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SyFy Releases First Five Minutes of George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ Series

Game of Thrones fans who are depressed over the impending conclusion of the series will soon have another television program from the mind of George R.R. Martin to enjoy. Based on the author’s 1980s series- consisting of a novella, a novel, and short stories- Nightflyers is a new space horror saga which will star Gretchen Mol, Eoin Macken, and David Ajala.

SyFy just released the opening sequence from Season One, Episode One on Rotten Tomatoes TV, and the clip is chock full of sci-fi action and gritty violence in zero gravity. Fans of the video game franchise Dead Space will likely feel right at home after watching this first clip, given its visceral tools and distinct ship design. You can watch the clip in its entirety below: read more

SyFy Releases First Trailer for George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’

For those anxiously awaiting the small-screen adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers, SyFy has just provided you with a gift.  The network released the first-look trailer for the anticipated alien-horror series on their YouTube channel….and it sure does look awesome.

Just one day after the news broke that show-runner Daniel Cerone has exited the project, the trailer’s release is a welcome event.  Nightflyers was ordered to series by SyFy back in January, which is when the cast (and Cerone’s involvement) were announced.  However, further details about the series were scarce until now.  The trailer, which can be seen below, provides a brief but powerful glimpse into the horror-themed world of the space odyssey. read more

Syfy and Netflix to Develop George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ Into Series

Great news for fans of the 1980 George R.R. Martin novella NightflyersAccording to Deadline, Syfy has just announced that it has ordered a series based on the science-fiction thriller, and that Netflix will co-produce.  The streaming service will also hold the first-run rights for the series outside of the United States.  Martin’s novella, which had previously been adapted into a feature film in 1987 to a generally negative reaction, will be produced by Syfy’s production arm Universal Cable Productions. read more