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Laura Mennell Joins Syfy’s ‘Haven’

“The Watchmen” actress Laura Mennell will become the newest resident on Syfy’s “Haven” when she joins the series in the recurring role of Dr. Erin Reid, an epidemiologist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who fears the town of Haven is on the verge of a deadly viral outbreak.

Filming for the fifth season of “Haven,” which also stars Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant and Eric Balfour, is currently underway in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Based on Stephen King’s novella “The Colorado Kid,” “Haven” follows former FBI agent Audrey Parker as she becomes a cop in Haven, Maine and discovers the small town’s secrets that may help unlock the mysteries of her lost past.

“Haven,” from independent studio eOne, was developed by Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn. Exec producers include John Morayniss  from eOne Television and David MacLeod of Big Motion Pictures as well as Lloyd Segan, Shawn Piller, Scott Shepherd of Piller/Segan/Shepherd, Matt McGuinness and Gabrielle Stanton.

The series is produced by Entertainment One and Big Motion Pictures in association with Piller/Segan/Shepherd.

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