Nightflyers: watch the first 5 minutes of George RR Martin’s Syfy show

Watch the thrilling opening scene of George RR Martin’s Syfy show Nightflyers right now

If you can’t stand waiting for George RR Martin’s upcoming sci-fi show Nightflyers, there’s good news: you can watch the thrilling first five minutes of the pilot episode RIGHT NOW, courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes.

Read the synopsis for Nightflyers Season 1 here:

Based on George R. R. Martin’s novella and set in the future on the eve of Earth’s destruction, a crew of explorers journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer, to intercept an alien spacecraft. One that might just hold the key to their survival.

The cast is led by Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk EmpireManchester By The Sea), who’ll play Dr. Agatha Matheson. Merlin‘s Eoin Macken is Karl D’Branin, David Ajala (Falling Water) is Roy Eris, Leatherface‘s Sam Strike stars as Thale, Teen Wolf‘s Maya Eshet is Lommie, The Last Ship‘s Jodie Turner-Smith is Melantha Jhirl, Brian F O’Byrne (ManhuntBefore The Devil Knows You’re Dead) is Auggie, and Angus Sampson (InsidiousMad Max: Fury Road) is Rowan.

Nightflyers will air on Syfy in the US on 2 December and on Netflix in the UK soon after. Get all the latest sci-fi news with every issue of SciFiNow.