Lake Placid: Legacy is a 2018 American made-for-television horror film directed by Darrell Roodt (The Lullaby; Prey ; Dracula 3000) from a screenplay by Johnathon Lloyd Walker from a storyline by Jeremy Smith and Matt Venables. The sixth entry in the Lake Placid film series, it will premiere on the Syfy channel on May 28, 2018. It stars Katherine Barrell, Tim Rozon and Luke Newton.
Taking place several years after the events of the original Lake Placid, a team of young explorers out to reveal the secrets of an area removed from modern day maps and hidden behind electric fences.
However, once they reach the middle of the lake, the explorers discover an island that harbours an abandoned facility with a horrific legacy: the island is home to a deadly predator eager to feast on those stupid enough to ignore the warnings…
Cast and characters:
- Katherine Barrell … Jade – Definition of Fear; The Scarehouse; Poe
- Tim Rozon … Sam
- Luke Newton … Billy
- Craig Stein … Spencer
- Greg Kriek … Travis
- Joe Pantoliano
Production and filming location:
The film was shot in South Africa in December 2017.