Submitted by: Kyle Nin (SoSF Staff Reporter)
Colin Ferguson, who stars as the town sheriff on the SCI FI Channel’s original series “Eureka,” will be appearing in an upcoming haunted-house made-for-TV flick called “The House Next Door.” The film is based on the book by author Anne Rivers Siddons, and follows a couple (Ferguson and Lara Flynn Boyle) whose suburban lifestyle is turned upside down when an architect (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) builds a new house right next to theirs, a house that brings out the worst in all who enter it … and all who live nearby.
“I think it’s sort of appropriate after the real-estate boom, you know what I mean?” Ferguson told SCI FI Wire in an interview. “There isn’t a small town, I don’t think anywhere, that hasn’t had the godawful house go up or the horrible development down the road, and so having a little gaudy house go up next door is pretty familiar. And I think the metaphor of that is how that can alter a neighborhood and what it does to the people. We take it, obviously, further, because the house is haunted and starts really destroying the neighborhood.”
The Lifetime Cable Channel airs “The House Next Door” tonight at 9 PM ET/PT.