Mr Inbetween gets final season premiere in May

The third and final season of FOXTEL Original series Mr Inbetween will screen from next month.

The nine episode season of Mr Inbetween –the critically acclaimed half-hour series created by, written and starring Scott Ryan and directed by Nash Edgerton –will debut with the first two episodes, with one new episode airing each subsequent week.

Foxtel’s Executive Director of Television Brian Walsh said: “Mr Inbetween is a testament to the world class drama our customers have come to expect of FOXTEL.

Driven by the incredible talents of Australian creator/writer/star Scott Ryan and director Nash Edgerton, this engrossing third and final season is sure to engage audiences once again, as Ray Shoesmith takes care of business once and for all. It joins the proud collection of quality, popular Australian drama series that have become the hallmark of the FOXTEL brand.”

Juggling parental responsibilities, complicated relationships, a viciously smart pre-teen daughter and an ageing parent while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly tricky when you’re a criminal for hire.

Scott Ryan returns as Ray Shoesmith, the role which earned him an AACTA Award for ‘Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama’ and a TV WEEK Logie Award for ‘Most Outstanding Actor’ in 2019. Ray ‘takes care of people’ –collecting debts, relieving them of drugs and guns, and often taking care of them on a more permanent basis. Ray demands respect and does not tolerate others disregarding his very clear code of ethics. As Ray’s increasingly volatile work collides with his imploding personal life, he finds himself struggling to stay atop the complex web he has woven.

In season three of Mr Inbetween, Ray’s world has contracted. Family life looks a little different as he quietly mourns the loss of his brother Bruce, while figuring out how to care for his ageing father, Bill (Kenny Graham). As Brittany (Chika Yasumura) grows into a young woman, she draws further away from Ray and comes closer to discovering the truth about who he really is. Things seem good with Gary (Justin Rosniak) and Dave (Matt Nable), however since severing ties with former boss and confidant Freddy (Damon Herriman), Ray is working freelance and feeling a sense of isolation. With business booming, a new connection with criminal kingpin Rafael (Jeremy Sims) intensifies Ray’s struggle and when sparks fly with new colleague Zoe (Emily Barclay), an unexpected tragedy makes Ray question both his career trajectory and his ethics.

Fellow underworld figures dub Ray ‘The Magician’ for his uncanny ability to make things disappear. As his family crumbles, emotions rage and violence escalates, the blood on his hands may finally cause the magic wand to slip.

FOXTEL Original series Mr Inbetween Season 3 premieres Wednesday, May 26 at 12 Noon express and 8.30pm encore AEST On Demand or on FOX SHOWCASE