The Third Day Series Information:
LIMITED SERIES "THE THIRD DAY" DEBUTS FALL 2020, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO
Created by Dennis Kelly and Felix Barrett, limited series THE THIRD DAY debuts fall 2020 xclusively on HBO. The show's six episodes are divided into "Summer" and "Winter."
The limited series will also be available on HBO On Demand, HBO NOW, HBO GO and partners' streaming platforms.
Told over the first three episodes, "Summer" stars Jude Law (HBO's "The New Pope") as Sam, a man who is drawn to a mysterious Island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. "Summer" is written by Dennis Kelly and directed by Marc Munden.
"Winter" unfolds over the latter three episodes and stars Naomie Harris (Academy Award nominee for "Moonlight") as Helen, a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate. "Winter" is written by Kit de Waal, Dean O'Loughlin and Dennis Kelly and directed by Philippa Lowthorpe.
Along with Jude Law and Naomie Harris, THE THIRD DAY also stars Katherine Waterston ("Fantastic Beasts" franchise), Emily Watson (Emmy(R) and Golden Globe nominee for HBO's "Chernobyl"), and Paddy Considine (HBO's "The Outsider").
THE THIRD DAY is a co-production between Sky and HBO. It is the first original drama to be produced by Sky's new production house, Sky Studios, in conjunction with Plan B Entertainment, the world-renowned immersive theatre company Punchdrunk and writer Dennis Kelly ("Utopia," "Pulling"). Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Felix Barrett and Dennis Kelly executive produce.
The Third Day is a story told over six episodes and in two distinct halves. The first – ‘Summer’, directed by Marc Munden, sees Sam, a man drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost. The second – ‘Winter’, directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, follows Helen, a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate.
Genre: Limited Series
Cast: Jude Law, Naomie Harris, Katherine Waterston, Paddy Considine, Emily Watson
Writer/Executive Producer: Dennis Kelly (wrote four episodes)
Executive Producers: Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner, Plan B Entertainment
Executive Producer: Felix Barrett, Punchdrunk International
Creators: Felix Barrett, Dennis Kelly
Director/Executive Producer: Marc Munden
Director/Executive Producer: Philippa Lowthorpe
Producer: Adrian Sturges
Writers: Kit de Waal and Dean O’Loughlin (wrote two episodes)
Produced by: HBO and Sky Studios in partnership with Plan B Entertainment and Punchdrunk International