A starter kit before we jump into the new season.
- An extended family member in Castle will die.
- There will be a manipulative villain who kills in three, known as "3xK" who will be introduced this season. The killer will have an Hannibal Lecter appeal.
- Alexis, Castle's daughter will have a boyfriend played by Ken Baumann. He will be a recurring character who may cause some stress for Castle.
- Speaking of love interest, Beckett will get Victor Webster to play hers! He will be Josh Davidson, who rides a motorcycle and someone who brings a different side to Beckett.