ByBlanton Leigh, writer at
Blanton Leigh

Eye Candy centers on tech genius Lindy, who is persuaded by her roommate to begin online dating and begins to suspect that one of her mysterious suitors might be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the elusive cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. Teaming up with this band of hackers, Lindy works to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice on the streets of New York City.

Eye Candy follows Victoria Justice stars as Lindy a brilliant, 21-year-old hacker from the Chicago suburbs, Lindy grew up, like much of her generation, with computers and social media as her second language -- but Lindy has a gift for seeing clues and connections in the digital world that others can’t. She’s been powerfully shaped by two events: The first was the horrific abduction of her younger sister, Sara. In the aftermath of that trauma, Lindy dropped out of college, moved to New York, and became a hacker so she could dedicate herself to finding Sara, while occasionally bending the law to help others with their own unsolved missing persons cases. Meanwhile, Lindy met Ben, an NYPD Cyber Crimes detective who fell in love with her while he secretly had her under investigation. Dating Ben was the first time Lindy let herself feel anything for another person since Sara’s abduction – but after Ben arrested her, she never forgave him, even though he claimed that by arresting her he saved her from a worse fate. Now, as Lindy finds herself the latest target of a serial killer who’s murdering young people in New York, she has to use her hacking talents to work with the very detectives who arrested her.

The show also stars Casey Deidrick, Kiersey Clemons, and John Garet Stoker.

Check out the teaser below:

Check out Eye Candy when it hits MTV on January 12, 2015!


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