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Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s sci-fi series Incorporated gets a pilot order

April 7th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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A new sci-fi show from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s production company Pearl Street Film? Yes please…

Incorporated is an ” espionage thriller is set in a future where companies have unlimited power [telling]  the story of executive Ben Larson, forced to change his identity in order to infiltrate a cut-throat corporate world, to save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system — with deadly consequences.”

It was created by David and Alex Pastor, who wrote and will also direct the pilot. Dave Howe, president of Syfy, who have greenlit the pilot, said: “Syfy is working with the best talent in the business to develop the most provocative and smart science fiction programming, and we are delighted to be partnering with Matt [and] Ben, along with the creative minds of the Pastor brothers.

“Incorporated is an electrifying example of what science fiction does best: holding a mirror to present realities and projecting forward to a recognizable future in which we face the impact and consequences of our actions.”

Damon and Affleck added: “Viewers will delve into the intricacies of our future, one that we are constantly warned of, but as a society have not yet explored. We believe this is an important and timely story to tell and can think of no one better to guide us into this than David, Alex and Ted (Humphrey, exec producer and showrunner).”

We’ll keep you posted as this gets closer to happening, folks…

Source: TheWrap

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….

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