BBC America has released the first trailer for its newest original series, “Intruders.”

Based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel “The Intruders,” the new series follows a secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. “We do die, but we can return,” states the show’s trailer, which presents the mystery and supernatural elements of the series with eerie intrigue.

“Intruders” stars John Simm as Jack Whelan, with Mira Sorvino as his wife Amy. The cast also includes James Frain as Shepherd, Tory Kittles as Gary Fischer and 10-year-old Millie Brown as Madison.

The creative team includes Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Stamm, along with production designer Mark Freeborn. The series is exec produced by Glen Morgan and Rose Lam, as well as Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner for BBC Worldwide Productions.

“Intruders” is slated to premiere August 23.