The Following (2013– )

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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.

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 Ryan Hardy (30 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Mike Weston / ... (30 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Joe Carroll (30 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Emma Hill (29 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Claire Matthews (23 episodes, 2013-2014)
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 Luke / ... (15 episodes, 2014)
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 Max Hardy (15 episodes, 2014)
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 Joey Matthews (15 episodes, 2013)
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 Debra Parker (14 episodes, 2013)
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 Lily Gray (13 episodes, 2014)
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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? Written by Jack

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In a recent interview, Kevin Williamson revealed that one of the first ideas for this show was in his draft for Scream 3 (2000), the one movie of the franchise that he ended up not writing. The idea was that Sidney Prescott would arrive to a house to find a group of murdered people, implying that she was too late to save them. The twist would have been that at one moment, they would all start getting up, alive, and it would be revealed that they were all part of a cult following Ghostface. See more »

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Good cast, silly series.
23 February 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was looking forward to catching this show due to the high-caliber cast, but I have been disappointed with the series itself. As much as I love the veteran actors within this show, it seems violently over-the-top. There's too many villains, lacking in hero/heroines. The main story line feels like a stretch, & the side story lines are not compelling. How many serial killers & stabbings can you fit into 45-minutes?...The violence seems more for shock value rather than genuine to the plot. How many super models can join a murderous cult? Great-looking actors, however, unbelievable roles. I just can't "follow it", sorry Kevin Bacon!


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