Robert Kirkman’s upcoming series, Outcast, directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next), is set to debut on Cinemax on June 3rd. Don’t want to wait? No problem, we just happen to have the full season premiere, titled A Darkness Surrounds Him, here for you to enjoy right now.
Kirkman, most well known as the man behind AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead, will be serving as a writer for the 10 episode series as well as executive producer along with Chris Black and David Alpert. Outcast is inspired by Kirkman’s graphic novel by the same name.
The series follows Kyle Barnes, played by Patrick Fugit, a young man who has been plagued by possession all his life. Kyle, with the help of Reverand Anderson (Philip Glenister), a priest with demons of his own, sets out to find answers. Along the way he encounters people who share the same affliction. He uncovers a strange connection with a possessed 8-year-old boy. While on his quest he discovers something that could not only change his fate, but the fate of the world.
Pete Burris (Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2) co-stars along side Fugit, Lacy Camp (Red Band Society), Julia Crockett (The Absence), Philip Glenister (Demons) Melinda McGraw (Mad Men), David Denman (13 Hours), Grace Zabriskie (The Killing), Cathrine Dent (The Shield), Brent Spiner (Independence Day) and The Americans actor Lee Tergesen.
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