TIME AFTER TIME opens in London in 1893. HG Wells is not yet a famous science fiction writer, but he is an inventor. One night he invites a group of friends over to see his latest invention: a time machine. What he doesn’t know is that his friend John Stevenson — a surgeon — is actually the infamous Jack the Ripper. When the police arrive looking for him, John jumps into the time machine and heads to present day Manhattan. Naturally, Wells follows in order to apprehend him.
Wells arrives in Manhattan in the middle of a museum exhibit featuring himself. He’s hauled off to the office of the curator, Jane Walker, who is intrigued by his appearance. He, on the other hand, is flabbergasted by the future and acts like a fish out of water.
Wells soon realizes that the future is more in tune with John’s predilections than his own. And when Wells discovers that that Jane will become a victim of Jack the Ripper, he and Jane two must figure out a way to save her.
The cast includes Freddie Stroma as H.G. Wells, Josh Bowman as John Stevenson/Jack the Ripper, Genesis Rodriguez as Jane and Regina Taylor as Vanessa Anders. Kevin Williamson and Marcos Siega (BLINDSPOT and THE FOLLOWING) serve as executive producers.
TIME AFTER TIME premieres on Sunday, March 5 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.