Sunday, December 1, 2013

HOLLYWOOD SPY SPOTLIGHT ON ARCTIC SET INTENSE SUSPENSE SF SERIES 'HELIX' WITH BILLY CAMPBELL, JERI RYAN, HIROYUKI SANADA PREMIERING AT SYFY IN JANUARY

HELIX SF SERIES
THE TRUTH WILL SPREAD
Are you ready for some suspense and fright in the cold and snowy January nights? Because if you are Friday, January 10th brings the premiere of new science fiction show HELIX over at SyFy! Set in the isolated freezing cold and snow-swept Arctic regions the new show will be an intense medical and scientific thriller with Billy Campbell and Jeri Ryan leading the cast!

THE STORY OF HELIX
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Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centre 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.

THE CAST OF HELIX
BILLY CAMPBELL & JERI RYAN
Helmed, created and produced by Ron Moore (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, OUTLANDER) and Steven Maeda (LOST, X FILES) the thirteen episode series stars Billy Campbell as Dr. Alan Farragut, leader of the Centre for Disease Control outbreak field team called upon to investigate and control a potential outbreak. Hiroyuki Sanada (THE WOLVERINE, 47 RONIN) also stars as Dr. Hiroshi Hatake, director of Arctic BioSystems and its mysterious viral research program. HELIX also stars Kyra Zagorsky (SUPERNATURAL) 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 (RIDDICK as Dr. Peter Farragut. STAR TREK's beauty Jeri Ryan will play Constance Sutton, the chief operating officer of Ilaria Corporation, owner of Arctic Biosystems, charming and savvy, used to getting her way at any cost.

OTHER SF SHOWS AT SYFY
RINGWORLD & CHILDHOOD'S END
Beside HELIX and the second season of DEFIANCE, SyFy is also working on other new sf shows: RINGWORLD will follow a team of explorers who travel to the farthest reaches of space to investigate a mind-blowing alien artefact called Ringworld, an artificial habitat the size of 1 million Earths where they discover the remnants of ancient advanced civilizations! CHILDHOOD'S END  will focus on a peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious Overlords, whose arrival ends all war and turns the planet into a near-utopia.

26 comments:

  1. Sounds rather interesting! Maybe I will check it out, altough I don't really have a lot of free time on my hands for series.

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    1. should be an interesting one especially since it has only 13 episodes so it won't be difficult to follow

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  2. Looks intriguing, eyes behind the visors are hiding dark secrets!
    Best,
    Phil.

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  3. Anything with Jeri Ryan is worth watching!

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    1. Absolutely agreed! She is totally underrated :(

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  4. I don't know why, but I'm always a sucker for plague shows . . . gotta watch this.

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    1. me too, especially in polar settings... I love me some suspense in cold winter :)

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  5. I thought syfy only made shitty works... Helix could prove me wrong

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    1. yep, most of their work is crappy. DEFIANCE included....

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  6. Helix does look and sound pretty cool!

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  7. I'm one of those very late to party people. I'll set up Helix for Netflix and watch it after everyone knows the end.

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  8. It does sound pretty good, but I do think this will be one that I will let run its course, then rent the shows and watch them all over the course of a few weeks.

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    1. I like to watch shows like that too sometimes

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  9. oo, this looks super interesting. I do love virus type stories though ;)

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  10. It sounds pretty interesting! Thanks for the heads up!

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