Walking Dead executive producer and comic creator Robert Kirkman has a new series on the horizon. No, not Fear the Walking Dead (although …) but Outcast, which will air on Cinemax in 2016. Outcast, also based on one of Kirkman’s comics, has been picked up for a 10-episode first season, and stars Patrick Fugit as a young man seeking answers about his demonic possession. But his character’s search could have consequences beyond his own life.
You can check out the first (creepy!) trailer for the upcoming series below, which debuted at this year’s Comic-Con, along with the full synopsis:
Here’s the synopsis for the series/pilot, directed by You’re Next helmer Adam Wingard:
Outcast follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher with personal demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate — and the fate of the world — forever.
Patrick Fugit (“Gone Girl”) stars as Barnes, a man searching for answers, and for redemption, who sequesters himself from those he loves for fear of causing greater hurt. Philip Glenister (“Life on Mars”) stars as Reverend Anderson, a West Virginia evangelist who believes he is a soldier in God’s holy war against the forces of evil on Earth. An inveterate drinker and gambler, he doesn’t believe God intends people to sweat the small stuff. Gabriel Bateman (“Stalker”) stars as Joshua Austin, an eight-year-old who lives across town from Kyle. To his family’s dismay, he appears to be in the clutches of demonic possession, but there’s something very different about this possession and its connection to Kyle Barnes.