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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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3   2   1  
2015   2014   2013  
3 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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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Storyline

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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Joe Caroll Was Just The Beggining. See more »


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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Kevin Williamson Project See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Joe Carroll, the name of the serial killer, was also an alias used by London "Sketchbook killer" John Sweeney. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Talking Dead: Brother's Keeper (2017) See more »

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Great show
8 July 2018 | by chrisrafSee all my reviews

Kevin Bacon is fantastic! The show gets you hooked immediately episode 1 and does not disappoint all the way to episode 45.


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