New Alien-Invasion Thriller Spides to Air on SYFY


NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) has picked up Spides, a new alien-invasion thriller, to air on SYFY channels around the world next year.

Set in modern-day Berlin, Spides follows Nora, a young woman who wakes up from a coma without any memory of her previous life after taking a mysterious drug. When Nora sets out to discover what happened to her, she begins to unravel a conspiracy of aliens who are using a synthetic drug to infiltrate humans to use as host bodies.

Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Game of Thrones) stars in the series as Nora. Co-stars include Falk Hentschel (Legends of Tomorrow, Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Florence Kasumba (Avengers, Black Panther) and Désirée Nosbusch (Bad Banks).

Produced by Katapult Filmproduktion and Red Sun Films and co-produced and distributed by Palatin Media, the 8×1-hour series will premiere from late 2019 in the U.K., France, Iberia, Germany, Latin America, Poland, Romania, Balkans, Middle East, Africa, Australia and Brazil.