Syfy Cancels Drama Series HELIX After Two Seasons

Mark Ghanimé, star of the Syfy drama series HELIX, took to Twitter to reveal the news that his how has been cancelled following a two-season run.

Tweeted Ghanime: "My tweeps, saddened to hear about @helix's demise. Thx for all the fan loyalty & making it so special! You rock, stay tuned for what's next!"

About the show:

Syfy's critically-acclaimed scripted thriller "Helix" returns for an all-new, 13 episode second season.

Season 2 of "Helix" finds the doctors of the Centers for Disease Control, still haunted by the Narvik outbreak and the events that took place in Arctic Biosystems, investigating a deadly outbreak of a new disease on a Windjammer cruise ship. Their investigation leads them to a mysterious island inhabited by a cult with the hope of creating a utopian society.

"Helix" stars Billy Campbell ("Killing Lincoln," "The Killing") and Kyra Zagorsky ("Supernatural") Also returning for Season 2 are Jordan Hayes ("What If") and Neil Napier ("X-Men: Days of Future Past").

Joining the cast this season are Matt Long ("Mad Men," "Jack and Bobby") and Steven Weber ("Wings," "Murder in the First"). Long, who joins the show as a series regular, will play Dr. Kyle Sommer, the newest member of the CDC team, a world-class toxicologist whose charm matches his sharp intellect. Weber, who joins the show as a recurring guest star, will portray Brother Michael, the charismatic leader of the cult.

Helix is executive produced by Ronald D. Moore ("Battlestar Galactica," "Outlander"), Steven Maeda ("Lost," "The X-Files") who is also showrunner, and Lynda Obst ("Contact," "Sleepless in Seattle"). The series is produced by Tall Ship Productions, Kaji Productions and Lynda Obst Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television.



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