Syfy has released the Official Synopsis of Van Helsing episode “Help Me” (1.01), to be aired on Friday, September 23 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
After a three-year sleep, the mysterious Vanessa is resurrected in a world now ruled by vampires. Joining other human survivors holed up in an abandoned hospital, she discovers she has special powers, which, in the series premiere, she quickly puts to use fending off those who want her dead.
“Van Helsing” stars is starring Kelly Overton as Vanessa Van Helsing, Terry Chen as Brendan, Rukiya Bernard as Doc, Vincent Gale as Flesh, Oliver Mahoro Smith as Mohamed, Paul Johansson as Dmitri, Jonathan Scarfe as Axel, David Cubitt as John, Hillary Jardine as Susan, Christopher Heyerdahl as Sam and Aleks Paunovic as Julius.
Van Helsing is a total re-imagination of a timeless brand, set in a world dominated and controlled by vampires. Vanessa Helsing is the last hope for survival, as she unknowingly awakens to discover she has a unique blood composition that makes her not only immune to vampires, but with the ability to turn a vampire human. With this secret weapon, Vanessa becomes a prime target for the vampires, while trying to save humanity.
Van Helsing is produced by Nomadic Pictures for Syfy with Executive Producers Chad Oakes & Mike Frislev from Nomadic Pictures, Showrunner/writer Neil LaBute, Simon Barry, Evan Tyler from Industry Works, Dave Brown from Echo Lake Entertainment as well as executive producer, Daniel March (Dynamic).