Psych 3: This Is Gus
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GenreDetective fiction
Comedy drama
Based onPsych
by Steve Franks
Written bySteve Franks
James Roday Rodriguez
Directed bySteve Franks
StarringJames Roday Rodriguez & Dulé Hill[a]
Timothy Omundson
Maggie Lawson
Kirsten Nelson
Jazmyn Simon
Corbin Bernsen
Theme music composerSteve Franks
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producersJames Roday Rodriguez
Dulé Hill
Steve Franks
Chris Henze
Kelly Kulchak
ProducerChris Cheramie
Running time96 minutes
Production companiesPacific Mountain Productions
Thruline Entertainment
Universal Content Productions
Original release
NetworkPeacock
ReleaseNovember 18, 2021 (2021-11-18)

Psych 3: This Is Gus is a 2021 American mystery-comedy film. A direct sequel to the second film from 2020 and the third installment of the Psych film series, based on the USA Network dramedy series of the same name, the film was released on November 18, 2021 to the streaming service Peacock. James Roday Rodriguez, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson, Kirsten Nelson, and Corbin Bernsen all reprised their roles from the series and previous two films, with recurring actor Kurt Fuller and previous guest star Curt Smith also appearing. The film was directed by series creator Steve Franks, who co-wrote the script with Roday Rodriguez, and plans to produce three further sequels.[1]

Plot

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Prior to Gus and Selene's wedding and the birth of their son, Shawn and Gus must track down Selene's estranged husband, while Gus is in 'groomzilla' mode. After the recovery, Lassiter works to determine the future of his police career.

Cast

Main article: List of Psych characters

Production

On May 13, 2021, Peacock announced the film, with production set to begin in the summer.[2] On October 9, 2021 at New York Comic Con, it was announced the film would premiere on November 18, 2021.[3] Along with the returning main cast, Kurt Fuller reprised his role as Woody Strode and Curt Smith returned as himself.

Reception

TV Guide rated the film a four and a half out of five.[4]

Future

Further information: Psych (film series) § Future

Steve Franks has stated his intent for the Psych film series to consist of at least six films, of which This is Gus serves as the third.[1]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Note: In this movie, James Roday Rodriguez and Dule Hill both received top billing, rather than having Roday solely receive top billing and Hill having secondary billing to him.

References

  1. ^ a b Agard, Chancellor (July 17, 2017). "Psych creator looks to Fast and Furious franchise for inspiration". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (May 13, 2021). "Psych 3: This Is Gus a Go at Peacock; Threequel to Feature Wedding, Birth of 'Baby Guster,' Random Pineapple(s)". TVLine. Retrieved May 13, 2021.
  3. ^ Webb Mitovich, Matt (October 9, 2021). "Psych 3 Movie Threequel Gets Premiere Date, Trailer That Questions Existence of a 'Peacock' Streaming Service". TVLine. Retrieved October 9, 2021.
  4. ^ Thomas, Kaitlin (November 12, 2021). "Psych 3: This Is Gus Review: A Silly but Emotionally Satisfying Movie for the Psych-Os". TV Guide. Retrieved November 17, 2021.