SYFY APRIL SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIES SHOWCASE BARRY WILLIAMS AND TIFFANY BATTLING MEGA PIRANHA
JEWEL STAITE TAKES ON MOTHMAN
New York, NY - March 19, 2010 - Brady Bunch alum Barry Williams teams with pop singer Tiffany to save Florida from a giant piranha and Jewel Staite takes on the infamous American-born legend, The Mothman, when Syfy celebrates spring with a pair of pass-the-pizza-and-beer Saturday Original Movies.
In Mega Piranha, premiering on Saturday, April 10, at 9PM (ET/PT), Barry Williams, 1980s singing sensation Tiffany and Paul Logan (Megafault) form an unusual alliance to stop a mutant strain of giant ferocious piranhas that have escaped from the Amazon and are eating their way to Florida. Produced by David Michael Latt, David Rimawi and Paul Bales. Directed and written by Eric Forsberg.
Jewel Staite (Firefly, Stargate Atlantis) stars in Mothman, premiering Saturday, April 24, at 9PM (ET/PT). In the movie, the legendary West Virginia monster returns to exact revenge on five childhood friends who covered up an accidental killing. Produced by Brad Krevoy and Reuben Liber. Directed by Sheldon Wilson. Written by Sonny Lee and Patrick Walsh.
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