FOX has released a new teaser trailer for their latest enterprise with producer J.J. Abrams – a show titled simply, Alcatraz.
Alcatraz will be based around the mysterious disappearance of 302 men – prisoners and guards – in 1963 that start to reappear randomly in the present. From the trailer, it looks like the show will be somewhere at the intersection of CSI and Cold Case. It also looks like it will share some likeness with Abrams’ previous mystery-drama LOST, most notably an island mystery – but why reinvent the wheel?
After facing some minor setbacks, the show is scheduled to premeire in January 2012 adding some mid-season excitement to the prime time line up.
Alcatraz stars Sam Neill and Jorge Garcia along with Sarah Jones, Jonny Coyne, Jason Butler, Parminder Nagra, Santiago Cabrera and Robert Forster.
Check out the trailer below!