Exclusive: Syfy’s ’12 Monkeys’ Producer Says Series Will Circle Back to the Pilot, Just Like ‘La Jetée’
Posted on Sunday, January 17th, 2016 by Fred Topel
This week at the Television Critics Association winter press tour, I got a chance to interview Natalie Chaidez on her upcoming Syfy series Hunters. We’ll bring you the full interview when the show premieres in April, but Chaidez was also a producer of the Syfy series 12 Monkeys so we got some news while we spoke about Hunters.
Based on the Terry Gilliam film, 12 Monkeys has updated the timeline to encompass the present day, the past, and an even more distant viral apocalyptic future. As the film was based on the short La Jetée it had a circular logic revealed in the film’s finale. Chaidez said the show has also been designed to circle back to its own pilot, whenever the series ultimately ends. Read More »