Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Development News - Cinemax's 'Outcast' Taps Patrick Fugit for Lead Role, Adam Wingard to Direct

Development News - November 5, 2014

Cinemax's Outcast.

  • Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous, Gone Girl) has been cast in the lead role on the drama pilot from writer Robert Kirkman. Philip Genister and Gabriel Bateman have also joined the cast, with Adam Wingard signing on to direct. Fugit will play Kyle Barnes, a young man who's been plagued by possession since he was a child, and now seeks answers only to uncover something that could end all life on Earth as we know it. Glenister will play Reverend Anderson, a hard drinking, hard gambling West Virginian evangelical preacher who believes he's a soldier in God's holy war against evil. Bateman will play Joshua Austin, a young boy who lives across town who appears to be possessed by a demon and has a mysterious connection to Kyle.