Did any of you guys watch Syfy's latest original series Alphas? Apparently it did pretty well for itself, because it's returning for a second season this summer.
First, a little background. Alphas follows a group of super-powered people that are led by a gifted doctor and scientist named Lee Rosen. Together, the team operates out of the US Department of Defense. pursuing the agents of an super villainous terrorist group known as Red Flag. So yeah, it's pretty reminiscent of the X-Men, although that's nothing new for a TV sci-fi series. A season one episode also established that Alphas shares the same universe as fellow Syfy originals Eureka and Warehouse 13.
With that out of the way, let's get to the list of guest stars. Returning to play their season one characters include John Pyper-Ferguson (Caprica), Kathleen Munroe (Haven), Mahershalalhashbaz Ali (The 4400), and the always welcome Summer Glau as Skylar Adams.
Set to play all new guest characters this season are: Sean Astin (The Lord Of The Rings), C. Thomas Howell (Southland), Lauren Holly (NCIS), Steve Byers (Immortals), Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica), and Noah Reid (Rookie Blue). Wow. That's quite the collection of talent for one season. Hats off to the producers of Alphas for such great casting choices. Season two of Alphas premieres on Monday, July 23rd.
Did Alphas deserve a second season? Does this crop of guest stars make you want to check it out?