Syfy Orders Drama Series ‘Olympus’ From Robert Halmi Sr.

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Syfy has given a 13-episode order to a mythology drama series “Olympus” produced by Robert Halmi Sr.

Series revolves around a young man who emerges as a leader of a group of people banished to Hades by Greek gods.

Nick Willing wrote and will direct the first episode. He exec produces with Halmi Sr. and Jim Reeve for Great Point Media and Matthew O’Connor and Lisa Richardson for Reunion Pictures. Content Media Group will distribute outside the U.S.

Halmi, Willing and O’Connor previously teamed on Syfy telepics “Tinman,” “Alice” and “Neverland.” “Olympus” will lense in Vancouver and London.

“ ‘Olympus’ is a fantastic blend of action, intense thrills, creatures and great story telling. It will feature characters from mythology in a way never before imagined,” said Chris Regina, Syfy’s senior veep of programming.

 

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  1. Sounds like a great idea but given the resumes of those involved I expect it to be super-cheesey.

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