No one knows who invented Panic or when it first began. But in the forgotten rural town of Carp, Texas, the game is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges that force them to confront their deepest fears for the chance to win life-changing money. Anyone can play. Only one will win. Let the games begin.


Lauren Oliver
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Series cast summary:
Olivia Scott Welch ...  Heather Nill 10 episodes, 2021
Mike Faist ...  Dodge Mason 10 episodes, 2021
Jessica Sula ...  Natalie Williams 10 episodes, 2021
Ray Nicholson ...  Ray Hall 10 episodes, 2021
Camron Jones ...  Bishop Moore 10 episodes, 2021
Enrique Murciano ...  Sheriff James 'Jimmy' Cortez 10 episodes, 2021
Todd Williams ...  Capt. John Williams 10 episodes, 2021
Lee Eddy ...  Sgt. Christine Langley 10 episodes, 2021
David W. Thompson ...  Daniel Diggins 10 episodes, 2021
Leslie Ann Leal ...  Summer Calvo 10 episodes, 2021
Jordan Elsass ...  Tyler Young 9 episodes, 2021
Cosme Flores ...  Drew Santiago 9 episodes, 2021
Kariana Karhu ...  Lily Nill 9 episodes, 2021
Tatiana Roberts ...  Shawna Kenny 9 episodes, 2021
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Anne McCarthy 8 episodes, 2021
Maya Hendricks ...  Sarah Miller 8 episodes, 2021
Stephen Dinh ...  Troy Van 8 episodes, 2021
Moira Kelly ...  Melanie Cortez 7 episodes, 2021
Sharmita Bhattacharya ...  Leela Agerwal 7 episodes, 2021
Nasir Villanueva ...  Hunt Kenny 7 episodes, 2021
Rachel Bay Jones ...  Sherri Nill 6 episodes, 2021
Nancy McKeon ...  Jessica Mason 6 episodes, 2021
Bryce Cass ...  Adam Lyons 6 episodes, 2021
Madison Ferris ...  Dayna Mason 5 episodes, 2021
Ben Cain ...  George Moore 5 episodes, 2021
Walker Babington ...  Luke Hall 5 episodes, 2021

The "Panic" Cast Talk Scary Movies and More

Olivia Welch, Jessica Sula, Ray Nicholson, Camron Jones and writer Lauren Oliver of "Panic" talk about the first movie or TV show that truly scared them, the surprises fans of the original book will find in this adaptation, and the ways they've overcome their fears.

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It takes place in a small Texas town, where every summer the graduating seniors compete in a series of challenges, winner takes all, which they believe is their one and only chance to escape their circumstances and make their lives better. But this year, the rules have changed - the pot of money is larger than ever and the game has become even more dangerous. The players will come face to face with their deepest, darkest fears and be forced to decide how much they are willing to risk in order to win. Written by Amazon Studios

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In the first episode the main character Heather tells a story to her little sister about a girl made of dirt and the people in her town tell her she's "nothing." This story refers to herself. Heather's last name is "Nill" and "Nil" means "nothing" in latin. See more »

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Fun to watch
29 May 2021 | by nickvanuumSee all my reviews

Lots of bad reviews here... Ok it's not some masterpiece, but it's a fun watch if you just want to kill some time and don't think to much.

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28 May 2021 (USA) See more »

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