Watch the series premiere of Ben Affleck and Matt Damon‘s Incorporated before it airs on TV as SyFy has posted the first episode on YouTube. Incorporated premiers Wednesday, November 30th on SyFy starring Sean Teale, Julia Ormond, Dennis Haysbert, Allison Miller, and Eddie Ramos. Synopsis: Set in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power, …
Watch the trailer and first look below for the new SyFy series produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon with Incorporated.
The series debuts this Fall.
Set in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power, Incorporated centers around Ben Larson, a young executive who risks everything to infiltrate the all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system — with deadly consequences. Incorporated comes from executive producers Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Jennifer Todd
SYFY GREENLIGHTS FUTURISTIC THRILLER INCORPORATED TO SERIES
— 13-Episode First Season Of New Drama Series Produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films with CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions —
Syfy announced today it has greenlit to series INCORPORATED, a futuristic thriller from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd’s Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to premiere on Syfy in Fall 2016.
Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, INCORPORATED centers around Ben Larson (Sean Teale, “Reign”), a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves. But he’ll soon learn that he’s not the only one whose secrets may have deadly consequences.
In addition to Teale, the series will star Eddie Ramos (“Teen Wolf”), Golden Globe nominee Dennis Haysbert (“24”), and Emmy Award winner Julia Ormond (“Mad Men”).
INCORPORATED is created by David & Alex Pastor (“Selfless”, “The Last Days”), who wrote and directed the pilot. Ted Humphrey (“The Good Wife”) will serve as executive producer/showrunner, with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd also executive producing. Pearl Street Films’ Margaret Chernin will serve as co-producer.
“The most powerful science fiction holds up a mirror to our world,” said Dave Howe, President, Syfy & Chiller. “INCORPORATED is exactly that type of smart, provocative series, delivering a fresh, edge of your seat thriller that challenges notions of the world we live in today. We look forward to working with the stellar teams at Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions to bring it to life for Syfy viewers this year.”
INCORPORATED joins a powerhouse Syfy original lineup in 2016 that includes the critically-acclaimed first seasons of THE EXPANSE and THE MAGICIANS; the April 11 premiere of HUNTERS, from “The Walking Dead” executive producer Gale Anne Hurd; the second season of the thriller series 12 MONKEYS, set to premiere April 18; and the Halloween anthology series CHANNEL ZERO: CANDLE COVE. Additional high profile scripted projects in development at Syfy include Aldous Huxley’s classic novel BRAVE NEW WORLD from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, and HYPERION, with executive producer Bradley Cooper.
Syfy announced it has greenlit to pilot Incorporated, a futuristic espionage thriller from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s Pearl Street Productions, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions.
Set in a future where companies have unlimited power, Incorporated tells the story of executive Ben Larson, forced to change his identity in order to infiltrate a cut-throat corporate world, to save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system – with deadly consequences.
Created by David and Alex Pastor (Selfless, The Last Days), who wrote and will direct the pilot, the dystopian future of the show reflects contemporary trends: the growing influence of corporations and private interests in Washington, the slow but steady dismantling of the public sector, and the increase of an amazing amount of wealth by an ever shrinking minority. Incorporated will explore these issues via suspense, action, complex characters and a dark sense of humor, plunging viewers into a future world where the ethical boundaries that we know have been completely redrawn.
Ted Humphrey (The Good Wife) will serve as executive producer/showrunner, with Damon, Affleck and Jennifer Todd also executive producing. Pearl Street Film’s Margaret Chernin will serve as associate producer.
“Syfy is working with the best talent in the business to develop the most provocative and smart science fiction programming, and we are delighted to be partnering with Matt, Ben and Jennifer, along with the creative minds of the Pastor brothers and Ted on this pilot,” said Dave Howe, President, Syfy. “Incorporated is an electrifying example of what science fiction does best: holding a mirror to present realities and projecting forward to a recognizable future in which we face the impact and consequences of our actions.”
Said Damon and Affleck: “Incorporated provides us distinct insight into a world dictated by our decisions today. Viewers will delve into the intricacies of our future, one that we are constantly warned of, but as a society have not yet explored. We believe this is an important and timely story to tell and can think of no one better to guide us into this than David, Alex and Ted.”
Via press release:
SYFY GETS INCORPORATED WITH MATT DAMON AND BEN AFFLECK’S PEARL STREET FILMS
NEW YORK— October 13, 2014. Syfy announced today it is partnering with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s Pearl Street Films and CBS Television Studios to develop Incorporated, a futuristic espionage thriller set in a world where corporations have seemingly unlimited power. This will be the story of one man’s efforts to beat the system.
David and Alex Pastor (“Selfless”, “The Last Days”) will write the pilot. Ted Humphrey (“The Good Wife”) will serve as executive producer/showrunner, with Damon, Affleck and Jennifer Todd also executive producing. Pearl Street Film’s Margaret Chernin will serve as associate producer.
About Pearl Street Films
Pearl Street films is a Los Angeles-based film and television production company. Founded by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, PSF, provides filmmakers with a creative home for making television and film across budgets and genres. They are currently producing a new season of the ®Emmy nominated PROJECT GREENLIGHT for HBO, the filmmaking documentary series Affleck and Damon originated in 2001. Pearl Street films is also in pre-production on the feature film LIVE BY NIGHT. Affleck adapted the Dennis Lehane novel, and will star and direct the film in 2015.
About CBS Television Studios
CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of primetime network programming, with top scripted series dramas “NCIS,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” and comedy series “The Millers.” The studio’s roster of popular and critically-acclaimed programs also include the phenomenally successful CSI franchise, “Elementary,” starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu, the Peabody Award winning series “The Good Wife,” starring multiple award winner Julianna Margulies, summer event series “Under the Dome” and “Extant” starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry; The CW’s “Reign,” the daytime talk show “The Talk,” and BET’s top-rated sitcom “The Game.” New series include “NCIS: New Orleans,” “CSI: Cyber,” “The Odd Couple,” “Madam Secretary” “Scorpion” and “Zoo” for CBS and “Jane the Virgin” and “The Messengers” for The CW.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (SyfyVentures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. (Syfy. Imagine Greater.)