, “It was a compelling beginning to the season, and the fact that Terrence, Stubs, and Cleo turned on them came out of nowhere.”
According to Metacritic, the series has a weighted average score of 61 out of 100 based on 9 reviews, indicating “generally favorable reviews”.
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While you wait for more updates on Outer Banks Season 3. Catch up with the first two seasons which are now available to stream on Netflix.