Space Ark - written by Pete Versus Life duo George Jeffrie and Bert Tyler-Moore - follows 200 humans who have survived the destruction of earth.
The pilot will star Georgia King (The New Normal), Tom Stourton (Siblings), Justin Edwards (The Thick of It), Alex Beckett (Twenty Twelve), Ricky Grover (EastEnders) and Nico Tatarowicz (The Armstrong and Miller Show).
A synopsis for the pilot reads: "It's 6 months, 1 week, and 4 days since the earth was destroyed by an asteroid. 200 humans survive on board a huge 'Space Ark'. Their mission? To find a new planet where the human race can be re-established.
"The ship is populated by the finest minds the earth had to offer, plus an inept crew, an android-bear pilot and a member of the public who won his place by lottery.
"In the pilot episode the crew encounter a seemingly friendly alien race,