Syfy Orders “Machine,” “Happy,” “Haunted”

NBCUniversal-owned cable network Syfy is beefing up its roster with the announcing of three new drama series projects to join the previously announced Superman prequel series “Krypton”. All three have been ordered to pilot, they are:

The Machine
Based on the 2013 British science-fiction thriller by Caradog James, the story is set in a world that is being transformed by the emergence of artificial intelligence. We’ll follow the lives and motivations of six interwoven characters, each of whom holds the key to humanity’s victory or its destruction.

The Haunted
A supernatural horror-drama from author James Frey about four siblings who reunite following their parents’ deaths, they try to overcome their fractured personal relationships they find that they also must face the literal ghosts from their past in order to survive. Noga Landau (“The Magicians”) penned the pilot and will co-exec produce.

Happy
Based on Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor’s graphic novel of the same name, the story follows intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hitman Nick Sax His life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue-winged horse. Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty and Toby Jaffe will exec produce with Taylor set to direct the pilot.

No word on when any of the pilots might go to air.

Source: The Live Feed