NEW YORK – Summer Glau, known best for her role as River in Firefly, will return to the hit SYFY show Alphas during its final two episodes of the season. The first of two episodes Glau will appear in airs Monday October 15, 2012 at 8/7C entitled “Need to Know.” It will prove to be yet another high energy episode as Dr. Rosen leads the team to wonder how far he’ll go to avenge his daughter’s death. Glau’s character Skylar Adams has to fight for her life in this episode as she’s imprisoned by recurring guest star John Pyper-Ferguson’s character Stanton Parish. The season two finale airs October 22nd, 2012 at 8/7C and will prove to be just as action packed. “God’s Eye” will find Rosen finds himself tortured by his daughter’s death and separated from his team.
About the show: Alphas follows a clandestine group of ordinary people with superhuman mental and physical abilities. Led by preeminent neurologist and psychiatrist Dr. Lee Rosen (Emmy Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn), the unlikely team takes on cases the CIA, FBI and Pentagon are unwilling or unable to solve going head-to-head with many of the criminal Alphas hiding among the normal population. The series also stars Malik Yoba, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada, Laura Mennell and Erin Way. (© 2012 NBCUniversal)