Earlier this season, Terrence Howard starred in a new FOX show called Empire. It quickly became the biggest hit in network television in years and will be back for a second season. He’s co-starring in another new FOX show called Wayward Pines. Will that be a hit in the ratings as well or, will it be cancelled like so many others? Stay tuned to find out.
On Wayward Pines, Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) drives to the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, in search of two missing federal agents. One was a former partner and they once had an affair. A truck slams into his car, he wakes up in the local hospital, and things start to get really strange. The cast of this thriller series also includes Howard, Melissa Leo, Carla Gugino, Toby Jones, Shannyn Sossamon, Charlie Tahan, Reed Diamond, Juliette Lewis, and Tim Griffin.
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What do you think? Do you like the Wayward Pines TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?