via press release:
SYFY WILL PREMIERE SATURDAY ORIGINAL MOVIE MANDRAKE SEPTEMBER 11, AT 9PM (ET/PT)
STARS MAX MARTINI (THE UNIT), BETSY RUSSELL (SAW VI) AND BENITO MARTINEZ (THE SHIELD)
New York, New York – August 30, 2010 – Syfy will kick off September Saturday Original Movies with Mandrake on September 11, at 9PM (ET/PT), starring Max Martini (The Unit), Betsy Russell (Saw VI) and Benito Martinez (The Shield).
In the movie, researchers and fortune hunters in search of a mystical 16th century Spanish dagger find themselves trapped in a jungle that is a single living being – the Mandrake – serving as protector of the dagger. The movie is a production of Cinetel.
And don’t forget! Roger Corman’s Sharktopus, starring Eric Roberts, premieres Saturday, September 25, at 9PM (ET/PT).
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.)