Premium network EPIX has announced that the third season of their science fiction-drama series War of the Worlds will premiere on Monday, September 12 at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT. Subsequent episodes will air weekly on Sundays at 9 p.m. EDT/PDT.
You can watch the new trailer for War of the Worlds Season 3 below and you’ll find the full key art underneath.
Written and created by BAFTA Award-winner Howard Overman (Misfits, Crazyhead, Future Man), the third season sees the return of Golden Globe winner and Emmy- and Tony Award-nominee Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment).
Joining the ensemble cast are BAFTA winner Molly Windsor (Three Girls), Ernest Kingsley Junior, Madeleine Worrall, and Oliver Hembrough.
Set in present-day France and the U.K., the third season picks up as the war between the survivors and aliens reaches a new turning point and a terrifying phenomenon grips countless people across the globe.
With stakes at an all-time high, one survivor sets out to investigate, forming a tentative partnership with another unlikely hero along the way.
The pair will need to use every resource they have available to face an opposition more dangerous than ever in their fight, once again, for the survival of all humanity.
Distributed internationally by STUDIOCANAL, War of the Worlds is executive produced by Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps for Urban Myth Films in partnership with CANAL+ and The Walt Disney Company.
The third season is directed by Indra Siera and Jonas Alexander Arnby. The series is based on H.G. Wells’ classic novel of the same name.
The second season of the series premiered on June 6, 2021. Written by Overman, War of the Worlds Season 2 consisted of eight episodes.
In the first season of War of the Worlds, an alien attack all but wiped out mankind, with just a handful of humans fighting to survive.
And no one felt more rocked by the invasion than Emily (Daisy Edgar-Jones), who discovered she may have her own strange personal connection to the aliens.
War of the Worlds Season 2 saw our characters left reeling by the possibility that the invaders could be human. A tense fight to take back the planet awaited them.
For some, the sheer desperation to survive will lead them to contemplate sacrificing one of their own…