, the Canadian actress best known for portraying Number Six on the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica
series (2004-2009), is returning to Syfy to join the Season 4 cast of the action-horror series Van Helsing in the role of Dracula. Nomadic Pictures
and Dynamic Television
also just announced four other cast additions for the 13-episode season that gets underway this fall: Richard Harmon
), Nicole Munoz (Defiance
), Keeya King
(Jigsaw), and pro-wrestler Big Show (WWE
/SmackDown) are all on board but in undisclosed roles.
Helfer, more recently seen on Lucifer as the Devil’s mother, will bring a lot of bite to Van Helsing’s dark conflict between the living and the undead, according to Chad Oakes
, Executive Producer and Co-Chairman of Nomadic Pictures.
“We are thrilled to welcome the talented Tricia Helfer to our Van Helsing family”, Oakes said. “She will be a fierce and unstoppable Dark One (Dracula)…as