The Following seems like it would be a better fit on FX alongside American Horror Story rather than all alone FOX. It’s graphic in violence and blood with an obvious hope to ‘follow’ in the popularity-footsteps of The Walking Dead (AMC) or Dexter (Showtime). Kevin Bacon leads the great looking cast which includes James Purefoy and Canadian-actor Shawn Ashmore. Will this crime-drama full of gore and thrills be the next sub-genre series to burst into mainstream fandom? Will it get a fair chance and benefit the network’s line-up? Or is it unsuited? I guess I’ll have to follow it to see.
“A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command.” (IMDb)
The Following – preview (The Hollywood Reporter)
The Following premieres January 21st 2013 on FOX.
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