Syfy Channel to Air Greek Mythology Series ‘Olympus’

SYFY-Large-Cover-750x400Television network Syfy has put 13-episodes to order for a new Greek mythology drama titled “Olympus.”

The official description of the series says it “will tell the story of how a few brave men and women banished the Gods to the realm of the unconscious – a place they called the Underworld or the Kingdom of Hades,” and will “follow the protagonist on his journey as he gradually transforms from a fresh-faced and raw young man through the dramatic experiences of betrayal, love, disappointment, empowerment and exile, until he emerges a ruthless leader of men, and a match for the Gods themselves.”

“Olympus” is being produced by Reunion Pictures and Olympus TV (London) Limited in association with Great Point Media, and will begin production this summer in Vancouver and London.

“Olympus is a fantastic blend of action, intense thrills, creatures and great story telling. It will feature characters from mythology in a way never before imagined,” said Chris Regina, Senior Vice President of Programming at Syfy.

No word yet on who will be part of the lead cast in the series, which is scheduled to premiere on the network in 2015.