The Following renewed for season 3

News Louisa Mellor
10 Mar 2014 - 05:10

Kevin Bacon and pals are returning for a third season of bonkers serial killer drama, The Following...

Amidst a host of comedy renewal announcements from Fox, which has just granted new seasons to Andy Samburg hit Brooklyn Nine-NineNew Girl, and The Mindy Project, was the news that serial killer drama The Following will be returning for a third run in 2015.

The show, from Scream's Kevin Williamson, stars Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy as the cat and mouse in a story of serial killers, cults and bloody, bloody violence.

The Following's first season wasn't without its problems, but the second run - according to our reviewer at least - has established itself as a grotesquely bonkers and darkly comic exploration of obsession and manipulation. Fingers crossed that its success means Mr Bacon will no longer have to pop up in those excruciating cinema ads...

Read our spoiler-filled reviews of The Following, here.


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