With the two-hour premiere of ABC's The River just two day's away, a new video has been released which reveals actual footage of real audience members watching the upcoming paranormal/adventure/horror series from creator Oren Peli.
Famed explorer Dr. Emmet Cole (Bruce Greenwood) went looking for magic deep in the uncharted Amazon and never returned. Now, the shocking truth about his disappearance is out there, somewhere, just waiting to be discovered. To the millions of kids who grew up watching his nature show, Dr. Cole was a hero. To his own son Lincoln (Joe Anderson), he was more of an enigma. Now, x months after he vanished, Lincoln is finally ready to bury the past when Dr. Cole's cagey ex-producer Clark (Paul Blackthorne) film the mison documentary-style. The mixed crew of old friends and new acquaintances includes the sexy and resourceful Lena (Eloise Mumford), loyal mechanic Emilio (Daniel Zacapa) and lethal bodyguard Captain Kurt Brynildson (Thomas Kretschmann).
Once they find The Magus, the real adventure begins. In the search for Dr. Cole, they will encounter a scary new mystery each week, while struggling with their own personal jealoues, insecurities, secrets and deres. As they venture further into the Amazon, away from the world they know, the crew of The Magus will discover a place where one bad decion can be fatal, and where powerful magic is as real as science.