REACHER Season 3 With “Man Mountain” Alan Ritchson Starts Filming in Ontario
Update: Production on season 3 paused in mid-July because of SAG-AFTRA Strike.
After his debut in the blockbuster Fast & Furious movie franchise, “man mountain” Alan Ritchson returns to Hamilton, Ontario to shoot season 3 of his hit Reacher series about ex-military cop Jack Reacher.
The Amazon Prime Video series is adapted from Lee Child’s bestselling book series.
Reacher Season 3:
Working title: CHIMP
Hamilton/Toronto filming dates: June 19 2023 – November 22 2023.
Showrunner: Nick Santor
Cast: Alan Ritchson.
Producers: Lee Child, Skydance Television, Paramount Television, Amazon Studios.
Reacher Season 2:
Four months ago, Reacher wrapped filming season 2, which doesn’t have a release date yet.
The giant slate bookended the one at the start of production that Alan Ritchson used to announce season 2 would be bigger.
The 6’4″ star went bigger too, breaking 240 lbs in time to play Reacher for the second season.
Season 2 is based on the 11th book in the Lee Child series — Bad Luck and Trouble.
When the members of Reacher’(Alan Ritchson)’s old military unit start turning up dead, Reacher has just one thing on his mind — revenge.
Season 2 cast: Alan Ritchson, Maria Sten, Shaun Sipos, Serinda Swan, Ferdinand Kingsley, Rory Cochrane.
Maria Sten as Reacher’s old army buddy Frances Neagley.
Maria Sten with giant slate
Season 2 guest-stars: Domenick Lombardozzi, Luke Bilyk, Dean McKenzie, Edsson Morales, Andres Collantes, Shannon Kook-Chun, Ty Victor Olsson, Josh Blacker, Al Sapienza, Lochlyn Munro.
Reacher proved to be an instant success for Amazon Prime Video, getting renewed for season 2 just three days after dropping all 8 episodes in February 2022.
Later we learned Reacher topped Nielsen’s streaming rankings for Feb. 7-13 2022, the first Amazon Prime Video TV series to do so.