I don't know if this news proves we live the in the best of all possible nerd worlds or the end times, but I know it proves something: Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions will turn the 1983 barely-cult non-hit TV show Manimal into a movie.
We've made some criticisms of Syfy's choices recently — but it's important to be constructive as well. Which is why we want to encourage Syfy to give us more of the Roger Corman-powered monster movie goodness that we adore. We even have a suggestion for a monster that could be the next Sharktopus.
For every birthday-suit shapeshifter to appear on True Blood or denim-short teen wolf to pop up in the Twilight books, there are dozens of science fiction and horror narratives informing us that polymorphing into a marmoset, wombat, or whatever would legitimately suck. Here are ten squirm-inducing transformations that…
Remember the short lived 80s series Manimal, about a man who can turn into an animal? (Of course you don't.) Welp, it's getting its own movie.
The Cape, NBC's latest experiment in the superhero narrative, aired its last adventure on Monday, clocking out at a mere nine televised episodes. In honor of The Cape's idosyncratic insanity, here are 10 more ridiculous science fiction programs that failed to make it big.
How can Syfy possibly top the awesomeness of Sharktopus? Should they even try? Maybe the answer is to abandon the water, and head onto land, with the unstoppable half-bear, half-spider: BEARANTULA! No, really. Hear us out.