See Syfy's Defiance being born in revealing new preview video

April 2013 can't come soon enough, because that's when Defiance will launch as both a dramatic TV series from Syfy and an immersive MMO designed by Trion Worlds. And to what Defiance has in store for us, check out a new behind-the-scenes video focused on how the writing, cinematography and music will come together to create a new sci-fi universe.

From the mind of Farscape creator Rockne S. O'Bannon, and with a cast that includes Mia Kirshner (24), Jaime Murray (Dexter), Tony Curran (The Pillars of the Earth), Stephanie Leonidas (MirrorMask), Julie Benz (Angel) and Grant Bowler (True Blood), Defiance will chronicle the world-changing events on Earth as seven alien races begin to move in on the planet ... and the war that ensues when negotiations don't go so well.

But because Defiance is an interactive experience, viewers will be able to go inside the universe to make their own choices, blending videogame action with dramatic television.

Check out the new video below for an insider's look at the world of Defiance.

Defiance comes to Syfy in April 2013.

(Via Syfy)

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