Supernova (2005 film)

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Supernova
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Directed by John Harrison
Produced by Leanne Moore
Written by Steven H. Berman
Don Keith Opper
Starring Luke Perry
Tia Carrere
Peter Fonda
Emma Samms
Lance Henriksen
Edited by Miriam Kim
Thomas A. Krueger
Distributed by Hallmark Entertainment
Release date
September 5, 2005
Running time
172 minutes
Language English

Supernova is a 2005 television film directed by John Harrison and featuring an ensemble cast led by Luke Perry and Peter Fonda. It originally aired on the Hallmark Channel. The film is a disaster film and has a large number of special effects. It was filmed on location in Cape Town, South Africa and Sydney, Australia.

Plot summary[edit]

A worldwide scientific conference is taking place in Australia when Dr. Austin Shepard (Peter Fonda) suddenly disappears. Dr. Shepard's colleague, Christopher Richardson (Luke Perry) and other individuals are soon faced with the reality of an impending crisis and an attempt to keep the information from the public. While a full-blown supernova does not occur, explosions on the sun cause massive damage in Australia and in various other parts of the world. During the impending chaos an old enemy of Richardson's wife escapes from prison, and immediately sets out to kill her and her daughter.

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Locations in the film[edit]

The film features many scenes of worldwide devastation. Notable locations include:

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