SYFY'S MOST DANGEROUS NIGHT OF TELEVISION PREMIERES STEPHEN KING'S CHILDREN OF THE CORN ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, AT 9PM
Star-Studded Fall Lineup Features Eriq LaSalle, Brittany Murphy, Kevin Sorbo, David Anders, Kandyse McClure and Robin Dunne
New York, NY � September 1, 2009 � Syfy's fall lineup of its popular Saturday original movie franchise �The Most Dangerous Night of Television� will feature the world premiere of Syfy's original remake of Stephen King's Children of the Corn on Saturday, September 26, at 9PM (ET/PT).
In Children of the Corn, starring Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica) and David Anders (Heroes), a couple on the verge of divorce find themselves marooned in a remote Iowa town, where they confront fanatically religious children who kill everyone over 18 so the community can remain pure.
Throughout the fall, Syfy's Saturday original movies showcase, which averages over two million total viewers per week, presents imaginative, escapist thrill rides with stars ranging from Kevin Sorbo (Meet the Spartans), Brittany Murphy (Uptown Girls), Eriq LaSalle (ER) and Jessica Rose (Lonelygirl 15) to Robin Dunne (Sanctuary).
Highlights of the Syfy Saturday Night Original Movie Showcase 2009 Fall Schedule:
Lightning Strikes -- A creature that rides lightning bolts to Earth attacks a small town.
Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Jarrett Crippen
Air Date: Saturday, September 12 @ 9PM ET/PT
Children of the Corn -- A couple at the bitter end of their marriage, who'd like to see each other dead, encounter the children of Gatlin, Nebraska � the answer to their prayers.
Stars: Kandyse McClure, David Anders
Air Date: Saturday, September 26 @ 9PM ET/PT
Megafault -- A powerful earthquake triggers a crack in the earth's crust that threatens to spread across the entire American continent.
Stars: Eriq LaSalle, Brittany Murphy
Air Date: Saturday, October 10 @ 9PM ET/PT
Ghost Town -- A busload of college students takes a wrong turn and ends up in a real ghost town � inhabited by deadly ghosts.
Stars: Jessica Rose, Gil Gerard, Billy Drago, Randy Wayne
Air Date: Saturday, October 24 @ 9PM ET/PT
Ice Twisters -- A scientific experiment designed to produce rain clouds in the desert goes awry and creates lethal tornadoes made of ice.
Stars: Mark Moses, Camille Sullivan, Kaj Eriksen
Air Date: Saturday, November TBD @ 9PM ET/PT
Beyond Sherwood -- The evil Sheriff of Nottingham uses a shape-shifting monster to try and destroy young Robin Hood.
Stars: Robin Dunne, Erica Durance, Julian Sands
Air Date: November TBD @ 9PM ET/PT
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