For those of you out there who missed the first season of UK mini-series "Being Human" on BBC America, make it your business to watch it on demand if you can. The show was a powerhouse of good old fashioned horror that played like a completely supernatural version of "Three's Company" but with tons more bite. Like all good things from overseas ... an American version is now on the way.
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Syfy has handed out a 13-episode order for a U.S. version of the BBC show from RDF Media USA.
"Being Human" revolves around three twentysomething roommates -- who happen to be a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf -- as they help one another navigate the complexities of living double lives.
The original series, produced by RDF subsidiary Touchpaper TV and executive produced by Rob Pursey, had an initial six-episode run on digital channel BBC Three. The original version of the show is now slated to return early next year for an eight-episode second season.
How will this turn out? Well, we'll always have the original, won't we? Dig on the trailer for that below, and check out our San Diego Comic-Con roundtable interview with Toby Whithouse, Russell Tovey, Lenora Crichlow, and Aidan Turner, the creator and stars of "Being Human", here.
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Submitted by Uncle Creepy on Thu, 10/29/2009 - 4:14am.