The Following Exclusive Promo: 'Devil'-ish Joe Haunts Ryan... From Beyond the Grave?

Ryan Hardy has “stared into the face of evil” time and time again — and if this exclusive promo for The Following‘s second season (bowing in January) is any indication, that trend is bound to continue.

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In a Face-Off-esque teaser, Kevin Bacon‘s alter ego ponders the likelihood that Big Bad Joe Carroll is actually dead. As the camera circles the stalwart crimefighter, he slowly turns into James Purefoy‘s serial-killing fiend, who quotes the old adage, “The greatest trick the Devil ever played was convincing the world he did not exist.”

How long do you think it will take for Ryan to uncover Joe’s lively secret?

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