Sanctuary started out as a web-based series of short episodes featuring some great talent that proved to be so popular Syfy picked it up as a regular series. Syfy thinks that could happen again – taking the independently produced steampunk web series Riese: Kingdom Falling, with 5 never-before-seen episodes comprising a second chapter and featuring it on their web site.
New episodes of Riese: Kingdom Falling appear on Tuesdays and Thursdays generally before noon ET, with 4 new episodes remaining. Each episode is less than 10 minutes, so you can get caught up pretty fast.
Update: The first episode is already live!
A reminder: Riese: Kingdom Falling starts today at noon ET on Syfy.com. Riese the award-winning steampunk web series, about a dying kingdom where distrust and anxiety have clouded people’s minds, causing a regression into primitive ways of thinking. Rituals and mythology have resurged, and the darker side of mankind has begun to reveal itself. Riese, a wanderer, travels across the decaying land with her wolf, Fenrir. Marked as a heretic by religious group The Sect and the new Empress, Riese must evade their assassins and discover their true intentions for Eleysia.
Narrated by Amanda Tapping (Sanctuary), the series stars a cavalcade of talent from the world of popular speculative drama including Christine Chatelain (The Bone Collector); Sharon Taylor (Stargate Universe); Ben Cotton (Harper’s Island), Allison Mack (Smallville); Ryan Robbins (Caprica); Patrick Gilmore (Stargate Universe); Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica) and Emilie Ullerup (Sanctuary).
New episodes will air on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Syfy.com will present the steampunk based digital series Riese: Kingdom Falling, a series of 10 seven to eight minute long episodes, narrated by Sanctuary‘s Amanda Tapping and featuring the voices of Christine Chatelain (The Bone Collector); Sharon Taylor (Stargate Universe); Ben Cotton (Harper’s Island), Allison Mack (Smallville); Ryan Robbins (Caprica); Patrick Gilmore (Stargate Universe); Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica) and Emilie Ullerup (Sanctuary). Read on for the press release.