ERICA CERRA BATTLES A "SPACE TWISTER," WHILE JEFF FAHEY AND KARI WUHRER TAKE ON AN "ALIEN TORNADO" IN APRIL SYFY SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIES
NEW YORK - March 26, 2012 - April will be a deadly month for Syfy Saturday Original Movies when cataclysmic space storms invade Earth.
Alien Tornado, premiering Saturday, April 14 at 9PM (ET/PT), stars Jeff Fahey (Machete) and Kari Wuhrer (Sliders). In the movie, aliens attack Earth, using deadly electrical tornadoes as weapons. A farmer, his brilliant high school daughter and a tornado blogger race against the clock to find a way to thwart the horrific invasion. Alien Tornado is a production of Active Entertainment.
Erica Cerra, star of Syfy's hit series Eureka, plays the mother of a teenage genius in Space Twister, premiering Saturday, April 28 at 9PM. Other-worldly storms -- similar to the ones comprising the eye of Jupiter - begin destroying the planet, disintegrating everything they touch. A high school student's science project becomes the mysterious key to ending the catastrophic storms and saving civilization. A production of Cinetel, Space Twister co-stars Mitch Pileggi (Sons of Anarchy).
Cerra and the rest of the quirky, brilliant town of Eureka will return for its fifth and final season Monday, April 16 at 9PM.
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