Amanda Tapping by Eike Schroter/Sci Fi Channel Photo
Si Fi Channel has greenlit a full 13-episode season of
, a drama that originated online (as the first-ever hi-def Web series, no less) and stars the
world's Amanda Tapping as Dr. Helen Magnus, a woman on a quest to protect "strange creatures that walk the earth." Tapping is exec-producing the TV port along with
writer-producer Damian Kindler and producer-director Martin Wood, and Sam Egan.
Despite scoring this plum gig, Tapping will guest on at least several
episodes next season.
will be the first TV series to shoot live-action actors against "virtual set pieces," à la
now stuck in my head. Grr.