The Rookie Season 3 : Release Date, Cast, Plot, Trailer, And Everything Else That You Need To Know!

Hollywood has given us many movies and dramas on the life of the Cops. We’ve always seen them fighting against criminals, drugs, terrorists, even zombies, and aliens. The audience loves watching these action-packed series. 

In 2018, ABC came out with an action-comedy drama series The Rookie, produced by ABC Studios and Entertainment One. The creator of this show is Alexi Hawley. The Rookie, starring ‘Nathan Fillion’, was inspired by the true story of Bill Norcross (executive producer of The Rookie), a middle-aged rookie officer at the Los Angeles Police Department. LAPD is the police department that accept over-age officers.

 It was first aired on ABC network on Oct 16, 2018, with its first season, which the viewers appreciated and got a 93% audience score on Rotten tomatoes. Followed by the second season on Sep 29, 2019, which went popular among the audience and rated 8.1/10 on IMDB and will be releasing its third season soon. The Prime Time Emmy Awards nominated The Rookie for Outstanding Stunt Coordination for a Drama Series in 2020.


The second season finale ran on May 10, 2020, and it renewed for next season on May 21, 2020. The lead and executive producer of the series ‘Nathan Fillion’ showed his excitement about next season with his Instagram post. The reaction of Nathan Fillion through his post:

ABC hasn’t yet declared, there is no releasing date out. Due to the present pandemic situation, there’s no certainty that when the production could shoot again. If the production starts their filming, we can expect the Rookie season 3 will be releasing soon somewhere in mid-2021. Until we all are waiting for the official announcement and keep you updated.


The talented Castle star Nathan Fillion who acts as the oldest cop at LAPD will be the main lead again. There is no confirm update about the new cast, but some of the previous cast expected to join him in this season as well. The main cast in this series are:

  • Nathan Fillion is in the role of John Nolan, the oldest Rookie in the LAPD.
  • Harold Perrineau is in the role of Nick Armstrong, a detective who assists the LAPD Wilshire Division.
  • Richard T. Jones is in the role of Wade Grey, a Police Sergeant assigned as a Watch Commander.
  • Melissa O’ Neil is in the role of Lucy Chen, Police Officer, and John Nolan’s Ex-girlfriend.
  • Mekia Cox is in the role of Nyla Harper, Police Detective, and Nolan’s training officer.
  • Alyssa Diaz is in the role of Angela Lopez, LAPD training officer.
  • Titus Makin is in the role of Jackson West, Trainee Police Officer.
  • Eric Winter is in the role of Tim Bradford, Training Officer.

The Rookie Season 3 Cast


The drama of Alexi Hawley revolved around small-town man John Nolan, a law student from the University of Pennsylvania. After dropping out his college, he joined the construction business. A forty-year-old man packed his entire life and moved to Los Angeles to seek his dream of being a police officer after helping cops in a bank robbery case. His journey of becoming the oldest RookieRookie in LAPD, entering the dangerous and unforeseeable world of crime was quiet interesting and fun-loving to watch in season 1.

Considering the season 2 final episode left not only Nolan on a cliff-hanger as well as all the viewers. The Rookie Police Officer was framed as a dirty cop by his mentor, who betrayed him. The betrayal from his friend completely reprimanded him. At the end of season 2, John Nolan was looking for evidence after he found that his mentor Nick Armstrong was working with Crime Boss Serj Darien, he was going to reveal it. But Nick was one step ahead and planted the evidence against Nolan while he was caught by police.

The Rookie Season 3 Stroryline


The Official plot details are yet to be released; the last season got ended with a dramatic twist. In the upcoming season, we might see Nolan’s effort to prove his innocence. Probably you can also see how he’ll be going to clear his name from this mess. Now the viewers of this series are super excited to know what will happen next.


The viewers had to wait a little longer as the trailer for Season 3 of The Rookie series hasn’t been released yet. Here we have trailers of earlier seasons, so you can come to know that what this series is based on.

We’ll get back to you when an official promo of season 3 hits the screen. Till then, continue reading with us for the latest updates.

Sophia Wadke
I am Shopia, a movie enthusiastic and I read lot of books, mostly of science fiction, thrillers and biography. Content writing is just my profession but my passion too.

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