Writer: Douglas G. Davis.
When you say the SyFy Network, some people cringe at the words, others laugh and even others look mystified. This is a television channel, which makes the best of low budgets, while offering b-movie fans something off the beaten path. With Ferocious Planet, the SyFy channel seems to have found something interesting, not too well travelled and a mostly fresh take on the parallel world construct. This ninety minute feature debuted on SyFy April 9th and this is a b-movie worthy of your attention.
The early minutes are used to develop some minor sub-plots involving affairs between scientists and military personnel, a disenfranchised senator and a presidential aid with far too much curiousity. Each of these story lines are well acted out, with Joe Flanigan playing the part of the hero. His subordinates (Yare Michael Jegbefume, Chris Newman) also play their roles of confused and terrified serviceman,
The synopsis for Ferocious Planet is here:
"It was a groundbreaking device designed to glimpse alternate universes and government commissioned by a brilliant physicist. But the machine malfunctioned on its first presentation, transporting a group of observers into a nightmarish new dimension. The team quickly must use ingenuity and courage to outwit,
Ferocious Planet was written by Douglas G. Davis (Carny) and stars John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), Joe Flanigan ("Stargate: Atlantis"), and Chris Newman ("Love Is the Drug"). Interestingly enough, there's no info on the director ... not exactly what you'd call a good sign. In any event, check out the synopsis and trailer below, and look for more soon.
It was a groundbreaking device designed by a brilliant physicist to glimpse alternate universes. But the machine malfunctioned on its first presentation, transporting a group of observers into a nightmarish new dimension.
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