All American is one of CW’s most underrated shows. It usually stays under the radar due to more popular CW shows such as Arrow, Riverdale, Supernatural, etc. It still has a dedicated fanbase and has garnered rave reviews. In January 2020, CW announced that there will be All American Season 3 making fans of the show joyous.
All American is inspired by the life of professional American football player, Spencer Paysinger. It follows Spencer James played by Daniel Ezra, a star football player who gets transferred from Crenshaw High School to Beverly Hills High. Soon the struggles of two different worlds start to collide in front of him.
According to a report in the Deadline, the CW renewed 13 shows including Batwoman, The Flash, and All American. Although they didn’t reveal any release dates.
All American Season 3 Eyeing January 2021 Release
All Americans first premiered in October 2018. The second season premiered the next year in October again. After the confirmation of the third season, fans expected the third season to release in October this year.
Although the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic has seemingly affected filming and delayed the release. The CW President, Mark Pedowitz announced the decision to postpone premieres of the network’s fall TV shows till January 2021.
This means instead of the traditional October release, this time the fans have to wait till next year.
On September 25, the All American Instagram account posted a photo that confirmed the beginning of production. However, someone on the set tested positive for COVID-19. The Hollywood Report has said that the person has entered quarantine and the show took a break as a precaution.
All American Season 3 was back and running starting in October 2020. As per reports, there were no more cases and the cast and crew had to take extreme safety measures.
There are no changes in cast and the entire main cast will come back for All American Season 3.
British actor Daniel Ezra is back as Spencer James with rapper and actress Bre-Z back as Coop.
Greta Onieogou, Samantha Logan, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian will also be back for the third season.
Karima Westbrook will come back as Grace James, Spencer’s mother.
Monét Mazur will come back as Laura Fine-Baker along with Taye Diggs as Billy Baker, the coach for Beverly Hills High.
Chelsea Tavares, who has become well-known for portraying fan favorite Patience is also promoted to series regular. So expect to see more of her in All American Season 3.
What Will Be the Story for Season 3?
Spoilers if you haven’t seen All American.
After the end of season 2, it is pretty unclear what the story will be.
In the season finale, “Decisions”, we see Spencer going back to Crenshaw to play for his late father’s team. Billy Baker also leaves Beverly Hills for Crenshaw and takes over Corey as their new head coach.
Asher also gets the opportunity to spend the summer with his mother. But he is still unsure if he should go.