Siren (formerly known as The Deep) is an upcoming Freeform drama mystery–thriller television series, set to premiere in 2018, based on Eric Wald and Dean White's mermaid story, The Deep.

Synopsis Edit

In the mermaid-obsessed sea town of Bristol Cove, everyone’s lives will change when actual mermaids come ashore, causing sides to be taken, loyalties to be tested and a war between man and mermaid to begin.

Cast Edit


Press Release Edit

FREEFORM ANNOUNCES NEW ONE-HOUR DRAMA “SIREN” (FKA “THE DEEP”) HAS BEEN GIVEN A 10-EPISODE SERIES ORDER – Premieres Summer 2018 “Siren” takes us inside Bristol Cove—a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean. The series stars Alex Roe (“The 5th Wave”) as Ben, a bright marine biologist who finds himself drawn to Ryn, a mysterious new girl in town played by Eline Powell (“Game of Thrones”), who is a strange young woman with a deep dark secret. Fola Evans-Akingbola (“An American Exorcism”) stars as Maddie, also a marine biologist who works with Ben, and is highly suspicious of Ryn. Ian Verdun (“Life’s a Drag”) stars as Xander, a deep sea fisherman on a quest to uncover the truth; and Rena Owen (“Star Wars” Episodes II and III) as Helen, the town eccentric who seems to know more about the mermaids than she lets on.

Based on a story by Eric Wald and Dean White who both serve as executive producers. Emily Whitesell (“Finding Carter”) is on board as showrunner and executive producer. Brad Luff, Nate Hopper and RD Robb are also attached as executive producers.[1]

Production Notes Edit

  • On July 25, 2016, it had officially been announced that a drama pilot, under the title, The Deep, was ordered.[2] 
  • On October 6, 2016, Freeform announced that production began for the show's Pilot, as well as setting the cast for the show.[3]
  • On April 19, 2017, Freeform greenlit it's mermaid drama pilot The Deep to a 10-episode series, which they titled Siren at the network’s upfront presentation in New York.[4] Emily Whitesell was later announced as the showrunner and main executive producer.
  • Siren officially began production on July 26, 2017 in Vancouver, Canada.[5]
  • Siren official began filming on August 4, 2017 [6] and will continue filming until November 22, 2017.[7]

Gallery Edit


Siren Teaser Poster



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