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[02/01/18 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 1
Updates include: HBO lands latest drama from J.J. Abrams; FOX greenlights two drama pilots, including "Gone, Baby, Gone"; and ABC moves forward with a pair of single-camera comedies.

[01/04/18 - 10:03 AM]
Syfy Announces Series Order for "Nightflyers," Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella, from Universal Cable Productions
Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala and Brían F. O'Byrne star in the project.

[09/13/17 - 11:55 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 13
Updates include: Syfy nears series order for "Nightflyers"; Cecily Strong to visit "Great News" at NBC; and Amanda Green to import "Murder" to CBS.

[07/18/17 - 09:30 AM]
Universal Cable Productions Announces Key Projects Expanding Award-Winning Studio's Distinguished Genre Development Slate
Among the projects: Maggie Stiefvater's New York Times bestselling book series "The Raven Cycle" and Hugh Howey's iconic post-apocalyptic novel series "Sand" for Syfy.

[06/23/17 - 10:30 AM]
Syfy Announces Pickup of Pilot Based on George R.R. Martin's Novella "Nightflyers," from Universal Cable Productions
Jeff Buhler ("Jacob's Ladder") wrote the adaptation for television.

[05/11/17 - 10:01 AM]
Syfy Announces Major Additions to Original Programming Slate
The series pickups include the highly anticipated Superman prequel "Krypton" and "Happy!," a graphic novel adaptation starring Christopher Meloni.

[05/11/17 - 10:00 AM]
Syfy "Reboots" Ahead of 25th Anniversary - New Visual Identity, Including Logo, to Debut June 19
"I can think of no better occasion than Syfy's 25th anniversary to get back to our roots, double down on premium original programming, and put fans at the center of everything we do," said Chris McCumber.







NIGHTFLYERS (SYFY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
5/11/17 - 2/1/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, January 2018) SYFY today announced a series pickup for NIGHTFLYERS, based on author George R.R. Martin's novella and the 1987 film of the same name. Jeff Buhler ("Jacob's Ladder") wrote the adaptation for television and will executive produce alongside Daniel Cerone ("The Blacklist") who will also serve as showrunner. Martin will also executive produce, along with Gene Klein ("Suits"), David Bartis ("Suits") and Doug Liman ("Live. Die. Repeat") of Hypnotic; Alison Rosenzweig ("Jacob's Ladder," "Windtalkers") and Michael Gaeta ("Jacob's Ladder") of Gaeta Rosenzweig Films; Lloyd Ivan Miller and Alice P. Neuhauser of Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions. Robert Jaffe ("Nightflyers," - 1987) will produce. Andrew McCarthy ("Orange is the New Black") will be a producer-director on the project. Mike Cahill ("I Origin") will direct the pilot. The series will be produced by Universal Cable Productions. Netflix will co-produce and have first-run rights to the series outside of the U.S. Gretchen Mol ("Boardwalk Empire") is set to star as Dr. Agatha Matheson, alongside Eoin Macken ("The Night Shift") as Karl D'Branin, David Ajala ("Fast & Furious 6") as Roy Eris, Sam Strike ("EastEnders") as Thale, Maya Eshet ("Teen Wolf") as Lommie, Angus Sampson ("Fargo") as Rowan, Jodie Turner-Smith ("The Last Ship") as Melantha Jhirl and Brían F. O'Byrne ("Million Dollar Baby") as Auggie. NIGHTFLYERS follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system aboard The Nightflyer - a ship with a small tightknit crew and a reclusive captain -- in the hope of making contact with alien life. But when terrifying and violent events begin to take place they start to question each other -- and surviving the journey proves harder than anyone thought.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brían F. O'Byrne
· David Ajala
· Eoin Macken
· Gretchen Mol
· Phillip Rhys as Murphy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alice P. Neuhauser as EP
· Alison Rosenzweig as EP
· Andrew McCarthy as DIR/PROD
· Daniel Cerone as EP
· David Bartis as EP
· Doug Liman as EP
· Gene Klein as EP
· George R.R. Martin as BOOK/EP
· Jeff Buhler as CRTR/EP
· Lloyd Ivan Miller as EP
· Michael Gaeta as EP
· Mike Cahill as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Jaffe as PROD
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Gaeta Rosenzweig Films
· Hypnotic
· Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions
· Universal Cable Productions