Campbell Could be “Green Lantern” Director


A few weeks ago on Slice of SciFi #196, we reported that Warner Brothers had put their superhero projects from the DC Universe on hold. And while it appears that may be for the proposed “Superman” and “Justice League” films, it appears that the big-screen adaptation of “Green Lantern” is moving forward. According to Variety, […]

“Iron Man 2″ Video Game Under Development


While the offical details on “Iron Man 2″‘s storyline may not be publically known yet, someone over at Marvel must have an idea of what we’ll see in 2010.   Marvel has begun negotations with Sega’s Secret Level to create an “Iron Man 2″ video-game. No details have been released on the game or movie versions […]

Couple Has a “Halo” Wedding


It was love at first frag for gamers Desirai Labrada and John Henry. The couple, who met while playing “Halo 2″ on-line, tied the knot last month at a special “Halo” themed ceremony according to MTV. According to reports, the bride and groom wore traditional wedding apparel while the officiating officer at the ceremony wore […]

Akerman: No “Watchmen” Sequel


One month from tomorrow, the long-anticipated “Watchmen” finally hits theaters and IMAX.  “Watchmen” is expected to be a blockbuster hit and with Hollywood that can only mean one thing–a potential sequel.   But if you’ve read the graphic novel (and if you haven’t, you should!), you probably know that the storyline doesn’t exactly lend itself well […]

New “Supernatural” Tonight


<h2>SUPERNATURAL ” — (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Sex and Violence”</h2> A SIREN PITS BROTHER AGAINST BROTHER – Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean (Jensen Ackles) enter a small town in Iowa, where three men have inexplicably beaten their wives to death. The guys realize that behind the murders is a Siren, a creature that can […]

Nutter Will Direct “Freemind”


Long-time, award-winning televison director David Nutter will jump from the small-screen to the big-screen as the director of the upcoming adapation of “Freemind.” “[Nutter] is a very character-driven director,” said David Uslan, who’s producing the film with Marc Rosen of Rosen/Obsts Productions and Robert Keyghobad. “This was a very non-comics comic book, based purely around […]

All New “Smallville” Tonight

SMALLVILLE” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Requiem” SMALLVILLE BRINGS IN ANOTHER DC VILLAIN — An explosion at LuthorCorp kills all the Board members and injures Oliver (Justin Hartley), who was there to announce the merger of his company with LutherCorp. Oliver believes that Lex is responsible for the blast, but Clark (Tom Welling) and […]

Quesada: Branagh “Gets” Thor


Earlier this week, Marvel Comics president Joe Quesada and writer Brian Michael Bendis chatted back and forth via Twitter.  Normally, this wouldn’t be newsworthy since it seems every celebrity (major and minor) is on Twitter these days.  But what makes this conversation interesting is comments made between the two on a meeting Quesada had with […]

Stephen King Critical of Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” Saga


In a move sure to anger twelve-year-old girls everywhere, the world’s best-selling author Stephen King has called out Stephenie Meyer. Speaking to USA Weekend’s Lorrie Lynch, King was asked to make comparisons between two of the bigger selling authors in recent memory, J.K. Rowling and Meyer.  King replied, “Both Rowling and Meyer, they’re speaking directly […]

Billy Dee Williams Talks About His “FanBoys” Cameo — An AMC Interivew


Billy Dee Williams discusses his Fanboys cameo, shares his thoughts on real life fanboys, and explains why no other actor could have made Lando Calrissian a cultural icon. Q: How did your Fanboys cameo come about? A: I was handed a script, I read it, and I thought it was a lot of fun — […]

Gray Developing “Lost City of Z”


Director James Gray is developed a script based on the life of Percy Harrison Fawcett called “The Lost City of Z.”   Gray is developing the story from David Grann’s book and hopes to have the screenplay done in the next two months.  Gray also hopes the script will interest actor Brad Pitt in the lead […]

Glau Shocked by “Sarah Connor” Finale

Actress Summer Glau says that when she got the script for the second season finale of “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” that she was shocked by it. “I am not going to give it away, but I’m excited and I’m a little bit sad, but more excited and just really proud of what [series creator] […]

Robber Uses Batleth in Hold-Up


A robber in Colorado Spring has no honor. According to reports, a masked man robbed two 7-11 convience stores early Wednesday morning using a batleth. A clerk at one of the two stores recognized the weapon from the popular TV series, “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The first robbery was reported at 1:50 a.m., at […]

Downey, Jr: Rourke Not in “Iron Man 2″

In what is rapidly becoming a trend, another actor linked to a role in “Iron Man 2″ may not be there.   This time, it’s Oscar-nomated actor Mickey Rourke.  Last week, media outlets reported Rourke has signed to play the Crimson Dynamo in the upcoming movie. According to Robert Downey, Jr, it looks like we spoke […]

“The X-Files: I Want To Believe” DVD & Blu Ray Contest


Starting today and running until Saturday, February 21, we have three (3) DVD copies and two (2) Blu-Ray copies of the second “X-Files” movie, “I Want to Believe.”  Both editions include two version of the movie–the theatrical version and a special extended cut of the film. Set after the series ended, Mulder is approached by […]