Prime Video confirmed the renewal of its action-packed series “Reacher” for a third season ahead of its season 2 premiere. The announcement was unveiled during the Prime Video panel at CCXP in São Paulo, Brazil.
The news was delivered in a special video by the show’s star, Alan Ritchson, who also disclosed that production for Season 3 has already commenced. Ritchson, who portrays the seasoned military police investigator Jack Reacher, will assume the role of executive producer for the upcoming season.
Season 2, based on Lee Child’s “Bad Luck and Trouble,” is set to kick off with the release of its first three episodes on December 15. Subsequent episodes will be released weekly every Friday, concluding on January 19, 2024.
The storyline of “Reacher” Season Two follows Jack Reacher (Alan Ritchson), a seasoned military police investigator, as he receives a coded message signaling the mysterious and brutal murders of his former U.S. Army unit, the 110th MP Special Investigations. Pulled back into action, Reacher joins forces with his former teammates turned chosen family to unravel the mystery, facing escalating stakes and questions of betrayal.
The cast includes Maria Sten reprising her role as Frances Neagley, Serinda Swan as forensic accountant Karla Dixon, and Shaun Sipos as the fast-talking, switchblade-wielding David O’Donnell.
Also added to the cast for Season 2 are Ferdinand Kingsley as the enigmatic mercenary A.M., Robert Patrick as Shane Langston, head of security for a private defense contractor, and Domenick Lombardozzi as tough NYPD detective Guy Russo.
“Reacher” has proven to be a massive success for Amazon Prime Video, with its first season achieving the platform’s best opening week ever, as per Nielsen’s streaming ratings. The show has consistently ranked among the top five globally, solidifying its status as one of Prime Video’s standout original series.
Nick Santora, the series developer, continues to serve as executive producer and showrunner, with Lee Child, Don Granger, Scott Sullivan, and Adam Higgs also contributing as executive producers. The production is a collaborative effort between Amazon Studios, Skydance, and Paramount Television Studios.