A lot of viewers who are yet to see the show would be wondering what to expect in the latest season of Goliath which has already premiered in 2019. Well, this article explores juicy spoilers and details about Goliath season 3. Nothing short of literal excitement should be expected from Emmy Award nominee David Kellie and his longtime buddy and colleague, Jonathan Shapiro. Both writers are known for working on legal and crime dramas such as Mr. Mercedes and Practice.
Once again, they have brought to the fore, another intriguing part of this legal drama that has been running since October 13, 2016. The show got a positive reception and successes that include prestigious award wins and nominations. It is truly an embodiment of a compelling storyline and performances from an excellent cast. Learn more about this scintillating TV series below.
Goliath Season 3 Story Details
David and Jonathan are still in charge of this season’s story and development. Also, Lawrence Trilling maintains his position as the showrunner.
The third season continues with the story of Billy McBride who is still trying to redeem himself as a lawyer after a trial gone wrong.
Following the death of his friend, McBride tries to unravel the mystery behind the tragic event. Now, he has a new enemy, the rich and powerful billionaire rancher Wade Blackwood. By the end of the show, Diana Blackwood, Wade’s sister, shoots McBride and he is left for dead.
Goliath Season 3 Cast
Like all other series, recurring cast members and guest appearances are expected in Goliath Season 3.
1. Billy McBride – Billy Bob Thornton
The star of the show, Billy reprises his role in the first two seasons as defense attorney McBride. The Golden Globe Award winner’s character makes more enemies on the show and when it ends, there is the uncertainty of whether he survives or not.
In 2017, his role on the show earned him a Golden Globe for Best Actor – Television Series Drama.
2. Brittany Gold – Tania Raymonde
She is a prostitute who sometimes works as a legal assistant to Billy. She has a genuine care for the attorney.
3. Patty Solis-Papagian – Nina Arianda
Also returning for Goliath Season 3 is Tony Award-winner Nina Arianda who plays a real estate agent and DUI lawyer. She works with McBride.
Here are the guest cast members who would be joining the TV show as newbies; Shamier Anderson, Graham Greene, Illeana Douglas, Julia Jones, Beau Bridges, Griffin Dunne, and Leslie Grossman.
With all the eagerness and long anticipation for Goliath Season 3, fans and movie lovers world over are delighted to learn that the 2019 released date is already here. This would come as superb news to all Goliath loyal fans. The 3rd season of Goliath has premiered on October 4, 2019, on Amazon’s Prime Video.
Previous Seasons of Goliath
Before Goliath Season 3, the series had run for 2 seasons – the first season premiered on October 13, 2016. Bob played the recurring role of a lawyer, Billy McBride, around who the TV series revolves.
The first season of Goliath introduced Billy who founded a firm with his friend, Donald Cooperman (William Hurt) but is later expelled from the firm because of alcoholism. His substance abuse was brought about by a case where he helped a murderer escape jail term, only for him to later slaughter an entire family.
Now, Billy spends more time in bars than in courtrooms as he seeks redemption or at least, revenge on his firm through a new case he stumbles upon. Season 1 had cast members such as William Hurt, Maria Bello, Olivia Thirlby, Nina Arianda, Molly Parker, Tania Raymonde, Sarah Wynter, and Britain Dalton.
Some of these stars who had recurring roles in Season 2 include Billy Bob Thornton, Olivia Thirlby, Nina Arianda and Julie Brister. A set of new faces were introduced to this series in this second season, including Ana de la Reguera, Mark Duplass, Morris Chestnut, Tony Torres and more.
Goliath Season 2 premiered on June 15, 2018, and sees Billy McBride being brought back into legal practice by the arrest of his friend’s 16-year-old son to be tried for double count murder. Billy, alongside his team of investigators, swings into action to help the accused.
As they progress in their investigations, they discover deep secrets surrounding the Los Angeles community. Billy is once again faced with a Goliath which is comprised of drug lords with connections among the political elite.
Both seasons were first aired on Amazon Prime Video and recorded more than average positive reviews and approval ratings from audiences and critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the first season was rated 78% by critics while there is no score yet from the audiences. For the second season, the critical rating on the website rose to 88% from 8 professional critics but was lowered by the audiences at 54%.
Will There Be A Season 4?
With the manner in which Goliath Season 3 ended in a cliffhanger, fans have been hoping that another season will be released. Interestingly, they didn’t have to wait a long time before getting the confirmation that the show has been picked for yet another season which could also be the last season.
The show was renewed for a new season a little over a month after the last season ended. Even though Billy was not in good condition when the last one ended, it is believed that he will return for one more season.
Information on things such as the storyline of the new season, cast members and actual release date and trailer are yet to be released.