US drama Shooter has been renewed for a third season.
The Ryan Phillippe series, will be based loosely on “Black Light,” the second book in the Bob Lee Swagger series by Stephen Hunter.
Phillippe stars as Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President. But his former commanding officer Isaac Johnson (Omar Epps) discovers that he is has been framed and must do everything in his power to protect his family and clear his name.
In addition to the Stephen Hunter book series, the show is inspired by the 2007 film of the same name starring Mark Wahlberg, who is an executive producer.
Production on Season 3 begins this January in Los Angeles.
The USA Network series screens in Australia on Netflix.