by Blake Crouch
|Developed by||Chad Hodge|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||42–44 minutes|
|Production company(s)||FX Productions|
|Picture format||HDTV 720p|
Wayward Pines is an upcoming American television series based on the novel Pines by Blake Crouch.
The series stars Matt Dillon as a U.S. Secret Service agent investigating the disappearance of two federal agents in a mysterious small Idaho town. Developed by Chad Hodge, it will be broadcast as midseason replacement, "event series" by Fox in 2015.
- Matt Dillon as Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke
- Carla Gugino as Kate Hewson, one of the disappeared agents and Ethan's former lover
- Melissa Leo as Pam, a nurse at Wayward Pines Hospital
- Terrence Howard as Sheriff Arnold Pope
- Toby Jones as Dr. Jenkins, a psychiatrist at Wayward Pines Hospital
- Reed Diamond as Harold Ballinger, a toymaker
- Shannyn Sossamon as Theresa Burke, Ethan's wife
- Charlie Tahan as Ben Burke, Ethan and Theresa's son
- Tim Griffin as Adam Hassler, Ethan's boss
- Juliette Lewis as Beverly, a bartender who bonds with Ethan
Officially picked up in May 2013 with a 10-episode order, on May 12, 2014, Fox announced that the show will premiere in 2015 as mid-season replacement. Filming took place between August 2013 and February 2014 in Burnaby (interiors) and Agassiz (exteriors), in British Columbia.
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