HBO RENEWS “THE LEFTOVERS” FOR A THIRD SEASON

HBO announced that it has renewed the critically acclaimed dramatic series, The Leftovers, for a third and final season. Created by Damon Lindelof ( Emmy® Award winner for Lost) and Tom Perrotta (Oscar® nominee for Little Children), the series recently premiered it’s second season finale on HBO

Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the original HBO series will return for a third and final season

Created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the original HBO series will return for a third and final season

In the second season of The Leftovers, the series expanded on the original concept of the Rapture, explored in Tom Perrotta’s novel of the same name, continuing to focus on the ways ordinary people react to inexplicable events. Season two told a tale of two families, the Garveys and the Murphys, whose lives intersected in surprising ways, following the Garveys move from New York to eastern Texas, where one small town, nicknamed “Miracle,” and its residents had been spared during “The Departure“.

Praised as “outstanding” and referred to as a “master class” by the The New York Times, the second season of has been included in many “Best of 2015” critics’ lists, whereas Vulture.com has acclaimed The Leftovers as “one of the great dramas in American television.”

The second season features performances by Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Margaret Qualley, Chris Zylka, Regina King, Kevin Carroll, Jovan Adepo and Janel Moloney.

The second season features performances by Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Margaret Qualley, Chris Zylka, Regina King, Kevin Carroll, Jovan Adepo and Janel Moloney.

The Leftovers is executive produced by Damon Lindelof, Tom Perrotta, Mimi Leder, Tom Spezialy and Peter Berg; and co-executive produced by Gene Kelly, Jacqueline Hoyt, Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa.

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