Justin Hartley (ex-Adam, The Young and the Restless) has left daytime behind but he’s still part of serialized storytelling. His hit TV nighttime drama, This Is Us, returns for a second season tonight on NBC at 9 p.m.
The second season picks up with the 37th birthday of the three Pearson siblings – Kate, Randall and Kevin (played by Hartley). Tonight’s episode is titled “A Father’s Advice.”
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Watch for Kevin to balance the demands of his career and his relationship. He walked off what he considered to be a ludicrous sitcom last year but this season Kevin will be making a blockbuster action flick with guest star Sylvester Stallone!
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“When you get Sylvester Stallone interested, you know you’re doing something right,” says Hartley, who describes the movie Kevin will be doing as “a period piece war movie [with] a big, massive budget.”
Might Kevin’s commitment to the movie create conflict with his relationship with Sophie? “I hope so,” Hartley says. “For storytelling purposes, I hope his life gets complicated!”
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