TV News: Outcast, Rectify, Sand, Promos

Outcast
The first official photos are our from Cinemax’s upcoming television series “Outcast” based on the Robert Kirkman comic of the same name. Patrick Fugit stars in the series about a young man who teams with a reverend (Philip Glenister) to find answers about why he has been plagued by demonic possession all his life. Adam Wingard (“The Guest,” “You’re Next”) directs from a script by Kirkman. [Source: MStarz]

Rectify
On the eve of its third season premiere, SundanceTV has ordered a fourth season of its little seen but critical favorite “Rectify” to air next year. The number of episodes has yet to be determined.

Aden Young stars as Daniel Holden, a man who returns to his small Georgia hometown after two decades on death row. The second season averaged a mere 308,000 viewers in Live+7 ratings and remains the network’s lone fully owned scripted program. [Source: The Live Feed]

Sand
Imperative Entertainment has optioned the rights to Hugh Howey’s novel “Sand” with the intent of turning it into a scripted television series.

The story is set in a lawless dystopian world of howling winds and shifting dunes, and tells of a family of sand divers – people who use wetsuit-like technology to dive deep beneath the desert to retrieve mysterious and valuable relics that help them survive. [Source: Heat Vision]

TV Promos
New promos have been unleashed for two major upcoming series – the first teaser for Showtime’s “Billions” starring Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti, and a new trailer for NBC’s “Blindspot” starring “Thor” actress Jamie Alexander. Both are due to premiere sometime this Fall.