In typical fashion, the weirdness begins right away with Kerry Kacey Rohl taking the good doctor to an operating room where kids no older than 16 watch the gifted surgeon operate. Welcome to where paradise is home, the ice cream is fresh and the only humans left in existence are living out a Stepford experience in order to survive. When Ethan asked who appointed him sheriff, Brad stated that it wasn't one of his functions to do. As in get that brain out of her head before it broadcasted any more sexy memories. After Theo awakes in Wayward Pines, he sees Rebecca in a crowd, and she reveals she has been there for three years. When Ethan does locate her in town, she is noticeably older, which confuses him.
Ethan's son Ben, who was knocked out after hitting his head, woke up to an indifferent, more dangerous Wayward Pines. Well, there is definitely potential here for some good story telling, even if the premiere felt like more of the same. Hewson and Stallings had themselves been sent to Wayward Pines to find a missing agent named Evans, and had never reported back to Hassler. Davis did a superb job with her take on one of the town's most influential teachers. She attempts to infect the townspeople with smallpox virus, but the attempt fails and she is executed by Jason. Yedlin's relationship with his wife Rebecca seems interesting enough, as we see them quarreling in a flashback on one of the Hawaiian islands. In the finale, his character Ethan died, along with a number of other key characters, making room for a new star when announced that the drama — which was originally intended to be an event series — had been renewed.
She helps him find the decaying corpse of Agent Evans as well as a map of the town. The story was thrilling from the first episode and maintained its momentum until the end to spur viewers to ask for more. Along with Hassler, Yedlin is the only person who considers the Abbies to be highly intelligent, but his attempt to prove it angers Jason and Megan. It would not be a direct anthology format. Where We Pick Up If you happened to miss out on the first season of the summer series last year, have no fear: the second installment is designed so that those who did tune in will find plenty of little Easter eggs along the way, but also so that those who are brand spanking new to the show can enjoy it as well. New characters and old characters will come together to keep the human race alive in the show's next 10 episodes.
Leaving a strange town he understands that wherever he may go, all the ways lead back to the Pines. At the Academy, Megan tries to shape young minds, revealing the truth about Wayward Pines and imploring her students to not tell their parents. Through flashbacks, we learn that Hassler fell in love with Theresa when she briefly separated from Ethan over his affair with Kate. Turns out she fully approved of this plan, except since Yedlin was carrying the sum of existing medical knowledge in the world in his head, and all she was carrying was weird sexy thoughts about her biological son, it was a no-brainer who should be the viral sacrifice to the abbies. Hope Davis' return was another welcomed revelation with her creepy portrayal of Megan Fisher. The incest twist, which genuinely knocked my socks off last week, seemed to completely unhinge the newly-bereft Kerry. In the series premiere, he is shown dispatching Ethan to find Agents Hewson and Stallings.
Write some names on some paper slips and grab a hat, man. Advertisement With the Abbies about to overrun the town of Wayward Pines and with almost everyone ready to enter a second cryogenic sleep, the show could certainly reinvent itself as it did between the first two seasons. Release date of the long-awaited project has recently been announced: the new episode of the coming season 2 is to be released on May 25, 2016. According to , the sophomore season has been designed to serve as a fresh start. The abbies are telepathic, clearly have some kind of civilization and maybe by the time the town wakes up again they'll be more evolved than the humans? Here's two very long, clawed abbie fingers crossed for Season 3! While devoted to Pilcher's vision and supportive of Jason, whom she loves, she begins to think for herself after conversations with Theo and Rebecca, and questions many of Jason's decisions.
Theo Yedlin Jason Patric , a surgeon who wakes up from long years of suspended animation in the town that is going through a bloody rebellion. During his studies, Theo learns that the reasoning center in Margaret's brain is twice the size of a typical human's. Xander and Theo would unite the people denied a place in the pods to make one last final heroic stand to save Wayward Pines! When she meets Hassler in season 2, Theresa holds him responsible for the deaths of Ethan and Ben. When Frank tried to charge the bus to comfort her, he got knocked out by a soldier. Either way, he went on with the freezing process. C'mon Xander, you're an anarchist rebel. Theo Yedlin, a confident, driven surgeon whose leadership skills will prove invaluable to the residents of.
The first season was supposed to be a one-time project, Variety reported, but due to the high demand for a second season, the show producers found it necessary to discuss and subsequently announce a follow-up. While in jail in the penultimate episode of season 1, he is shot and killed by Jason Higgins. In season 2, Ben leads a group of underground rebels opposed to Jason's iron hand, which gets him banished outside the fence, where he is eventually killed by Abbies. The cast and setting are the show's strengths, so let's hope they can keep this train moving to a better second half than the season before it. On December 9, 2015, Fox renewed the series for a second season which premiered on May 25, 2016. He notes that they are starting from where Season one ended and are working backwards.
During an Abbie attack in the final episode of season 1, Ethan sacrifices himself to save what's left of humanity. Hopefully he won't be misused, as he's one of the more underrated actors in Hollywood. Believing Pam to be undermining him, David orders her to be put back into cryo suspension, but other volunteers rebel on Pam's behalf, freeing her and allowing her to kill her brother in the season 1 finale. In season 2, she is shown being tortured at the hospital by members of the First Generation, and is later revealed to be working as a hospital receptionist. As a marked man headed for a reckoning, he helps Ethan locate the one area of town that will allow for an escape.
Was his wife's meddling ghost trying to talk him into canceling the freezing process? Not only were our heroes Xander and Theo totally uninterested in saving the innocent people who had been doomed to the most excruciating death, they actually slaughtered one of them. New Cast Members At the center of this season is a new protagonist to follow, one Dr. The series premiered May 14, 2015 on. Before you tune in, check out what you should know about the sophomore season of the Fox drama below. Other returning characters include Ben Burke Charlie Tahan , Theresa Burke Shannyn Sossamon , Megan Fisher Hope Davis , Adam Hassler Tim Griffin , Jason Higgins Tom Stevens , Nurse Pam Melissa Leo and David Pilcher Toby Jones. According to , there are two deaths in the premiere, and it appears at least one of them will involve a returning character. The network continues to keep its lips tight about the new season.
Night Shyamalan is set to return this summer with 10 episodes. Nothing underscores a high-drama speech about ethics better than a skintight silver wet suit, and watching each character slowly closing their eyes inside a Coke machine as Wooly Willy shavings rained down on them from above was simply beautiful. Because of the time it took Wayward Pines to make it to air, Lewis had committed to another series in the interim. What purpose did it serve, telling the woman he'd just manipulated into killing her partner that she'd also been breaking the sweetest taboo all these years? Although Season 1 was conceived as a miniseries, its success earned it a second season of twists and turns. Ben, the now-older, more emo version of Ethan Burke's son, is helping with the rebellion to stop the First Generation from controlling the town.