Syfy’s new thriller from Battlestar Galactica exec Ron D. Moore is to launch this Winter. The network has announced that the show’s 13 episode first season will premiere on Friday January 10th at 10/9c.
Created by Ronald D. Moore, Helix follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic 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 drama series is being produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television and stars Billy Campbell (The Killing), Hiroyuki Sanada (The Wolverine), Kyra Zagorsky (Soldiers of the Apocalypse), Mark Ghanimé , Jordan Hayes (House at the End of the Street), Meegwun Fairbrother, Catherine Lemieux (White House Down) and Neil Napier (Riddick).
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