Posted Tue Dec 20, 2016 at 04:30 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The new sci-fi series hits Netflix later this week.
Netflix has released a trailer for its latest show, 'Travelers.' The time-traveling sci-fi drama is produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment Inc., in association with Showcase and Netflix.
Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover the means of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century. These "travelers" assume the lives of seemingly random people, while secretly working as teams to perform missions in order to save humanity from a terrible future. These travelers are: FBI Special Agent Grant MacLaren (Eric McCormack), the team's leader; Marcy (Mackenzie Porter), a young, intellectually disabled woman in the care of her social worker, David (Patrick Gilmore); Trevor (Jared Paul Abrahamson), a high school quarterback; Carly (Nesta Marlee Cooper), a single mom in an abusive relationship; and Philip (Reilly Dolman), a heroin-addicted college student. Armed only with their knowledge of history and an archive of social media profiles, the travelers discover that 21st century lives and relationships are as much a challenge as their high-stakes missions.
Check out the official trailer below!
All twelve episodes of the show's first season will start streaming through Netflix on December 23. The series is written, created and produced by WGC and Gemini Award winner Brad Wright. Wright previously served as co-creator of the Emmy Award nominated series 'Stargate SG-1.'
Other upcoming Netflix premieres include 'Sense8 - A Christmas Special' on December 23, 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' on January 13, 'David Brent: Life on the Road' on February 10, and 'Iron Fist' on March 17.
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