Nightflyers Archives

Why FX's Alien TV Series is Director M.J. Bassett's Dream Project
Evil Dead, Strike Back, Iron Fist, Power, Nightflyers, Halo, Altered Carbon, and Motherland: Fort Salem Promoting her latest film Endangered Species for Lionsgate, I spoke to the writer and director about comparing film and television, and why the FX TV series Alien, based on the film franchise, is her dream project "It's night and day[...]
The Witcher: Blood Origin: Jodie Turner-Smith Departs Spinoff Series
Less than two weeks after Netflix officially welcomed Laurence O'Fuarain (Vikings, Game of Thrones) to the cast of The Witcher: Blood Origin, the streamer finds itself having to say goodbye to co-lead Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim, Nightflyers) Deadline Hollywood first reported that Turner-Smith was forced to leave the role of Éile after the production start on[...]
Jodie Turner-Smith attends the Netflix "Bright" premiere on Dec. 13, 2017 at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. (Image: CarlaVanWagoner /
But that changed Monday morning, with Netflix announcing that Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim, Nightflyers) has been cast in a lead role in the six-episode live-action limited prequel series Turner-Smith's Éile is an elite warrior blessed with the voice of a goddess, who has left her clan and position as Queen's guardian to follow her heart[...]
A Look Back at 1987's Nightflyers and the Hilarity of That OTHER Adaptation
Martin wrote Nightflyers as a 23,000 word novella in 1980, which was then expanded into a larger work of short stories and re-published in 1985 Nightflyers was optioned for cinematic glory in 1984 by Robert Jaffe, the writer and producer of 1980's ironically-titled-considering-the-quality Motel Hell In hindsight, Martin probably wasn't expecting much. Nightflyers was not a successful[...]
NIGHTFLYERS | Episode 1 Opening Scene | SYFY
We've been optimistic about the upcoming SYFY series Nightflyers based on the George R R Martin novella, and judging by this sneak peek, it's gonna be good. Posted over the weekend by SYFY, this sneak peek is actually the opening scene of the pilot episode. [Gretchen Mol we love you!] Check it out: can't be loaded because[...]
George R.R. Martin's Nightflyers Premiere Screened at NYCC, Check Out the Trailer
By Adi Tantimedh   SyFy premiered the pilot episode of Nightflyers to New York Comic Con on Friday Adapted from George R.R Martin's award-winning novella, the 10-part series is set on a spaceship on a mission into deep space to make first contact with an advanced alien species who might hold the key to saving humanity from[...]
happy season recap
Martin's Nightflyers, panels for new and returning series Deadly Class and Happy!, and the return of Orlando Jones for The Great Debate. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NIGHTFLYERS | Official Trailer #1 | SYFY ( Nightflyers (Friday, October 5 / 4:30 – 6 p.m ET – Hammerstein Ballroom) Experience the terror with an exclusive world[...]
Enter Nightflyers, Syfy's New George R. R. Martin-Based Series at SDCC
In a Thursday afternoon panel in the Indigo Hilton Bayfront Ballroom, a packed room full of Martin fans learned about his next show Nightflyers, a series that appears to share a lot in common with Martin's most famous opus. The brand-new clip takes place inside the titular Nightflyer ship, an advanced spacecraft that contains a group[...]
The most recent being for Nightflyers, the upcoming SYFY series based on author George R R Martin's novella. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: NIGHTFLYERS | Official Trailer #1 | SYFY ( The trailer teases space travel, and the state of the human race (dying, as a matter of fact) along with some killer visuals. We'll be headed[...]
Syfy Releases New Teaser for George R. R. Martin's Nightflyers
Martin series Nightflyers The series is based on a novella Martin wrote that was also turned into a film in 1987 The show had a bumpy start, having showrunner Daniel Cerone (Constantine) leave and be replaced by Jeff Buhler, who wrote the pilot. Nightflyers follows eight scientists and a powerful telepath that head out on a journey[...]
George R. R. Martin Calls Syfy's Nightflyers "Psycho in Space"
Syfy has released a first look at their upcoming new series Nightflyers based on the novella by George R R Martin and the 1987 film adaptation This comes on the heels of yesterday's announcement that Daniel Cerone was exiting as the series showrunner to be replaced by Jeff Buhler who wrote the pilot Martin joins[...]
Daniel Cerone has exited as showrunner for the upcoming Syfy series Nightflyers, leaving the network to ask, "Anyone… anyone… Buhler?" Executive producer Jeff Buhler (The Midnight Meat Train), who penned the TV adaptation, will take over, according to Deadline Cerone (Constantine) joined the project in January when Syfy gave it a series order, but he[...]
SyFy Gives Series Order For George R. R. Martin's 'Nightflyers'
Martin novella, "Nightflyers".  We knew this title was being developed by the network, but not what the result would be.  TVLine confirmed this morning that the project had indeed been ordered to series by SyFy, and that casting had also been confirmed.  (We'd reported on that part previously, but it looks like it's a done[...]
Martin's supernatural thriller Nightflyers straight to series. Dan Cerone (The Blacklist, The Mentalist) has been tapped as the series' showrunner, with Mike Cahill (Another Earth, The Magicians) set to direct the premiere episode In an interesting example of cable and streaming being able to work across the aisle, SyFy and Universal Cable Prods are currently negotiating[...]