Cinemax's Outcast: Season 1 — NY Comic-Con Trailer


added: Sat, Oct 10th '15

After successfully adapting his zombie comic book into two hit cable shows for AMC, "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman is now teaming up with Cinemax for the small-screen version of his exorcism horror comic "Outcast."

Kirkman recently visited New York Comic-Con this weekend to premiere this new trailer, which sees Patrick Fugit (of "Gone Girl" and "Almost Famous" fame) playing Kyle Barnes, a young West Virginia man who, since childhood, has developed a bizarre awareness of supernatural activities, and now teams up with an unorthodox evangelist reverend as they investigate strange cases concerning demonic possession.

English actor Philip Glenister, known for playing hard-boiled '70s detective Gene Hunt on the popular British cop/time-travel series "Life on Mars," plays the Reverend Anderson in the ten-episode series, in which genre director Adam Wingard (The Guest, You're Next) helms the pilot episode written by Kirkman.

"Outcast" doesn't have a confirmed air date, but Cinemax intends to premiere the series in 2016.

The series follows Kyle Barnes, (Patrick Fugit) a young man who has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a journey to find answers but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.


directed by   Adam Wingard

starring   Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister, Wrenn Schmidt, Gabriel Bateman, Julia Crockett, Reg E. Cathey, Kip Pardue

release date   2016 (on Cinemax)

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