- Humankind is on the verge of doing something incredible and only thought possible in the world of science fiction — create a synthetic life form.
- Shout! Factory, an indie DVD supplier of mostly cult films and TV programming, has acquired exclusive home entertainment and digital download rights to the cult TV series “Mystery Science Theater 3000.”
- It looks like director Sam Raimi is out of the Shire and Guillermo del Toro is in to helm the two “The Hobbit” films for New Line and Peter Jackson.
- Monty Python veteran John Cleese is in negotiations to join the cast of Fox’s remake of the 1951 sci-fi classic “The Day the Earth Stood Still.”
- “Fanboys” has been long on promise and short on delivery, but the latest from screenwriter Ernest Cline is the film about every Star Wars fan’s dream will be out… soon in 2008.
Special Segment: Michael R. Mennenga sat down with director/actor Tim Russ at last weekend’s Phoenix Cactus Comic Con. Tim gives our fans the latest update about his new online miniseries called “Star Trek of Gods and Men.” Part I is already available for viewing on the Web and Tim tells us when to look for Parts II & III.
- “LOST” is back with a real bang. We ask the probing questions concerning the real fate of Charlie, Jack, Kate, Sawyer, Desmond and Hurley. No real spoilers here for those who missed last Thursdays return episode, but we do come close.
- The new J.J. Abrams FOX TV SF drama called “Fringe” has nabbed two high profile actors. One of them is slated as one of the three leads in the show.
Interview: Our guests are some of those fine folks who are working industriously to save “Journeyman,” the NBC show that the network failed to pick up after it aired 13 episodes. On hand for the interview are Njdeh from Journeyman Fansite, Todd of the Save Journeyman.net and Troy Price from the Journeyman Podcast. Each explains how and why they felt so strongly about keeping “Journeyman” on the air and offer fans some good tips on what they can do to get involved.
Future Talk: Just when everyone thought the new “G.I. Joe” movie would end up as a total casting failure, comes news that a big name with real box office clout has finally been attached to the project.
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