The Outsider is an American HBO miniseries. The story falls under the horror mystery and crime drama genre. The first episode of the series premiered on HBO in January this year and the series consisted of ten episodes. Boasting of an IMDB rating of 7.9 out of 10 and a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 82%, the Series feature
s quite high amongst its competitors. The Series is based on a novel of the same name by Stephen King.
The Series was also nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards in various categories.
A mutilated body of an eleven year old boy, Frankie Peterson found in the Georgia woods. The boy belongs to the local community. Ralph Anderson, a police detective is assigned with the task of unraveling the truth and putting the culprits behind the bar. The boy’s body was found covered in saliva and had many bite marks all over his body. Terry Maitland, a local popular English teacher and Little League coach is arrested by Ralph on suspect of killing the boy. Howie Gold is hired by Maitland to prove his innocence.
The story keeps getting more complex as more and more new evidences are unraveled in the process.
RELEASE DATE AND LATEST RUMOURS:
It is rumoured that the second season of the series will be based on the novel If It Bleeds by Stephen king. The ending of the first season had set it up for the second season itself. In fact, the mid-credit scene was what led to the inception of wild theories for the second season.
Although nothing has yet been officially confirmed, it looks highly likely that the series will be renewed for a second season. However, the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic means to that it’ll take quite some time before the production of the second season will be stated.
Stay tuned for more updates!