Earlier this year AMC met with Netflix to talk about bringing back their murder thiller series The Killing. The network cancelled the series this last summer, which bummed a lot of people like myself out. I thought this was one of the best shows on TV, so I'm happy to tell you that The Killing is coming back to AMC!
According to Variety, showrunner Veena Sud and executive producers Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin Started work on writing the third season this week! There's no official confirmation from the studio yet though. The report goes on to say that the new season will most likely launch in May of next year, with production set to begin in a few months. As for the deal that AMC was working out with Netflix... it's hasn't been finalized yet. The fact that other people are interested in bringing it back obviously helped AMC in making their decision to bring back the show.
Series stars Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman are under contract for a third season, so you can expect them to reprise their roles.The show is based on the Danish series Forbrydelsen (The Crime), The Killing followed Linden and Holder as they investigated the murder of teenager Rosie and all those connected to it. Each episode of the series covered the span of roughly one day. The Rosie Larsen murder was wrapped up at the end of the season two finale.
I'm excited that the show is coming back, and I'm looking forward to seeing what the third season has in store for us!