FX continues to blow me away with their dramas. One after one, I’m completely hooked, and I’m dying for new episodes (case in point: is it September 2010 yet? I miss SONS OF ANARCHY). For now, I’m incredibly excited for the latest season of DAMAGES, starring Glenn Close, Tate Donovan, Rose Byrne, Campbell Scott, and Martin Short.
Patty Hewes is back in action, tackling the most challenging case of her illustrious career. Following up Patty’s decisive victory over corrupt CEO Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson) in Season 1 and her decimation of Ultima National Resources in Season 2, Patty Hewes has recently been appointed by the U.S. government to recover billions of dollars in stolen assets from the largest investment fraud in U.S. history, a fraud perpetrated by the esteemed financier Louis Tobin. Inspired by recent events in the world’s economic collapse, Season 3 showcases Damages signature legal-thriller storytelling as Patty Hewes takes on the Tobin family – a secretive clan determined to protect its interests at all costs. The Tobin family members have maintained their complete and total innocence. They claim not to have known anything about Louis Tobin’s fraud. But Patty Hewes believes otherwise and will stop at nothing to prove it. Patty and her trusted lieutenant Tom Shayes (Tate Donovan) do battle against the Tobin family’s trusted attorney Leonard Winstone (Martin Short), son Joe Tobin (Campbell Scott), and Louis Tobin’s wife Marilyn (Lily Tomlin). Season 3 sets the stage for Patty Hewes to have finally met her match in deception, manipulation and intimidation. Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) is quickly rising up the legal ranks at her new job. But life for Ellen gets much more complicated when her new boss begins investigating the Tobin case. Ellen realizes she may not have escaped Patty Hewes after all. And Season 3 explores the ties, the secrets and the lies that bind Ellen Parsons to Patty Hewes. Damages was created by Todd A. Kessler, Glenn Kessler and Daniel Zelman, who also serve as executive producers/showrunners. The series is produced by KZK Productions, FX Productions and Sony Pictures Television.
I’ve seen the first two episodes of the season, and after what they’ve thrown at us so far, I feel like this season has the possibility of topping the first two! It was revelation after revelation in the first two hours, and I for one think you’re all going to love it! Check out the sneak peek video above, and follow the jump for a gorgeous gallery of promo pics for the show!