For All Mankind season 3: release date, trailer, and cast

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For All Mankind returns for a third season as NASA and the USSR battle to colonize Mars

For All Mankind, the acclaimed alternate history drama on Apple TV+, returns for its third season on Friday, June 10.

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The series, which also stars Joel Kinnaman, Wrenn Schmidt and Krys Marshall, enters the 1990s with Season 3 and follows attempts to colonize Mars.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Season 3 of For All Mankind.

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Why is?

For All Mankind is an alternate history drama that asks what if the Soviet Union were the first country to put a man on the moon – how would that affect the space race, how would that affect the cold war, would both go on much longer? than in real life?

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In Season 3, NASA and the still-existing USSR compete to be the first group to colonize Mars in the 1990s – with private companies also entering the space race for the first time.

Who stars in season 3 of For All Mankind?

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Astronauts walk across Mars in Season 3 of For All Mankind (Source: Apple TV+)

Joel Kinnaman plays Ed Baldwin, a NASA astronaut turned chief administrator and flight trainer. On film, Kinnaman is best known for appearing in Suicide Squad and its sequel The Suicide Squad, while on TV you might recognize him from The Killing, Altered Carbon and House of Cards.

Shantel VanSanten plays Karen Baldwin, Ed’s wife. VanSanten is probably best known for playing Patty Spivot on superhero drama The Flash, but you may also know her from One Tree Hill and Shooter. She has also acted in the films The Final Destination, You and I and Something Wicked.

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Wrenn Schmidt plays Margo Madison, a key NASA leader. On television, Schmidt has appeared in Boardwalk Empire, The Americans and Person of Interest. She next stars in Jordan Peele’s upcoming horror film, simply titled Nope.

Jodi Balfour plays Ellen Wilson, a former astronaut with political ambitions. Balfour will probably be best known for roles on Rellik, True Detective, Primeval: New World and The Crown. She is next seen in the Apple TV+ drama Ted Lasso.

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They will be joined by Sonya Walger (Coupling), Coral Peña and Krys Marshall, among others. Edi Gathegi (House) joins Season 3 as a new character, an Elon Musk-esque private contractor named Dev Ayesa.

Who writes and directs For All Mankind?

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The series was co-created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Battlestar Galactica), Matt Wolpert and Ben Nedivi.

Currently there isn’t much information on the individual writers and directors involved in Season 3, but we’ll update this article when it becomes available.

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Is there a trailer

Yes there is! You can see it here.

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When and how can I watch For All Mankind Season 3?

Season 3 of For All Mankind begins Friday, June 10 on Apple TV+, with new episodes weekly.

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Only the very first episode of Season 3, “Polaris,” will be available on Friday June 10 – unlike previous years, only one episode will be released per week.

How many episodes does For All Mankind season 3 have?

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As in previous years, For All Mankind Season 3 will consist of a total of ten episodes. Each episode will be 50 minutes to an hour long.

How many seasons of For All Mankind will there be?

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Showrunner Ronald D. Moore has spoken of a “7-year plan” for the series, which will take For All Mankind from the space race in the 1960s to a completely different future in the 2030s.

Why should I watch For All Mankind Season 3?

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It’s a very measured, very precise piece of drama; it moves with confidence and a true poise, holding and building suspense better than any other drama currently on television. It’s the best show on Apple TV+ (a tall claim considering how quickly the streamer has established itself as a major force) and well worth your time.

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