The Following (2012)
Fox has a new serial killer TV show titled The Following. Kevin Williamson will be behind this new soon to be horror TV show hit, yes, I have high expectations for this one. Kevin Bacon looks to be at his best in The Following trailer as well as James Purefoy. Kevin Bacon stars as Ryan Hardy who is charged with tracking down serial killer Joe Carroll played by James Purefoy. Also starring are Jeananne Goossen as Agent Jennifer Mason, Natalie Zea as Claire Matthews, Kyle Catlett as Joey Matthews, Shawn Ashmore as Agent Weston, Valorie Curry as Denise, Adan Canto as Billy Thomas and Nico Tortorella as Will Wilson. From the Press Release "THE FBI estimates there are currently over 300 active serial killers in the United States. What would happen if these killers had a way of communicating and connecting with each other? What if they were able to work together and form alliances across the country? What if one brilliant psychotic serial killer was able to bring them all together and activate a following? Welcome to THE FOLLOWING, the terrifying new thriller from creator/executive producer Kevin Williamson ("The Vampire Diaries," "Dawson"s Creek," the "Scream" franchise). When notorious serial killer JOE CARROLL (James Purefoy, "Rome") escapes from death row and embarks on a new killing spree, the FBI calls former agent RYAN HARDY (Emmy-nominated actor Kevin Bacon, "X-Men: First Class") to consult on the case. Having since withdrawn from the public eye, Hardy was responsible for Carroll"s capture nine years ago, after Carroll murdered 14 female students on the Virginia college campus where he taught literature." Director: Marcos Siega Writer: Kevin Williamson (creator) Stars: Maggie Grace, Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy
Synopsis:A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.