The Orville Season 3: New Cast Addition, MacFarlane On Delay, Plot Details And Release Date

The Orville Season 3

The Orville Season 3 is somewhere lost because of its delayed schedule. Fans are waiting to have the sci-fi comedy space drama back. But it is taking so much time to arrive. However, recently, some news came in, which let the audience know that the third season is actually in works.

Created and written by Seth MacFarlane, The Orville is a sci-fi space adventure of 20th Century Fox. The Orville features the journey of MacFarlane’s character Ed Mercer, an officer in the Planetary Union’s line of exploratory space vessels. His career suffers a downturn following his divorce. After that, he is given the ship Orville as his first command. Later, he discovers that his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki), gets assigned as his first officer.

Anne Winters Joining The Orville Season 3

The Orville Season 3

Anne Winters from 13 Reasons Why will feature as a new series regular in the upcoming run of The Orville. She will play Charly Burke. Other than this, the channel has not revealed any additional news yet. However, she has joined the series as a series regular. Therefore, Winters will share a lot of screen time with the main cast of the show. Along with her, the main cast from the previous season is set to return. That includes Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J Lee, Mark Jackson, Chad L. Coleman, and Jessica Szohr.

The Orville Season 3: What Will Happen?

The end of the second season of Orville portrayed to be the series end. However, by God’s grace, it was not. The second season saw a conclusive finish to the show’s brief time travel arc. The third season will bring an all-new plot-line for The Orville and its diverse crew members.

The Orville Season 3

The third season of Orville is set 400 years in the future. The crew of the ship will continue its mission of exploration. They will deal with both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their interpersonal relationships.

Moreover, Season 3 would finally clarify the chaotic relationship status of Ed and Kelly. From the first season itself, the show confused the audience about the couple’s feelings for each other. Sometimes it seems like they want to be together as the lingering heat flows between the two. Meanwhile, sometimes, it portrays that they hate each other and want to be separated for forever. Therefore, it will be interesting to see how things for Ed and Kelly will change in the third season of The Orville.

MacFarlane On Delay Of The Orville Season 3

The Orville Season 3

The announcement for the move of the third season of The Orville to Hulu took place in July at the San Diego Comic-Con. There, MacFarlane explained why The Orville is so dear to him, and why it is taking so much time. As he stated, his friends at the network understood what he was trying to do with this series, and they’ve done a spectacular job of marketing, launching, and programming it for these past two seasons. However, as the show has evolved and become more ambitious production-wise, he determined that he would not be able to deliver episodes until 2020, which would be challenging for the network, MacFarlane added.

The Orville Season 3: Release Date

Unfortunately, the audience needs to wait for a while for the upcoming season of The Orville. As per the reports, The Orville Season 3 will arrive in late 2020. The delay of the season is because of the extra production demands. However, the third season will premiere on Hulu rather than Fox. For more updates on The Orville Season 3, stay tuned.

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