Starring Lucy Lawless -
Dr Maddy Rierdon
Locusts! - CBS Telemovie
24 April 2005 - US / Canada
Online News / Newspapers
The Morning Call - 24 April 2005 CBS unveils a night of the 'Locusts'
- The Boston Globe - 24 April 2005 - In laughable 'Locusts,' the absurdity flies
- Toronto Sun TV Guide - 23 April 2005 Day of Lawless Locusts - Article about the movie Locusts and high resolution scans of Dr Maddy Rierdon
- Lucy Interview from Zap2It - 23 April 2005 Lawless Bugged by 'Locusts'
New York Post 22 April 2005 - Bugging Out
- Seattle Post-Intelligencer - 22 April 2005 'Revelations,' popes and 'Locusts' -- what in heaven's going on?
- Pittsburgh Post Gazette 22 April 2005 TV Review: 'Locusts' chomps Pittsburgh, chews scenery
The New York Times - 22 April 2005 - It's a Plague of Network Proportions
New York Newsday - 22 April 2005 - In 'Locusts,' disaster turns into high comedy
USA Today 21 April 2005 'Locusts': Get out the insecticide
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Week In Sloth - Sunday 24
- Detroit Free Press - 22 April 2005
Houston Chronicle 21 April 2005 Locusts flies in the face of reality
Buffalo News 21 April 2005 CBS unleashes a pest of a disaster movie
USA Today 20 April 2005 The attack of the popular 'B' horror films
US Weekly 25 April 2005 promo pic and brief mention of Lucy in Locusts!
CNN Entertainment Weekly 24 April 2005 brief mention of Lucy and the Locusts movie
Lucy Lawless battles locusts in CBS' latest disaster film from Gannett News Service 8 April 2005
BGNews.com - Never Surrender to Mutant Locusts 6 April 2005
Online News Article - Never Surrender to Mutant Locusts 6 April 2005
Slated for an April 24 air date (that's a Sunday, so don't make plans!), "Locusts" will star Lucy Lawless as a locust expert who must find a way to stop a plague of genetically engineered locusts. Lawless will no
doubt use what she learned while portraying Xena, Warrior Princess and run around swinging her sword at the large locusts while wearing a gold breastplate. Or she might play a doctor who uses her thinkin' powers to
stop the mutant locusts. Either way it will be masterfully gripping, chilling and riveting. Click here to read entire article
- ET Online Article about Lucy and Locusts! - Xena's Back
- The following is from TV Now - Celebrity News - 1 February 2005
Celebrity News Date: Tuesday, February 1
Lucy Lawless: If the "Xena" star expects to survive her next film shoot, she'll need a gigantic can of Raid insect repellant. Later this month, she'll head down to New Orleans to begin filming
Locusts!, a new CBS movie about a deadly breed of bio engineered locusts that form multiple swarms and cause hell on Earth earlier than predicted in the Bible. The thriller's executive producer Robert M. Sertner is a
big believer in special effects that put his actors in the middle of the action. When I interviewed him about his last CBS disaster flick, Category 6: Day of Destruction, he told me that a bank of wind machines
couldn't create the force he needed to show the power of hurricane winds, so he had a jet engine delivered to the set so they could blow actors and props all over the lot. Come to think of it, Lawless will need more
than Raid to survive this Sertner project. Locusts! will debut on CBS Sunday, April 24 at 9pm.
- Lucy Movie Update
This information has just been released and Locusts with Lucy is confirmed (Lucy wasn't sure about the movie at the con)
LOCUSTS!, Sunday, April 24 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT CBS), stars Lucy Lawless ("Xena: Warrior
Princess," "Tarzan") in a thriller about of a deadly breed of bioengineered locusts that form multiple swarms, covering thousands of square miles, creating a new and unimaginable threat to the United States. Frank von
Zerneck, Robert M. Sertner and Jill Tanner ("They Shoot Divas, Don't They?") are the executive producers for von Zerneck/Sertner Films.