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SyFy Seeks to Expand Its Notorious Bad Movie Brand With Possible ‘Waterworld’ Remake

While we’ve all come to expect truly terrible made-for-tv movies with hilariously intuitive titles from the SyFy cable network (ones with names like Aztec Rex, Dinoshark, Flu Bird Horror, Mega Python vs. Gatoroid, Jersey Shore Shark Attack, and Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon, wonders all), the NBC Universal-owned channel is now interested in lowering their standards (almost unfathomably) even further. Forbes reports (via ComingSoon) that SyFy is now looking to push “into the movie business — and that it may even remake Waterworld, one of the most notorious Hollywood bombs of all time.” Let’s take this time to remind everyone that it is November 27th, not April 1st. This is not a joke. The outlet adds that the network “has been looking for a way into film for years, ever since NBC merged with Vivendi Universal Entertainment in 2004. That marriage provided Syfy — known as Sci Fi Channel until a 2009 brand makeover — with access to Universal Pictures

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