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An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become.
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2011   2010   2009  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Elizabeth Mitchell ...  Erica Evans 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Morris Chestnut ...  Ryan Nichols 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Joel Gretsch ...  Father Jack Landry 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Logan Huffman ...  Tyler Evans 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Laura Vandervoort ...  Lisa 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Morena Baccarin ...  Anna 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Scott Wolf ...  Chad Decker 23 episodes, 2009-2011
Christopher Shyer ...  Marcus 22 episodes, 2009-2011
Charles Mesure ...  Kyle Hobbes 18 episodes, 2010-2011
Mark Hildreth ...  Joshua 18 episodes, 2009-2011
Roark Critchlow ...  A.D. Paul Kendrick 16 episodes, 2009-2011
Scott Hylands ...  Father Travis 12 episodes, 2009-2011
Lourdes Benedicto ...  Valerie Stevens 11 episodes, 2009-2010
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Not all aliens are nice and cute like Yoda, ET or ALF. When a race of reptilian-like aliens arrives on Earth in disguise as humans, they show their good intentions, but they have a more sinister plan to conquer our planet and destroy all human race on Earth. Written by ahmetkozan

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They arrive November 3 See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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The show was originally going to be set in Los Angeles just as the original mini series had been in 1983. This was changed to New York when the production was moved to Vancouver, British Columbia for tax reasons. See more »

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Unexpectedly good
4 November 2009 | by Nyx_SeleneSee all my reviews

I was worried that this, as a remake of a cult series, would be either bad or silly, but I really liked the pilot episode, and I'm looking forward to seeing the next one.

It's faster paced than the original "V", but as I found the original sometimes frustratingly slow, I wasn't bothered by this. The aliens are made to seem a lot more human - all except for their leader Anna (played by Morena Baccarin), who made my skin crawl. She has some facial expressions that would make me back up and start looking for something to use as a weapon. She really builds up a certain feeling of paranoia, and a definite feeling of not knowing what she's planning. Both fit this story well, I think.

Thankfully, there's a lot less characters in this version than the old one. I always found them hard to keep track of, and here it seems they've chosen to concentrate on a fewer number of people.

It wouldn't surprise me if I come to like this new version of "V" better than the old one. The old one was very much about people; how they reacted, felt and interacted. The new one seems to be a bit more about the action and thriller elements.


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3 November 2009 (USA) See more »

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