A Look Back at 1987’s Nightflyers and the Hilarity of That OTHER Adaptation

1987 was a great year for genre film-making: Robocop…Spaceballs…Arnold Schwarzenegger punching in our faces with both Predator and The Running Man. Unfortunately, not everything hitting cinemas that year was gold, with quite a few notable stinkers making viewers want to claw their eyes out in terror. Dolph Lundgren stumbled woodenly through Masters of the Universe; Superman […]

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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 […]

Enter Nightflyers, Syfy’s New George R. R. Martin-Based Series at SDCC

Words and Photos from Bleeding Cool’s Hilton Collins: George R. R. Martin’s most famous for producing the uber-popular Game of Thrones TV series that’s based on his legendary epic fantasy book series. Thrones enthralls legions of fans with intense drama and bloody, suspenseful confrontations. In a Thursday afternoon panel in the Indigo Hilton Bayfront Ballroom, a […]


SYFY Releases Official Trailer for ‘Nightflyers’ Series

San Diego Comic-Con is upon us, and that means trailers are dropping right and left hourly. The most recent being for Nightflyers, the upcoming SYFY series based on author George R. R. Martin‘s novella. The trailer teases space travel, and the state of the human race (dying, as a matter of fact) along with some killer visuals. […]

Syfy Releases New Teaser for George R. R. Martin’s Nightflyers

To go with the ‘Upfronts’ presentation today, Syfy has released a teaser trailer for their upcoming George R. R. 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 […]

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’

Love it or hate it, SyFy the channel has been doing a lot to continue their promise of bringing science fiction television shows back to their model.  With several new series on the horizon including the Superman prequel series Krypton, it stands to reason that they’re not slowing down with the additions to their programming line […]


Syfy Set To Order George R.R. Martin’s ‘Nightflyers’ To Series

Less than four months after the network picked-up the adaptation for pilot, Syfy is looking to bring George R.R. 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]