Tuesday, May 15, 2012

A look at Kevin Williamson's The Following

Which, upon first glance, looks like just another serial-killer-on-the-loose movie, only with high-class talent like Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy and Maggie Grace.

Surprise, surprise . . . it's a TV series!

Scheduled to premiere next season on Fox, this dark drama centres on a diabolical serial killer (Purefoy) who uses technology to create a cult of serial killers, and the FBI agent (Bacon) who finds himself in the middle of it. Grace plays one of Purefoy's would-be victims.

If this were a movie, I'd say been there, done that. As a TV series, I'm intrigued. I don't know how much mileage they can get out of the idea, but I'd been willing to tune in for a few weeks and give it a chance. And Williamson, who wrote three of the four Scream films and I Know What You Did Last Summer, certainly knows the material.

No word yet on exactly when the show will premiere, but we'll keep you posted. Give the preview a peep and sound off if you please.


  1. I wouldn't mind seeing this show, actually.

  2. I have to admit, it looks pretty solid. Good cast!