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- Eric McCormack stars in the new "Will & Grace" Thursdays on NBC.
He also stars in this Netflix series!
TRAVELERS, STARRING ERIC
MCCORMACK AND CREATED AND WRITTEN BY BRAD WRIGHT COMING TO NETFLIX
Original Sci-Fi Drama is Produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc. in
association with Netflix and Showcase
Beverly Hills, CA -- April 19,
2016 – Netflix, the world’s leading internet TV network, and Showcase
announced today the start of production on the new original sci-fi series,
Travelers. Shooting on location in Vancouver, the time-traveling sci-fi
drama is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., in association with
Showcase and Netflix.
Travelers will premiere exclusively on Netflix
outside of Canada, everywhere the service is available, later this year. The
series will debut on Showcase in Canada.
Hundreds of years from now, the
last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back
through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers"
assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams
to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future. These
travelers are: FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren (Eric McCormack), the team's
leader; Marcy (Mackenzie Porter), a young, intellectually disabled woman in
the care of her social worker, David (Patrick Gilmore); Trevor (Jared Paul
Abrahamson), a high school quarterback; Carly (Nesta Marlee Cooper), a
single mom in an abusive relationship; and Philip (Reilly Dolman), a
heroin-addicted college student. Armed only with their knowledge of history
and an archive of social media profiles, the travelers discover that 21st
century lives and relationships are as much a challenge as their high-stakes
"My old friend Brad Wright has created a fantastic, complex
story with some very rich and complicated characters, and I’m awfully happy
to be one of them,”said Eric McCormack.
“We’re thrilled to be working
with Showcase and Netflix and are so proud that Travelers was originally
developed at the CFC Prime Time TV Program with Canadian writers,” said Brad
Wright, Series Writer and Creator. “We’re excited to work with this amazing
cast led by Eric McCormack. It's all a dream come true for a Scarborough boy
The series is written, created and produced by WGC and Gemini
Award winner Brad Wright, co-creator of the Emmy Award nominated Stargate
SG-1 and creator of related franchises Stargate: Atlantis and SGU, and
features a heavily Canadian cast led by Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack
(Will & Grace). Other confirmed cast members include: Jared Abrahamson, J.
Alex Brinson, Nesta Cooper, Reilly Dolman, Patrick Gilmore, Arnold Pinnock,
Dylan Playfair, MacKenzie Porter and Ian Tracey. The pilot is being directed
by Nick Hurran (Sherlock), with Canadians Andy Mikita (Lost Girl), Helen
Shaver (Vikings), Martin Wood (Killjoys), Will Waring (Continuum), and
Amanda Tapping (Continuum) all tapped to direct episodes in the inaugural
Travelers is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., in
association with Showcase and Netflix.
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