The Season 3 premiere of Into The Badlands airs tonight (April 22) on AMC and the network has released a description and photos to promote it.
Here’s how they describe the season premiere which is called “Enter the Phoenix.”
On the premiere episode, “Enter the Phoenix” Sunny (Daniel Wu) returns to the Badlands, seeking a cure for his son, Henry. Meanwhile, The Widow (Emily Beecham) and Chau (Eleanor Matsuura) wage a bloody civil war as a new threat emerges.
Season three of “Into the Badlands” finds Sunny (Wu) living off the grid, doing his best to provide for his infant son, Henry, in the wake of Veil’s death. It is only when Henry contracts a mysterious illness that Sunny must join forces with Bajie (Nick Frost) and journey back into the Badlands, where The Widow (Beecham) and Baron Chau (Matsuura) are entrenched in a drawn-out war that has destabilized the entire region. No longer supported by Tilda (Ally Ioannides) or Waldo (Stephen Lang), The Widow must find new allies in Lydia (Orla Brady) and in Nathaniel Moon (Sherman Augustus) – the former regent who lost his hand to Sunny and Bajie in Season 2. But when a mysterious nomadic leader called Pilgrim (Babou Ceesay) arrives in the Badlands on a mission to restore Azra and usher in a new era of “peace,” old enemies must band together to defend the Badlands.
“Into the Badlands” was created by showrunners/executive producers/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and executive produced by Oscar(R)-nominated producers Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, director David Dobkin, fight director Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu. The series stars Daniel Wu (Tomb Raider) as Sunny; Aramis Knight (Enders Game) as M.K.; Emily Beecham (Daphne) as The Widow; Orla Brady (“Fringe”) as Lydia; Ally Ioannides (“Parenthood”) as Tilda and Nick Frost as Bajie (Shaun of the Dead). This season, they will be joined by new series regulars Lorraine Toussaint (“Orange is the New Black”), Sherman Augustus (“Westworld”), Babou Ceesay (“Guerilla”) and Ella-Rae Smith (Clique), as well as new recurring guest stars Dean-Charles Chapman (“Game of Thrones”) and Lewis Tan (“Iron Fist”).
Photos from the season premiere can be found below.