When NBC’s family drama This Is Us season two ended in March 2018, viewers across the world were left almost devastated. But then, This is US Season 3 came with loads of answers to our questions about the beloved Pearson family.
The good feelings that come with the weepy storylines of the famous family drama stand among the numerous reasons why it is one of the most-watched NBC drama of all times. This is proven in the many awards the series have won since the first season premiered on September 20, 2016. Some of these awards and accolades include the African-American Critics Association Awards, American Film Institute Awards, Critics’ Choice Television Awards, and many more.
In addition to solving some puzzles and creating fresh ones, This Is Us Season 3 definitely did not fall short of what was expected as it premiered on September 25, 2018. The family drama came with all the insane and emotional twists, promising to give viewers more insight into Beth’s personal life and immediate family. It also introduced more mysteries as the storyline unfolds. One of the biggest mysteries that will unfold is the one revolving around the mysterious “her” which Randall (Sterling K. Brown) talked to his adult daughter Tess (Iantha Richardson) about. Here is everything you would like to know about the new season of the family drama.
The Cast of This Is Us Season 3
There is no doubt that This Is Us Cast members have all gained more popularity, thanks to the success of the drama. However, as the new season unfolds, there is no doubt that fans would say goodbye to some of the characters in the previous seasons, and welcome new ones. However, it is confirmed that all the main cast members will feature in the third season. Let’s look at some of the main characters expected to come back.
1. Milo Ventimiglia as Jack Pearson
The American actor whose real name is Milo Anthony Ventimiglia has been playing the character of Jack Pearson since the series began. The California native will still maintain his role as Rebecca’s first husband. Even though he is dead, the drama creator Dan Fogelman said the audiences will learn more about his past life as a soldier in the Vietnam War.
2. Mandy Moore as Rebecca Pearson
This actress and singer, Mandy Moore will also return as Rebecca Pearson, the mother of Kevin, Kate, and Randall. Yeah, she will keep up with her role as wife to Jack’s best friend, Miguel Rivas and Tess’ grandmother.
3. Chrissy Metz as Kate Pearson
The Primetime Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress, popularly known in the series as the “Number Two” of the “Big Three”, and the only surviving triplet, will be returning in season three with the hope to have a child.
4. Sterling K Brown as Randall Pearson
Playing the role of Jack and Rebecca’s adopted son; Kate and Kevin’s brother, Brown will be returning to play his part yet again. His roles in the TV series has earned him a second Emmy and a Golden Globe.
5. Justin Hartley as Kevin Pearson
Justin will return as Kevin Pearson, the Number one of the big three in This is US season 3. This character might find the love he’s been looking for in the new season.
6. Susan Kelechi Watson as Randall’s Wife Beth
The American actress of Nigerian and Jamaican parentage will also be returning to maintain her role as Tess mother. In the new season, Beth will have to devise a means to deal with her cousin’s relationship with Kevin.
Others cast members of the emotional drama series include Alexandra Breckenridge as Sophie, Chris Sullivan as Toby Damon, and Jon Huertas as Miguel Rivas.
Meanwhile, some actors who only appeared in a few episodes of the previous seasons have been promoted to series regular. Hence, we would be seeing more of Lyric Ross (Deja) alongside Melanie Liburd who played Zoe in the last episode of season two. Also, Michael Angarano will join This Is Us Season 3 cast on a recurring role as Nicky.
How To Watch It Online
Thanks to technology, watching the series has been made a lot easier and more fun. This Is Us Season 3 has been streamlined in such a way that it gets across everyone, anywhere and at any time. Those who prefer to watch the new episodes of the family drama on their smartphones, tablet or laptop can easily access them on NBC.com/this-is-us/episodes. Viewers do not need to login to gain access to the family drama series. iPhone users can as well download the NBC app via the iPhone app store and stream episodes through their phones.
All You Need To Know About This Is Us Season 3
1. Like season two, This is Us season 3 also has eighteen (18) episodes but a majority of the episodes will be centered on Beth. Viewers will learn more about the character, her background and where she came from.
2. The family drama focuses on mostly good people trying to do the right thing in a society that is full of moral ineptitude.
3. Most of the Vietnam scenes were shot in Southern California, but the creator of the series Dan Fogelman said there are plans to shoot on locations in Vietnam as well.
4. Expect more flash forwards in the new season. According to Fogelman, additional past timelines would be introduced in This Is Us season 3.
5. This season’s timeline will get a bit complicated and viewers might need to pay closer attention to comprehend the storylines.