- Author Ian Rankin says that J.K. Rowling has moved into an entirely new genre for her next novel.
- The secretive film from J.J. Abrams known simply as “Codename: Cloverfield” now has a new designation.
- Aniboom, a small Israeli anime company will launch its own channel very soon on Google Inc., YouTube.com. It promises to rival anything from “The Simpsons” or “South Park.”
Movie Talk:It’s just two short months away from Halloween and we take a look at a couple of films created just for the scary season — “Trick r’ Treat” and “House.”
Special Segment: Trivia Doug, GameCube Paul and all the review crew are on a short hiatus so there is no Special Segment for this week’s show. However, the timeslot is filled quite nicely with a special promo warning of a certain syndrome only suffered by certain members of the scifi geek community.
- Some interesting casting news comes out of Hollywood for shows like “Heroes” and “Lost.”
- Science Fiction and other genre-related offerings will be well represented at this year’s 59th Annual Emmy Awards Show. Over 30 nominations were entered for sci-fi programming.
Interview: This week we talk with producer Keith Addis the man behind “The Masters of Horror” and “The Masters of Science Fiction,” as well as so many other loved genre-related movies and television programs, including a scoop about the new SCI FI Channel production of “Dragon Steel,” a “Deadwood in Middle-Earth” new weekly series that he is involved with.
- Tween heartthrob Zac Efron of “Hairspray” and “High School Musical” fame will try his hand with a slightly more grownup role in “Seventeen.”
- Uwe Boll is not too concerned about redeeming himself and his next flick, “Seed” is proof-positive of that.