Shane McRae stars as Sean Knox, ex-Special Forces who ranks as a field operative in a special division of the Department of Homeland Security. A self-aware, wry, clever and razor-sharp strategic mind, Knox likes to be underestimated. Now, Knox has been recruited for a nearly impossible top-secret mission: to travel back in time to prevent a devastating terrorist attack.
Keisha Castle-Hughes portrays Priya, the team's atypical historian, a behavioral anthropologist who provides analytical context to the project and the missions, and whose knowledge of history extends beyond the boundaries of facts.
Jennifer Ferrin plays Bryce, a brilliant scientist who graduated from MIT when she was 18. The smartest person in the room, Bryce is obsessive, driven and doesn't really care what people think of her.
Robbie Jones plays Danny, Henry Knox's (Shane McRae) friend and the man Knox trusts most to help him get the job done as they embark on their perilous mission into the past. As Charlie, Mohajeri portrays a mathematician who has patented an innovative piece of technology that can reduce history to mathematics, in order to measure the team's action in the past.
In the pilot episode, guest star David Cronenberg plays a brilliant pillar of science and Nobel Prize winner who has become unhinged since the death of his wife years ago. He prepares a dangerous plot that will alter the course of history. The pilot also features guest star Jeff Fahey as Ellis, a former NASA aerospace engineer and now part of Bryce's time travel team. He is the spiritual backbone of the team; strong with a Zen-like wisdom and intensely loyal to Bryce.
"Rewind" is produced by BermanBraun and Universal Cable Productions. Jack Bender ("Lost," "Alphas") directed the pilot penned by Justin Marks, who executive produces with Tom Spezialy, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein.