Some time ago, we heard that 'The Walking Dead' executive producer Gale Anne Hurd had begun development on a new period sci-fi TV series for USA titled 'Horizon,' a World War II-set tale of aliens and intrigue. Now that drama has its first major star: fresh off his recent run on the eighth season of 'Psych,' onetime 'Princess Bride' star Cary Elwes has boarded 'Horizon' in a leading role.
While many on the current stage know 'The Walking Dead's executive producer Gale Ann Hurd as a major force behind the top-rated AMC zombie killer series, not all know that her extensive resume goes as far back as producing such genre staples as 'The Terminator,' 'Alien' and 'The Abyss.' 'The Walking Dead' may be a genre-hopping show, but now Hurd is headed back to hard sci-fi with new USA drama 'Horizon,' a World War 2-set tale of aliens and intrigue that brings genre back to the network. So what's it all about?