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[...]

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Wanna See SYFY's 'Nightflyers' Opening Scene?

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: Set in the year 2093,[...]

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[...]

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SYFY Launching 'Nightflyers' Premiere, 'Deadly Class' and 'Happy!' Panels at NYCC

Martin's Nightflyers, panels for new and returning series Deadly Class and Happy!, and the return of Orlando Jones for The Great Debate. Nightflyers (Friday, October 5 / 4:30 - 6 p.m ET - Hammerstein Ballroom) Experience the terror with an exclusive world premiere screening of the highly-anticipated SYFY series, Nightflyers, based on the novella by George R.R[...]

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[...]


SYFY Releases Official Trailer for 'Nightflyers' Series

The most recent being for Nightflyers, the upcoming SYFY series based on author George R R Martin's novella. 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 into the official Nightflyers pressroom shortly here, so if you can think of any questions you[...]

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[...]


Syfy's Nightflyers Changes Showrunners Before Pilot is Filmed

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[...]


Syfy Set To Order George R.R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' To Series

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[...]


George R. R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' Gets One Step Closer To Series

Syfy has given a pilot order to Nightflyers, a supernatural thriller based on a novella by Game of Thrones author George R R Martin The report from Deadline also mentions talk of setting up the writer's room to create backup scripts in preparation for a series pickup.The initial series interest from the network was announced[...]


Syfy To Develope George R R Martin Novella Nightflyers

Among Syfy Network's announcements today was one that talked about the development of a series called Nightflyers This is a George R R Martin novella from 1980 that won a Seiun Award in 1983 for best Foreign Language Short Story It would later be included in a anthology of the same name with five other[...]