The news that Van Helsing season 4 would be happening on Syfy was exciting for fans and for readers of our overwhelmingly positive reviews, but the departure of showrunner Neil Labute may have caused some trepidation. Not to worry, though, as the passing of the torch does not signal dissent in the ranks but rather a new journey for the writer and producer. Labute moved on to the Netflix production of I-Land, another series from Van Helsing‘s company, Nomadic Pictures, but will also write three episodes of the upcoming season.
Jonathan Lloyd Walker, who has been with the show from the start and who also wrote and guest starred in another Vancouver-based genre hit, Continuum, has taken over as showrunner of Van Helsing season 4. “I was given the opportunity to take the show in a new direction while still keeping the core of Van Helsing the same,” Walker said during the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2019.
Here’s the latest trailer for the upcoming episode as well as links to our reviews, including the latest one.
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 12 Trailer & Release Date
Van Helsing season 4 returned to its customary Friday night timeslot on Syfy on September 27, 2019. The next episode is entitled “Three Pages,” and it will air on December 13, 2019. Here’s a promo for the upcoming installment:
Van Helsing Season 4 Reviews & Episode Guide
Keep tabs with Van Helsing season 4 all season long with our guide to the episode titles and descriptions below. You can also follow the links to our reviews as they’re written.
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 1: “Dark Destiny”
With the amulet in hand, Vanessa and Lily escape from Elder Sam and return to the real world. (air date: September 27, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 2: “Dark Ties”
After Violet’s attack, Julius and Doc find information that Hansen will do anything to keep quiet. (air date: October 4, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 3: “Love Less”
A grieving and aimless Axel rescues an enigmatic Max, who returns the favor with a job offer. (air date: October 11, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 4: “Broken Promises”
After an epic battle, Axel reconciles with Vanessa and comes to terms with the death of Scarlett. (air date: October 18, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 5: “Liberty or Death”
Sam and the Brides arrive at Fort Collins, where Hansen reveals a secret for raising the Dark One. (air date: October 25, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 6: “Miles and Miles”
In an infested desert, Flesh and Axel chase a crazed Max, who has held Jennifer and Owen hostage. (air date: November 1, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 7: “Metamorphosis”
Three generations of Van Helsings come together before a showdown with Elder Sam and the Oracle. (air date: November 8, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 8: “The Prism”
3 Pages are key to raising or destroying the Dark One, but only Hansen knows where they are hidden. (air date: November 15, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 9: “No ‘I’ in Team”
In a flashback to the Rising, Jack and her archers battle vampires that are taking over the city. (air date: November 22, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 10: “Together Forever”
Violet is captured by a sadistic ringmaster and must battle her way out of his gladiator arena. (air date: November 29, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 11: “All Apologies”
Now that Violet knows where the 3 Pages are, she returns to Fort Collins with Axel and Julius. (air date: December 6, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 12: “Three Pages”
As the sisters prepare to open the portal to the Dark One, Hansen makes the ultimate sacrifice. (air date: December 13, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Episode 13: “The Beholder”
The President and Ivory try to decipher what really happened in the Dark Realm. (air date: December 20, 2019)
Van Helsing Season 4 Cast
In addition to the regular cast that’s still surviving, Deadline has announced some interesting additions to the cast of Van Helsing season 4.
Tricia Helfer of Battlestar Galactica fame will join the vampire army as none other than Dracula, a fitting role for the actor who recently left her acclaimed role as the devil’s mother in Fox’s Lucifer. According to Chad Oakes, executive producer and co-chariman of Nomadic Pictures, “She will be a fierce and unstoppable dark one… as the battle between good and evil reaches new heights.”
Also joining the cast are The 100‘s Richard Harmon, Defiance‘s Nicole Munoz, Jigsaw‘s Keeya King, and the pro-wrestler, Big Show of WWE/SmackDown. Nothing is yet known about the roles these actors will play, but we’ll keep you updated when we know more.
In the meantime, Van Helsing fans should be happy to hear that Rukiya Bernard won a Leo Award for her supporting performance as Doc.— Rukiya Bernard (@RukiyaBernard) June 2, 2019
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