In Resurrection the people of Arcadia, Missouri are forever changed when their deceased loved ones suddenly start to reappear. An 8-year-old American boy wakes up alone in a rice paddy in a rural Chinese province with no idea how he got there. Details start to emerge when the boy, who calls himself Jacob, recalls that his hometown is Arcadia, and an Immigration agent, J. Martin Bellamy, takes him there. The home he claims as his own is occupied by a 60-year-old couple, Henry and Lucille Langston, who lost their son, Jacob, more than 30 years ago. While they look different, young Jacob recognizes them as his parents. Lucille is overjoyed at the seeming miracle of her son’s reappearance. Henry is reluctant to accept that Jacob is back. Those closest to the family want answers, including Sheriff Fred Langston, whose wife Barbara drowned 30 years ago while trying to save Jacob, and Fred’s daughter, Maggie, a local doctor. Pastor Tom Hale seeks a spiritual reason for what’s happening in his community.
When things take an even more shocking turn, Maggie’s life-long friend, Elaine Richards, finds herself drawn into Arcadia’s growing mystery. Bellamy, an outsider in the town, joins forces with Maggie to figure out why the unexplainable is happening in Arcadia. As their investigation plays out, Maggie learns some unsettling truths about her own past. Will they be able to solve the mystery of Arcadia before the rest of the world catches on to events there? And will they be able to protect Jacob from forces beyond their control?
Devin Kelley as Maggie Langston
Frances Fisher as Lucille Langston
Kurtwood Smith as Henry Langston
Landon Gimenez as Jacob
Mark Hildreth as Tom Hale
Matt Craven as Fred Langston
Omar Epps as J. Martin Bellamy
Sam Hazeldine as Caleb Richards
Samaire Armstrong as Elaine Richards
key behind the scenes crew
Aaron Zelman as Creator/Executive Producer
Charles McDougall as Director of pilot
Dede Gardner as Executive Producer
Jason Mott as Original author
Jeremy Kleiner as Executive Producer
JoAnn Alfano as Executive Producer
Jon Liebman as Executive Producer
3/9/2014 – 1/25/2015
2 seasons with 22 episodes in total
network and production companies
ABC – ABC Studios – Brillstein Entertainment Partners – Plan B Entertainment
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