Alphas Season 1 hits a DVD shop near you today and to mark the occasion we’ve got an exclusive clip from the TV show below to share with you all. If you like the look of it, click here to enter our competition to win a copy. If you know nothing about Alphas this featurette will fill you in nicely talking you through the elements of the show and how these ‘superheroes’ could be plausible.
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.