The New 'Nightflyers' Trailer From George R.R. Martin Is the Next Best Thing to 'Game of Thrones'

"It's 'Psycho' in space."
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Syfy hopes it has another Battlestar Galactica on its hands (or maybe its own Game of Thrones) with Nightflyers, the most expensive show the channel has ever produced.

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It is based on a 1980 horror novel from A Song of Ice and Fire scribe George R. R. Martin, which was about eight scientists and a telepath aboard the 'Nightflyer' space ship. 

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Soon, a mysterious entity begins to pick them off one by one, and the crew realized their starship might be haunted (a plot twist only Martin could have devised).

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"Nightflyers is a haunted house story on a starship. It's Psycho in space," says R. R. Martin in a first look at the new show (see above).

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So you can get your George R. R. Martin fix earlier than 2019, when Game of Thrones hits HBO. Nightflyers is set to premiere sometime this fall. 

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h/t Esquire