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[03/16/10 - 02:31 PM]
Syfy 2010-11 Original Movies Lineup Features Riverworld, the Phantom and 24 Saturday Original Movies Including Sharktopus, Red and Lake Placid 3
Upcoming originals will feature Hill Harper, Eric Roberts, Sean Bean, Lauren Holly, Colin Ferguson, Isabella Rossellini, Jewel Staite and Alan Cumming, among others.

[via press release from Syfy]

SYFY 2010-11 ORIGINAL MOVIES LINEUP FEATURES RIVERWORLD, THE PHANTOM AND 24 SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIES INCLUDING SHARKTOPUS, RED AND LAKE PLACID 3

New York, NY - March 16, 2010 - During the 2010-11 season, Syfy, one of television's most prolific producers of original films, presents a talent-rich Original Movies lineup showcasing stars such as Hill Harper (CSI NY), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings), Lauren Holly (NCIS), Colin Ferguson (Eureka), Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet), Jewel Staite (Stargate Atlantis), Alan Cumming (Tin Man), Felicia Day (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Ryan Carnes (Desperate Housewives), Lance Henriksen (Aliens) and Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch).

Movies include Riverworld, starring Cumming in an epic adventure based on the award-winning series of Philip Jose Farmer novels; The Phantom, and 24 of the popular Saturday Original Movies, including Red, a re-imagining of the Little Red Riding Hood story, Roger Corman's Sharktopus and Lake Placid 3 - sequel to the most watched Saturday Original Movie ever (Lake Placid 2)

Syfy Original Movie Highlights

Riverworld - Four hours, premieres Sunday, April 18, from 7-11PM (ET/PT) -- Matt Ellman (Tahmoh Penikett/Battlestar Galactica, Dollhouse) is an American war zone reporter, killed along with his fianceeJessie (Laura Vandervoort/Smallville) by a suicide bomber. They awaken separated in a mysterious world where everyone who has ever lived on Earth seems to have been "reborn" along the banks of a seemingly endless river. Determined to locate Jessie, Matt joins forces with a 13th century female samurai warrior Tomoe (Jeananne Goossen) and American novelist Sam "Mark Twain" Clemens (Mark Deklin). Produced by RHI Entertainment.

The Phantom - Four hours, premieres in June -- Ryan Carnes (Desperate Housewives, Dr. Who) stars as The Phantom and his alter ego Chris Walker in this re-imagined version of the classic comic strip transported to present day. A favorite costumed hero for more than six decades, The Phantom relies on his wits, physical strength and skill with weapons instead of superhuman powers. Isabella Rossellini (Blue Velvet) guest stars in a villainous turn as Lithia, the head of an experimental mind control program. Also starring are Cameron Goodman as Chris Walker's love interest, Renny, and Sandrine Holt (24,The L Word) as The Phantom's trusted advisor Guran. Director: Paolo Barzman (The Last Templar). The Phantom is produced by Muse Entertainment and RHI Entertainment.

Saturday Original Movies:

MEGA PIRANHA - Premieres Saturday, April 10, at 9PM (ET/PT) -- An unusual alliance tries to stop a mutant strain of giant ferocious piranhas that have escaped from the Amazon and are eating their way to Florida. Stars Barry Williams, Tiffany and Paul Logan.

MOTHMAN - Premieres Saturday, April 24, at 9PM (ET/PT) - The legendary West Virginia monster returns to exact revenge on five childhood friends who covered up an accidental killing. Stars Jewel Staite.

MONGOLIAN DEATH WORM - Premieres Saturday, May 8, at 9PM (ET/PT) -. A treasure hunter who has been searching for a tomb containing Genghis Khan's treasure teams with a humanitarian UN health worker to stop the Mongolian Death Worms, awakened by experimental oil drilling in the Mongolian desert. Stars Patrick Flannery and Victoria Pratt.

WITCHVILLE - Premieres Saturday, May 22, at 9PM (ET/PT -- This first Syfy production in China is a sweeping fantasy tale of a kingdom besieged by witches who are sucking the very life out of the land. Only the new King can save his people, but his mysterious connection to the Red Queen of the witches may be his undoing. Stars Luke Goss.

SHARKTOPUS - Genetically engineered as a stealth weapon, a shark/ocotopus hybrid escapes captivity and goes on a killing rampage on the beaches of Mexico. Stars Eric Roberts and Hector Jimenez.

RED - A descendant of Little Red Riding Hood brings her fianc� home to meet her family and tell him about the family business - they are werewolf hunters. When the fianc� is bitten by a werewolf, he finds himself the hunted. Stars Felicia Day, Kavan Smith and Stephen McHattie.

LAKE PLACID 3 - In this sequel, a game warden, his wife and their young son move into their aunt's cabin on Lake Placid, where the lonely boy starts feeding baby crocodiles he views as pets. Three years later, the crocs start looking at him and his family as their food. Stars Colin Ferguson.

STONEHENGE APOPCALYPSE - When the giant stones of Stonehenge begin to move and cataclysms occur all over the earth, only a fringe radio talk show host who's an expert in UFOlogy figures out that the ancient monument is really alien technology. Stars Hill Harper, Misha Collins and Peter Wingfield.

THE LOST FUTURE - In a post-apocalyptic world, both humans and animals have devolved back to the Stone Age. But a small group of wise men knows there is knowledge in the mysterious artifacts called books. Now they have found a young man who knows how to read. If they can defeat the warlord who rules the city where the books are kept, the young man can help them defeat the disease that decimated the world and restart civilization. Stars Sean Bean.

SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE - An archeology professor unearths a dangerous relic, releasing a creature that can kill with her bone-splitting scream. Stars Lauren Holly and Lance Henriksen.

MORLOCKS - An experimental time machine opens a window into the future and mutated monsters (the Morlocks) use it to come back to the present and go on a murderous rampage. Stars David Hewlett (Stargate Atlantis).

8TH VOYAGE OF SINBAD - Sinbad searches for the golden head of the long lost Colossus of Rhodes and instead finds an island where the mythical Minotaur still rules, protecting a vast treasure. Sinbad and his crew have to battle the creature and its minions to get the treasure and save their own lives. Stars Manu Bennett.

Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 96 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)





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· 24 (FOX)
· BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (SYFY)
· BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER (UPN)
· CSI: NEW YORK (CBS)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· DOCTOR WHO (BBC AMERICA)
· DOLLHOUSE (FOX)
· EUREKA (SYFY)
· L WORD, THE (SHOWTIME)
· LAKE PLACID 2 (SYFY)
· LAKE PLACID 3 (SYFY)
· LAST TEMPLAR, THE (NBC)
· LOST FUTURE, THE (SYFY)
· MEGA PIRANHA (SYFY)
· MONGOLIAN DEATH WORM (SYFY)
· MORLOCKS (SYFY)
· MOTHMAN (SYFY)
· NCIS (CBS)
· PHANTOM, THE (SYFY)
· RED: WEREWOLF HUNTER (SYFY)
· RIVERWORLD (SYFY)
· SCREAM OF THE BANSHEE (SYFY)
· SHARKTOPUS (SYFY)
· SINBAD & THE MINOTAUR (SYFY)
· SMALLVILLE (CW)
· STARGATE ATLANTIS (SYFY)
· STONEHENGE APOCALYPSE (SYFY)
· TIN MAN (SYFY)
· WITCHVILLE (SYFY)





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