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Believe

the-series-philosopher-nbc-believe-logoBelieve is an American fantasy drama television series that broadcast as part of the 2013–14 United States network television schedule on NBC as a mid-season entry. Originally 13 episodes were to be aired, but only 12 were aired in the U.S. The series was created by Academy Award winner Alfonso Cuarón (La Hora Marcada) and Markus Friedman. The series began on March 10, 2014, and was cancelled on May 9, 2014. The final episode aired on June 15, 2014.

Plot

Bo is a young girl who was born with special supernatural abilities that she could not control. As these powers started evolving, the people who were protecting her were forced to turn to an outsider for help. This led them to William Tate, a wrongfully convicted death-row inmate, whom they break out of prison. Although he is reluctant to take on the role as her protector, the two eventually form a bond that guide them to helping each other, as well as others, while staying one step ahead of the evil forces that want the girl.

Cast

  • Johnny Sequoyah as Bo Adams – An extraordinarily gifted girl with the power to change the world.
  • Jake McLaughlin (Crash, Quantico) as William Tate, Jr. – Originally a death row inmate in an national security prison, Tate is weathered and jaded from seven years of imprisonment and the painful loss of his soul mate Nina Adams (not knowing Skouras forced her to end their relationship).
  • Delroy Lindo (Kidnapped, The Chicago Code) as Dr. Milton Winter – A cunning and brilliant scientist and the leader of a shadow organization responsible for protecting individuals with rare and incredible powers.
  • Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City, Desperate Housewives, How I Met Your MotherPortlandia) as Dr. Roman Skouras – A world-famous geneticist and head of Orchestra – a government sanctioned program and top secret classified operation designed to weaponize individuals with psychic abilities, funding it through his corporation Skouras Worldwide.
  • Jamie Chung (Once Upon a Time, Gotham) as Janice Channing – Winter’s second in command and an Orchestra fugitive.
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