Chello’s Fantasy buys Sony package

Titles include 'Blob,' 'Deep,' 'Seventh Sign'

MILAN — Cabler Chello Zone has splashed out on a package of sci-fi, fantasy and horror fare from Sony Television Pictures to air on its Fantasy channel in Italy, a web “dedicated to the world of daydreams and nightmares.”

The programming, picked from SPT’s vast back-catalog and including feature films, TV movies and series, will air in 2010 and 2011.

The acquired film titles include “The Blob,” starring Kevin Dillon, “The Deep” with Nick Nolte, “The Seventh Sign,” starring Demi Moore, and “Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation” with Renee Zellweger and Matthew McConaughey.

The package also includes miniseries “Medusa’s Child,” starring Chris Noth, plus TV films “The Canterville Ghost” with John Gielgud, and “Cruel Intentions 2,” starring Amy Adams.

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