Sci Fi Channel has signed on for a 13-episode season of the new science fiction drama Sanctuary. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stargate SG-1 writer-producer Damian Kindler, star Amanda Tapping and producer-director Martin Wood will executive produce the series with Sam Egan.
Amanda Tapping will star as Dr. Helen Magnus who is on a quest with her young protege, Will Zimmerman, to track down, aid and protect strange creatures that walk the earth. Sanctuary will be the first television series to use live-action actors against virtual sets in the style of the feature 300.
The series will air on the Sci Fi Channel later this year.
300 was released March 9th, 2007 and stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan, Michael Fassbender, Tom Wisdom, Andrew Pleavin. The film is directed by Zack Snyder.