London – November 27, 2018 – NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) today announced the acquisition of SPIDES – a new, alien invasion thriller to air on SYFY – the destination channel brand for fans of science fiction and fantasy genres – around the world.
SPIDES stars Rosabell Laurenti Sellers (Game of Thrones), Falk Hentschel (Legends Of Tomorrow, Marvels Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.), Florence Kasumba (Avengers, Black Panther), Désirée Nosbusch (Bad Banks), Susanne Wuest (Perfume) and Aleksandar Jovanovic (Tatort, Dr Who).
SPIDES is written and directed by Rainer Matsutani, written by Eckhard Vollmar, Peter Hume, Carola Lowitz and Mark Wachholz, and produced by Katapult Filmproduktion and Red Sun Films in co-operation with Palatin Media, who also distributes the series.
The eight, one-hour episode series will premiere from late 2019 in the UK, France, Iberia, Germany, Latin America, Poland, Romania, Balkans, Middle East, Africa, Australia and Brazil.