[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about Monday's episode of The Following. Read at your own risk!]
The investigation into Joe Carroll's cult turned gruesomely personal for Mike Weston (Shawn Ashmore) on Monday's episode of The Following. In the final moments...
The Following hit viewers with a major twist last week, revealing that Lily (Connie Nielsen) isn't as innocent as she seemed.
Shocked by the truth about his latest love interest, Ryan (Kevin Bacon) sits down with his niece Max (Jessica Stroup) to figure out why Lily played the victim and what to do next.
Kevin Bacon, Shawn Ashmore
Though The Following's second season doesn't officially get underway until Monday, Jan. 27, Fox will air a special preview episode after the NFC championship game on Sunday, which will catch viewers up on what's happened in the year since the (allegedly) fatal showdown between Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and Joe Carroll (James Purefoy).
Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy are back as television's grisliest odd couple — and we can hardly mask our excitement. "It gets a little more demented," promises executive producer Kevin Williamson of The Following's unsettling second act for Bacon's former FBI agent Ryan Hardy and the erudite literature professor—turned—cult leader Joe Carroll, played with cheeky relish by Purefoy. Just don't expect The Following to hew to the same cops-and-psychos course it ran during its first season. It's still a scare-fest that excels at getting under your skin, but "we're changing the feel and the texture of the show," Williamson says. "We want to make sure that you're not watching the same old thing." (The second season premieres Sunday, Jan. 19 after the NFC Championship game on Fox, then moves to its regular timeslot, Mondays at 9/8c, on Jan. 27.)
James Purefoy, Kevin Bacon
When The Following returns for its second season (Monday, Jan. 27, 9/8c on Fox), a quick scene establishes the fate of Claire (Natalie Zea), and then the show jumps ahead a year to show us a very different Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon). Although the tortured FBI consultant has pieced himself back together after the apparent death of Joe Carroll (James Purefoy), not all is right with the world. Obviously...
Suits and Real World alum Jacinda Barrett is heading to The Following, TVLine reports.
Barrett will play Julia, a disarming character whose "mysterious intentions send several main characters in a frightening new direction," according to TVLine. Does that mean she'll be working with Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon) and the FBI, or Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) and his Followers?
Leslie Bibb is heading to The Following.
The Popular alum has been cast as Jana Murphy, a suburban housewife who unexpectedly finds herself in the company of Joe Carroll (James Purefoy), TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Carrie Preston is a follower!
The True Blood star has landed a guest-starring role on the upcoming season of The Following, E! Online reports.
The Following reveals the fates of Joe Carroll, Claire at Comic-Con
Dexter alum Keith Carradine is joining Season 2 of Fox's The Following in a recurring role, TVGuide.com has confirmed. He'll play Barry, a friend of Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), on the serial killer drama.
90210 star Jessica Stroup will join The Following's second season as a series regular, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Stroup will play Max, Ryan Hardy's niece, who also happens to be ...