It sounds like Joe's fears about the tedium of suburbs were unfounded, with Netflix announcing that actors Shalita Grant and Travis Van Winkle are joining the cast of You season 3 as a shady couple that takes a curious liking to Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti's characters Joe and Love.
Shalita Grant will reportedly play Sherry, "a 'Mom-fluencer' who appears down to earth, but is actually a mean girl who only pretends to welcome Love into her social circle." Meanwhile, Travis Van Winkle will play Cary, a wealthy guy who "invites Joe into his inner circle." With everything we know about Joe and Love, this is not going to end well for anyone.
Shalita Grant is known for her roles in the likes of NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Mercy Street, and Santa Clarita Diet, while Travis Van Winkle has made a name for himself on both the big and small screen in such projects as The Last Ship, Friday the 13th, and Transformers.
Produced by Warner Horizon Television, in association with Alloy Entertainment and A&E Studios, the first season of You is based on the 2014 novel by Caroline Kepnes and introduces audiences to Joe Goldberg, a brilliant male bookstore manager who crosses paths with an aspiring female writer. A charming yet awkward crush becomes something even more sinister when the writer becomes the object of Joe's obsession. Using social media and the internet to become close to her, Joe begins to remove any obstacle, including people, that stand in his way of getting to her.
The second season saw a change of scenery in both the show and its availability, moving from Lifetime to Netflix as a Netflix Original series. Loosely based on the novel Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes, the follow-up finds Joe moving from New York to Los Angeles to escape his past. Changing his name to Will Bettelheim through nefarious means, he meets avid chef Love Quinn and begins falling into his old patterns of obsession and violence. As Joe/Will attempts to forge a new love, he strives to make his relationship with Love succeed in a way that avoids the tragedy of his previous romantic exploits.
The third season finds Joe in something of a predicament, and in the final scene hints at him falling back into old habits and potentially losing his marbles once again, which, let's face it, never ends well for anyone. The announcement of Grant and Van Winkle's involvement in season 3, as well as character descriptions, is the first hint at what audiences can expect when we return to the wonderfully warped world of You.
An update on the progress of You Season 3 was recently reported, with the show expected to begin filming in Autumn, around early November this year, and continue to film until late April 2021. Netflix renewed You back in January following the huge success of the second season, which saw as many 54 million viewers streaming the show and joining lead star Penn Badgley on his creepy-yet-enthralling adventures.
You season 3 will reunite stars Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti as Joe Goldberg and Love Quinn respectively. Co-creators Sera Gamble and Greg Berlanti also return to executive produce, with Gamble remaining on board as showrunner. Season 3 of You is slated to premiere sometime in 2021. This comes to us from Netflix Queue.