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Big Sky season 3 release date, cast details, and more

The drama is set to continue for Jenny and Cassie as the Big Sky season 3 release date gets ever nearer, and we've got all the details

Big Sky season 3 release date: Katheryn Winnick, Ryan Phillippe, and Kylie Bunbury in Big Sky

What is the Big Sky season 3 release date? The drama series packed with crime and thrills is set to return to the small screen very soon, as Jenny and Cassie play detective once more. As we get set to dive back into life in Lewis and Clark County, we’ve gathered all the details you need to prepare for the second half of Big Sky season 3.

The TV series is based on a series of books by C. J. Box called The Highway, and follows private investigators Cassie Dewell (Kylie Bunbury) and Cody Hoyt (Ryan Phillippe) as they team up with Jenny Hoyt (Kathryn Winnick) and dig into some pretty dark cases that are plaguing their small town in Montana. Jensen Ackles, star of Supernatural and The Boys, has also joined the party at the end of the most recent season, so there’s plenty more drama still left to unfold.

So, if you’re hooked on Big Sky and can’t wait for more, we’ve collected all the clues pertaining to the Big Sky season 3 release date for you right here.

Big Sky season 3 release date

Big Sky: Deadly Trails will resume after it’s mid-season winter break on January 4, 2023 and it will be available on ABC in the US, and on the streaming service Disney Plus in the UK.

They’ve been moving quickly on this one, with the show only being confirmed for renewal in May 2022. This fits the timeline of season 2 though, which also aired in September after being announced in May 2021.

Big Sky season 3 release date: Jensen Ackles as Sheriff Beau and Kathryn Winnick as Jenny Hoyt in Big Sky

Big Sky season 3 trailer

The official trailer for Big Sky season 3 was released in August 2022. In a surprising change, newcomer Reba McIntrye, who plays Sunny, narrates the trailer.”In the untamed wilderness, you never know what’s gonna be coming around the bend,” she says.

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The trailer also reveals a new title for the series, ‘Big Sky: Deadly Trails,’ suggesting there’s trouble ahead for Jenny (Kathryn Winnick) and newcomer Beau (Jensen Ackles), who also features heavily in the trailer.

Big Sky season 3 plot

The explosive finale of season 2 left us with plenty of burning questions ahead of Big Sky season 3. As expected, the introduction of Jensen Ackles as the new Sheriff in town was be a big focus.

After Sheriff Tubb was shot, Beau (Ackles) has stepped in as his replacement, but it remains to be seen how long he will hold that position. Even if Tubb recovers in season 3, we expect Beau to stick around, and his connection with Jenny could be integral to season 3.

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Last season, we were also introduced to the Bhullar family, and in this season we were at the heart of the action once again. We saw Jag and Ren take over the family business, but the revelation that Travis was an undercover cop all along brought their organisation to its knees in season 3.

Big Sky season 3 release date: Kylie Bunbury as Cassie Dewell in Big Sky

Big Sky season 3 cast

It might seem obvious, but both Kathryn Winnick and Kylie Bunbury are definitely back for Big Sky season 3, reprising their lead roles as Jenny Hoyt and Cassie Dewell.

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As we mentioned before, Jensen Ackles is going to be a part of season 3 after taking on the role of Sheriff Beau. Reba McEntire also stepped in as the matriarch of the Brick family, Sunny.

Alongside them, Jamie-Lynn Sigler returned Tonya Walsh, and Dedee Pfeiffer will be back once again as Denise Brisbane. We also saw Logan Marshall-Green to pop up as Travis, Omar Metwally reprising his role as Mark, and young actor Zoë Noelle Baker appearing as Phoebe.

The new leaders of the Bhullar empire, Ren (Janina Gavankar) and Jag (Vinny Chhibber) also returned.

That’s all we know about Big Sky season 3 right now. In the meantime, why not check out another detective series with our guide to the Perry Mason season 2 release date.