Niall was cast in the lead role in the 2012 Canadian series ‘Primeval:New World’, a spin-off from the original British series ‘Primeval’, which followed a team of scientists tracking the appearance of dinosaurs through so-called time anomalies. He played the role of Evan Cross, a successful inventor and president of Cross Photonics. Evan lost his wife six years earlier when an Albertosaurus appeared through one of these anomalies and brutally killed her. He has since been endeavouring to track these anomalies.
Trivia: Several episodes of the series were directed by Stargate actress Amanda Tapping.
The series also featured Sara Canning, as conservation office Dylan Weir. Andrew Lee-Potts, who appeared in the original ‘Primeval’ series, reprised his role as Connor Temple, appearing in two episodes.
Trivia: Geoff Gustafoson (Lieutenant Ken Leeds) previously appeared with Niall in the season five episode of Eureka, “Double Take”.
The series was broadcast on Space in Canada and SyFy in the United States. It ran for one season.
Appearances – Season 1, Main Cast. (Series airdate October 29, 2012 – February 19, 2013)