Syfy renews Van Helsing for season three

Filming on the Nomadic Pictures series is scheduled to begin this February in Vancouver.
Van Helsing

U.S. net Syfy has renewed Nomadic Pictures-produced series Van Helsing for a third season.

Syfy greenlit another 13 episodes of the hour-long drama, which is scheduled to begin filming in Vancouver in February ahead of a fall-2018 premiere. The renewal comes in time for the season-two finale, which airs on Thursday, Jan. 4.

In Canada, Quebec pay TV channel Super Ecran has also picked up the third season of the show. Outside of Quebec, season two is set to begin streaming on Netflix (Canada) on Jan. 19.

Executive producers on the show are Nomadic’s Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev, Industry Works’ Evan Tyler, showrunner Neil LaBute, Echo Lake Entertainment’s Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell and Dynamic Television’s Daniel March. Dynamic Television is handling worldwide rights on the series project, excluding first-run U.S. TV rights. Nomadic is handling Canadian distribution.

The series focuses on Vanessa Helsing, daughter of the fictional vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing. It stars Kelly Overton, Missy Peregrym, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro, Aleks Paunovic and Paul Johansson. Van Helsing was initially greenlit for its first season in November 2015.

Other recent Nomadic projects include the Vancouver-shot paranormal action series Ghost Wars, which airs on Syfy in the U.S. and streams on Netflix internationally. Simon Barry serves as showrunner on the series.