From the mind behind the mega-hit Syfy show you’ve probably never heard of (EUREKA) comes a tribute to all those no-budget Syfy original movies and the “so bad, they’re good” films that inspired them. Move over Roger Corman, step back Ed Wood, make way on your weekend programming schedule Mr. Stern, because here comes Andrew Cosby’s 365 DAYS OF SCI-FI.

And it’s all happening here! Each day, your friends at CHUD will bring you a brand new bad movie pitch — the best of the worst title Cosby can come up with, no matter where he’s at or what he’s doing, rain or shine, drunk or sober. That’s a whole year of the quality concepts you’ve come to expect from the network that brought you MANSQUITO and SHARKTOPUS.

365 days of Sci-Fi Archive

And now… DAY THIRTY-NINE:

“Following up on yesterday’s title, I completely forgot to mention that one of my favorite movies when I was a kid was NAKED PREY, which starred Cornel Wilde as a man on safari who accidentally offends some tribe in deepest, darkest Africa and ends up running for his life from a small cadre of their deadliest warriors.  This was my first introduction to what I refer to as the “running man” sub-genre, and was later followed by notable films like DEATH RACE 2000, THREE DAYS OF THE CONDOR, THE RUNNING MAN (duh!), APOCALYPTO and countless others.  Some are cheese and some are classics, but all have their own unique charm.  Today’s title is my attempt to add to that list with something I hope would make Roger Corman proud… or at least chuckle to himself and say, ‘What a dumbass.’”

- Andy Cosby (Twitter)

“It’s that time of the month.”

Pitch:

Set in the not-too-distant future, violence is on the rise within the cramped borders of the United States, where birth rates have been strictly curtailed and the government has officially sanctioned “bloodhunts” to help curb the overpopulation problem.  On the last Thursday of each month, any properly licensed citizen is allowed to legally capture and kill up to three other individuals – no questions asked. Obviously, this makes for some interesting Thanksgiving get-togethers, particularly for our reluctant hero, a young man trapped in a loveles smarriage who’s just discovered the hard way that his wife has been secretly training for a year, taking weekly survival courses, Krav Maga classes and private hunting lessons, all in anxious anticipation of the big event.

Nick Says: Really great stuff. And a huge opportunity for Brad Johnson and Amy Locane to show of their winning chemistry.




Disclaimer:

This article series is in no way affiliated with SyFy. This is a creative experiment and ongoing test of nerves that is perpetrated by a few insane people and should be construed as such. If for some reason these people actually make one of these as a feature it must be chalked up to their own lunacy. These are the intellectual property of Mr. Andrew Cosby and not the property of CHUD.com or SyFy.