Syfy’s ALPHAS Season 1 DVD Coming Soon

Expect the unexpected as brand new supernatural sci-fi drama ALPHAS SEASON ONE comes to DVD on 24 September, packed with fan pleasing special features, courtesy of Universal Playback.

For those who have not seen Alphas the premise is simple. A Doctor wants to help people with special abilities that he calls Alphas and while doing this they investigate cases for the government to help solve crimes for the Defence Criminal Investigation Service. The series has a solid cast and some good stories leading to a larger conspiracy arc. Do not see this as a Heroes knock off as it is much more than that it has fun drama and super hero action. The DVD releases is an excellent opportunity for those who did not see the show to catch up before season 2 starts.





 Alphas season one is also available for digital download and via video-on-demand on the same date

From writers Zak Penn (The Avengers, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men: The Last Stand) and Michael Karnow comes a thrilling new crime drama with a twist. ALPHAS SEASON ONE follows an exceptional group of human beings with enhanced physical abilities caused by anomalies in their genetic make-up and brain structure.

A crack team of super-humans operate within the Defence Criminal Investigation Service of the U.S Department of Defence to investigate a new breed of crime; those committed by and involving other ‘Alphas’.

The group is led by renowned neurologist and psychologist Dr Lee Rosen, played by Emmy® award winner and Academy-award® nominee David Strathairn (L.A Confidential, Fracture, The Bourne Legacy).

Starring an impressive ensemble cast comprised of Warren Christie (This Means War, Once Upon A Time, Apollo 18) as ‘hyperkinetic’ Cameron Hicks; an anti-authoritarian ex-sniper with flawless aim and enhanced motor skills, Ryan Cartwright (Mad Men, Bones) as over-sensitive youngster Gary Bell; a human antennae with the ability to decipher and manipulate electronic frequencies, Laura Mennell (Watchmen, Supernatural, Fringe) as attractive and determined siren Nina Theroux, who can cerebrally influence others to do what she wants, Malik Yoba (CSI Miami, Nikita) as former FBI agent Bill Harkin, who can tap into the adrenal “fight or flight” response and enhance his physical strength at will and the beautiful Azita Ghanizada (Psych, Castle, Entourage) as Rachel Pizad; a timid and sheltered young girl who can heighten one sense above the others at any given time.

ALPHAS SEASON ONE kicks off with the ‘Alphas’ on a case involving a witness who is inexplicably murdered in a locked room at a federal courthouse. As they work against the clock to crack the case, they must prevent their own personality differences and disparate backgrounds from interfering with their ultimate mission to catch the enemy.

Quickly commissioned for a second series, ALPHAS SEASON ONE has proven popular, gaining impressively high viewing figures in its debut.

Open your mind to infinite possibilities as the complete 11 episodes of the enthralling ALPHAS SEASON ONE comes to DVD on 24 September 2012. The 3 disk DVD set contains exclusive bonus material including; the exteneded premiere episode, deleted scenes and fan Q and A with the show’s Co-Creator, Executive Producer and stars.

Certificate: 15
Run Time: 3 disks including: Pilot x 82 Mins & 11 x 43 minute episodes
Genre: Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Thriller / Crime Investigation
RRP: £29.99

Special Features:
• Extended Premiere Episode
• Deleted Scenes
• Fan Q & A with the show’s Co-Creator, Executive Producer and Stars

Source: Universal Playback
GS Reporter: Montoya

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