Helix is the new show about a group of scientists out to cure a viral outbreak, affecting the planet. Th group is exposed to danger that if they die, the planet may die with them. The series stars Billy Campbell and Hiroyuki Sanada and it releases on July 1st in a 3-disc Blu-ray set. It also has a lot of extras, check them out below.
-Writing the Tension – An inside look at the process of writing a serialized thriller.
-Fabricating the Plague – From conceiving the look of the virus in stages to creating the right mix of guts and gore, “Fabricating the Plague” reveals the state of art effects techniques used to create a devastating plague.
-Commentary on Pilot with Billy Campbell and Cameron Porsandeh
-Commentary on “Dans L’Ombre” with Billy Campbell and Steven Maeda
-Four all-new featurettes:
-Ronald D. Moore: The Outlier of Science Fiction – An intimate and up close look at Moore’s thoughts for developing a compelling series, his dos and don’ts of sci-fi, and his personal process for creating the new series from his very unique perspective.
-The Future of Disease – An all-access look at the research, implementation, and creative use of the mysterious disease of HELIX.
-The Art of Isolation – Looks at the Production Designer’s approach to creating the isolated research center – the key story elements of the setting and the exterior locations used to double for the arctic.
-Dissecting the Characters – A study of the characters and the dynamic interpersonal relationships that fuel the series from the perspective of the writers and the actors tasked with breathing life into these unique personalities.