Syfy’s upcoming series 12 Monkeys got a 9 minute of preview thanks to Yahoo.”
The time travel thriller will follow Aaron Stanford of “X-Men” fame as Cole (the character originally played by Bruce Willis in the 1996 film) as he journeys from 2043 to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.
Along the way, Cole will team with Dr. Cassandra Railly (Amanda Schull, taking over for Madeleine Stowe) and a female mental patient named Jennifer Goines, played by Emily Hampshire, loosely based on the role of Jeffrey Goines played by Brad Pitt.
Produced by Universal Cable Productions in association with Atlas Entertainment, producer of the original theatrical film, “12 Monkeys” also stars Kirk Acevedo, Barbara Sukowa, Noah Bean and Tom Noonan as a mysterious villain.
12 Monkeys will premiere on Friday, January 16 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.