The third season of Syfy’s 12 Monkeys had a cult following to propel it forward, and we’ve got good, bad, and time-turning news on that front. Not only has Season 3 set an official (and unusual) premiere with a first trailer, but a fourth and final season has also been confirmed.
Syfy’s 12 Monkeys may not have made the trip to participate in New York Comic-Con, but that isn’t stopping the fan-favorite time-travel drama from laying ground for its third year. Following that wild Season 2 cliffhanger, our first look at 12 Monkeys Season 3 takes us all the way to 2163, as the Witness’ cry is heard.
The second season of Syfy’s 12 Monkeys has inverted both time and space enough that we can’t imagine where things might go in Season 3, but we won’t have to! Syfy has officially granted a Season 3 renewal to the fan-favorite time-travel adaptation keeping the Army of the 12 Monkeys alive in every possible sense.
The Syfy programming slate has grown more and more ambitious of late, and 2016 is looking strong with some favorites, old and new. Not only has the network set a second season debut for its breakout 12 Monkeys adaptation, but so too do we know when Walking Dead producer Gale Ann Hurd will unleash a Hunters adaptation.
We haven't kept up with Syfy's adaptation of Terry Gilliam's 12 Monkeys very much since its beginning, but the network has officially contracted a second strain. Syfy has renewed 12 Monkeys for Season 2 to air at some point in 2016, albeit with a bit of creative shuffling behind the scenes.
The Army of the ‘12 Monkeys’ will be born anew on Syfy in a matter of weeks, and whether or not you count yourself a fan of the movie-TV reboot trend, we’re hard-pressed to argue with promising early results. Check out Syfy’s new take on the Terry Gilliam-Bruce Willis classic with the first nine minutes of the new ‘12 Monkeys’ TV series!
We were admittedly skeptical when Syfy announced it would adapt yet another past sci-fi property for the TV treatment with Terry Gilliam's classic '12 Monkeys,' but the new series trailer has our excitement spreading like a virus. See for yourself as Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt are pushed aside for a more serious time-travel take in Syfy's '12 Monkeys' TV series!
We were more excited than annoyed when Syfy announced its intent to reboot classic Terry Gilliam-Bruce Willis timebender '12 Monkeys' as a TV series, even moreso now that casting has begun. 'Nikita' and 'X-Men' franchise star Aaron Stanford will take the role once played by Bruce Willis in the big-screen adaptation, while another will fill Madeline Stowe's role, and producers have been chosen as well.
Recently it seems as if TV reboots of famous and iconic films has reached a fever pitch, with ‘American Psycho’ and even ‘Man on Fire’ targeted for TV treatment on the bankability of their franchise names alone. We’ve written at length about TV adaptations as the hot new way to reboot movie franchises
We’ve all heard the casual moans of fan communities that Hollywood never comes up with anything original anymore, settling into the familiar patterns of sequels, remakes, and adaptations of familiar properties to cash in on brand recognition. And while remakes have become subtly accepted as a chance for a new take on dormant properties, the recent ‘RoboCop’ trailer reminded us just how much passions can strain in the dissection of beloved classics.