The eighth and upcoming season of ABC’s “Castle,” seems to be full of interesting changes, creatively speaking, for main characters Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), especially as Kate will now be the new captain of the twelfth precinct. With this change, however, the question that comes to mind is how her mystery novelist husband, Castle, who, at the beginning of the series, inserted himself into Kate’s and her colleagues’ lives as Kate was Castle’s muse for his “Nikki Heat” series, will stay on without having her as a partner in solving cases every day, given the fact that she will be more desk-bound at times. The simple answer to this, thankfully, can possibly be seen in the recently released promotional video for the upcoming season. WARNING: This article may contain spoilers for “Castle” Season 8, and as to how Castle will be involved in solving mysteries alongside the detectives of the twelfth precinct. Read on only to learn more about this story.
Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) always somehow finds a way to work beside his colleagues at the twelfth precinct. As seen in the previous season, he ended up becoming a Private Investigator, after he was banned from working with his wife, Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), and colleagues Detectives Kevin Ryan (Seamus Dever) and Javier “Javi” Esposito (Jon Huertas). It was due to the fact that he had, at one point, in order to help solve a case, became associated with a mobster.
During this period, Castle managed to obtain some cases. It allowed him to engage Kate, Ryan and Esposito in a sort of friendly competition as to who would be able to solve the case first.
This upcoming season, however, will present a bigger challenge as to how Castle will continue working with the twelfth precinct since his wife, Kate, is the new captain. It means that she will not be out on the field as often, and won’t be able to accompany him when he solves cases.
However, a solution to this is seen in the recently released promotional video of “Castle’s” season eight on Spoiler TV, where it was announced that Castle will return to being a private investigator again.
This caused some confusion at first, as no new footage had been used for the video but was it was shown that the video was indeed for season eight.
This, however, seems to be a solution to the problem, especially as the new showrunners have stated that they will be keeping the original structure and formula of the show, while making several changes to make the show dynamic and different.
Aside from this, a new promotional poster for the upcoming season was released on the show’s official Twitter page.
The poster showed Kate looking playfully at her husband while Fillion’s Castle smirked and looked out at the audience.
Do you think that Castle will really be a full-time private investigator during Season 8 while his wife, Kate, is the new captain of the twelfth precinct? Based on the fact that Castle has gone down this route before, do you agree with this move or not? What do you think of the new poster for Season 8? Let us know what you think about all of this in the comments below!
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