Thesps already announced include David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Malik Yoba, Warren Christie and Laura Mennell. Ghanizada will have a regular role if the show goes forward as a series, while Rennie is guest starring in the episode.
“Alphas,” a drama that follows a team of ordinary citizens whose brain anomalies imbue them with extraordinary mental and physical abilities, is from Universal Cable Prods. and BermanBraun Television. “Lost” helmer Jack Bender is directing the pilot, which is currently being shot in Toronto.
Ghanizada recently appeared in “Castle,” “Ghost Whisperer” and “Psych.”