via press release:
FARAN TAHIR (STAR TREK, IRON MAN) TARGETS
New York, New York – June 14, 2010 – Faran Tahir (Star Trek, Iron Man, 24) will guest star in two episodes ofthis summer, as one of the mysterious and powerful Regents – the shadowy governing body charged with keeping the Warehouse safe. Syfy’s hit series returns for its second season Tuesday, July 6, at 9PM (ET/PT).
Tahir stars as Regent Adwin Kosan, sent to the Warehouse to handle a burgeoning crisis. His rare appearance, and shocking pronouncements, threatens to tear the Team apart.
Tahir joins otherseason two guest stars Lindsay Wagner (Bionic Woman), Tia Carrere (Wayne’s World), Jewel Staite and Sean Maher (both from Firefly), Neil Graystone (Eureka), Rene Auberjonois (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Paula Garces (Defying Gravity), Nolan Gerard Funk (Aliens in America), Philip Winchester (Crusoe) and as well as WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes ( ).
follows two Secret Service agents who find themselves abruptly transferred to a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. The Warehouse’s caretaker Artie (Rubinek) charges Agents Pete Lattimer (McClintock) and Myka Bering (Kelly) with chasing down reports of and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping him to control the Warehouse itself. The series also features Allison Scagliotti as Claudia, Artie’s apprentice in the Warehouse.
In its first season, Warehouse 13 became the all-time Syfy leader in total viewers (4.1 million), Adults 25-54 (2.1 million) and Household ratings (2.9), based on Live+7 DVR data.
Warehouse 13 is produced for Syfy by Universal Cable Productions. Jack Kenny (The Book of Daniel) is Executive Producer and showrunner.
Universal Cable Productions creates quality content across multiple media platforms for USA, Syfy and other networks. A leader in innovative and critically acclaimed programming, UCP is the studio behind USA's Royal Pains, Law & Order: Criminal Intent,, In Plain Sight, Covert Affairs and Facing Kate, as well as Syfy's Eureka, Warehouse 13 and . The studio also produced the long-running series Monk and Battlestar Galactica. UCP is a division of NBC Universal.
Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)