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Cinemax Sets Robert Kirkman’s ‘Outcast’ Season Two Premiere Date

Coming in from Deadline, Friday, July 20 on Cinemax will be the Season Two premiere of Robert Kirkman’s suspense-horror series Outcast.

The U.S. release comes a year after the series’ second season aired on the Fox International channels.

President of HBO Miniseries and Cinemax Programming, Kary Antholis talked about the series’ future going passed a second season in fall 2017, making note the show is an expensive one. This and its U.S. airing comes more than a year after the filming of the second season losing the options of cast members to return. read more

Cinemax Picks Up Serial Killer Series “Rellik”

Cinemax, the network home to such original series as The Knick and Banshee, has announced a six-episode limited run of a show called Rellik, according to Deadline.  In the same spirit as Showtime’s hit series Dexter, Rellik (“Killer” spelled backwards) is an original take on a serial killer tale.  The events will unfold in reverse, beginning with the murder(s) and spinning the yarn backwards to show how the serial killer was created.

 
Emmy nominee Sam Miller (Luther) is attached to direct.  Rellik, commissioned last year by BBC One, is the product of creators Harry and Jack Williams.  The Williams brothers are also responsible for the critically-acclaimed mystery series The Missing, currently wrapping its second season on BBC1. read more

Outcast’s Madeline McGraw to Get Expanded Role

Deadline is reporting that Madeline McGraw, who played Ambers Barnes in Season 1 of Robert Kirkman’s Outcast, will not only return for Season 2 but in a much larger role.

Amber Barnes, the daughter of series lead Kyle Barnes, was seen in a smaller, recurring role throughout the first season; it wasn’t until the season finale that it was revealed just how important to the story she may become.

Outcast, which marks the third television series for Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead) follows the journey of Kyle Barnes, a man who has been plagued by demonic possession his whole life. While trying to find answers to his dilemma he uncovers something far worse. read more

OUTCAST to Premiere In 61 European & African Markets Via Facebook Live

Fox will simultaneously premiere Robert Kirkman’s Outcast via Facebook Live in 61 countries.   May 20 episode 1 of the series will debut, at 10PM Central European Time, across the region, including the UK, Italy, Spain, Poland, South Africa, Germany, Sweden and Turkey.   It will begin airing regularly starting June 3 on Fox.   The series, which is already renewed for a second season, will premiere in the U.S. June 3   on Cinemax.  

Outcast centers around a man, Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit), who has been plagued by demonic possession all of his life.   Now, he sets out on a journey to find answers so he can finally live a normal life, with the help of Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister), who has his own personal demons. What he finds may change his fate, and the world’s, forever. read more