Virgin River to return to Netflix for a Season 3- Plot, Cast and more.
Virgin River to return to Netflix for a Season 3- Plot, Cast and more.

American romance drama ‘Virgin River’ is based on the Virgin River novels by Robyn Carr. This series is developed by Sue Tenney and produced by Reel World Management. The first season of the show aired on 6th December 2019 and season two aired on 27th November 2020 with a major cliffhanger.

The show has received massive love from the audience and they are eagerly awaiting the arrival of the third season. ‘Virgin River’ has garnered an IMDB rating of 7.5 and Rotten Tomatoes rating of 78%. The series is available for streaming on Netflix in India.

The cast of Virgin River Season 3

The main cast of the show includes Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda “Mel” Monroe, Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan, Colin Lawrence as John “Preacher” Middleton, Jenny Cooper as Joey Barnes, Lauren Hammersley as Charmaine Roberts, Annette O’Toole as Hope McCrea, Tim Matheson as Vernon “Doc” Mullins,  Benjamin Hollingsworth as Dan Brady, Grayson Gurnsey as Ricky and Sarah Dugdale as Lizzie.

Plot for Virgin River season 3

A widow named Melinda “Mel” Monroe shifts to a remote town in California named Virgin River after answering an ad for the position of a mid-wife and nurse practitioner. Thinking it will a perfect place for her to run away from her past and start afresh. Here she meets a man named Jack who suffers from PTSD and is an intriguing bar owner named Jack Sheridan.

In season one, Mel confesses her feeling for Jack but soon their romance is hit hard when Mayor Hope reveals to Mel that Charmaine is pregnant with Jack’s child and Mel is unable to digest the same as she and her husband Mark had lost a child and were arguing about having another one before he met with a fatal accident.

Moreover, Jack removes Hope from his life as she ruined everything for him. In the end, we can see an angry and upset Mel packing her bags preparing to leave Virgin River.

In season two the love birds meet again, but this time the end had a good enough cliffhanger which makes season 3 paramount. Mel finds jack bleeding out of a gunshot on the floor of his bar. This shocking end to season 2 will be further explored in season 3 as to who shot Jack. Sue Tenny quoted that season 3 will have “a larger time jump than we had between Seasons 1 and 2″.

The release date of Season 3

There are speculations that the show had started its production in August 2020, which was supposed to start earlier but was delayed due to the unforeseeable pandemic.

No official release date has been announced yet but the show can resurface with a new season by November 2021.