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Film Roles: "Darklight"

Filmed 2003; expected release, made-for-TV: Sci Fi Channel, 2004-05; Character: Shaw


Richard Burgi and Shiri Appleby star in Darklight [19 Sep 03] *** Richard films lead role in new film for Sci Fi Channel *** -- Watch the Sci Fi Channel website for news of Darklight, a Sci Fi Channel Original Production for the 2004-05 broadcast season. Richard plays Shaw, and is joined by Shiri Appleby (Roswell's Liz) as Lilith. Sci Fi veteran John de Lancie also stars in Darklight. An early Sci Fi Channel synopsis had this to say:

DARKLIGHT  A genetically-engineered creature carrying a deadly virus escapes from a secret lab and goes on a rampage, spreading the virus in the process. To stop the virus from reaching epidemic proportions, LILITH is recruited. A superhuman warrior cursed with immortality, LILITH must defeat the creature before it infects the entire planet. Directed by Bill Platt, former development executive for SCI FI Channel's short-film series Exposure. Production begins in Sofia, Bulgaria with UFO Films in July 2003.

Richard headed off to Sofia, Bulgaria in late July, with production starting on Monday, July 28th. Richard and costar Shiri Appleby were joined by John de Lancie during the second week of filming.  Principal photography wrapped  the week of August 18th. Post-production is likely to run into 2004, with Darklight expected to air in about a year's time. Darklight is a UFO Films production for The Sci Fi Channel.

According to the Sofia Sideshow, which chronicles the film production experience in Bulgaria, "Richard Burgi and Shiri Appleby were both a mass of good clean fun." 



PHOTOS: Top -- Richard and costar Shiri Appleby on location as Shaw and Lilith; Middle -- Shaw looks to be a "don't mess with me" kinda' guy; Bottom -- Shotgun Shaw blasts the beastie.


The Sofia Sideshow -- http://www.sofiasideshow.com

Unified Film Organization -- http://www.ufofilm.com

(Thanks to Richard for the initial heads up, to Deborah for the research, and to Jeff for the photos and background information)
 


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