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Jordan Hayes chats about SyFy’s Helix

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The team of scientists from the CDC are back for season 2.  They left the blistery cold Artic and the Narvak virus behind them, only to be thrown in the trenches 15 months later when they are once again summoned to investigate a new virus in the remote island of St. Germaine.  Meanwhile, the elusive but dangerous immortal group Ilaria continues to loom in the background. Jordan Hayes, who plays the pregnant CDC researcher Dr. Jordan Hayes, joins Eclipse Magazine to talk about her acting career and the tv show “Helix”.

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Helix Season 2 : Ilaria’s Reach Extends!

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Syfy’s Helix took a cool story – an outbreak scenario – and turned it on its head in its season. For Season 2, Dr. Alan Farragut’s team is going to learn that there’s even more weirdness lying in wait as Ilaria, the company that owned Arctic Biosystems has tentacles that reach further than anyone could have expected.

Helix, Season 2 premieres on SyFy on Friday, January 16 at 10/9c. For more, follow the jump

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Syfy’s Helix Spreads To Steven Weber and Matt Long!

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Syfy’s Helix is spreading its contagion – currently shooting Season Two in Montreal, the how has added Steven Weber (Falling Skies, Dallas) and Matt Long (Jack & Bobby, Mad Men) to its cast.

In Season Two Dr. Alan Farragut’s team investigation of a new disease on a Windjammer cruise ship leads them to cult that hopes to create a utopian society. Weber will recure as Brother Michael, the cult’s charismatic leader while Long plays the newest member of the CDC team, Dr. Kyle Sommer. for further details, check out the press release after the jump.

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Helix: The Eyes Have It!

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Syfy’s Helix (Fridays, 10/9C) started out as an outbreak show – some kind of new virus struck members of an isolated research lab above the Arctic Circle and the CDC sent in a crack team to contain and cure it. Since then it has evolved – much like a virus does – into something similar but not quite the same. Now there are elements that suggest all manner of strangeness and, with this week’s new episode, Survivor One, there are new players and more layers coming to light.

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Helix Marathon Infects Syfy!

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If you haven’t had the chance to catch Syfy’s new thriller, Helix – which we gave an A (we noted that the series even makes the bossa nova creepy) – but figured it was too late, then tonight’s marathon will give you the chance to binge-watch the first five episodes and be ready for episode six, Antigatica, tomorrow night.

Tonight’s marathon begins at 6/5C. Tomorrow night’s ep is in its regular Friday timeslot (10/9C). Follow the jump for times and episode titles in the press release.

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Helix: Get The Lowdown On Syfy’s Newest Hit From Stars Billy Campbell and Jordan Hayes!

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After its successful premiere, Helix (Syfy, Fridays, 10/9C) has made a good impression. A large part of that is due to its cast, including Billy Campbell (as Dr. Alan Farragut) and Jordan Hayes (Dr. Sarah Jordan).

Earlier this week, Campbell and Hayes spoke with a group of journalists/bloggers about such topics as favorite set, the show’s biggest prankster and even a bit about what’s ahead.

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Maeda & Zagorsky: Helix Is Something More/Other Than An Outbreak Show!

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Last Monday, Steven Maeda, showrunner of Syfy’s Helix (Mondays, 10/9C), and Kyra Zagorsky, one of the two female leads, talked with a group of journalists/bloggers about the 13-episode series and how it might appear to be an ‘outbreak’ show on the surface but there’s much more to it than that. As Maeda puts it, at some point, ‘what you thought the show was going to be about is not what the show is about…’

We also got an insight into Zagorsky’s process; a candidate for the eventual home video’s gag reel, and a hint or two about Helix’s ick-factor. All in all it was a very entertaining call.

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Helix Makes Even The Bossa Nova Creepy!

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There have been enough movies and television shows built around the idea of epidemic outbreaks hat it has pretty much become a trope. Helix (Syfy, Fridays, 10/9C) may the latest effort to use the idea, but it succeeds through a combination of terrific writing, mostly excellent casting, critical pacing and an unexpected use of music.

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Sci-Fi Series Helix; Supernatural Series Bitten Lead Syfy’s Seven January Premieres!

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Syfy’s Winter 2014 schedule gets off to a supercharged start when the two-hour premiere of Ronald D. Moore’s Helix infects the Friday, January 10th (10/9C) timeslot. Bitten, based on Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Otherworld books and starring Laura Vandervoort, sinks its fangs into the Syfy schedule on Monday, January 13th (10-9C). Opposite Worlds, a new reality series pits contestants against each other in a past vs. future competition beginning Thursday, January 21 (10/9C).

Returning dramas are Lost Girl (Monday, January 13th at 8/7C) and Being Human (Monday, January 13th at 9/8C); returning reality series are Face Off (Tuesday, January 14th at 9/8C) and Ghost Hunters (Wednesday, January 22nd at 9/8C).

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