The most you're going to learn from this exclusive clip of WE tv's new series starring Mena Suvari and Zachary Booth is that the latter is one hot fellow and trouble is following him.
That's because as David Abascal (Booth) is brother Maria Abascal (Suvari), a 30-year-old reluctant exorcist for hire in Charleston, South Carolina who is intimately acquainted with evil. They are not only siblings, but close companions.
And oh by the way, Maria has a demon inside her named Abagail.
"As we forge a path in scripted programming, we are committed to telling great stories featuring complex characters that our viewers can connect with," said Marc Juris, WE tv’s president.
"South of Hell is a supernatural thriller that offers audiences a fresh and contemporary take on this genre – one that’s becoming increasingly popular. Led by the amazing Mena Suvari, our talented and diverse cast will bring this story to life."
Maria wrestles demons for a living. Especially Abigail, the one that lives within her. The one who feeds on damned souls and who’s violated the laws of hell to live on earth – and live on, inside Maria.
Now, as they work as one, Maria will discover how personal her battle with evil has become and how far Abigail will go to protect them both. It’s a journey where the unspeakable is just a heartbeat away.
David has a few of his own real-world demons: an addiction to heroin and a lust for troublesome women.
Bill Irwin joins the cast as Enos Abascal, Maria and David’s once cunning and superbly manipulative father and the leader of a notorious devil worship cult known as the Order of Everlasting.
Drew Moerlein plays Dusty, Maria’s handsome, ex-military neighbor and the local handyman.
Lamman Rucker stars as Reverend Elijah Bledsoe, a priest with a strong attraction to and interest in Maria, and father to Grace, played by Paulina Singer, his bi-racial daughter who has experienced extraordinary emotional trauma.
The series also stars Lydia Hearst as Charlotte Roberts, a southern belle oozing sex appeal, which she knows how to use; Slate Holmgren as Sweetmouth, a major drug dealer in the area; and Lauren Velez as Tetra, Maria and David’s spiritual informant, often pointing them in the direction of the demonically possessed.
We tv will air the series in its entirety beginning at 6PM on Friday, November 27. At the conclusion of the binge, the entire series will be available on VOD, download to own and TVE platforms.