The end is in sight for Syfy’s Van Helsing. Just days before its December 20 season 4 finale, the network has renewed the vampire drama series for a fifth and final season, Deadline has confirmed. Production on the 13-episode final season is slated to begin early next year for premiere in 2020.
“We are thrilled to be able to bring the amazing Van Helsing saga to a close,” said Chad Oakes, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures. “This could not have been done without the support of our incredible cast, crew, Syfy, Netflix and SuperEcran.”
“We are so proud of Van Helsing and would like to thank Syfy and the amazing fans who embraced this series,” said Daniel March, Managing Partner, Dynamic Television. “We are excited to end the show on its own terms and to give our story, these characters, and our fans the conclusion they so richly deserve.”
“Our Van Helsing clan and their rogue’s gallery of accomplices drive towards a final confrontation with Dracula. Will the light defeat the darkness?,” added Showrunner Jonathan Lloyd Walker.
Van Helsing, a re-imagination of the Dracula lore, stars Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Tricia Helfer, Nicole Munoz, Keeya King, Neal McDonough, Rukiya Bernard and Aleks Paunovic.
Van Helsing is produced by Nomadic Pictures, which serves as the studio. Executive producers are Chad Oakes and Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, Dave Brown and Zadoc Angell of Echo Lake Entertainment, as well as Daniel March of Dynamic Television, which is handling the worldwide distribution for the series, excluding first run U.S. television and Canada.
Upcoming for Syfy is drama series Resident Alien, starring Alan Tudyk, slated for premiere sometime in 2020.
The Hollywood Reporter was first to report the news.