Ten will fastrack Zoo a few days after airing in the US it has been announced.
Based on the number one best-selling novel by James Patterson, Zoo is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks against humans sweeping the planet.
Jackson Oz is a young renegade American zoologist. He spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa with his best friend Abraham, who has a deep understanding of wildlife. Shortly after the attacks begin, Oz begins to see a link between the strange animal attacks and his late father’s controversial theories about impending threats to the human race. As the assaults occurring worldwide become more cunning, co-ordinated and ferocious, Oz races to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there is no place left for people to hide.
This thrilling new series stars James Wolk (Lone Star, Mad Men), Kristen Connolly (Revolutionary Road), Billy Burke (Twilight), Nora Arnezeder (Safe House) and Nonso Anozie (Atonement).
Zoo opens it’s doors on Thursday, July 2, at 8.30pm on TEN.