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Hill Harper Leads Humanity Into the Abyss, While Roger Corman Pits Dinocroc VS. Supergator in Syfy's June Saturday Original Movies
"Dinocroc vs. Supergator" presumably replaces "Lake Placid 3," which was previously booked for June 26.

[via press release from Syfy]


New York, New York -- June 3, 2010 -- An ancient apocalypse engulfs the world and legendary cult B Movie producer Roger Corman creates another epic creature battle -- starring David Carradine in his final film role -- in the June Syfy Saturday Original Movies.

In Stonehenge Apocalypse, premiering Saturday, June 12, at 9PM (ET/PT), the ancient sandstone pillars of Stonehenge suddenly come to life, shifting along the earth's power grid and creating devastating natural disasters around the world. Is Stonehenge really an alien terraforming machine, originally used to create a fertile, life-sustaining planet? And is its accidental re-activation going to destroy the earth? It is up to brilliant and eccentric radio show host Misha Collins (Supernatural) to prevent this by stopping a crazed cult leader (Hill Harper, CSI NY), eager for Armageddon. A production of Cinetel.

Roger Corman's Dinocroc vs. Supergator, premieres Saturday, June 26, at 9PM (ET/PT). In the movie, directed by Jim Wynorski, a lush, tropical island becomes a terrifying "Green Hell" when two giant creatures escape an experimental facility and begin rampaging toward populated beaches. where unwary tourists soon find themselves on the monsters' menu.

Dinocroc vs. Supergator is produced by Roger Corman and Julie Corman, whose most recent Syfy Saturday Original Movie Dinoshark devoured more than two million total viewers during its premiere in March 2010.

Roger Corman, who received an Honorary 2010 Oscar, has directed and produced numerous cult classics, among them It Conquered the World, Teenage Doll, The Little Shop of Horrors, House of Usher, Pit and the Pendulum, Premature Burial, The Raven, The Masque of the Red Death, The Wild Angels and The Trip.

Corman is also credited with opening the door to a number of young filmmakers including Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, Jonathan Demme and Ron Howard.

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.)

  [june 2010]  


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