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The River Pilot Promotional Photographs

By on December 20, 2011

From executive producer Steven Spielberg and ABC Studios comes The River, a new TV series about the crew of a state-of-the-art research vessel on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon.

When legendary explorer Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood) goes missing in the heart of the Amazon, his wife Tess (Leslie Hope) refuses to give up hope that he may still be alive.  Six months later, just as his family is coming to terms with their lives without him, Cole’s emergency beacon suddenly goes off prompting Tess to put together a crew to go and find him. Their journey leads them to uncharted territory and a malevolent paranormal presence.

The River is described as part drama, horror, fantasy and adventure, and premieres on February 7th 2012 on ABC.

The cast list includes Paul Blackthorne, Bruce Greenwood, Leslie Hope, Thomas Kretschmann, Shaun Parkes, Daniel Zacapa, Joe Anderson, Paulina Gaitan, Jeff Galfer and Eloise Mumford.

We’ve got a large collection of stills from the pilot episode below.