‘The Leftovers’ Teases Watery Rapture in New Season 2 Poster
Even as HBO’s The Leftovers only made a minor splash in its first season, the Damon Lindelof-drama dives deep into its second round this fall, the first without author Tom Perrotta’s original novel underscoring the plot. Deep dives may be deadly however, as the first poster for The Leftovers Season 2 eyes a watery grave for at least one lead.
As debuted over at TVLine, the new Leftovers Season 2 poster features only two of the HBO rapture drama’s expansive cast, Justin Theroux’s Kevin Garvey and Carrie Coon’s Nora Durst, though there’s a bigger mystery afoot as to why Kevin would have weights pulling him below. Kevin was also seen ominously coming out of the water in the first trailer, which could spell a recurring theme this season (atop the obvious “Creation of Man” and reverse Sudden Departure imagery).
So reads The Leftovers Season 2's full press release:
More than three years ago, 2% of the world’s population inexplicably vanished. 140 million people, gone in an instant. No country, no state, no city was spared, except for one small town in eastern Texas. Population: 9261. Departures: Zero. This is the setting for a tale of two families: the Garveys, who have moved to this special place, and whose lives were forever changed by the Departure, and the Murphys, a local family, who seem to have been spared from an event that shook the rest of the world.
Cast regulars for season two include: 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.
Created by Damon Lindelof, Emmy winner for “Lost,” and acclaimed novelist Tom Perrotta; executive produced by Lindelof, Perrotta, Mimi Leder, Tom Spezialy and Peter Berg; co-executive produced by Jacqueline Hoyt, Gene Kelly, Ron Yerxa & Albert Berger.
Also worth noting, Family Matters star Darius McCrary will recur as Isaac Rayney, a palm reader and childhood friend of John’s. You can check out the most recent teaser below, in addition to the trailer above and stay tuned for The Leftovers’ next vanishing act on October 4.