Mindhunter may have only premiered on Netflix in October, but due to its overwhelming response from both critics and audiences alike, the Netflix crime drama has been renewed for a second season.

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Created by The Road’s Joe Penhall, the show features Jonathan Groff (Looking), Holt McCallany (Sully), Anna Torv (Fringe), Hannah Gross (Unless) and newcomer Cameron Britton, who portrays serial killer Ed Kemper in the crime series based on the John Douglas novel “Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit,” The series is set in 1979 and revolves around two FBI agents, played by Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany, who interview imprisoned serial killers in order to understand how such criminals think, and apply it to solving ongoing cases.

Written by Joe Penhall and Jennifer Haley, the series is directed by David Fincher (Gone Girl, Zodiac), Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna), Tobias Lindholm (A War, A Hijacking) and Andrew Douglas (The Amityville Horror, U Want Me 2 Kill Him?). Fincher, Joshua Donen (Gone Girl, The Quick and the Dead), Charlize Theron (Girlboss, Hatfields & McCoys) and Cean Chaffin (Gone Girl, Fight Club) are Executive Producers.

No details of an expected air date for the second season have been released.

We interviewed the series Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany for the release of series 1, watch the full interview below.

  • Dongchun Bang

    Good news! I’m surprised season 3 and 4 were not approved too!

  • Maya Russell

    This is a great series! Glad it’s on the second season now.