Syfy announced that Robert Englund, of Freddie Krueger fame, will star in Lake Placid: The Final Chapter as part of "the most dangerous night on television."
September 29th at 9m ET will see the debut of the original SyFy movie Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, with Englund as the latest member of the “Bickerman Family.”
Englund follows the likes of Betty White, Cloris Leachman, and Colin Ferguson as members of the Bickerman family clan.
See the full press release below for more.
HORROR ICON ROBERT ENGLUND (FREDDY KRUEGER) WILL STAR IN SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIE LAKE PLACID: THE FINAL CHAPTER, PREMIERING SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 AT 9PM ON “THE MOST DANGEROUS NIGHT ON TELEVISION”
NEW YORK – August 27, 2012 – Horror legend Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger/Nightmare on Elm Street) will star as the latest member of the “Bickerman Family” in the Original Movie Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, premiering Saturday, September 29 at 9PM (ET/PT) on “The Most Dangerous Night on Television.”
Following Betty White, Cloris Leachman, and Colin Ferguson -- who were all part of the Bickerman clan in previous Lake Placid movies -- Englund will play Jim Bickerman, a poacher looking to score a big break on hides and eggs from those rare crocs in Black Lake.
In Lake Placid: The Final Chapter, which will co-star Elisabeth Rohm (Law and Order) and Yancy Butler (Kick-Ass), attempts to contain the giant crocs fail and now it's up to the new Sheriff (Rohm) to stop the latest rampage.
On Saturday, September 15 at 7PM, Syfy will present a fantasy double feature beginning with Aladdin and the Death Lamp, starring Kandyse McClure (Battlestar Galactica) battling an evil genie trying to take over the world. Following at 9PM will be Pegasus vs Chimera, a tale of good versus evil featuring Sebastian Roche (Fringe).
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 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)