By Jamie Ruby
It's Syfy Saturday and tonight the network will be premiering Jules Verne's Mysterious Island
. The movie is directed by Mark Sheppard, who also plays a young Nemo in the film. The film also stars Gina Holden as Julia Fogg, Lochlyn Munro as Captain Cyrus Harding, and Susie Abromeit as Abby Fogg.
In the movie a group of American Civil War POWs escape the war with a hot air balloon and are stranded on a mysterious island, as are two women from modern times whose plane has crashed after encountering the Bermuda Triangle. The group must face pirates and vicious creatures and escape the island back to their own times before the volcano on the island erupts. William Morgan Sheppard, Mark's father, plays Captain Nemo.
If you are a science fiction fan, you should easily recognize veteran actor Mark Sheppard and the talented actress Gina Holden. Sheppard has appeared in a multitude of sci-fi fan favorites (and non sci-fi as well), including, The X-Files
, Battlestar Galactica
, Warehouse 13
, Doctor Who
, the list goes on. Gina Holden is known for her work on series such as Blood Ties
, Flash Gordon
, and Harper's Island
Recently both Sheppard and Holden talked to the digital media about Jules Verne's Mysterious island
, premiering tonight.