Big Sky closed out its second season with Cassie, Jenny and new sheriff Beau getting friendly as they knocked back some after-work drinks. And to hear showrunner Elwood Reid tell it, Season 3 — which is subtitled Deadly Trails — will be even cozier.
But for whom, exactly? “I’ll leave it for interpretation,” Reid teases, calling Beau (played by new series regular Jensen Ackles) “a very fun, interesting guy — and both of these women find him fun and interesting. As the season progresses, there might be some sparks on one of those sides.”
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Viewers will be able to start searching for those sparks when the drama returns on Wednesday (ABC, 10/9c), but Reid warns that you’ll have to look closely… at least at first.
“I’m playing it very open-ended in the beginning. I don’t want to tilt my hand where we’re going,” he tells TVLine. “Suffice to say, all my actors — but particularly Jensen — he’s got chemistry with everybody.”
OK, OK, enough with the heart-eyes. Isn’t there a crime to solve? When we pick up a few months after the events of the Season 2 finale, a new business called Sunny Day Excursions — run by an aggressive outdoorswoman named Sunny Barnes (new series regular Reba McEntire) — is the engine behind some pretty hinky business up in the wilderness outside Helena. As Cassie is called in to look for a missing backpacker, Beau and Jenny start tracking a murder case. And we haven’t even started talking about what Beau’s ex-wife has to do with any of it!
Read on for a sampling of what Big Sky is serving up in Season 3!
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