'NIGHTFLYERS' TV SERIES
|Eoin Macken has just finished Night Shift!|
reported earlier last year that George R.R. Martin
's novella NIGHTFLYERS is
to be made into a TV series, but now SyFy
has revealed the cast and it is rather magnificent! The series, which will be aired around the world by Netflix
, follows eight scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of the solar system aboard The Nightflyer 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.
It has been revealed today that Gretchen Mol will star as Dr. Agatha Matheson, alongside Eoin Macken as Karl D’Branin, David Ajala as Roy Eris, Sam Strike as Thale, Maya Eshet as Lommie, Angus Sampson as Rowan, Jodie Turner-Smith as Melantha Jhirl and Brían F. O’Byrne as Auggie. The series will be shot in Ireland.
KATE BECKINSALE TO LEAD
ITV'S 'THE WIDOW' TV SERIES
|Shooting starts this month in South Africa|
eanwhile, over across the pond, British ITV
has revealed that Hollywood star Kate Beckinsale
is moving over to the small screen in order to topline their new series THE WIDOW
which they will produce together with Amazon
! She will play Georgia Wells who has her life turned upside down with a phone call in the middle of the night. Her husband of over 10 years, Will, has been reported dead after a plane crash in the Congolese jungle. Three years later, with her old life now a thing of the past, Georgia learns something shocking. Something that will take her to Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, looking to uncover the truth about his disappearance. Still haunted by the past, Georgia is grieving for the man she loved and the life they’ve lost, but she hasn’t given up hope.