TV: Ricky Schroder on the Run From ‘Hellhounds’

Here’s your random announcement of the week, according to THR Ricky Schroder (yeah, the kid from Silver Spoons) has signed to direct HELLHOUNDS, a telefilm that will air next year on Sci Fi Channel. The movie, set in 500 B.C., stars Scott Elrod (“Men in Trees”) as Kleitos, a Greek warrior who with his companions fights against the hellhounds of Hades to rescue his bride from the Underworld and bring her back to life. The telefilm, written by Paul A. Birkett, is said to be full of CGI and special effects. The film begins shooting Sunday in Romania.