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Syfy officially cancels Sanctuary

Syfy has confirmed that they will not be picking up a fifth season of the sci-fi fantasy series Sanctuary. The show, which starred former Stargate lead Amanda Tapping, aired its final episode last December in the States. Vice-President Craig Engler posted on the Syfy twitter account: “Just landed and I see we have a sad … Continue reading

Primeval back on ITV!

Nearly 18 months after the cliffhanger ending to the fourth series of ITV’s dinosaur series Primeval, the fifth (and probably final) year of the show will begin its first terrestrial transmission on June 16th on ITV. The episodes have been aired on co-finance partner Watch already, and have been available on DVD since last summer, … Continue reading

Primeval co-creator Adrian Hodges on New World’s start up

Speaking exclusively to Sci-Fi Bulletin, Primeval co-creator Adrian Hodges revealed that he was very pleased that production has begun this week on New World, the new iteration of the show being made by Omni Productions in Vancouver. “Obviously I’m very pleased the series has started and I do think it’s fair to see it as … Continue reading

Writers and directors revealed for New World

More news is coming in regarding Primeval: New World, the spin-off from ITV’s hit series Primeval. In addition to the casting information, according to the official press release from Space, “Sci-fi queen Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary), Andy Mikita (Stargate Universe), Martin Wood (Sanctuary) and Mike Rohl (Smallville) are all set to direct. The creative team is … Continue reading

Primeval: New World begins filming

Impossible Pictures has announced the official start of production on the Primeval spin-off New World with Andrew-Lee Potts reprising his role as Connor. According to the company, the cast features a bevy of established genre heavyweights such as Niall Matter (Eureka, 90210) as the enterprising inventor and visionary hero Evan Cross, and Sara Canning (Supernatural, … Continue reading

Who, Fades and Primeval stars line up for BBC’s James Herbert adaptation

Suranne Jones, currently starring in ITV cop drama Scott and Bailey, has been cast as Eve opposite The Fades’ Tom Ellis in Joe Ahearne’s adaptation of James Herbert’s horror story The Secret of Crickley Hall. Jones played Idris, who turned out to be the personification of the TARDIS, in last season’s Doctor Who story The … Continue reading

Adrian Hodges confirms Primeval UK probably “come to the end”

Speaking exclusively to Sci-Fi Bulletin, Primeval co-creator Adrian Hodges has confirmed information that has been spreading around the internet in the last couple of days regarding the future of the British incarnation of Primeval. “There are no plans for a series 6 as things stand,” Hodges said today. “The only way I can see that changing … Continue reading

American Horror Story’s Conroy joins Murray on Beautiful People

Frances Conroy, recently seen in the first season of American Horror Story, has signed up for a leading role on NBC’s new pilot, Beautiful People. Conroy will play Lydia, the mother of Primeval actor James Murray’s character, whose husband created the Mechanicals at the heart of the series. The Six Feet Under star played the … Continue reading

Primeval’s James Murray joins NBC’s Beautiful People

James Murray, who played Stephen Hart during the first two seasons of Primeval, has been cast alongside Patrick Heusinger in NBC’s new drama pilot, Beautiful People. According to the report at, Murray will play a handsome and very successful attorney who’s lived a rich and privileged life but makes a name for himself by publicly … Continue reading

Primeval Series V moves to November launch in States (updated)

After originally planning to air the fifth season of Primeval in an early 2012 slot – roughly the same time as its terrestrial showing in the UK on ITV – BBC America has announced via its twitter feed that the show will now start up on November 12. The announcement came on the evening of … Continue reading