Sinbad & The Minotaur For SyFy

SINBAD_LGIndie American World Pictures tells us they’ve teamed up with SyFy to produce a new tale in the legendary voyages of Sinbad, SINBAD AND THE MINOTAUR,  starring Manu Bennett (SPARTACUS: Blood and Sand).

“In this re-imagining of Greek and Arabic folk tales, the legendary voyager and his hearty crew of sailors and adventurers seek a long lost treasure.
Sinbad, armed with rumors of ancient gold, finds himself sneaking into the desert camp of the evil sorcerer Al-Jibar. Hidden among the many relics is an ivory scroll case containing the logs of the pirate Captain Minos, which will lead Sinbad to the golden head of the Colossus of Rhodes. Also in Al-Jibar’s tent, Sinbad finds the captured princess Tara, taken and forced into Al-Jibar’s harem.
Now Sinbad must decipher the map, rescue a princess and defeat the fearsome Minotaur guarding the Colossus, with the angry sorcerer hot on his trail, in the quest of SINBAD AND THE MINOTAUR .”

Previously, American World Pictures produced PTERODACTYL and YETI for SyFy.

Yetis For X-Mas on 'Doctor Who'?

DoctorWho_YetiBleeding Cool posted this illustration from designer Peter McKinstry that purports to be the internal structure of DOCTOR WHO’s old nemeses, the robotic Yeti’s.
The Yeti’s, tools of the other-dimensional Great Intelligence menaced second Doctor Patrick Troughton in the 1960’s serials The Abominable Snowmen and The Web of Fear. DW_yeti_60s_2
The sometimes chilling, often kinda silly and cuddly-looking creatures are said to be featured in this year’s DOCTOR WHO Christmas special.
It’s not the first time Yetis were postulated to be un-earthly in origin. In the Cthulhu Mythos, the Yeti, (Mi-go or Mei-go) are said to be fungoid/crustacean extraterrestrials with strange motives, using furs at times to disguise their presence and true forms.
Nigel Kneale’s (THE QUATERMASS EXPERIMENT) Abominable Snowmen were mentally advanced (possible) extraterrestrials.