Amazon has greenlit drama “Absentia” for a third season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. The series centers on FBI agent Emily Byrne (Stana Katic), and the new season will begin three months after the season two finale with Emily nearing the end of her suspension from the FBI and working hard to be the best possible mother to her son. Everything is upended when one of Nick Durand’s (Patrick Heusinger) criminal cases hits too close to home and threatens the lives of the family Emily is desperately trying to hold together. The logline: It’s a dangerous journey that will take Emily far from Boston testing her like never before and forcing her to learn to trust again, to love again, and to finally realize her true place in the world.
In addition to Katic and Heusinger, other returning faces include Neil Jackson (as Jack), Matthew Le Nevez (Cal), Natasha Little (Special Agent Gunnarsen), Paul Freeman (Warren) and Patrick McAuley (Flynn).