NBC has revealed the premiere date of its latest sci-fi drama Debris, of Fringe producer JH Wyman.
Debris will premiere on Monday, March 1 at 10 p.m. ET / PT, NBC announced during its first TCA panel on Tuesday. In addition to teasing the upcoming series and revealing the premiere date, the Debris the team also spoke of parallels with Fringe.
“There will always be my DNA in the show,” said Wyman, who is an executive producer and showrunner. “But it’s definitely its own thing.”
As Fringe, Debris follows government officials as they investigate when the wreckage of a destroyed alien spaceship has mysterious effects on humanity. Riann Steele will play the role of Finola Jones of MI6 and Jonathan Tucker of Bryan Beneventi of the CIA.
While the series will feature different stories motivated by the weird effects of alien remains, Debris will see the relationship between the two leads develop and gain in complexity as the show continues.
“Joel gave us this opportunity to sort of go in and uncover the debris, but then it really opens up.”
it goes back to the rest of the episode and it’s fun for us as actors, sure, but I think it’ll be fun for audiences to see and talk about the cable-level sci-fi genre that we got used to it. can have, you can have a bit of both, ”Tucker said.
The director of Wyman produces through his films Frequency alongside Jason Hoffs. Legendary and Universal Television are co-producing with Frequency Films.