Both Syfy and Universal announced that production has began in Australia on the series “Hunters” from exec producer, Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead, The Terminator Trilogy) and Natalie Chaidy (Heroes). Acclaimed director Ernest Dickerson will is directing the pilot.
“Hunters” is inspired by Whitley Strieber’s best-selling novel, “Alien Hunter” in which the disappearance of a decorated FBI agent’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.
The show stars, Nathan Philips as headstrong FBI agent Flynn who is trying to piece together the disappearances of his wife. The series also stars Britne Oldford and Julian McMahon as McCarthy, an unhinged junkie and Hunter cell leader.
The 13 part series will debut on Syfy in 2016.