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Billy Campbell Lands Lead in Syfy’s Dark Thriller Helix

By on July 18, 2013
Billy Campbell. Image © AMC

Billy Campbell. Image © AMC

The Killing alum Billy Campbell is Syfy bound. Deadline announced today that the actor has signed on to play the lead role in the new dark thriller series Helix, slated to hit screens in 2014.

Campbell plays Doctor Alan Farragut, the head of a team of scientists investigating a mysterious and sinister disease outbreak.

According to the report, Farragut is recovering from a failed marriage, caused by the affair his wife had with his brother. The catch? Farragut’s brother is now one of the infected.

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Syfy most recently teaser trailer for Helix entitled “The Truth Will Spread” follows below.

Helix comes from Battlestar Galactica developer and executive producer Ronald D. Moore and show runners Steven Maeda and Lynda Obst.