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In July Syfy are launching a new series – Alphas. This new show about ordinary people with extraordinary abilities is executive produced by Ira Steven Behr – known to Trek fans as the writer/exec. producer and show-runner for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. We have pictures, a sneak peek preview and more details on Alphas below.
First look at "Alphas" – produced by DS9’s Behr
Alphas, premiering on Syfy July 11 at 10/9c, was created by comic book movie writer Zak Penn (X2, X-Men: The Last Stand, The Incredible Hulk, The Avengers) and Michael Karnow, directed by Jack Bender (Lost). The show is executively produced by Ira Steven Behr (The 4400, Deep Space Nine, Dark Angel). The series is a procedural thriller about ordinary people with extraordinary mental and physical abilities that operate within a special branch of the Department of Defense and are tasked to investigate cases committed by others with Alpha abilities.
Emmy® winner and Academy Award nominee David Strathairn (Temple Grandin/Good Night, and Good Luck) headlines a cast of both familiar and new faces including Warren Christie (October Road), Malik Yoba (New York Undercover), Laura Mennell (Watchmen), Ryan Cartwright (Bones) and Azita Ghanizada (Castle). Callum Keith Rennie (Battlestar Galactica/24) guest stars in the pilot.
Official poster for "Alphas"
Here is a sneak peek trailer showcasing how the team of Alphas came together and how each of them stretch the capabilities of the human mind. They don’t know they’re being brought in to be a part of what looks like a SWAT team to solve crimes, but their skills are harnessed and perfected by Dr. Rosen (Strathairn).
And here are some images from the show:
Alphas premieres on Syfy Monday July 11 at 10PM.