Con Man, a new crowdfunded comedy webseries, tells the story of Wray Nerely — the co-star of the massively popular, but now canceled sci-fi series Spectrum — and his life trying not to be a professional convention man.
If this first trailer is any indication, it looks like it's going to be amazing. And it has enough cameos (list below) to power at least a dozen episodes of basic cable programming.
Here's the full, official rundown of the show:
Con Man centers on the post-show life of Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk) the co-star of Spectrum, a sci-fi series, which was canceled before its time and went on to become a cult classic beloved by fans. Wray's good friend, Jack Moore (Nathan Fillion) starred as the series Captain and has gone on to become a major celebrity, while Wray (Tudyk) hasn't found his desired level of stardom. Wray is the begrudging guest of sci-fi conventions, comic book store appearances, and different pop culture events; however, everything is not as it seems from the outside. The series will explore these events and all the weird and crazy things that happen to them along the way.
Con Man also features a plethora of Sci-Fi's biggest personalities including: Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica), Amy Acker (Person of Interest), Gina Torres (Firefly, Suits), Sean Maher (Firefly, Eastsiders), Felicia Day (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Seth Green (Family Guy/Austin Powers), Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers), Jewel Staite, (Firefly), Summer Glau (Firefly, Terminator: SCC), Sean Astin (Lord of The Rings), James Gunn and Joss Whedon.
Con Man will be available for rental on Vimeo on September 30, with $14.99 earning you access to all twelve episodes, which will be released simultaneously, for a three-month window.