Van Helsing, a 13-episode sci-fi series from Nomadic Pictures (Fargo, Hell On Wheels), has been acquired by Syfy. Neil LaBute serves as writer/showrunner on the drama, a new take on the Dracula myth.
Van Helsing, which begins production in January 2016 in Vancouver, BC for a fall 2016 premiere, centers on Vanessa Helsing, the daughter of famous vampire hunter and Dracula nemesis Abraham Van Helsing. She is resurrected five years in the future to find out that vampires have taken over the world and that she possesses unique power over them. She is humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back what has been lost.