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'The Leftovers' Final Season Gets Premiere Date -- Watch the Teaser Trailer!

by Jennifer Drysdale 4:15 PM PST, January 24, 2017
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"The end is near" for The Leftovers.

Over a year after season two's finale, the apocalyptic drama's third and final season has been given a premiere date, HBO announced on Tuesday.

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Star Justin Theroux was the first to tease the show's return on Instagram.

"The end is near. And we know the date. 🚬 #theleftovers @hbo," he wrote alongside a short promo.

The end is near. And we know the date. 🚬 #theleftovers @hbo

A video posted by @justintheroux on

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Hours later, HBO released a teaser trailer, featuring footage from the show's final season and the foreshadowing message "the end is near."

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In addition to Theroux, fellow series regulars Carrie Coon, Amy Brenneman, Liv Tyler, Christopher Eccleston, Margaret Qually, Chris Zylka and Janel Moloney will all be returning for the show's final season, which was shot on location in Texas and Australia. Regina King, Kevin Carroll, Jovan Adepo and Jasmin Savoy Brown will also return, while Scott Glenn, who appeared in several episodes of seasons one and two, has been bumped up to series regular. Season three will feature eight episodes, two less than the first two seasons.

The Leftovers returns Sunday, April 16 on HBO.

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