Castle Rock (2018–2019)
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Severance 

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Henry Deaver, a death-row attorney, confronts his dark past when an anonymous call lures him back to his hometown of Castle Rock, Maine.

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Michael Uppendahl
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
André Holland ... Henry Deaver
Melanie Lynskey ... Molly Strand
Bill Skarsgård ... The Kid
Jane Levy ... Jackie Torrance (credit only)
Sissy Spacek ... Ruth Deaver
Scott Glenn ... Alan Pangborn
Noel Fisher ... Dennis Zalewski
Frances Conroy ... Martha Lacy
Ann Cusack ... Warden Porter
Phyllis Somerville ... Leanne
Chris Coy ... Boyd
Josh Cooke ... Reeves
Caleel Harris ... Young Henry Deaver
Schuyler Fisk ... Young Ruth Deaver
Jeffrey Pierce ... Young Alan Pangborn
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Storyline

In 1991 Castle Rock, Maine, Sheriff Alan Pangborn finds missing child Henry Deaver standing on the town's frozen lake. Twenty-seven years later, on his last day as warden of Shawshank State Penitentiary, Dale Lacy commits suicide. His successor, Theresa Porter, plans to reopen a long-abandoned cell block so that she can maintain the growing inmate population. While counting the beds, guard Dennis Zalewski comes across a mysterious, unaccounted-for inmate locked in an underground cage. The Kid, upon being released, whispers Henry's full name. Porter refuses to involve Henry, who is now a death-row lawyer, but Zalewski anonymously calls him. After returning to Castle Rock and reconnecting with Pangborn and his dementia-suffering mother Ruth, Henry attempts to learn more about The Kid only for Porter to stonewall him. Zalewski, meanwhile, discovers that The Kid has escaped and slaughtered several other guards. In a flashback, it is revealed that Henry's father went missing around the ...

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Trivia

The younger version of Ruth Deaver is played by Schuyler Fisk (Sissy Spacek's daughter in real life). See more »

Goofs

It's not likely that Warden Norton's suicide bullet left a hole that would still be seen all these years later: in The Shawshank Redemption, he was sitting in front of a window when he shot himself. The blood and brains are splattered on the glass behind him, not on a wall. See more »

Quotes

Dale Lacy: When they find you, ask for Henry Deaver. Henry Matthew Deaver.
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Connections

References The Shawshank Redemption (1994) See more »

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Written by Glenn Danzig
Performed by The Misfits
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15 January 2019 | by Edvis-1997See all my reviews

From the first episode it didn't really surprise me. I will keep watching more but now a little bit disappointed.


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Release Date:

25 July 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Severance See more »

Filming Locations:

Tewksbury, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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