If the Netflix criminal drama Mindhunter ever returns for a third season, it won’t be soon. A Netflix spokesperson confirmed that Mindhunter is on pause when director and executive producer David Fincher pursues his other Netflix projects, such as the Mank movie and Season 2 of Love, Death and Robots.
The contracts between Netflix and Mindhunter star Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany (and the rest of the cast) have expired, so they are free to look for other projects.
“David Fincher is focused on directing his first Netflix Mank movie and producing the second season of Love, Death and Robots,” said a Netflix spokesman. Entertainment Weekly. “He may visit Mindhunter again in the future, but in the meantime he felt it was not fair for the actors to prevent them from looking for another job while exploring their own work.”
Mank is the first Fincher movie since Gone Girl of 2014, and is his first movie for Netflix. Follow the story of movie writer Herman J. Mankiewicz while developing the 1941 film Citizen Kane. Love, Death and Robots is an animated anthology series that combines genres and styles.
As for Mindhunter, he follows the members of the Behavioral Sciences Unit of F.B.I as they seek to understand the psychological motivations of serial killers. Season 2, which premiered in August 2019, featured a performance of Charles Manson by actor Damon Herriman; He also played Manson in the movie Quentin Tarantino Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.