I was on a conference call this morning with some 40 members of the Syfy International team representing Brazil, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Latin America, the U.K., Poland, and the Middle East.  We talked Dark Matter‘s performance overseas (we’re a hit!), what lies ahead for season 2 (big BIG things!), and marketing & publicity ideas for the upcoming season (more cast connections, behind-the-scenes insights, contests and giveaways!).  I was happy to join in  because Syfy International has done such an amazing job supporting Dark Matter – and it’s clear that they genuinely love the show as well.  A huge thanks to everyone who took the time to attend, and thanks to Bipasha Ghosh (VP International Marketing – Syfy) for organizing.  There are some very cool things headed your way…

Like, for instance, the first Dark Matter season 2 promo that will released…sooner than you think!  And when it does, make sure you have that pause button ready because you’re going to want to catch every single frame.  LOTS of little teasers in this one including a VERY interesting one for Android fans.  A great little trailer compliments of Fowzia Iranpur, Bill Trojanowski, Samantha Agnoff, and the rest of the gang at NBCU.  Watch for it!

In the meantime, enjoy saver these BTS pics:

May 12, 2016: All Things Dark Matter!

Director Will Waring, 1st Assistant Director Chris Binney, and Director of Photography Craig Wright commence their reign of terror (photo courtesy Lawren Bancroft-Wilson).

May 12, 2016: All Things Dark Matter!

The Empress – Mung-Ling Tsui (photo courtesy Renee Chan)

May 12, 2016: All Things Dark Matter!

Dancing with the Stars – Mung-Ling and Will trip the (faster than) light fantastic.

17 thoughts on “May 12, 2016: All things Dark Matter!

  1. Hi Joe
    I guess we, here in Canada, are not considered ‘international’ enough for the contests and stuff. We are NOT American! 🙂

    Elminster

  2. Is Will holding a scepter or is that a mini-disco ball? Get your groove on! Excited for the upcoming teaser trailer…

    I’ve been trying to comment daily but may be out of pocket starting tomorrow. Traveling, birthday & graduation celebrations, & throwing in a beach trip.

    Happy Friday, weekend & next wk, just in case…

  3. Can’t wait to see the promo. Joe, With the series starting July 1, when would us none Cable subscribers be able to see the show? One of those TBA things I am sure. Oh Just heard Nathan Fillion’s show Castle is canceled. So maybe that Firefly meets DM “Could” become reality? Just teasing.

  4. I obviously didn’t win the SyfyUK contest of a trip to Toronto to visit the set and meet the cast and crew. I had my bags packed and everything!

  5. Did they mention if it will be available in Sweden in some way? We did not get season 1 on TV, and it is not on HBO Nordic or Netflix here 🙁

  6. Kalimera my beautiful blog sibs!

    Hey! check it out! 🙂

    I decided to take a quick peek this morning at
    the Dark Matter IMDB page to see if there were any updates.

    Wow! Such an absolutely amazing all star guest cast for season 2!!

    Not only do we get

    Mike Dopud of SGU, Cedar Cove and Continuum fame. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0233304/?ref_=nv_sr_2

    Wil Wheaton of STNG, Eureka & Stand By Me fame http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000696/?ref_=nv_sr_1

    Shaun Sipos of Melrose place & Life Unexpected fame http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1036050/?ref_=nv_sr_2

    But we also get:

    Inga Cadranel of Lost Girl & Orphan Black fame http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0128297/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t12

    Franka Potente of The Bourne Identity & The Bourne Supremacy fame http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004376/?ref_=ttfc_fc_cl_t88

    Plus + Tori Higginson David Hewlett Jeff Teravainen Melanie Liburd & More!

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4159076/fullcredits?ref_=tt_cl_sm#cast

    O Boy! Guess we really are spoiled, eh!
    Can’t hardly wait for July 1st! <3

  7. @Tam Poor Phoebes. Sounds like her condition certainly does quite complicate things, to say the least, eh!.
    Hope she comes to trust ya enough to let you wash her face soon.

    Rather delighted to learn Miss Lucy is doing well.
    Much Love, Hugs n Kisses to you both, always. XO

  8. Awhile back, you asked for questions for a mailbag, and for a Q&A with Zoie Palmer. Did I miss those, or have they not been posted, yet?

    Looking forward to the trailer, and the show, and seasons 3, 4, 5… 😉

  9. You were right on the nail when you said there are some cool things heading our way……the Season 2 promo is WOW!!
    Looking forward to reading today’s blog entry 👍

  10. @airelle That she is! And apparently quite graceful as well! xo

    @maggiemayday LOL! 😀 How’s the mending coming along this week?

    @JoeM Thanks so much again for all you do! Am so very proud of you for working through all the stress & difficulties involved to bring us an amazing Season. Cant hardly wait for July! and Hope ‘we’ will make you proud with our U.S/Ca fan turn out for the live tweetup July 1st. <3

    Hey U.S/Ca blog sibs! Get ready to party and help make great television even better!

    Remember if you are not already following Joe @DarkMatter_show on twitter Do It Now please!

    I'm gonna pin the fan tweet up recruitment campaign to our main twitter classroom page @NewScience101 this weekend – so watch for it to RT. xo

    Hope everyone is enjoying their Friday the 13th! 😀

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