In 2014, the SyFy Channel will make a ton of significant additions to its original TV lineup. One of these is a reworking of Helix and 12 Monkeys. One of the most popular science fiction movies from the 90s is heading to a small screen near you with a brand new television adaptation. Although the film’s director Terry Gilliam isn’t very happy with a new version of his film, the SyFy Channel commissioned the series with writer and producer Natalie Chaidez (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, V) as showrunner. Now that the pilot episode is in production, a plot synopsis has surfaced that points to the overall plot and endgame.
According to CrainsDetroit.com, 12 Monkeys is currently shooting in Michigan. According to the Michigan Film Office, 12 Monkeys “follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will eventually decimate the human race.”