Based on the novel and movie Time After Time, executive producer/writer Kevin Williamson (“The Vampire Diaries,” “Scream” franchise, “Dawson’s Creek”) delivers a fantastical cat and mouse adventure through time when famed science fiction writer H.G. Wells is transported to modern day Manhattan in pursuit of Jack the Ripper.
Once H.G. arrives in New York City, he finds a world he never thought possible and a young woman who captivates him.
The series stars Freddie Stroma (“Harry Potter” films) as H.G. Wells, Josh Bowman (“Revenge”) as John Stevenson/Jack the Ripper, Genesis Rodriguez (“Big Hero 6”) as Jane and Regina Taylor (“Dig”) as Vanessa Anders.
“Time After Time” is from Outerbanks Entertainment in association with Warner Bros. Television. Williamson and Marcos Siega (“Blindspot,” “The Following”) are executive producers. Siega directed the pilot. Williamson wrote the teleplay. “Time After Time” is based on the novel written by Karl Alexander.
In the original movie, made in 1979, Malcolm McDowell plays Wells and David Warner played Stevenson.
The series was cancelled on Thursday 30 March just five episodes in.
USA / ABC – Warner Bros Television – Outerbanks Entertainment / 5×45 minute episodes / Broadcast 5 – 26 March 2017
Creator: Kevin Williamson / Novel: Karl Alexander / Music: Jeff Russo / Executive Producers: Kevin Williamson, Marcos Siega
Freddie Stroma as H. G. Wells
Josh Bowman as John Stevenson/Jack the Ripper
Genesis Rodriguez as Jane
Nicole Ari Parker as Vanessa Anders
Will Chase as Griffin Monroe
Jordin Sparks as Jesse Givens