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“The Killing” returns June 2

Melissa Hayer Modified: April 24, 2013 at 3:32 pm •  Published: March 29, 2013
Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) and Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) - The Killing - Season 2 - GALLERY - Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels/AMC
Stephen Holder (Joel Kinnaman) and Sarah Linden (Mireille Enos) - The Killing - Season 2 - GALLERY - Photo Credit: Frank Ockenfels/AMC

 

AMC has announced “The Killing” will be back for its third season with a two-hour premiere at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 2.

Details on “The Killing,” provided by AMC, are as follows:

The new season, which stars Mireille Enos (Sarah Linden) and Joel Kinnaman (Stephen Holder) along with new cast members Peter Sarsgaard, Elias Koteas and Amy Seimetz, is executive produced by series creator Veena Sud, and will focus on a new case, which will be resolved over the course of ten episodes, ending with a gripping two-hour finale.

Season three begins one year after the close of the “Rosie Larsen” case (the focus of the series’ first two seasons) with Sarah Linden (Enos) no longer working as a detective. But when her ex-partner Stephen Holder’s (Kinnaman) search for a runaway girl leads him to discover a gruesome string of murders that connects to a previous murder investigation by Linden, she is drawn back into the life she thought she’d left behind.

“The Killing” is produced by Fox Television Studios and executive produced by Veena Sud, Mikkel Bondesen, for Fabrik Entertainment, Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin. Kristen Campo and Ron French serve as co-executive producers.

As previously announced by Fox Television Studios, which produces the series for AMC, and Netflix, ‘The Killing’ season three will be available to Netflix members three months after the season finale airs on AMC.

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