Syfy’s drama pilot "Rewind" will feature a renowned horror director in an acting role, reports TVLine.com. The project will include a performance by David Cronenberg, who directed movies such as "The Fly" and "Videodrome."
Cronenberg will play a Nobel Prize-winning scientist who becomes unhinged after his wife’s death and develops a plot to change the course of history, the story says.
The project has also tapped "Lost" actor Jeff Fahey, who will play an ex-NASA engineer who helps a time travel team as they seek to stop a devastating terrorist attack, the piece adds.
The pilot is directed by “Lost’s” Jack Bender, the story notes.