[01/22/09 - 06:55 PM] Development Update: Thursday, January 22 Updates include: "Mercy" joins NBC's pilot roster; RHI Entertainment keeps busy at Sci Fi and ABC; and ABC greenlights its "Witches of Eastwick" revival.
DESCRIPTION: (from Syfy's press release, March 2010) Matt Ellman (Tahmoh Penikett/Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse) is an American war zone reporter, killed along with his fianceeJessie (Laura Vandervoort/Smallville) by a suicide bomber. They awaken separated in a mysterious world where everyone who has ever lived on Earth seems to have been "reborn" along the banks of a seemingly endless river. Determined to locate Jessie, Matt joins forces with a 13th century female samurai warrior Tomoe (Jeananne Goossen) and American novelist Sam "Mark Twain" Clemens (Mark Deklin). Produced by RHI Entertainment.