RHI, SCI FI Channel ink 10 movies deal

MUMBAI: RHI Entertainment and SCI FI Channel announced a production deal for an action-packed slate of television movies. The agreement was negotiated by RHI Entertainment president and CEO Robert Halmi, Jr and SCI FI Channel senior vice president, programming and original movies Thomas Vitale.


According to the terms of this multi-picture deal, RHI Entertainment will exclusively produce 10 original movies for the SCI FI Channel to be delivered in 2007. The agreement includes basic cable-TV rights for RHI Entertainment’s new horror-thriller projects including Grizzly Rage, Maneater, Eye of the Beast, Blood Monkey and In the Spider’s Web.


“We are delighted to once again be working with SCI FI Channel. SCI FI’s outstanding commitment to exciting original movies for television is unparalleled. We feel this is a perfect fit for our new productions,” said Halmi.


“RHI is an ideal partner to create the kind of exciting and action-packed quality films that our audience has come to expect of our original movie franchise,” added Vitale.