SyFy – 2016 PROJECTS

Blood Drive


Genre: Sci-fi Drama

Description:  Set in a near-apocalyptic future, centers around LA’s last good cop who is forced to join a twisted, gory cross-country death race — with cars powered by blood and a dangerous femme fatale partner who sees people as fuel.

Cast: Alan Ritchson, Christina Ochoa, Colin Cunningham…

Created by: James Roland. Directed by: David Straiton.

Produced by: James Roland, David Straiton, Mark Wheeler, John Hlavin & Fredrik Malmberg.

Studios: Universal Cable Productions.



Genre: Supernatural Drama

Description: set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet. It follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos. 

Cast: Ian McElhinney, Elliot Cowan, Ann Ogbomo, Rasmus Hardiker, Wallis Day, Aaron Pierre, Cameron Cuffe, Georgina Campbell…

Created by: David S. Goyer, Ian Goldberg & Damian Kindler. Based on: Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster. Directed by: Colm McCarthy.

Produced by: David S. Goyer, Ian Goldberg & Damian Kindler.

Studios: Warner Bros. Television, DC Comics & Phantom Four.



Genre: Crime Drama

Description: Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse.

Cast: Christopher Meloni…

Created by: Grant Morrison & Brian Taylor. Based on: graphic novels by Darick Robertson. Directed by: Brian Taylor. 

Produced by: Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Toby Jaffe, Darick Robertson, Grant Morrison & Brian Taylor.

Studios: Universal Cable Productions.

The Machine


Genre: Sci-fi Drama.

Description: set in a world that is being transformed by the emergence of artificial intelligence. The project explores the epic conflict between man and technology through the lives and motivations of six interwoven characters – each of whom holds the key to humanity’s victory or its destruction.

Cast: TBA.

Created by: TBA. Directed by: TBA.

Produced by: Caradog James & John Giwa-Amu.

Studios: Red & Black Films.

The Haunted


Genre: Supernatural horror-drama

Description: about four siblings who reunite following their parents’ deaths. As they try to overcome their fractured personal relationships they find that they must also face the literal ghosts from their past in order to survive…

Cast: TBA.

Created by: Noga Landau. 

Produced by: Noga Landau, James Frey & Todd Cohen.

Studios: Full Fathom Five.


Genre: Supernatural Drama

Description: centers on the Mosley family, owners of the only funeral home in a fictitious town on the outskirts of New Orleans where they’re also keepers of the town’s dark secrets and history. Known for its haunted houses, elevated graveyards, odd townsfolk and rich history of unusual phenomena, the town is also a “landing patch” for the world’s darkest manifestations of fear, guided into the world by an ancient, mysterious malefactor named The Dredge.

Cast: TBA

Created by: Mario Van Peebles. Directed by: Mario Van Peebles.

Produced by: Mario Van Peebles, Barry Gordon, Laurence Andries, Brusta Brown, John Mitchell Todd & Joel Anderson Thompson.

Studios: XLrator Media.


Dark Matter


Genre: Sci-Fi Drama

Description: The crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets.

Cast: Melissa O’Neil, Jodelle Ferland, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr., Marc Bendavid…

Created by & Adapted From: Joseph Mallozzi & Paul Mullie.

Produced by: Joseph Mallozzi, Paul Mullie, Vanessa Piazza & Jay Firestone.

Studios: Endemol Studios & Prodigy Pictures.



Genre: Sci-Fi Drama

Description: The disappearance of a decorated Philadelphia cop’s wife leads him to a secret government unit assembled to hunt a group of ruthless terrorists – shadowy figures that may or may not be from this world…

Cast: Britne Olford…

Created by: Natalie Chaidez Adapted From: Whitley Streiber.

Produced by: Natalie Chaidez & Gale Ann Hurd.

Studios: Universal Cable Productions & Valhalla Entertainment.

The Magicans


Genre: Supernatural Drama

Description:  The story of Quentin Coldwater, a young man who discovers and attends a college of magic in New York…

Cast: Arjun Gupta, Stella Maeve, Jason Ralph, Sosie Bacon, Hale Appleman…

Created by: Sera Gamble & John McNamara. Directed by: Mike Cahill Adapted From: Lev Grossman. 

Produced by: Sera Gamble, John McNamara, Michael London & Janice Williams.

Studios: Universal Cable Productions



Genre: Futuristic Espionage Thriller Drama

Description: in a future where companies have unlimited power, the story of executive Ben Larson, who is forced to change his identity in order to infiltrate a cut-throat corporate world, to save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system – with deadly consequences.

Cast: Sean Tale, Dennis Haysbert, Julia Ormond, David Hewlett, Eddie Ramos, Ian Tracey…

Created by: David and Alex Pastor.

Produced by: David and Alex Pastor, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Todd, Margaret Chernin & Ted Humphrey.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, Universal Cable Productions & Pearl Street Film.



Genre: Sci-Fi Thriller Drama

Description: three unlikely cohorts inadvertently stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics – a discovery which in turn puts their lives in grave danger…

Cast: Jack Davenport, Cote de Pablo, Annabelle Dexter-Jones…

Created by: Tony Basgallop. Directed by: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.

Produced by: Taylor Latham, Tony Basgallop & Juan Carlos Fresnadillo.

Studios: Escape Artists Productions.