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Starz has premiered an 11-minute behind-the-scenes video for Torchwood: Miracle Day that lays out the downside to a day when nobody dies, introduces the new cast members and shows star John Barrowman being really excited … about everything.
The hotly anticipated fourth season of the hit sci-fi series features returning stars Barrowman, Eve Myles and Kai Owen, joined by Mekhi Phifer (ER, Lie to Me), Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Alexa Havins (When in Rome, Fat Girls), Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under) and Arlene Tur (Crash, Eat Pray Love).
Torchwood: Miracle Day premieres Friday, July 8, on Starz in the United States, and Thursday, July 14, on BBC in the United Kingdom.
Torchwood begins with a day when nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging, they get hurt and sick, but they never die. The result: a population boom, overnight. With all the extra people, resources are finite. It’s said that in four month’s time, the human race will cease to be viable. But this can’t be a natural event — someone’s got to be behind it. It’s a race against time as C.I.A. agent Rex Matheson (Phifer) investigates a global conspiracy. The answers lie within an old, secret British institute. As Rex keeps asking “What is Torchwood?,” he’s drawn into a world of adventure, and a threat to change what it means to be human, forever.