EXCLUSIVE: Emily Hampshire (Rookie Blue) and Tom Noonan (Hell On Wheels) have been cast in major recurring roles on Syfy‘s adventure thriller series 12 Monkeys, inspired by Terry Gilliam’s 1995 movie starring Bruce Willis and Brad Pitt. The 13-episode show centers on Willis’ character Cole, played in the series by Aaron Stanford. Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, Cole journeys from 2043 to the present on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will all but annihilate the human race.

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tomnoonanCanadian actress Hampshire, repped by Intellectual Artists Management and Canada’s Creative Drive Artists and K.L. Benzakein Talent, will play Jennifer Goines, a female version of the Jeffrey Goines character played in the movie by Pitt. Jennifer is a dangerous, unstable mental patient who might have the key to unraveling the 12 Monkeys mystery locked away in her head. Noonan, repped by Vanguard Management and AKA Talent Agency, plays a newly created character, a mysterious villain who is the face of the enigmatic Army of the 12 Monkeys. Imposing and intelligent, Noonan’s character will be at the center of the conspiracy. The series, which also co-stars Amanda Schull (Dr. Cassandra Railly), Kirk Acevedo (Ramse) and Noah Bean (Aaron Marker), starts production on August 6 in Toronto. Creators Terry Matalas and Travis Fickett, showrunner Natalie Chaidez and Atlas Entertainment’s Charles Roven and Richard Suckle executive produce for Atlas Entertainment and Universal Cable Prods.

MrVaLaMan (@LaddVic)
4 months
Actually no,, rent the movie or read the book it is quite good
MrVaLaMan (@LaddVic)
4 months
Emily Hampshire who is a talented actress who played a single in Good Neighbors exacting revenge on...
MTL
4 months
12 Monkeys and Schitt's Creek. 2015 will be the Year of the Hampshire.