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The Following 

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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

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Kevin Williamson
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2015   2014   2013  
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Series cast summary:
Kevin Bacon ...  Ryan Hardy 45 episodes, 2013-2015
Shawn Ashmore ...  Mike Weston 45 episodes, 2013-2015
James Purefoy ...  Joe Carroll 45 episodes, 2013-2015
Sam Underwood ...  Mark / ... 30 episodes, 2014-2015
Jessica Stroup ...  Max Hardy 30 episodes, 2014-2015
Valorie Curry ...  Emma Hill 29 episodes, 2013-2014
Natalie Zea ...  Claire Matthews 23 episodes, 2013-2014
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The FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following? Written by Jack

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They will never let go. See more »


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Jessica Stroup, Kevin Bacon, Connie Nielsen and Shawn Ashmore have all starred in superhero movies and TV shows: Jessica Stroup on the Marvel-Netflix series Iron Fist (2017), Kevin Bacon in X-Men: First Class (2009), Connie Nielsen in Wonder Woman (2017), and Shawn Ashmore in X-Men (2000), X2: X-Men United (2003), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). See more »

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Everytime an Agent or Policeofficer getting attacked and killed. None are trying to wave the attack. Not even if they are several agents in the same spot. None of them reacts in time. See more »

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Really good show
25 January 2014 | by morninrain10See all my reviews

Okay so I am reading all these reviews about how bad the plot/story line is, I for one don't understand all the bad reviews???? It's a weekly TV show its not some grand movie that is suppose to have a start and finish its a weekly TV show that's suppose to continue on and on and if you think about cults like Waco and militias like Ruby Ridge well Law enforcement isn't always the most competent and these cult leaders do set up camp right under our noses so its just not that far fetched, look how long Bundy killed before getting caught, but this is from someone who liked Criminal Minds I tend to like shows that get into the criminal psyche. Kevin Bacon is superb and James Purefoy looks like he is having a great time playing this charismatic psychopathy. Lighten up watch this for the entertainment that is a weekly TV show its not meant to be the next great movie of the century that's what Captain Phillips, American Hustle or 12 years a slave is for.


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English

Release Date:

21 January 2013 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Kevin Williamson Project See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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