Animal Planet UK Picks Up ‘Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys’, Sets June 4th Premiere

Blood Lake Attack of the Killer Lampreys (FT)

Animal Planet UK has acquired Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys, a disaster movie starring Christopher Lloyd which will air as part of the broadcaster’s Monster Week.

Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys, which premieres in the UK on Animal Planet on Wednesday June 4th at 9pm, follows Michael, a fish and wildlife expert who moves to a new town with his wife Cate, after being summoned by the town mayor to help deal with its attacking fish problem, it appears a straight forward job however these eel-like fish on the loose, the town’s residents quickly learn that a casual dip in the pool or routine trip to the toilet can turn deadly as the lampreys hunt for their next victim.

The B movie stars Shannen Doherty (Beverley Hills 90210), Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) & Jason Brooks (Days of our Lives) and is the latest entry from The Asylum. The independent production company is known for their “disaster movies” and are responsible for Syfy’s social media phenomenon Sharknado. The Asylum recently finished production on Sharknado 2: The Second One, which is being aired by Syfy UK “within minutes” of its US broadcast.