George R. R. Martin’s Nightflyers television series has a brand new, absolutely terrifying teaser which just dropped this week from Syfy.
Nightflyers follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who, In the hope of making contact with alien life, 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. 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.
The latest teaser gives viewers a brief look at just how difficult surviving will be when terrors lurk around every corner. The teaser kicks off with a creepy little girl reciting ominous words such as “blood,” “kill,” and “hate,” over and over again. Images of the creepy girl are mixed in with flashes of people running for their lives and experiencing absolute terror. The teaser definitely sets a terrifying tone for the series in just a mere 30 seconds. Check it out.
Originally published by Martin in 1980, Nightflyers won Japan’s Seiun Award for the best foreign-language short story of the year in 1983. It was published again in 1985 as part of a short-story collection before being adapted for the big-screen where it grossed $1.2 million domestically.
Martin has teamed up with writer Jeff Buhler (Jacob’s Ladder) in order to transform his short story novella Nightflyers into the series for Syfy.
Nightflyers stars Gretchen Mol as Dr. Agatha Matheson, 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 (“Million Dollar Baby”) as Auggie.
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