Syfy has picked up TV rights to air "Sinbad And The Minotaur
", a sword 'n sorcery feature starring Manu Bennett
("Spartacus: Blood And Sand
") in 2011 as part of Syfy's 'Saturday Original Movies' series.
The action fantasy follows 'Sinbad' and his shipmates as they battle against the vicious 'minotaur' of Greek mythology, a hybrid of man and bull that stalks a labyrinth on the isle of Minos.
"...'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'..."
American World Pictures, producers of Syfy's "Pterodactyl" and "Yeti", is producing "Sinbad," with Karl Zwicky
directing from a screenplay by Jim Noble
Australian actress Holly Brisley
co-stars in "Minotaur" as 'Tara'.
The film's action involves sword fighting for Bennett,