[08/14/06 - 12:00 AM]
Fans Name New Sci Fi Channel Movie

[via press release from Sci Fi]



Fans Name New SCI FI Channel Original Movie

NEW YORK, NY�-August 14, 2006�-With the directive to title a move that "stars" a menacing giant squid, movie fans logged onto SCIFI.COM during the month of July to submit their best ideas for a juicy movie moniker. As a result, the aptly titled Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep was born. Starring Victoria Pratt, Charlie O'Connell and Jack Scalia, 'Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep' will premiere Saturday, September 23 @ 9pm ET/PT only on SCI FI.

SCIFI.COM received thousands of entries in their open call for a winning movie title. Other contenders considered include: 'Two Guys A Girl and a Giant Squid;' 'Tentacles Eight: Humans Two;' 'The Squid Stays in the Picture;' 'Stop or My Squid Will Shoot' and 'Killamari.'

A marine archeologist and sailor's search for a coveted artifact soon turns into an action-packed adventure in ;Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep.' The team must figure out how to survive when faced with a terrifying giant squid that seems to be protecting the very relic they so desperately desire.

SCI FI's Saturday movie franchise is the Channel's homage to the classic popcorn feature, a re-imagination of cinema's most delectable sci-fi treats. Like the timeless fare that packed movie theaters and drive-ins, SCI FI's non-stop Saturday thrill rides offer thoroughly modern escapist fun, running the gamut from traditional creature features to horror flicks and sleek, contemporary thrillers.

SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming, as well as a dynamic Web site (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in 1992, and currently in 85 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies.

  [august 2006]  


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