Scott Porter Outcast

Scott Porter Joins Robert Kirkman's Exorcism Drama Outcast

Scott Porter is traveling from Hart of Dixie into the heart of darkness, joining Cinemax’s exorcism thriller Outcast as a regular, TVLine has confirmed.

The series, from Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, follows Kyle Barnes (Almost Famous‘ Patrick Fugit), a young man who has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a journey to find answers but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.

According to Deadline, which broke the news, Friday Night Lights vet Porter will play Donnie Hamel an amiable and engaging type-A former jock whose work returns him home to Rome, West Virginia.

Outcast is slated to debut on Cinemax in 2016.