Ryan Phillippe-led drama SHOOTER has been renewed for a third season on USA Network, the cable channel announced Monday.
Phillippe made the announcement on Instagram, captioning a photo: “hey guys! we’re out here in utah, training for…season 3 of #ShooterTV !! preproduction has officially begun, and we start shooting new episodes this january!”
Season 3 of Shooter will be based on Black Light, the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.
As Bob Lee (Phillippe) struggles to put an end to the events of season two, a nemesis reveals mysterious details surrounding his father Earl’s death, leading Bob Lee towards a startling conspiracy that hits close to home.
Shooter is also based on the 2007 film of the same name starring Mark Wahlberg, who serves as an executive producer on the series. Stephen Levinson and Lorenzo di Bonaventura also executive produce along with John Hlavin, who wrote the pilot.
Phillippe is also a producer and Shooter is a co-production with Paramount Television and Universal Cable Productions.
Linda Ge | TV Editor