"VAN HELSING" RENEWED FOR FOURTH SEASON BY SYFY
LOS ANGELES, CA - December 18, 2018 - Just ahead of its season finale, SYFY has renewed action-horror series Van Helsing for a fourth season. The hour-long drama wraps up its Season 3 run on Friday December 28 10/9c and will return in 2019 with 13 all new episodes. Production is expected to begin early next year.
Van Helsing is produced by Nomadic Pictures. Jonathan Walker (Continuum, Wu Assassins) will serve as Showrunner for the new season. Executive producers are Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, Evan Tyler (Industry Works), Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell (Echo Lake Entertainment), as well as Daniel March (Dynamic Television). Dynamic Television is also handling the worldwide distribution for the series, excluding first run U.S. television and Canada.
"We consider ourselves very fortunate to be able to return for Season 4 of Van Helsing. Without our partners at SYFY, Netflix, SuperEcran and our loyal fans, this would not be possible," said Chad Oakes, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures. "We welcome Jonathan Walker to the Showrunner chair to lead our incredible cast of characters along their journey against the world of vampires!"
"Excited for a Van Helsing season four! Congrats to all our talented artists, cast and crew! Now let's kill some blood sucking vampires," added Michael Frislev, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures.
"Having been in the writing room on Van Helsing since Season 1 I'm excited to take the reins as Showrunner from Neil LaBute. Season 4 will delve deeper into the iconic lore of the vampires and their ultimate goals for this world. New villains will rise along with unexpected heroes joining the fight. We have a fantastic build planned for this season and I'm thrilled to share it with our dedicated fans," said Showrunner Jonathan Walker.
"We are thrilled to continue the Van Helsing legacy for our fans worldwide," added Daniel March, Managing Partner, Dynamic Television. "Thank you to SYFY and our amazing cast and crew."
Van Helsing is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires. Season three continues the story of Vanessa Van Helsing and her band of heroes as they fight to reclaim the world after vampires took over during 'The Rising'.
The action-horror series airs on SYFY in the U.S., on SuperEcran in Quebec, Canada and globally on Netflix. Van Helsing stars Kelly Overton, Missy Peregrym, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro and Aleks Paunovic.
SYFY is a global, multiplatform media brand that gives science fiction fans of all kinds a universe to call home. Celebrating the genre in all its forms, SYFY super-serves passionate fans with original science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and superhero programming, live event coverage and imaginative digital and social content. The brand is powered by SYFY WIRE (www.SYFY.com), the premier portal for breaking genre news, insight and commentary. SYFY is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
About Nomadic Pictures:
Nomadic Pictures is a Canadian based production company, developing, financing and producing features, MOW's, Mini-Series and TV series. In 23 years, Nomadic has produced over Eighty-Seven (87) television & film projects worth a combined $850 million in production and remains one of the most active production companies in North America.
In addition to their Seventy-One (71) Emmy Nominations and countless awards, Oakes and Frislev won Three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Childern's/Youth/Family Special for "The Incredible Mrs. Ritche" (Gena Rowlands, James Caan, Kevin Zegers) (Showtime). In 2005, Nomadic Produced AMC's first scripted Original mini-series, "Broken Trail" (Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church), which in 2007, went on to be nominated for 16 Primetime Emmys�, winning four awards including Best Mini-Series. In 2014 & 2015, Nomadic's Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev took home an Emmy�, a Golden Globe�, a Television Critic's Award and a Producers Guild Award for Best Mini-series with "Fargo" (Billy Bob Thorton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Alison Tolman) (FX/MGM). In 2016 & 2017, "Fargo" Season 2 and 3 received a combined Thirty-Four Emmy nominations, including Emmy's noms for Best Mini-series.
In 2018 to Nomadic produced Season 3 of "Van Helsing" (SYFY/Netflix/SuperEcran), Season 4 of "The Detour" (TBS/Turner), and Season 1 of "The Order" (Netflix), "WU Assassins" (Netflix) and "The I-Land" (Netflix).
About Dynamic Television:
Dynamic is a production, financing and distribution company with a global strategy to bring premium television programming to worldwide audiences. Dynamic's series include TRAPPED, the critically acclaimed Icelandic crime drama from award-winning filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur now in Season 2; the Flemish awarded crime and mystery series THE DAY; DELIVER US by famous Danish writer Christian Thorpe; the hit series VAN HELSING (SYFY) from show runner Neil LaBute now in season 3; WYNONNA EARP (SYFY), a social media sensation now in season 3, Z NATION (SYFY) a top-rated show for SYFY currently in season 5; the five-time Emmy nominated series EAST LOS HIGH (Hulu) and MADIBA (BET), a six-part mini-series starring Laurence Fishburne, as well as Orlando Jones, David Harewood and Michael Nyqvist. Dynamic's latest Dynamic has delivered more than 200 hours of drama to more than 100 channels worldwide in its first four years.