Syfy's '12 Monkeys' debuts first trailer: Watch Aaron Stanford travel through time

12-monkeys-trailer.jpg If he succeeds, he will cease to exist.

"Nikita's" Aaron Stanford is traveling through time to wipe out his own existence for the good of the entire world in Syfy's new thrilling series, "12 Monkeys." 

Based on the 1995 movie, the 12-episode series is about a time traveler (Stanford) from the post-apocalyptic future, on a mission to eradicate the source of a deadly plague. The series also stars Amanda Schull, Noah Bean, Kirk Acevedo and Zeljko Ivanek.

Watch the first trailer, which just hit the web, below:



"12 Monkeys" premieres January 2015 on Syfy.
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