Syfy has released an unsettling, and disorienting, new teaser for Nightflyers, the upcoming sci-fi horror series based on the 1980 novella, and subsequent short stories, by Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin.
Nightflyers follows eight scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on a journey to the end of the solar system in hopes of making contact with an ancient, nomadic race of aliens. They instead find horror aboard their vessel, manned by a tight-knit crew and a reclusive captain, as an unseen force begins picking them off one by one.
Anyone averse to strobes should probably avoid the 30-second promo, which flashes between images of dread and terror, and a creepy little girl, who rattles off a list of words -- blood, kill, hate, etc. -- with no little amount of venom. She probably means no ill will to anyone, right?
Nightflyers was previously adapted in 1987 as a film written and produced by Robert Jaffe, who will return to produce the Syfy series.
Nightflyers stars Gretchen Mol as Dr. Agatha Matheson, Eoin Macken as Karl D’Branin, David Ajala as Roy Eris, Sam Strike as Thale, Maya Eshet as Lommie, Angus Sampson as Rowan, Jodie Turner-Smith as Melantha Jhirl and Brían F. O’Byrne as Auggie