Epix has announced this week that “War Of The Worlds” has been renewed for a third season and will be released in 2022.
The show has been created by BAFTA Award-winner Howard Overman (Misfits, Crazyhead, Merlin) and is based on H.G. Wells’ classic novel of the same name, the third season sees the return of Golden Globe winner and EMMY and Tony award nominated actor Gabriel Byrne (In Treatment).
Set-in present-day France and the UK, War of the Worlds season three 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.
Joining the ensemble cast are BAFTA-Award winner Molly Windsor (Three Girls), Ernest Kingsley Junior, Madeleine Worral and Oliver Hembrough.
The show is 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 first season of “War Of The Worlds” is available on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland, with the first episode of the second season arriving on Disney+ on Friday 16th July, with new episodes released weekly. While in the United States, the first two seasons are available on Epix.
Are you looking forward to more “War Of The Worlds”?