Archive for June 3rd, 2011
Alphas 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), and 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.
See the preview video below and find out who the Alphas are and the feel of the show, along with some stills from the show.
Alphas premieres on Monday, July 11th at 10PM ET/9PM CT on Syfy.
A new trailer has been released today for the upcoming Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a remake of sorts of the classic Conquest of the Planet of the Apes, which chronicles how an ape named Caesar became intelligent – and leads a revolution. See it below…Rise of the Planet of the Apes is directed by Rupert Wyatt and stars James Franco, Brian Cox, Frieda Pinto, John Lithgow, Tom Felton, David Hewlett, and Andy Serkis as Caesar, and will be released in the U.S. on August 5th.