Kyra Zagorsky Talks HELIX, What Drew Her to the Series, How She Views Her Character, Shooting in the Studio, Challenging Aspects of the Role and More

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The Syfy series Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control, who travel to a high-tech research facility to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that could result in mankind’s salvation or total annihilation. The show stars Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ganimé, Jordan Hayes, Meegwun Fairbrother, Catherine Lemieux and Neil Napier.

During this recent interview to promote the new sci-fi show, actress Kyra Zagorsky, who plays Dr. Julia Walker, talked about what makes this more than a zombie show, what drew her to the series, how she views this woman, how she’s had to discover everything, as they go along, shooting entirely in a studio, what’s most freaked her out on set, and the most challenging aspects of this role.  Check out what she had to say after the jump, and be aware that there are some spoilers

HELIX Review: Putting the Science Back in Syfy

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The most promising aspect of Syfy’s new contagion thriller series Helix is the strength of its pedigree.  It comes from the creative minds of Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), Lynda Obst (Contact) and Steven Maeda (Lost), who helped shape the idea brought to the network by Cameron Porsandeh.  Moore’s influence is heavily felt, not only thanks to the occasional use of “frak,” but also in the concept of being trapped, remote, and living alongside your enemy.  Hit the jump for more on this promising series.

First Trailer and Images for BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Producer Ron Moore’s New Syfy Series HELIX

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It’s been a long time since the excellent sci-fi remake Battlestar Galactica came to a close, but executive producer Ronald D. Moore has now finally gotten not one but two new series to television.  He’s currently filming the first season of Starz’s Outlander book series adaptation, but before that hits the airwaves we’ll see Moore’s Syfy series Helix.  A new full-length trailer for the thriller has been released online, and it looks very much like a TV series adaptation of The Thing.  The story 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.  As one can surmise, things do not go well.

Hit the jump to watch the trailer and to check out some new images from the show.  The series stars Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, Catherine Lemieux, Neil Napier, Mark Ghanime, and Meegwun FairbrotherHelix debuts on Syfy January 10th at 10/9c.

First Teaser Trailer for New Syfy Series HELIX from BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Creator Ronald D. Moore

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A new teaser trailer has been released for creator Ronald D. Moore’s forthcoming SyFy series titled Helix.  This teaser is bound to cause some excitement amongst Sci-Fi fans considering the fact that Moore’s wildly successful Emmy award-winning Battlestar Galactica had a cult following of Joss Whedon proportions.

Helix follows team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak. The ending of the teaser hints that the scientists’ discovery could change the world or end it, ending with the suspenseful tag line “the truth will spread,” evoking the imagery of disease.  The show’s official release date is not yet determined.  Hit the jump to check out the teaser trailer. 

Syfy Orders Series Pick-Up for Ron Moore Drama HELIX

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Picture this: a thriller about a team of scientists from the Center for Disease Control who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak. Once there, the team finds themselves in a life-or-death struggle that will hold the key to the annihilation or salvation of mankind.

Sounds good, right? Well, that’s what Syfy thought, too. The cable network announced on Thursday that it has given a straight-to-series order for Ron Moore’s (Battlestar Galactica) new drama Helix. That’s great news for fans who are looking forward to seeing the show, which has already bypassed the pilot stage and will air 13 episodes in its first season.  Hit the jump to find out more about the new series.

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