Syfy announced today it has greenlit to series Incorporated, a futuristic thriller from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck & Jennifer Todd's Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions.
Set in a near future where corporations have unlimited power, Incorporated centers around Ben Larson (Sean Teale, Reign), a young executive who conceals his true identity to infiltrate a very dangerous corporate world to save the woman he loves. But he'll soon learn that he's not the only one whose secrets may have deadly consequences.
The 13-episode first season of the new drama series is expected to premiere on Syfy in Fall 2016.
In addition to Teale, the series will star Teen Wolf's Eddie Ramos, Golden Globe nominee Dennis Haysbert, and Emmy Award winner Julia Ormond.
Incorporated is created by David & Alex Pastor (Selfless, The Last Days), who wrote and directed the pilot. Ted Humphrey (The Good Wife) will serve as executive producer/showrunner, with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd also executive producing. Pearl Street Films' Margaret Chernin will serve as co-producer.
"The most powerful science fiction holds up a mirror to our world," said Dave Howe, President, Syfy & Chiller. "Incorporated is exactly that type of smart, provocative series, delivering a fresh, edge of your seat thriller that challenges notions of the world we live in today. We look forward to working with the stellar teams at Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions to bring it to life for Syfy viewers this year."