TV Show Featurette

NIGHTFLYERS (2018) TV Show Featurette: A ‘First Look’ at George R.R. Martin’s Syfy Series

Gretchen Mol Nightflyers

Nightflyers Featurette For Syfy TV Series

A TV show featurette for Nightflyers (2018) has been released by Syfy. The Nightflyers featurette, entitled ‘First Look’, gives the viewer the glimpses of footage from the upcoming science fiction, horror TV series. Various cast and crew speak during the featurette, including George R.R. Martin, who wrote the novella the TV series is based on. A 1987 film was previous created from the novella.

Nightflyers‘ plot synopsis: “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.”

Nightflyers stars Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, David Ajala, Sam Strike, Maya Eshet, Angus Sampson, Jodie Turner-Smith, and Brían F. O’Byrne.

The pilot episode for Nightflyers was directed by Mike Cahill.

The people and production companies behind-the-scenes of Nightflyers:

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; and 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.

The series is being produced by Universal Cable Productions. Netflix is co-producing and has the first-run rights to the series outside of the U.S.

Watch the Nightflyers Featurette. Leave your thoughts on it below in the comments section. Readers seeking more TV show featurettes can visit our TV Show Feaurette Page. Nightflyers will begin airing on Syfy in Fall 2018. Want up-to-the-minute notification? FilmBook staff members publish articles by Email, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, and Facebook.

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