Billy Campbell to Headline Syfy's Helix

Syfy Helix Stars Billy CampbellThe 4400 alum Billy Campbell is returning to the NBCU family, as the lead in Battlestar boss Ronald D. Moore’s Helix series for Syfy.

The thriller follows a team of Centers for Disease Control scientists who travel to the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak. Once there, they find themselves involved in a life-and-death struggle “that holds the key to mankind’s salvation or total annihilation.”

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Campbell, per our sister site Deadline, will star as Dr. Alan Farragut, the team’s leader who is still reeling from the affair his wife had with his brother (who has been infected with a mysterious, fatal disease. Decisions!).

Campbell’s other TV credits include NatGeo’s Killing Lincoln, two seasons of The Killing, The O.C. and Once and Again.

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Helix starts production later this month in Montreal, with an eye on a January 2014 debut.

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9 Comments
  1. Dragonsi says:

    I really hope we get annihilated, it gets SOOO boring being saved all the time on all of the other shows! Let us be wiped out for once!

  2. carrionne says:

    This kind of sound like “The Last Ship”

  3. Quinn Mallory says:

    Rocketeer to the rescue!

  4. Cherry says:

    It’s about time they announced some casting for this!
    I don’t know why but I’ve never really liked Billy Campbell, he was a bit “too much” in The 4400 and The Killing.

  5. Dav says:

    Wow Billy Campbell, you have not aged well.

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