Coming Distractions: The Leftovers heads to the “Jarden of Eden” in its season 2 trailer

Season one of The Leftovers ended with the town of Mapleton literally exploding into a firestorm. The Guilty Remnant (the cult specializing in vows of silence, chain-smoking, and wearing white after Labor Day) had traumatized their hamlet by special-ordering replicas of the local “departed.” The town responded with riots, and the Guilty Remnant’s homes were set ablaze. And while we didn’t uncover every crime committed by Chief of Police Kevin Garvey, Jr. (Justin Theroux), we did learn he’s suffering from an acute case of Tyler Durden disease.

Season two finds some Mapleton picking up stakes and heading to Jarden, Texas, a.k.a. the Jarden of Eden, a.k.a. Miracle, Texas, a town whose claim to fame is its lack of departed former residents. Regina King, always a welcome addition to any cast, appears as a prominent voice in Jarden, which has morphed into a second …

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