Tuesday, January 24, 2017

HBO Announces Premiere Date for Final Season of 'The Leftovers'

HBO has set the premiere date for the third and final season of its original drama series The Leftovers created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, it was announced today. The final season will include 8 episodes.

The Leftovers will begin its third and final season on Sunday, April 16 at 9/8c. Filming for the season took place in Texas and Australia. 

The new season finds the Garvey and Murphy families coming together as they desperately grasp for a system of belief to help better explain that which defies explanation. The world is crackling with the energy of something big about to happen, a corresponding bookend to the Sudden Departure that sent them all spinning years earlier, bringing their journey Down Under.

The cast for the final season includes Justin Theroux, Carrie Coon, Amy Brenneman, Kevin Carroll, Christopher Eccleston, Scott Glenn, Lindsay Duncan, Regina King, Jovan Adepo, Janel Moloney, Margaret Qualley, Jasmin Savoy-Brown, Liv Tyler and Chris Zylka.

The drama is executive produced by Damon Lindelof, Tom Perrotta, Mimi Leder, Tom Spezialy, Gene Kelly, Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey. Warner Bros. Television and White Rabbit produce for HBO.