The Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder is back in the supernatural world of blood-sucking creatures with a starring role in V Wars. The new Netflix series, based on the bestselling books by Jonathan Maberry, just unveiled a full trailer along with a new poster featuring Somerhalder.
Joining Ian Somerhalder (“Dr. Luther Swann”) for season one are Adrian Holmes (“Michael Fayne”), Jacky Lai (“Kaylee Vo”), Peter Outerbridge (“Calix Niklos”), Kyle Breitkopf (“Dez”), Laura Vandervoot (“Mila Dubov”), and Kimberly-Sue Murray (“Danika Dubov”).
Somerhalder’s also keeping busy behind the scenes as director of episode nine and as an executive producer. Additional first season directors include Brad Turner (101, 102, 108, 110), TJ Scott (103, 104), Kaare Andrews (105), Marita Grabiak (106), and Bobby Roth (107). William Laurin, Glenn Davis, Brad Turner, Eric Birnberg, Thomas Walden, James Gibb, Lydia Antonini, Matthew McCluggage, Paul Harb, Ted Adams, and Jonathan Maberry also executive produce.
The vampire series is a High Park Entertainment in association with IDW Entertainment production. William Laurin and Glenn Davis guide season one as showrunners.
The first season of the horror/thriller consists of 10 episodes and is set to premiere on December 5, 2019.
“Dr. Luther Swann (Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these ‘vampires.’ Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires.”