RIVERWORLD on Syfy With Tahmoh Penikett and Laura Vandervoort


Watch a sneak peek from Syfy’s upcoming 4 hour miniseries event RIVERWORLD starring Alan Cumming, Tahmoh Penikett, Laura Vandervoort, Mark Deklin, Peter Wingfield, Jeananne Goossen, and Matthew MacCaull which airs Sunday, April 18 from 7-11 p.m. (ET). Starring Tahmoh Penikett (“Battlestar Galactica,” “Dollhouse”), Laura Vandervoort (“V,” “Smallville”) and Alan Cumming (“Tin Man”).

We also posted a behind-the-scenes preview and some photos below.

Riverworld Synopsis: Matt Ellman (Penikett) is an American war zone reporter who has witnessed the worst of humanity first-hand, yet still grasps on to an optimistic spirit. When a suicide bomber kills both Matt and his fiancé Jessie (Vandervoort), they awaken separated in a mysterious world where everyone who has ever lived on Earth seems to have been “reborn” along the banks of a seemingly endless river. Determined to locate Jessie, Matt joins forces with a 13th century female samurai warrior named Tomoe (Jeananne Goossen) and American novelist Sam ‘Mark Twain’ Clemens (Mark Deklin). Together they sail upriver in search of its source, and to discover where they are and who put them there. Cumming guest stars as the mysterious ‘Caretaker.’