From a media release:
Prodigy Pictures is pleased to announce principal photography has begun on the third season of the sci-fi seriesÂ Dark Matter. Based on the graphic novelÂ Dark Matter, created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, of the Stargate franchise, the 13 one-hour episodes are slated to premiere in 2017 on Syfy in the U.S. and Space in Canada.
Following the season 2 finale that saw the crew of The Raza scattered and presumed dead,Â Dark Matterâ€™sÂ third season opens a compelling new chapter of the spellbinding series. Joining the cast this season are Ayisha Issa (12 Monkeys) as Solara Shockley, Mishka ThÃ©baud (Bitten) as Adrian and Andrew Moodie (Trust No One) as Teku.
Dark MatterÂ stars Melissa Oâ€™Neil, Anthony Lemke, Alex Mallari Jr. and Jodelle Ferland with Roger Cross and Zoie Palmer. Produced by Prodigy Pictures and executive produced by Jay Firestone (Lost Girl, XIII), Joseph Mallozzi (Stargate) and Paul Mullie (Stargate), the series is distributed internationally by Endemol Worldwide Distribution.
Prodigy Pictures founded in 2006 by Jay Firestone, leads the way in the production of quality film, television and cross-platform media.Â Prodigy is currently in production on the third season of its latest series,Â Dark Matter, which airs on Syfy in the US, and is also responsible for the critically-acclaimed television seriesÂ Lost Girl, which electrified viewers around the world for five seasons and has achieved a cult-like following. Prodigy previously produced the original television mini-seriesÂ XIIIÂ and followed that up with two seasons ofÂ XIII: Â The Series, produced in partnership with Europa. Prodigy recently produced the horror movieÂ Dark Stranger, and executive produced a small slate of independent films, including The Other Half, a romantic drama starringÂ Orphan Blackâ€™sÂ Tatiana Maslany;Â Room For Rent, featuringÂ Suitsâ€™Â Patrick J. Adams; andÂ Never Saw It Coming.