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Fox’s ‘The Following’ Casts Michael Ealy as New Bad Guy

”Almost Human“ alum will play a brilliant, chameleon-like killer

Michael Ealy is back in business with Fox.

Ealy, who starred in Fox’s short-lived futuristic drama “Almost Human,” has been cast in the network’s serial killer drama “The Following,” starring Kevin Bacon.

Having recently starred in the big screen offering “Think Like a Man Too,” the actor will appear as a regular on the upcoming third season of the series will play a villain. His character is described as a brilliant, chameleon-like killer who pushes Bacon’s Ryan Hardy character to the brink.

The first two seasons of the series, from Kevin Williamson, featured Hardy chasing down Joe Carroll (James Purefoy), a charismatic writer and serial killer who developed a cultlike following of similarly killing-obsessed followers.