‘Van Helsing’ Renewed For Season 4 By Syfy With New Showrunner

Ahead of Van Helsing’s Season 3 finale on Dec. 28, the vampire series has been renewed for a fourth season. The pickup comes with a change at the helm as the drama’s writer-executive producer Jonathan Walker takes over as showrunner from Neil LaBute.

“Having been in the writing room on Van Helsing since Season 1 I’m excited to take the reins as showrunner from Neil LaBute,” Walker said in a statement. “Season 4 will delve deeper into the iconic lore of the vampires and their ultimate goals for this world. New villains will rise along with unexpected heroes joining the fight. We have a fantastic build planned for this season and I’m thrilled to share it with our dedicated fans.”

Van Helsing, a re-imagination of the Dracula lore, stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, David Cubitt, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro, Aleks Paunovic, Laura Mennell, Tim Guinee and Paul Johansson.

After a catastrophic volcano eruption, the last remaining underground vampires rise up through a dark, ash-filled sky to overtake America. Vanessa Van Helsing (Kelly Overton), a descendant of the legendary line of vampire hunters, awakens from a three-year coma to discover that she’s not only immune to the bloodthirsty predators – but also has the ability to make them human again.

Van Helsing is produced by Nomadic Pictures, which serves as the studio. Executive producers are Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, lLaBute, Simon Barry, Evan Tyler, Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell , as well as Daniel March. Dynamic Television is handling the worldwide distribution for the series, excluding first run U.S. television and Canada.

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