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A secret society is devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.


Glen Morgan
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Series cast summary:
James Frain ...  Richard Shepherd 8 episodes, 2014
Millie Bobby Brown ...  Madison O'Donnell 8 episodes, 2014
Tory Kittles ...  Gary Fischer 8 episodes, 2014
Mira Sorvino ...  Amy Whelan 8 episodes, 2014
John Simm ...  Jack Whalen / ... 8 episodes, 2014
Sonya Salomaa ...  Allison O'Donnell 8 episodes, 2014
Daryl Shuttleworth ...  Detective Ron Blanchard 5 episodes, 2014
Andrew Airlie ...  Todd Crane 4 episodes, 2014
Karin Konoval ...  Bobbi Zimmerman 3 episodes, 2014
Tom Butler ...  Brad Zimmerman 3 episodes, 2014
Toby Hargrave ...  Tim Truth 3 episodes, 2014
Alex Diakun ...  Marcus Fox 3 episodes, 2014
Mathias Retamal ...  Juvenal 3 episodes, 2014
Trieu Tran ...  Bix / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Robert Forster ...  Frank Shepherd 2 episodes, 2014
Peter Bryant ...  George Brackett 2 episodes, 2014
Tasya Teles ...  Daniella 2 episodes, 2014
Rukiya Bernard ...  Karen 2 episodes, 2014
Alessandro Juliani ...  Evan Shepherd 2 episodes, 2014
Lucy G. Layton Lucy G. Layton ...  Meadow Crane 2 episodes, 2014
Shanae Tomasevich ...  Paige Crane 2 episodes, 2014


A secret society is devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others.

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23 August 2014 (USA) See more »

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Davetsiz Misafirler See more »

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BBC Worldwide Productions See more »
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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The small yellow disc that Robert Forster (Frank Shepherd) holds over subjects is actually an adapter for 45 RPM records. Some 45 RPM records had large holes in the middle for use in a juke box; so-called 'dinked' vinyl pressings. You put the small disc into the large 45 RPM record hole in a dinked record, so it can be played on a conventional turntable. See more »


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16 October 2014 | by viper_3See all my reviews

BBC America brings us a supernatural paranormal mystery thriller that surrounds a mysterious secret society named Qui Reverti, which for centuries has known that immortality can effectively be attained by taking control of another person's life. The premise is rather simple. Each person has two souls. Prior to the death of a member of Qui Reverti , their consciousness, and/or soul, is activated through the use of a trigger. (An object familiar to them in that life.) A Shepherd is given the task of activating them both prior to death, and again with that trigger once a life has been found that is suitable for intrusion. At least this is what we know so far. The show is shrouded in mystery which will make it quite appealing to anyone who enjoys the genre.

Based on the book "The Intruders" by Michael Marshall Smith, Intruders hosts an impressive ensemble of writers, directors, and actors to bring this show to life. Cast includes James Frain who plays Richard Shepherd, an assassin for hire and a shepherd/protector of Qui Reverti. Millie Brown who plays Madison O'Donnell, a 9 year old girl who is taken over by a centuries old serial killer named Marcus Fox. Mira Sorvino who plays Amy Whelan, a woman who is taken over by another woman named Rose Gilchrist. John Simm, who plays Amy's husband Jack Whelan, who is an ex-cop that gets caught in the middle of Qui Reverti's intrusion into his wife Amy's life and sets out to discover what happened to her.

Despite the somewhat slow story progression, and only 8 episodes in the season (hopefully there will be more) the combination of writing, acting and directing makes intruders one of the better new shows this year. The acting skills of Millie Brown at just 10 years old is simply astonishing. A phenomenal show! I for one have enjoyed this series immensely. I sure hope there is a 2nd season.

A must watch for any fan of paranormal or mystery.


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