A brand-new extended promo for Ron Moore’s upcoming sci-fi series Helix is out, and it’s full of intense creepy goodness.
This new extended promo hits all the right spots: It’s intense, it’s dark, and it’s creepy—giving us a sense of something out of a horror-filled zombie apocalypse à la 28 Days Later mixed in with a bit of Outbreak. It even has an almost blink-and-you’ll-miss-her look at Star Trek's former sexy Borg Jeri Ryan.
Have a look:
Helix is about a team of scientists who work for the Centers for Disease Control, which is led by The Killing’s Billy Campbell and The Wolverine’s Hiroyuki Sanada. They launch a routine investigation at an arctic research facility when a new pathogen threatens the fate humankind (cue sounds of doom).
Executive producer Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) says that the researchers are hiding secrets that have “the potential to change the nature of humanity itself,” and that the CDC team will be trying to uncover the truth in a facility that was built intentionally outside the legal reach of national governments.
“Play God. Pay the Price.” You can't get more ominous than that.
Helix is set to to premiere on Jan. 10 at 10/9C on Syfy. Will you watch?