TV: Fox’s Serial Killer Thriller Lands “Rome” Star

Fox’s untitled Kevin Williamson pilot has assembled a formidable leading duo, with “Rome” alum James Purefoy (Resident Evil, Solomon Kane) signing on for the second starring role opposite Kevin Bacon, reports Deadline.

The untitled project, from Warner Bros TV and Williamson’s studio-based Outerbanks Entertainment, is described as an edge-of-the-seat thriller “about Joe Carroll (Purefoy) a diabolical serial killer who uses technology to create a cult of serial killers, and a retired FBI profiler (Bacon) who finds himself in the middle of it.

Marcos Siega is set to direct the pilot, written and executive produced by Williamson, creator of “Dawson’s Creek,” the hit Scream horror movie franchise and co-creator/executive producer of the CW’s “Vampire Diaries” and “Secret Circle.”

Source: Deadline