12 Monkeys is coming to Syfy on January 16th, and you can finally get a look at what’s coming. Obviously inspired by the film, and the massive cult following that has continued to grow over the years, the show follows a time traveler who comes back to prevent the plague that has decimated the human race and left the planet in chaos.
The trailer lets you in on the fact that things are probably a lot more complicated than they seem, and it may be that no one actually knows what’s going on.
If the trailer is any accurate guide, this is going to turn into one of the most interesting shows in quite a while, and one that is going to hook a lot of people. Take a look above, and mark your calendar.
Inspired by the classic blockbuster film, 12 Monkeys explores the provocative story of a time traveler from a decimated future in a high-stakes race against the clock. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.
12 Monkeys stars Aaron Stanford (as time-traveler Cole), Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse), Barbara Sukowa (Jones) and Noah Bean (Aaron Marker). Additional key recurring roles include Tom Noonan (Damages, Hell on Wheels) as a mysterious villain and Emily Hampshire (Rookie Blue) as mental patient Jennifer Goines.
Based on the 1995 film directed by Terry Gilliam, “12 Monkeys” follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who is on a mission to eradicate the source of a deadly plague. ” Premieres Friday, January 16 at 9pm|8c ” Subscribe To Syfy: http://po.st/A8uSSN About: 12 Monkeys follows the journey of a time traveler, Cole, from the post-apocalyptic future.