Sci FI Schedules Six Films to Die For
In time for Halloween, Sci Fi Channel has announced a schedule that will include first-time airings of a six-pack from After Dark’s HorrorFest 2007. The eight films screened last November were marketed as Eight Films to Die For and all received limited play before being released on DVD on March 18.
Of those eight, six will air throughout the month including:
Sunday, October 5 @ 5 p.m.
When three Texas University students travel to a Mexican border town on the eve of their graduation, the last thing they expect is to face their own deaths. Without warning, they fall prey to an ancient blood cult hell-bent on finding candidates for human sacrifice. Stars Sean Astin.
THE DEATHS OF IAN STONE
Sunday, October 5 @ 7 p.m.
On an otherwise ordinary night, the young Ian Stone encounters a mysterious creature and is forced into the path of an oncoming train. Rather than facing certain death, Ian finds himself reborn into a new life that feels strangely familiar. After his second death, it becomes apparent that Ian is being hunted by an evil presence, and will be forced to die every day until he can solve the mystery of his own life. Stars Mike Vogel, Jamie Murray.
Saturday, October 11 @ 7 p.m.
Three beautiful sisters learn of a long lost grandfather, but only make this discovery upon the news of his grisly death. Enticed to visit grandpa’s old home after hearing of an inheritance, the sister’s head to the back country with some friends. Upon arrival, they find a less-than-friendly family occupying the inherited property. As the family’s twisted motives unravel, the sisters discover a terror worse than death. Stars Edwin Craig, Pat McNeely.
Saturday, October 11 @ 9 p.m.
Six people are brought together at the funeral of a childhood friend. While settling the estate, they discover a map, which leads them on a search for a long forgotten time capsule, at the request of their dead friend. What they discover reawakens repressed childhood traumas and leads them on a journey through their long abandoned childhood home: a home with a terrible secret and a mysterious dead girl who will lead them to their strange fates. Stars Traci Lords, Dina Meyer.
Sunday, October 12 @ 9 p.m.
The city that never sleeps may shut its eyes for good when a deadly infection turns its residents to savage creatures. There is only hope for a small few, including six recently evicted tenants who must protect their crumbling apartment complex as the city around them is thrown into chaos. Stars Nick Damici, Ron Brice.
Sunday, October 19 @ 9 p.m.
A vicious creature that’s been trapped for 900 years gets unearthed during an archeological dig in the middle of a desolate town. As the carnage escalates, the local sheriff and a group of stranded civilians must find a way to destroy the creature that only has one mission – complete annihilation. Stars Emmanuelle Vaugier, Beau Garrett.
The other two were Nightmare Man from Rolfe Kanefsky, and starring scream queen Tiffany Shepis alongside Gwen Davis, Robert Donovan, and Richard Moll; and, Tooth and Nail starring Michael Madsen, Vinnie Jones, Rider Strong, Robert Carradine, and Rachel Miner.
The third After Dark event is scheduled for January 2009 with the next eight-pack of horror thrillers set for DVD release in the spring.