Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk launch crowd-funding campaign for web series Con Man

Firefly stars Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk are prepping for another sci-fi jaunt in forthcoming web series Con Man. The former Serenity captain and pilot intend to finance through a crowd-funding campaign set up over at Indiegogo.

Tudyk will write, produce and star in the show that follows the life of Wray Nerely, a former sci-fi actor who rose to success on a sci-fi series called Spectrum.

As Wray’s career fails to lift off following the show’s cancelation, he finds himself trotting out his schtick on the convention circuit, while his co-star and best friend Jack Moore - played by Fillion - finds himself propelled to megastardom.

Con Man is described as “a light-hearted take on the personalities, luminaries, comic book stores, and characters they have run into during their years in the sci-fi community and convention circuit, while telling the story of a guy learning to love and embrace his fans.”

Hoping to raise $425,000 via the Con Man campaign, at the time of writing their efforts have skyrocketed past their initial goal, and now sit at $705,000. Incentives to donate include a list of perks ranging from signed posters, t-shirts to executive producer credits.

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Gem Seddon

Gem Seddon is GamesRadar+'s west coast Entertainment News Reporter, working to keep all of you updated on all of the latest and greatest movies and shows on streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. Outside of entertainment journalism, Gem can frequently be found writing about the alternative health and wellness industry, and obsessing over all things Aliens and Terminator on Twitter.