SyFy's futuristic cop present 'Halcyon' could have 5 VR episodes

SyFy's futuristic cop show 'Halcyon' will have 5 VR episodes

Within the yr 2058, digital actuality is so commonplace that huge-metropolis police have established a Digital Actuality Crimes Unit. On this department, detective Julie Dover finally ends up investigating an incident that should not even be potential — an actual-life homicide that went down inside digital actuality. That is the premise of SyFy’s new scripted collection, Halcyon, which consists of 10 episodes that may air on SyFy’s tv and net channels, plus 5 VR-solely episodes set to debut on Oculus Rift.

You will not want an Oculus Rift to comply with Halcyon on the linear channels: SyFy will supply recaps of the VR episodes for these watching on the internet and TV. Halcyon comes from Emmy award-profitable studio Secret Location, which additionally crafted the Sleepy Hole Digital Actuality Expertise. BAFTA nominee Benjamin Arfmann is directing the present and it began manufacturing in Toronto simply this month. There isn’t any phrase but on when Halcyon will premiere.

“VR is being uncovered to increasingly individuals and with tasks like Halcyon, we intend to assist this immersive type of leisure develop,” Secret Location President James Milward says in a press launch.