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Video: Choctaw native Ryan Merriman stars in Syfy movie “Independence Day-saster,” premiering tonight

by Brandy McDonnell Published: June 27, 2013
Ryan Merriman
Ryan Merriman

Choctaw native Ryan Merriman stars in the Syfy movie “Independence Day-saster,” premiering at 8 p.m. tonight on the cable network.

Tom Everett Scott, Emily Holmes and Andrea Brooks also star in the film, reports NewsOK TV blogger Melissa Hayer.

Here’s a summary of the movie, provided by Syfy:

In “Independence Day-saster,” an alien invasion cripples America’s conventional defense forces. When the President’s helicopter is shot down, his brother (a small-town hero) and a renegade scientist must find the aliens’ weakness and defeat them.

Merriman also was recently seen on the big screen in the Jackie Robinson biopic “42,” which debuts July 16 on Blu-ray and DVD.

Check out this trailer for “Independence Day-saster”:


by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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