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Nightflyers 

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A crew of space explorers embark on a mission to find a mysterious alien ship.

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Series cast summary:
Eoin Macken ...  Karl D'Branin 10 episodes, 2018
David Ajala ...  Roy Eris 10 episodes, 2018
Jodie Turner-Smith ...  Melantha Jhirl 10 episodes, 2018
Angus Sampson ...  Rowan 10 episodes, 2018
Sam Strike ...  Thale 10 episodes, 2018
Maya Eshet ...  Lommie 10 episodes, 2018
Brían F. O'Byrne ...  Auggie 10 episodes, 2018
Gretchen Mol ...  Dr. Agatha Matheson 10 episodes, 2018
Bronte Carmichael ...  Skye D'Branin 7 episodes, 2018
Miranda Raison ...  Tessia 6 episodes, 2018
Aoibhinn McGinnity Aoibhinn McGinnity ...  Willa 6 episodes, 2018
Phillip Rhys ...  Murphy 5 episodes, 2018
Zoë Tapper ...  Joy D'Branin 5 episodes, 2018
Gwynne McElveen ...  Tobis 5 episodes, 2018
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Set in the year 2093, Nightflyers is a psychological thriller that follows a team of scientists aboard the Nightflyer, the most advanced ship ever built, as they embark on a journey to find other life forms. Their mission takes them to the edge of the solar system, and to the edge of insanity, as they realize true horror isn't waiting for them in outer space-it's already on their ship. Written by ahmetkozan

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You can't escape what's inside.

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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USA

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English

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2 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Nightflyers See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Both Eoin Macken and Miranda Raison appeared in Merlin (2008), as Sir Gwaine and Isolde respectively. See more »

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Version of Nightflyers (1987) See more »

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Viewed in the full season context, it's actually pretty cool . . .
28 December 2018 | by victronix01-180-707110See all my reviews

I don't particularly like horror films, and so, watching episode by episode was frustrating to get through, even as the whole premise and the acting and the sences were well done. But the last episode finally broke away from that and delved into a lot of complex and fascinating and awe inspiring events that I wish could have been much more prevalent in the whole season. That final episode really made it for the series.

Good sci fi has depth to it, not just running from one crazy murderous scene to another, and although a lot of the relationships and exploration of the characters was done well, they were all just rushing from bloody scene to bloody scene, and we are stuck with a really likeable character choosing to slice open her own neck over our heads for the whole season.

BUT, ultimately, if a second season could build off of the nice complexity of the final episode, okay. Except, it seems like a done deal that no one is going to invest in another season when the reviews are as bad as they are. Too bad - excellent characters, premise, acting and visuals were wasted by rushing around with Amityville Horror for some reason -- it wasn't necessary and probably tanked what could have been an excellent series.


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