The hunt continues. Syfy has renewed its Van Helsing TV show for a third season. The season three renewal comes a couple of weeks ahead of the second season finale, which will air on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 9:00pm ET/PT. The Syfy TV series is a new twist on vampire hunting, inspired by Dracula. Season three, which will contain 13 episodes, should begin production in February.
A supernatural Syfy horror drama, Van Helsing stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, David Cubitt, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro, Tim Guinee, Laura Mennell, Paul Johansson, Aleks Paunovic, and Hilary Jardine. It centers on Vanessa or “Van” Helsing. Van awoke from a coma to find vampires have taken over the world. Since she is immune to vampires and can turn them into humans, this vampire hunter is their prime target.
Learn more about the Van Helsing season three renewal from this Syfy press release.
“VAN HELSING” RENEWED FOR THIRD SEASON BY SYFY
LOS ANGELES, CA – December 19, 2017 – SYFY renewed action-horror series Van Helsing today for a third season. The hour-long drama will wrap its Season 2 run on Thursday, January 4 9/8c and return next fall with 13 all new episodes. Production on the new season is expected to begin in February 2018.
Van Helsing is produced by Nomadic Pictures. Executive producers are Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, showrunner/writer Neil LaBute, 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.
“I couldn’t be happier to learn that SYFY has renewed Van Helsing for a Season 3 – it has been a wonderful journey thus far, but we have much more of the ‘Van Helsing‘ saga to tell before we’re through,” said Showrunner Neil LaBute. “It’s great to be working with SYFY on this project again, along with Chad and Mike at Nomadic and all the others at Dynamic and Echo Lake as well. The writing team has some amazing adventures planned for our cast and a few new surprises as well – expect blood to be spilled and characters to die screaming while the fate of humanity slips closer and closer to the edge of true chaos and utter darkness.”
“We are thrilled to be coming back for a Season 3 of our beloved Van Helsing. Neil LaBute, our writing team, returning directors and amazing cast are suited up and ready to go into battle once again,” said Chad Oakes, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures.
“Here’s to another year of creating the ‘God Damned Apocalypse’ that is Van Helsing. Hope everyone enjoys watching it as much as we enjoy making it! Thanks to SYFY, Neil LaBute and our entire team of creative artists,” added Michael Frislev, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures.
“Thank you to Syfy and to all of the dedicated cast and crew,” added Daniel March, Managing Partner, Dynamic Television. “It’s exciting to continue the Van Helsing legacy and to deliver another season for our global fans.”
Van Helsing is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires. Season 2 pushed Vanessa and the other survivors further into the world of the vampire apocalypse, where they discovered old alliances have crumbled and new connections expose long-buried secrets about the Rising, the Van Helsing heritage, and the survival of humankind itself.
The 13-episode action-horror series currently airs Thursdays at 9/8c on SYFY and stars Kelly Overton, Missy Peregrym, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro, Aleks Paunovic and Paul Johansson.[Press release via The Futon Critic.]
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Van Helsing TV series? Did you think it would be cancelled or renewed for season three on Syfy.