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The Outsider

The Outsider

Details: 2020 ‧ Crime ‧ 1 season
Descr: Based on Stephen King's best-selling novel of the same name, "The Outsider" begins by following an investigation which at first seems like it will be simple and straightforward but things change as it leads into the gruesome murder of a young boy by a seasoned cop. When an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads the investigators to question everything they believe in. The character of Holly Gibney from "Mr. Mercedes" is a major character in this series.
First Episode Date: January 12, 2020
Final Episode Date: March 8, 2020
Number Of Episodes: 10
Network: HBO
Program Creator: Richard Price
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