Syfy Renews "Wynonna Earp" from SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment
Season Two Picked Up For 10 One-Hour Episodes
San Diego, CA (July 23, 2016) - SEVEN24 Films and IDW Entertainment, a subsidiary of IDW Media Holdings (OTC PINK: IDWM), today announced that Syfy has renewed Wynonna Earp for a second season. The announcement came during the Wynonna Earp panel at Comic Con International in San Diego where the full cast appeared as guests. The freshman series scored big with both critics and fans, becoming a hit on social media, spawning hashtags, and trending weekly with each new episode. It recently nabbed the E! News TV Scoop Award for Best New Series of 2016.
Developed by Showrunner and Executive Producer Emily Andras, the series stars Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, Dominique Provost-Chalkley, and is based on the IDW Publishing comic book series created by Beau Smith.
"In just one season, Wynonna Earp has struck a chord with the fans," said IDW Entertainment President David Ozer. "We look forward to continuing this epic journey."
"I'm absolutely thrilled we have the opportunity to deliver more of our witty, female-led, kickass, diverse supernatural series to our passionate fan base around the world," said Emily Andras.
"The strong female characters in this series have turned viewers into passionate fans," said SEVEN24 Films' Jordy Randall. "We can't wait to see our amazing cast back in the roles that Emily has crafted for them."
SEVEN24's Jordy Randall and Tom Cox, IDW's Ted Adams and David Ozer, Banditos Yanquis' Todd Berger, and Circle of Confusion's Rick Jacobs will all serve as Executive Producers.
Season two is set to air on Syfy in 2017.
Emily Andras is represented by Jeff Alpern of The Alpern Group, Melanie Scrofano is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent, Shamier Anderson is represented by Douglas Patterson of Patterson Talent Management, Tim Rozon is represented by Paul Hemrend at Edna Talent Management, and Dominique Provost-Chalkley is represented by David Ritchie of Ambition Talent and Meg Mortimer of Authentic Management.
IDW Entertainment develops, finances and produces television properties based on IDW Publishing properties as well as 3rd party content. IDWE currently serves as the worldwide distributor of Wynonna Earp airing on Syfy Channel in the U.S.. Production is slated to begin in May on BBC America's Dirk Gently, based the best seller by Douglas Adams. Dirk stars Elijah Wood and Sam Barnett and is written and executive produced by Max Landis (Chronicle). In addition, IDWE recently completed production of a pilot of Brooklyn Animal Control for USA Network, starring Stephen Graham (Boardwalk Empire).