There’s new life and new guest stars ahead for season three of TNT’s Falling Skies. Robert Sean Leonard and Gloria Reuben are both set to appear in the hit aliens vs. human drama, which returns for 13 episodes this summer.
The latest season kicks off seven months after the end of season two with Anne (Moon Bloodgood) giving birth to her and Tom’s (Noah Wyle) first child. The birth of the baby may single a calmer time for the 2nd Mass. As Seychelle Gabriel, who plays Lourdes, said, “The darkest moments are behind us.” That doesn’t mean fans won’t be seeing any more fights between our heroes at 2nd Mass and the mechs and Skitters.
“Straight out of the gate this season we have several very interesting storylines going on,” said Drew Roy, who plays Tom’s oldest son, Hal. More heartbreak may be in store for Tom though as his son suffers the effect of the parasite that entered his ear at the end of season two. The “ear bug” as Roy calls it will affect Hal’s mind, eventually culminating in episode six. No word on what will happen exactly in that episode so fans will have to wait and see. The youngest Mason, Ben (Connor Jessup), will also return for season three.
As for the guest stars, Reuben will have multi-episode arc as Marina Perlata, who acts as an aide to Tom. Leonard’s obsessive yet gift scientist character, Roger Kadar, has the distinction to be known as “The Rat King” due to living underground with his pet rats.
Falling Skies will return this summer on TNT.