Rejoice, Mindhunter followers.
Netflix’s thrilling crime collection is returning for its second season on August 16. The thrilling information got here after one of many present’s government producers, David Fincher, let the cat out of the bag throughout a podcast interview on Friday.
“Yes, there is now ,” Fincher instructed KCRW’s The Therapy. “I’m not sure, I guess I’m allowed to say it, but, yeah, it’s gonna be the 16th.”
A rep for Netflix confirmed the present’s return date to PEOPLE, which suggests followers have simply over a month till they will binge the Jonathan Groff-led psychological collection after nearly two years of ready.
The primary season of Mindhunter premiered on the streaming service in October 2017, and a second season was confirmed the next month after the collection obtained rave opinions from each critics and followers.
In its second season, the present will proceed to deal with Holden Ford (Groff) and Invoice Tench’s (Holt McCallany) work as FBI brokers within the Behavioral Science Unit in the course of the ’70’s, however will add extra variety to the combo.
“Next year we’re looking at the Atlanta child murders, so we’ll have a lot more African-American music which will be nice,” Fincher instructed Billboard in 2017 of season 2. “The music will evolve. It’s intended to support what’s happening with the show and for the show to evolve radically between seasons.”
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English screenwriter Joe Penhall created the collection, primarily based off of the true crime e book, Mindhunter: Contained in the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit. Nevertheless, Groff, 34, and McCallany, 55, revealed in an interview with Leisure Weekly that Fincher took over artistic management for the collection from Penhall.
“I think once David took control over the arc of the story, everything has changed considerably from the original scripts that were turned by a talented British writer named Joe Penhall, but who is no longer with the project,” stated McCallany. “From the point of Joe’s departure, David sort of really began to rework the scripts and the bible and everything changed a lot.”
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The actors additionally opened up about what it was like working with such a profitable director in Fincher, whose movies like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Social Community have earned him Oscar nominations.
“David, I don’t know when he sleeps,” Groff defined to EW. “He would go home and watch the dailies and come in the next day with rough cuts of the scene. He just is obsessive and loves working. We ended up having an amazing time for the 10 months we were there.”
The collection — which can also be government produced by Charlize Theron — has a 97% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes, and was ranked as among the best TV reveals of 2017 by a number of media shops, together with Time, Yahoo, and Self-importance Honest.
Mindhunter season 2 is out there for streaming on August 16 on Netflix.