Syfy have ordered a first season of Nightflyers, adapted from the George R.R. Martin novella of the same name...
Nightflyers stands as one of George R.R. Martin’s more intriguing pre-Game of Thrones offerings, starting as a 1980 novella, eventually inspiring a schlocky, limited-release 1987 film adaptation.
In May, we heard that Syfy were developing a Nightflyers TV series - albeit without Martin's explicit involvement, because he's under contract at HBO.
Today, it sounds like things are pressing ahead: Syfy have officially ordered a full series based on what they've seen of the pilot.
The story of the George R.R. Martin-conceived supernatural space thriller is set on the eve of Earth’s destruction, depicting the travails of the crew of the most advanced ship in the galaxy - the titular spacecraft, the Nightflyer.
Adrift in space without a planet to call home, the goal of