George R. R. Martin's 'Nightflyers' scores series order at Syfy, sets cast

“Nightflyers” has officially been ordered to series at Syfy and set its main cast, the cabler announced Thursday. The series is based on the novella of the same name written by “Game of Thrones” scribe George R.R. Martin. The story follows eight maverick scientists and a powerful telepath who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system in the hopes of contacting alien life.