Zachary Quinto to check out UFOs and such for HISTORY’s In Search Of series

zachary quinto - Zachary Quinto to check out UFOs and such for HISTORY's In Search Of series

In Search Of … is going back to tv!

On Tuesday, HISTORY greenlit a brand-new In Search Of series hosted and executive produced by Zachary Quinto ( Star Trek). The 10- episode unscripted series, which is influenced by the 1970 s franchise of the very same name, will check out inexplicable phenomena– alien encounters, UFO sightings, time travel, and expert system– from all around the world.

Each episode will follow Quinto as he examines these terrific secrets and will include accounts from scholars and witnesses “with a personal connection to the phenomenon” and presentations that will ideally supply context to the episode’s style. In journalism release revealing the pick-up, HISTORY indicated the Pentagon’s current verification of a secret UFO examination program as proof of the program’s timeliness.

Fun reality: The initial In Search Of series, which ranged from 1977 to 1982, was hosted by Leonard Nimoy, who is most well-known for playing Spock on Star Trek. Quinto plays a more youthful variation of Spock in the present Star Trek movie franchise and came in person with Nimoy’s variation of the character in the 2009 motion picture. Essentially, the Heroes alum appears figured out to follow in the late star’s steps.

” I am so thrilled to be reimagining In Search Of and checking out brand-new concerns and phenomena with all the improvements in science and innovation from which we have actually benefitted in the previous forty years given that the initial series initially aired,” stated Quinto in a declaration. “In the spirit of my late dear friend Leonard Nimoy, we intend to honor and perpetuate his endless curiosity about the world — and universe — in which we live. Our director Eddie Schmidt and our partners at Propagate, Universal Television Alternative Studio and FremantleMedia International have ignited the process with enthusiasm and intelligence, and HISTORY is the perfect home for this unique and compelling series.”

“In the ‘70s and ‘80s, the legendary Leonard Nimoy captivated viewers by transporting them through the world of unsolved mysteries and paranormal phenomena,” stated Eli Lehrer, the network’s executive vice president of programs. “To this day, the investigations conducted in this series remain relevant and a source of public obsession. Now with Zachary’s passion and prevalence in the science fiction genre, the groundbreaking series is back for a new audience.”

In addition to Quinto, In Search Of will likewise be executive produced by Eddie Schmidt; Zachary Behr for HISTORY; and Ben Silverman, Howard Owens and Brett-Patrick Jenkins for Propagate Content.

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