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Television PopWrapped | Television

Cinemax's Banshee And Outcast To Make New York Comic Con Debut

Marissa Messiano | PopWrapped Author

Marissa Messiano

05/22/2016 11:03 am
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Cinemax's Banshee And Outcast To Make New York Comic Con Debut | Cinemax
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HBO announced today that for the first time, the Cinemax drama series Banshee and Outcast will have panels at New York Comic Con, being held October 8-11 at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

Debuting in 2013 and achieving record ratings for Cinemax, Banshee follows Lucas Hood (Antony Starr), an ex-con and master thief who assumes the identity of the sheriff of Banshee, Pa., where he continues his criminal pursuits while enforcing his own code of justice.

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The series returns for its fourth and final season in Jan. 2016 and will promote the season at NYCC with a panel on Thursday, October 8 moderated by Grantland’s Andy Greenwald. The panel will include executive producer and co-creator Jonathan Tropper, along with cast members Antony Starr (Lucas Hood), Ivana Milicevic (Carrie Hopewell), Eliza Dushku (Veronica Dawson), Frankie Faison (Sugar Bates), and Matt Servitto (Brock Lotus). 

Outcast, based on the Skybound/Image comic title by Robert Kirkman, creator of “The Walking Dead,” and artist Paul Azaceta, features the story of Kyle Barnes (Patrick Fugit), a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson (Philip Glenister), a preacher with demons of his own, Kyle embarks on a journey to find answers and regain the normal life he lost. But what Kyle discovers could change his fate — and the fate of the world — forever.

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Outcast debuts in the United States on Cinemax and internationally on FOX in 2016 and is currently still filming its first season. Outcast will be featured on Saturday, October 10th at NYCC with a panel moderated by Jon Glaser (HBO’s Girls). The panel will include creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman, executive producer and showrunner Chris Black, and lead actor Patrick Fugit (Kyle Barnes).

Follow @Cinemax and @OutcastCinemax on Twitter, along with the hashtags #Banshee and #Outcast for live event coverage of their panels in New York this October!


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