Netflix Original 'Mindhunter' Renewed for a Second Season

01 December, 2017, 06:43 | Author: Christina Harvey
  • Jonathan Groff in Netflix’s “Mindhunter.”

According to Variety, Netflix has renewed the original series for a second season.

The David Fincher-led project featured two FBI agents as they formulated the Behavioral Sciences department of the Bureau, first a bit under the radar, and then getting far more agency attention as they made inroads.

In case you haven't been addicted to the serial-killer drama, the first series was set in the late 1970s as we followed two Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that expanded criminal science by delving into the psychology of murder and getting uneasily close to all-too-real monsters. It is a chilling reenactment of the real Kemper's interviews, and sent chills down our spines while watching.

Created by Joe Penhall and executive produced by Fincher and Charlize Theron, Mindhunter launched in October to critical acclaim.




Did you see our full review for Mindhunter season 1? "It's meant to support what's happening with the show and for the show to evolve radically between seasons".

Mindhunter stars Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford, Holt McCallany as Bill Tench, Anna Torv as Wendy Carr, Hannah Gross as Debbie Mitford and newcomer Cameron Britton as serial killer Edmund Kemper. I've personally binged through quite a few Netflix series in the past, and this one was probably the fastest I've ever gone through an entire season.

Given the timing of the Mindhunter season 2 renewal, coupled with the rumors about the next production cycle, odds are that new episodes are going to premiere at some point in 2018.

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