Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Syfy Thriller HELIX Set to Premiere January 10

Syfy's newest original scripted series HELIX will launch Friday, January 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Repeats of the premiere will air continuously on Syfy all-day Saturday, January 11 until 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Executive produced by Ronald D. Moore, Steven Maeda who is also showrunner, and Lynda Obst, the 13-episode drama stars Billy Campbell and Hiroyuki Sanada.

HELIX is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to the high-tech research facility, Arctic BioSystems to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that may hold the key to mankind's salvation or total annihilation. However, the lethal threat is just the tip of the iceberg, and as the virus evolves, the chilling truth begins to unravel.

Check out the trailer below:

Campbell stars as Dr. Alan Farragut, leader of the Centers for Disease Control outbreak field team called upon to investigate and control a potential outbreak. Sanada also stars as Dr. Hiroshi Hatake, director of Arctic BioSystems and its mysterious viral research program.

HELIX also stars Kyra Zagorsky as Dr. Julia Walker, Mark Ghanimé as Major Sergio Balleseros, Jordan Hayes as Dr. Sarah Jordan, Meegwun Fairbrother as Daniel Aerov, Catherine Lemieux as Dr. Doreen Boyle and Neil Napier as Dr. Peter Farragut.

HELIX is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television. Prolific director and producer Jeffrey Reiner is directing the premiere episode of HELIX, which was written by creator and co-executive producer, Cameron Porsandeh.

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