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Outcast 

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A young man searches for answers as to why he's been suffering from supernatural possessions his entire life.

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Robert Kirkman
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2017   2016  
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Series cast summary:
Patrick Fugit ...  Kyle Barnes 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Philip Glenister ...  Reverend John Anderson / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Wrenn Schmidt ...  Megan Holter 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Reg E. Cathey ...  Chief Giles 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Brent Spiner ...  Sidney 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Callie Brook McClincy ...  Holly Holter 16 episodes, 2016-2017
Madeleine McGraw ...  Amber Barnes 14 episodes, 2016-2017
Melinda McGraw ...  Patricia MacCready 12 episodes, 2016-2017
David Denman ...  Mark Holter 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Kate Lyn Sheil ...  Allison Barnes 11 episodes, 2016-2017
C.J. Hoff ...  Aaron MacCready / ... 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Pete Burris ...  Ogden / ... 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Charmin Lee ...  Rose Giles 9 episodes, 2016-2017
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Kyle Barnes has had a series of misfortunes in his life; his mother would beat him as a child and he was accused of attacking his own daughter. After attending an exorcism in his native town, he is convinced his mother and his wife were possessed and he was not the source of them going bad. He therefore teams up with Reverend Anderson to try and save people that are possessed by demons while putting up with the residents of his town who think he's bad news and would deserve to be in jail. Written by Andy Ward

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Possession is just the beginning

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Drama | Horror

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USA

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English

Release Date:

23 May 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atstumtasis See more »

Filming Locations:

Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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In episode 3 of season 1; the prison they are pulling up to is the Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Tennessee which closed in 2009. See more »

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Nice look onto the malady of the otherworldly kind
24 May 2016 | by quincytheodoreSee all my reviews

Upon looking at Outcast there's an identifiable mix of horror movie and TV show ambiance. It dabbles in possession gig with adequate seriousness, even a gleeful amount of creepy spots, but there's a set up for continuous showing of horror as well. The protagonist is man of little faith and many tribulations, which give a more modest backdrop instead of usual exorcism glamour.

First and foremost, it manages to present terror or at least compelling enough scenes to hook audience. The atmosphere might be quaint and done with nice cinematography, but this actually works as contrast for some of its unsuspecting creepy sequences. Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit) is a man who has experienced abuse, be it may physical or paranormal. He's utterly conflicted, although his wish to help can be appealing.

The set-up might work in different case for each episode, with Reverend Anderson(Philip Glenister) as the unusual side kick. Alas, it could be a case of the week shtick,, but Outcast has a very weighty tone to the production that it resembles horror blockbuster than a series, even though the rural setting is not that grand.

For a weekly dive into horror, Outcast is looking appetizing with brilliantly bleak atmosphere and broken character seeking respite.


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