Eye Candy is a 2015 American thriller television series which premiered on MTV on January 12, 2015. The series was developed by Christian Taylor, and is based on the novel of the same name by R.L. Stine. Eye Candy stars Victoria Justice as Lindy Sampson, a tech genius who goes on the hunt for a serial killer in New York while searching for her lost sister Sara. On February 11, 2014, Eye Candy was picked up for a 10 episode first season. Justice revealed on April 18, 2015, that the series had been cancelled.
Eye Candy centers on tech genius Lindy (Victoria Justice), a 21-year-old woman who is persuaded by her roommate, Sophia (Kiersey Clemons), to begin online dating. Unfortunately, she begins to suspect that one of her suitors might be a deadly cyber stalker. She teams up with her friends, a band of hackers, to solve the murders he committed while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City in an attempt to find her sister, Sara (Jordyn DiNatale), who was kidnapped three years earlier.
Cast and characters
- Victoria Justice as Lindy Sampson, a brilliant 21-year-old hacker who dropped out of MIT
after her sister was kidnapped and moved to New York City to look for her, and is set on finding the Flirtual killer.
- Casey Deidrick as Detective Tommy Calligan, an officer at the NYPD who is working with
Lindy and Ben's best friend in the series, and one of Lindy's love interests.
- Harvey Guillen as George Reyes, Lindy's coworker, close friend and confidant.
- Kiersey Clemons as Sophia Preston, Lindy's roommate and best friend.
- John Garet Stoker as Connor North, Sophia's best friend and Lindy's frenemy.
- Ryan Cooper as Jake Bolin, one of Lindy's love interests in the first season. In "FYEO", the ninth episode of the series, it is revealed he is the Flirtual killer.
- Melanie Nicholls-King as Sgt. Catherine Shaw, the head of the Cyber Crimes Unit of the NYPD.
- Eric Sheffer Stevens as Hamish Stone
- Marcus Callender as Detective Marco Yeager, Detective Calligan's partner.
- Rachel Kenney as Detective Pascal
- Theodora Woolley as Tessa Duran
- Nils Lawton as Reiss Hennesy, one of the guys Lindy found on Flirtual and was murdered by the Flirtual killer.
- Daniel Lissing as Ben Miller, Tommy's former partner in the Cyber Crimes Unit who fell
in love with Lindy. He was murdered by the Flirtual Killer.
- Jordyn DiNatale as Sara Sampson, Lindy's sister who was allegedly abducted. She faked her abduction for an unknown reason.
- David Carranza as Peter, one of the guys Lindy found on Flirtual and was murdered by the Flirtual killer.
- Peter Mark Kendall as Bubonic, a highly intelligent hacker.
- Taylor Rose as Amy Bryant
- Daniel Flaherty as Max Jenner
- Ariane Rinehart as Jessica
- Erica Sweany as Julia Becker
- Ted Sutherland as Jeremy
- Erin Wilhelmi as Erika Williams
- Ebonee Noel as Mary Robertson, Catherine's niece.