The Tomorrow People reboot to air on E4

The remake of the classic ITV series The Tomorrow People will air on E4 in the UK Channel 4 have announced.

The series has been revived for The CW Television Network in the states and is based on the 1970s Thames Television production created by Roger Price.

They are the next evolutionary shift of mankind – a generation of humans born with paranormal abilities. They are the Tomorrow People. Based on the original UK TV series from the 1970s, the show follows the trials and tribulations faced by this genetically advanced race who have the abilities to teleport and communicate telepathically.

Hunted by a paramilitary group of scientists known as Ultra who see the Tomorrow People as a very real threat, the outcast group hides out in an abandoned subway station just beneath the surface of the human world. However, Stephen Jameson (Robbie Amell), the newest member of this small group of Tomorrow People, is torn between his loyalty to the group who have become his new family, the offer of the Ultra who promise him his old life back and his own desires to explore his father’s mysterious disappearance.

 Channel 4 has had real success with Warner Bros. shows such as The Big Bang Theory and 2 Broke Girls so I’m thrilled to be bringing more of the best acquisitions to the Channel 4 network. – Channel 4 Chief Creative Officer, Jay Hunt

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