Airdate: 12 Monkeys
New series inspired by the 1995 premieres on Syfy in March.
The series explores ‘the provocative story of a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilising a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.’
The cast stars Aaron Stanford as time-traveler Cole and features Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse), Barbara Sukowa (Jones) and Noah Bean (Aaron Marker). Additional key recurring roles include Tom Noonan (Damages, Hell on Wheels) as a mysterious villain and Emily Hampshire (Rookie Blue) as mental patient Jennifer Goines.
The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions in association with Atlas Entertainment, producer of the original theatrical film. Charles Roven (American Hustle, Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Trilogy), who served as producer on the original film. will executive produce with Richard Suckle (American Hustle, The International).
It premiered in the US in January.