FROM JAMES BOND TO MEGA SHARK, SYFY CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH 34 MOVIES DURING THE THANKSGIVING WEEKEND, NOVEMBER 26-29
Marathon Features Syfy Original Movie Beyond Sherwood Forest, Starring Robin Dunne (Sanctuary) and Premiering Saturday, November 28, at 9PM (ET/PT)
New York, NY � November 2, 2009 � Syfy celebrates the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with a four-day, 34-movie marathon showcasing the world premiere of the Syfy Original Movie Beyond Sherwood Forest (starring Sanctuary's Robin Dunne); 16 James Bond flicks and creature features like Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus.
In Beyond Sherwood Forest, premiering Saturday, November 28, at 9PM (ET/PT), the evil Sheriff of Nottingham (Julian Sands/Warlock) uses a young woman (Erica Durance/Smallville) -- cursed to live in the form of a dragon -- to hunt down and destroy young Robin Hood (Dunne).
The curtain goes up on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26, at 8AM (ET/PT) with the first ever 007 movie, Dr. No. Seven more Bond films air that day, including the network premiere of Casino Royale at 9PM (ET/PT), which introduced Daniel Craig into the franchise.
Syfy's Bondfest continues Friday, November 27, with eight more films, beginning at 8AM (ET/PT) with Thunderball and ending with Never Say Never Again at 2:30AM (ET/PT), both starring Sean Connery.
Running Saturday, November 28, and Sunday, November 29, from 9AM (ET/PT) through 3AM (ET/PT) both days, the weekend creature feature movie festival is highlighted by genre favorites such as Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus, Lake Placid 2, Cyclops and Anaconda 3.
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