Syfy Orders 12 Monkeys Pilot By Terra Nova Duo

12 Monkeys Syfy PilotSyfy is bananas for 12 Monkeys — and get this, none of them fly nor work for a wicked witch.

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As reported by our sister site Deadline, the cabler has given a cast-contigent green light to a series adaptation of the 1995 Terry Gilliam film, which starred Bruce Willis as a convict from a post-apocalyptic future sent back in time to acquire intel on a virus that will wreak havoc on humanity.

Brad Pitt costarred as a mental patient Willis’ character meets who may have ties to the Army of the Twelve Monkeys, a terrorist group believed responsible for the viral attack.

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Filming on the pilot, which was penned by Terra Nova‘s Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, is set to begin in November, with 12 Monkeys movie producer Charles Roven on board as an EP.