[TV] Syfy Reunites With Ronald D. Moore For Helix Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.08.2013
A new series...
Coming Soon reports that Syfy has given a greenlight of thirteen episodes to Helix (working title), a new scripted series for 2013.
The series was announced by Mark Stern, President of Original Content of Syfy and Co-Head of Original Content for Universal Cable Productions. The series is executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica), Lynda Obst (Sleepless in Seattle, Contact), Steven Maeda (Lost, CSI: Miami, The X-Files and Cameron Porsandeh. Porsandeh also wrote the pilot. The series will be produced by Sony Pictures Television.
Here's a synopsis: "Helix" is an intense thriller about 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 holds the key to mankind's salvation or total annihilation.
Stern said: "With its well-drawn characters, taut drama, and incredible production team, we couldn't be more excited to see this intense thrill-ride of a series come to life."
The show will begin production early in 2013 and will debut later this year.