NBC has given a series order to fantasy drama “Manifest,” produced by Robert Zemeckis and Warner Bros. TV.
The series revolves around a group of people on a plane who survive a turbulent flight only to discover that the world has progressed five years during the period they were in the air. They return to find family and friends believing that they were dead, which leads to a deeper mystery.
When Montego Air Flight 828 landed safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew and passengers were relieved. Yet in the span of those few hours, the world had aged five years and their friends, families and colleagues, after mourning their loss, had given up hope and moved on. Now, faced with the impossible, they’re all given a second chance. But as their new realities become clear, a deeper mystery unfolds and some of the returned passengers soon realize they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.