Science Fiction News
2:50 PM 4/22/2014 by Jeff Giles
Sorry, Admiral Thrawn fans: It looks like all those rumors about the new Star Wars trilogy pulling from the "expanded universe" novels were unfounded. According to screenwriter Simon Kinberg, the new movies are going to follow the old ones -- but go to corners of a galaxy far, far away that we've never seen or read before.
deadline.com – Movies open every weekend. Some soar, some fail. Every once in awhile a flop comes along that is so unexpected and devastating that everyone in town is left saying, how the hell did that happen? Recent examples include John Carter, The Lone Ranger, and maybe even Pompeii or The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty, even if the latter two sank without making much of a ripple. 1 day 7 hours ago via theothersenhman
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of its screening at the Marché du Film at Cannes, the pic about three couples dealing with the same reality-shaking event has found a domestic distributor. Millennium Entertainment has picked up all U.S. rights to Parts Per Billion, starring Rosario Dawson, Josh Hartnett, Teresa Palmer, Penn Badgley, Frank Langella and Gena Rowlands as the three couples forced to make life-defining decisions in the face of a biological catastrophe that threatens to destroy the human race. 1 day 12 hours ago via donnieyen
11:09 PM 4/20/2014 by Fred Topel
With Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opening this summer, 20th Century Fox brought the cast and filmmakers to WonderCon in Anaheim. They gave a press conference for media before their panel to fans, and director Matt Reeves revealed that the original concept took place even further along in the ape takeover of Earth.
10:37 PM 4/20/2014 by Fred Topel
With X-Men: Days of Future Past coming out next month, 20th Century Fox showed fans at WonderCon in Annaheim an extended scene from the film this weekend. Screenwriter Simon Kinberg spoke about the film and revealed some '70s tidbits from the time travel film. For one, President Nixon himself will appear in the film.
12:39 PM 4/11/2014 by Jeff Giles
Wondering when we'll see Thanos back on the big screen, Marvel fans? Well, wonder no more: Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has revealed that the bloodthirsty bad guy will make an appearance -- in motion-capture form, no less -- as part of a plotline that feeds into Avengers 3.
11:54 AM 4/11/2014 by Jeff Giles
If it worked for Harry Potter, Twilight, and The Hunger Games, why not Divergent? While it remains to be seen whether the latter franchise will scale the same commercial heights as its aforementioned YA brethren, it'll have at least one thing in common by the time the curtain falls on its final installment:
7:21 PM 4/9/2014 by Binh Ngo
Mark and Brian Gunn, the writers of Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, have been hired to update Universal's Timecop reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Gunns are also working on the scripts for Journey 3, MacGyver, and The Monster Squad remake.
Posted April 9th, 2014 by Binh Ngo
An astronaut stranded on Mars must figure out how to surive on the hostile planet and get back to Earth.