Syfy has given a series order to high-octane fantasy drama “Dominion,” derived from the 2010 feature “Legion.”
Supernatural vehicle is set in the futuristic year 25 A.E. and revolves around battles between good and evil angels in what used to be Las Vegas. Project has a genre-friendly ensemble cast that includes Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom, Roxanne McKee, Alan Dale, Anthony Stewart Head and Luke Allen-Gale.
Vaun Wilmott wrote the pilot for Universal Cable Prods. and Bold Films. “Legion” helmer and co-writer Scott Stewart directed the “Dominion” pilot in Cape Town, South Africa, where the series will be shot as well.
Wilmott and Stewart exec produce along with Michel Litvak and David Lancaster of Bold Films, producer of “Legion.”
“Following the critical success of ‘Defiance’ and the upcoming Ron Moore thriller ‘Helix,’ ‘Dominion’ will be the next major addition to Syfy’s growing slate of high quality scripted series,” said Syfy prexy Dave Howe. ” ‘Dominion’ will continue Syfy’s new strategy to commission stand-out genre series that deliver the high stakes, sci-fi/fantasy experience our audience demands and embraces.”