David Tennant stars as 1960s celebrity psychiatrist R.D. Laing who revolutionised the treatment of people diagnosed as mad. Working out of Kingsley Hall in East London throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Laing performed various daring experiments on people who were diagnosed as mentally disturbed.
A massive corporate conglomerate, Octopus Inc., run by a shrewd and cruel tycoon named Rod McCain, purchases a UK-based leisure company, and also the failing London Marwood Zoo. To bring more business to the zoo, Octopus hires a new manager, Rollo Lee, who promptly comes up with a way to increase profits-do away with all the animals except for the ferocious ones.
On a Saturday night in Istanbul, cynical Alper refuses to join anti-government protests happening on his doorstep. He wants to stay home for his weekly poker, played with his regular crew of high-school friends. Aalper's game is threatened as his friends set off on a series of passionate, and at times ill-thought-out, squabbles on whether they should join the demonstrations or not.
When an ancient demon is accidentally unleashed in a sparsely populated Mississippi town of Chickory Creek, their only hope of survival lies in the hands of a grizzled old demon hunter Jebediah Woodley (Dolph Hunter) and his reluctant partner FBI agent Evelyn Pierce (Kristina Klebe).