Cinemax finds home for Outcast

Cinemax has ordered to series a new comic book drama from the creator of The Walking Dead.

Robert Kirkham’s Outcast tells the story of Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by demonic possession all his life.

Now, with the help of the Reverend Anderson, a preacher with personal 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.

Outcast

Outcast

Patrick Fugit plays Barnes, with Philip Glenister as Reverend Anderson. Gabriel Bateman also stars.

The Skybound/Image comic was created by Kirkman and illustrated by Paul Azaceta.

Kirkman and Chris Black will executive produce the series with David Alpert of Circle of Confusion, Sharon Tal Yguado of Fox International Channels, and Sue Naegle.

Outcast will air on Cinemax and Fox International Channels worldwide.