Kevin Williamson's 'The Following'

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  1. Sawyer

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    Hopefully since this has been given a put pilot committment, it will end up going to series.

    In Williamson I trust. :up:
     
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    When this show comes out,I'll be watching it.
     
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  3. Sawyer

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    I wonder.... Kevin Williamson has mentioned, on multiple occasions, his love for 24's storytelling.

    Might this essentially be his 24, but with serial killers instead of terrorists?
     
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    Sounds more interesting than I thought it would be.

    I'll definitely be tuning in.
     
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  5. Sawyer

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    http://www.deadline.com/2012/01/fox-greenlights-kevin-williamson-greg-berlanti-drama-pilots/
    :up:
     
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  6. Jennifer Walters

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    This is essentially kinda of loosely what he wanted for Scream 3 before the Weinstiens kicked him off. One mastermind Ghostface controlling a bunch of other littler Ghostfaces to kill.

    So I'll definitely be interested in giving this a go.
     
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  7. Sawyer

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    I didn't know that this was his original concept for Scream 3. It's too bad that isn't what we ended up getting. But if he can turn that concept into a longer, over-arching mythology, I'm more than intrigued.

    I wonder if he's going to try to woo any Scream actors into this. I believe I read on IMDB that he originally wanted Neve Campbell to play Isobel on The Vampire Diaries. I wonder if he'll have more success with this series..... at the very least, I'm sure Skeet Ulrich needs something to do. :o
     
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  8. Jennifer Walters

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    If Neve had been on Vampire Diaries in that role I probably would've actually CARED when that character died.

    I'm sure he'll manage to make this more of a weekly thing, but then again so far shows about killers that run on a weekly basis so far have sort of fared really badly.

    Skeet could be the FBI Agent I suppose, I can see that. :up:
     
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  9. Sawyer

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    Yeah. I mean, I liked Mia Kirschner just fine, but she was just such a cold fish in her last episode. Which I guess works, given that Isobel had turned off her humanity, but still. :o
     
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    Sounds cool but I worry about this being on network tv especally Fox , please ship it off to FX
     
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  11. Sawyer

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    From IGN:
     
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  12. Sawyer

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    Marcos Siega will direct the pilot...
    Charlie's Angels pilot notwithstanding, the guy is a good director. He's done a handful of Dexter episodes, so if anyone could pull off this premise, it's him.
     
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    I like the sound of the premise, is this set to be a pilot for this fall?
     
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    Yeah, it's been given a pilot order. They should begin casting soon and then filming. And we'll find out whether it'll get picked up or not around May.
     
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    Yeah liking the sound of this a lot.
     
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    I didn't know he was a 24 fan but that show crossed my mind when I read the structural idea of this, and he sort of confirms your theory in that IGN interview.

    I hope they cast an older, badass guy in the lead, like CBS did with Jim Caviezel in Person of Interest.
     
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  17. Sawyer

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    From Collider:
    I'm way too pumped for this when its only at the pilot stage. I really should've learned my lesson with 17th Precinct. If Fox doesn't pick this up, I'll be blown away.
     
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    Deadline:
    :eek::eek::eek:
    Oh...... My..... Gawd.....
     
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    Wow. Makes me wonder who they'll cast to go up against THE BACON.
     
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    Makes me wonder too. Are they going to go with a big name for the lead killer or someone less well known.
     
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  21. Prison Mike

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    I was hoping Bacon would be the serial killer
     
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  22. Man in the Suit

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    Me too.
     
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  23. Jennifer Walters

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    Yeah, Bacon as the serial killer would have been more interesting, but hot damn. :up:
     
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    Bacon makes everything better. They can stick this on Monday nights in 24's old timeslot and air all 15 episodes in a row with a January 2013 premiere. Likely do a two hour season premiere.

    This is the best sounding network pilot out there.
     
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  25. Sawyer

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    Oh that Kevin Williamson... :hehe:
     
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