Image Inks NBC Deal for Sci Fi Channel Content30 Jan, 2007 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Image Entertainment today announced it had signed a DVD and electronic distribution deal with NBC Universal for 14 movies originally produced for Sci-Fi Channel's program “Sci-Fi Saturday: The Most Dangerous Night of Television.”
Release dates and retail price points for the titles were not immediately available.
Initial titles include 2002 Terminal Invasion, starring Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness) about aliens in human disguise who takeover a rural airport during a snowstorm, and Manticore with Jeff Fahey (Lawnmower Man) about a half-lion, half-man creature reborn in modern-day Iraq.
Other titles slated for release include Snakehead Terror, Interceptor Force 2, Darklight, Crimson Force, Alien Siege, Locusts: The 8th Plague, Threshold, Webs, Bugs, Encrypt, Deathlands and Do or Die.
Chatsworth, Calif.-based Image said it plans to supplement a number of the titles with bonus features for the DVD release. The distributor will also make the titles available for digital download through its digital-distribution company Igami Media and third-party sites.