Wednesday at the NBC Television Critics Association summer press tour, a panel which featured This Is Us showrunners, Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker, offered reporters a glimpse into what’s ahead for the Pearson family when season 3 of the hit drama series kicks-off on Tuesday, September 25th (9/8c).
Major to two key characters is that the series will travel to Vietnam detailing what occurred when Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) was serving in the war, as well as Kevin’s visit present day visit with his new love interest … Beth’s cousin, Zoe (Melanie Liburd.)
Berger said at the TCA’s of the new season, “This is a hopeful season and a season about true new beginnings for everybody.”
Aptaker offered up; “We are picking up with the big three – Randall, Kate and Kevin – turning 38. Our storylines are going to catch up to all of those flash forward scenes in scene two, over the course of this year.”
Viewers can also expect a closer look into the back-story of Beth (Susan Kelechi Watson) and Toby (Chris Sullivan). For Toby, Bergen noted viewers will learn about the circumstances surrounding Toby’s depression “within the first half of the season.” The new season will also look at the present-day view a newlywed to Kate. The show will also explore how Rebecca (Mandy Moore) and Miguel (Jon Huertas) got together following Jack’s death,
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