Valerie Cruz will have to find a place to stay in Vancouver. She has earned a recurring role in the new Syfy series "Alpha."
The show, which premieres July 11 on the cable channel, follows an almost amateur group of investigators, each with special abilities that get together to solve crimes.
Cruz will play Special Agent Kathy Sullivan, who will appear in the third episode of the series on July 25.
Not much is known about Sullivan except that she's an employee of the U.S. Department of Defense, according to a release from Syfy.
"Alphas" has been picking up a lot of attention from the beginning, especially since famed "Lost" director Jack Bender is helming the 90-minute pilot that premieres in just a few weeks. The show also stars Oscar nominee David Strathairn, who plays Dr. Lee Rosen, the leader of the Alphas.
Cruz most recently appeared in the failed ABC series "Off the Map." Her genre work is quite extensive, however. She appeared in the short-lived series "Invasion" as Col. Sabrina Lopez in 2006. She also was Lt. Connie Murphy in the Syfy series "The Dresden Files."
She was Sylvia Prado in 10 episodes of "Dexter," and played Selena Ramirez in the "Dollhouse" episode "A Spy in the House of Love." Cruz played Isabel in five episodes of the HBO series "True Blood," and appeared in an episode of "Criminal Minds" before trying out her own series on ABC.
The ensemble cast also stars Malik Yoba, Warren Christie, Azita Ghanizada, Ryan Cartwright and Laura Mennell.
Executive producers of the show are Zak Penn from "X-Men: The Last Stand," Ira Steven Behr from "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" and "The 4400," Gail Berman from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "The Cape," Lloyd Braun from the failed Fox series "Virtuality," and Gene Stein from "The Cape."
The show airs Monday at 10 p.m. on Syfy.
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