Title: 12 MONKEYS
Director: JEFFREY REINER
Screenplay: TERRY MATALAS, TRAVIS FICKETT
Starring: AARON STANFORD, AMANDA SCHILL, NOAH BEAN, KIRK ACEVADO
UK Release Date: TBC
12 MONKEYS, a drama based on the 1995 Universal Pictures film directed by Terry Gilliam, is coming to Syfy in January 2015.
It follows the journey of a time traveller (Stanford) from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.
Atlas Entertainment's Charles Roven (AMERICAN HUSTLE, MAN OF STEEL, THE DARK KNIGHT trilogy) and Richard Suckle (AMERICAN HUSTLE, THE INTERNATIONAL) will Executive Produce. Roven produced the original film. Jake Kurily will serve as Atlas's executive on the series. Terry Matalas & Travis Fickett (NIKITA), writers of the pilot, will serve as Co-Executive Producers with Natalie Chaidez (IN PLAIN SIGHT, V, HEROES) as Executive Producer/Showrunner. Jeffrey Reiner (FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS) directed and served as Executive Producer on the pilot.
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