‘VAN HELSING’ RENEWED FOR FIFTH AND FINAL SEASON BY SYFY LOS ANGELES, CA – December 17, 2019 –
Just ahead of its season 4 finale, SYFY has renewed action-horror series Van Helsing
for a fifth and final season. The hour-long drama wraps up its current run on Friday, December 20 at 10/9c and will return in 2020 with 13 all-new episodes to conclude its epic tale. Production is expected to begin early next year. Van Helsing
is produced by Chad Oakes and Mike Friselv of Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell On Wheels
) along with Morris Chapdelaine and Chris Rudolph. Jonathan Lloyd Walker (Continuum, Wu Assassins)
serves as Showrunner. Executive producers are Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev (Nomadic Pictures), Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell (Echo Lake Entertainment), Jonathan Walker as well as Daniel March (Dynamic Television). Dynamic Television handles the worldwide distribution for the series, excluding first run U.S. television and Canada.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring the amazing Van Helsing
saga to a close,” said Chad Oakes, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures. "This could not have been done without the support of our incredible cast, crew, SYFY, Netflix and SuperEcran.”
“We are so proud of Van Helsing
and would like to thank SYFY and the amazing fans who embraced this series,” said Daniel March, Managing Partner, Dynamic Television. “We are excited to end the show on its own terms and to give our story, these characters, and our fans the conclusion they so richly deserve.” Van Helsing
is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires. In its fifth and final season, Vanessa, Violet and Jack will risk it all to finally bring an end to the Dark One once and for all. The Van Helsings must figure out ways to escape and evade the various obstacles in their path to prevent them from their mission, leading to an epic final showdown between the Van Helsings and the Dark One.
“Our Van Helsing
clan and their rogue’s gallery of accomplices drive towards a final confrontation with Dracula. Will the light defeat the darkness?,” added Showrunner Jonathan Lloyd Walker.
The series airs on SYFY in the U.S., on SuperEcran in Quebec, Canada and globally on Netflix. The series stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Tricia Helfer, Nicole Munoz, Keeya King, Neal McDonough, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard and Aleks Paunovic. About SYFY:
SYFY is a global, multiplatform media brand that gives science fiction fans of all kinds a universe to call home. Celebrating the genre in all its forms, SYFY super-serves passionate fans with original science fiction, fantasy, paranormal and superhero programming, live event coverage and imaginative digital and social content. The brand is powered by SYFY WIRE (www.syfy.com), the premier portal for breaking genre news, insight and commentary. SYFY is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. About Nomadic Pictures:
Nomadic Pictures is a Canadian based production company, developing, financing and producing features, MOW’s, Mini-Series and TV series. In 23 years, Nomadic has produced over ninety-three (93) television & film projects worth a combined $950 million in production and remains one of the most active production companies in North America.
In addition to their seventy-one (71) Emmy Nominations and countless awards, Oakes and Frislev won three Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Childern’s/Youth/Family Special for “The Incredible Mrs. Ritche”
(Gena Rowlands, James Caan, Kevin Zegers) (Showtime). In 2005, Nomadic Produced AMC's first scripted Original mini-series, “Broken Trail”
(Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church), which in 2007, went on to be nominated for 16 Primetime Emmys®, winning four awards including Best Mini-Series. In 2014 & 2015, Nomadic’s Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev took home an Emmy®, a Golden Globe®, a Television Critic’s Award and a Producers Guild Award for Best Mini-series with “Fargo”
(Billy Bob Thorton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, Alison Tolman) (FX/MGM). In 2016 & 2017, “Fargo”
Season 2 and 3 received a combined Thirty-Four Emmy nominations, including Emmy’s noms for Best Mini-series.
In 2019, Nomadic produced Season 4 of “Van Helsing”
(SYFY/Netflix/SuperEcran), Season 2 of “The Order”
(Netflix), two pilots "Chad”
(TBS/Turner) & "Ride or Die”
(PopTV) and the Feature “LAND"
(Focus Features/Big Beach). About Dynamic Television:
Dynamic is a production, financing and distribution company with a global strategy to bring premium television programming to worldwide audiences. Dynamic’s series include TRAPPED, the critically acclaimed Icelandic crime drama from award-winning filmmaker Baltasar Kormakur now in Season 2; the Flemish awarded crime and mystery series THE DAY; DELIVER US by famous Danish writer Christian Thorpe; the hit series VAN HELSING (SYFY) from show runner Neil LaBute now in season 3; WYNONNA EARP (SYFY), a social media sensation now in season 3, Z NATION (SYFY) a top-rated show for SYFY currently in season 5; the five-time Emmy nominated series EAST LOS HIGH (Hulu) and MADIBA (BET), a six-part mini-series starring Laurence Fishburne. Dynamic has delivered more than 250 hours of drama to more than 100 channels worldwide in its first five years.