The science-fiction comedy and drama web series The Orville is all set to launch its new season, i.e., Orville Season 3. The series is inspired fro the two web series, which are Star Trek and the Next Generation. The series revolves around the USS Orville spaceship’s crew’s adventures, all set in the 25th century.
The Orville story was created by Mr. Seth MacFarlane, who was also part of the series, featured as the protagonist Ed Mercer. The first season of The Orville was released on the 10th of September, 2017. The series was premiered on Fox.
The Orville Season 1 didn’t receive a good response from the critics, but the second season managed to get a good and favorable response from the critics. The series is top-rated and has a good fanbase for its viewers. The fans are heartily waiting for the new season to release soon. The show has good ratings on Fox. Here are the necessary details you need to know about The Orville Season 3.
The Orville Season 3 Release Date
The second season for The Orville was released on the 30th of December, 2018, Fox. All the episodes were released till the 25th of March, 2019. The Orville Season 2 has 14 episodes, and each episode has an average duration of 48 minutes.
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The makers announced The Orville Season 3 on the 11th of May, 2019. MacFarlane announced on the 20th of July, 2019, at the time of San Diego Comic-con, that the new series of The Orville will be released on Hulu in Fox’s place.
The Orville Season 3 started in October 2019, but the shooting stopped halfway on March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. After that, the shooting got started again in December 2020, but it stopped again to prevent their crew’s health and the cast after increasing the coronavirus cases in Los Angeles.
The production team did not yet confirm the resume of the shooting of The Orville Season 3. This is why the exact date of the release of the new season was not revealed yet. If the shooting gets resumed soon, then The Orville Season 3 can be released by 2021.
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The Orville Season 3 will be having 11 episodes which will release on the OTT Platform Hulu. Season 3 will be, on average, 12 to 15 minutes longer than the previous two seasons.
The Orville Season 3 Cast
The cast for the main lead of the new season of The Orville Season 3:
- Seth MacFarlane will be playing the role of Captain Ed Mercer (The Commander of The Orville).
- Adrianne Palicki will portray Commander Kelly Grayson’s role (The first officer of the Orville and Mercer’s ex-wife).
The other cast for the new season of The Orville Season 3:
- Peter Macon Jerald as Lt. Cmdr. Bortus.
- Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn.
- Jessica Szohr as Lt. Talla Keyali.
- J. Lee as Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr.
- Scott Grimes as Lt. Gordon Malloy.
- Mark Jackson as Isaac
- Anne Winters as Charly Burke.
- Chad Coleman as Klyden.