When I was a teenager I went through a period where all I wanted to read about were serial killers and demons. Surprising, right? Well, during my trips to various bookstores to relieve them of their wares, one of the books that caught my attention was Father Malachi Martin’s Hostage to the Devil: The Possession and Exorcism of Five Contemporary Americans. Besides having a killer title, the author was a priest named Malachi! As a Stephen King-loving horror nut, I figured that this book was made for me.
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
Conduit – Review
By Lynn Sorel
Rating: 5 out of 10
Synopsis: Wounded by a recent divorce and haunted by a tragic event in his childhood, Eddie returns to his hometown hoping to pick up the pieces of his broken life. Unable to cope, he attempts suicide and winds up in therapy, where desperate to fill the void in his heart he falls for Amy, a mysterious and young wild flower. But something dark and sinister lurks in Amy’s past, will her love save Eddie or will it devour his soul?
Our Thoughts: Conduit is a supernatural horror film. However, it it is ultimately the story of broken people and the way their tragedies consume their lives. read more
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
Morgan Creek Productions, which owns the rights to the ‘Exorcist’ drama series project, has struck a deal for a pilot on Fox. Jeremy Slater (Fantastic Four) wrote the project in summer 2013, which was right around the 40th anniversary of the movie adaptation by William Friedkin.
The TV series is described as “a propulsive, serialized psychological thriller following two very different men tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession and confronting the face of true evil.” read more