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Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 2:08PM EST
Syfy officially picks up George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers, starring Gretchen Mol
The long-rumored space drama, which Netflix is co-producing, is based on Martin’s 1980 novella about eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition of the solar system about a spaceship called "The Nightflyer."
Posted Wednesday 12/06/17 at 2:18PM EST
George R.R. Martin made sure that there was no whitewashing in his Nightflyers adaptation
When his 1980 novella was published, the female lead was drawn as a white woman when Martin intended her to be black. So Martin reached out to producers to make his opinions known about whitewashing, resulting in black actress Jodie Turner-Smith landing the female lead on the Syfy adaptation.
Posted Thursday 11/30/17 at 6:27AM EST
George R.R. Martin revealed a drawing of the Nightlfyer from his Syfy’s Nightflyers
Here’s your first look at the mysterious spaceship that will be used to carry a group of researchers on the TV series based on Martin’s 1980 novella. Martin writes that the show has been “picked up for a full ten-episode season order, with a substantial budget, one that should allow them to create a show that looks as good as modern audiences expect.”
Posted Wednesday 9/13/17 at 10:02PM EDT
Report: Syfy orders George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers
Syfy has yet to officially confirm the proposed new series, based on Martin’s novella about a group of maverick scientists and a powerful telepath traveling aboard a ship called "The Nightflyer."