“Torchwood” Coming to New York ComicCon


American fans will get a sneak peak at the upcoming third series of “Torchwood” as part of a panel at the upcoming New York ComicCon. The panel will take place on Saturday, February 7 at 4:15 p.m. at the annual convention. The panel will also feature actress Eve Miles and director Euros Lynn, who will […]

2009 Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Awards Nominees Announced


Over the weekend, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced its nominees for its 12th annual achievement awards.  The awards are the equivalent of Acadamy Awards for the video-gaming community. Below is a list of the nominees. Family Game of the Year Boom Blox LittleBigPlanet Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party Rock Band 2. Wii […]

“Green Hornet” Canceled?

With the departure of Stephen Chow from the upcoming “Green Hornet” movie, Hitfix is reporting that Sony has pulled the plug on the film. According to reports, Sony has pulled the plug on the opening date of July 25, 2010 and said that it is “highly unlikely” filming will begin on the project this year. […]

Vatican Launches YouTube Channel


Monty Python did it, so why not the Pope? The Vatican announced Friday that it is launching its own YouTube channel according to the Associated Press.  With the channel, the Vatican and Pope Benedict XVI hope to to broaden and unite the pontiff’s audience and give the the Holy See better control over the pope’s […]

“Mall Cop” On Top

Americans went to the box office this weekend looking for a laugh and it appears they got it from Kevin James. The former “King of Queens” is on top of the box office receipts for the second weekend in a row with “Paul Blart, Mall Cop.” The movie took in $21 million dollars for the […]

Slice of SciFi #197: Talking Scifi with Michael Hinman


In the News: Scientists at England’s Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have produced the first images of a heart attack taken from inside a human heart, which may help treating heart attacks in the future. Webcasts of funerals are gaining in popularity. Sir Terry Pratchett has been testing a new device that could slow down […]

Ryan Joins “Doctor Who”


Earlier this week, we reported that former “Bionic Woman” actress Michelle Ryan was in talks to appear in “Doctor Who.”  At the time, the rumor-mill indicated she would be joining new Doctor Matt Smith as the latest companion. Now comes official word from the BBC that Ryan will appear in the upcoming special, “Planet of […]

“Chuck” Fans Lobby for Third Season


While “Chuck” has been creatively knocking it out of the park this year,  the all-important ratings haven’t exactly been a home run.  Faced with stiff competition from CBS’s comedy line-up and ABC’s reality series, “Chuck” has struggled this season in its timeslot. Rumors of the series’ potential cancellation have begun to surface, leading some fans […]

Is Singer’s “Logan’s Run” Remake Still Happening?


A couple of years ago, director Bryan Singer was ready to update the 70′s sci-fi film, “Logan’s Run.” However, it appears the project has stalled a bit with Singer taking on variety of other projects. So, will we see his version of “Run” any time soon? “At the moment, I haven’t decided. I really don’t […]

“Invasion,” “Moonlight” Premiere Tonight on SciFi

If you missed “Invasion” or “Moonlight” during their initial runs on ABC and CBS, tonight you can watch them from the beginning on SciFi.  Starting at 8 p.m. EST is “Invasion,” the story of a small town after what appears to be an alien intervention.  Then it’s the vampire detective series that won a loyal […]

Slice of SciFi #196: Voicemail Show

This is the show for our inquiring fans and listeners and their voicemails, emails. We want to hear your comments and feedback… No, really, we do! Pay no attention to how much Mike grumbles about them…you know – that guy sitting in the dark corner with all the knobs and switches. Got a comment for […]

Daughter’s Princess Fascination Inspired “Stepsister Scheme”


When fantasy author Jim Hines’ daughter was four years old, she loved princesses to the point that Hines felt like his home had a “Tribble-like infestion” of princess-related merchandise “drawn in poses I can only describe as ‘simpering” he told SciFi Wire. Hinest wanted a better princess. Or at least some “who could get out […]

“Inkheart” Director Wanted Fraser


Actor Brendan Fraser had an advantage over every other actor trying out for the lead in the upcoming big-screen adapation of “Inkheart.” Author Cornelia Funke was inspired to create the character of Mo from an inspiration by Fraser. “This book shows up, and it’s inscribed, “To Brendan, thank you for inspiring this character. I hope […]

Ron Moore Discusses Other Final Cylon Candidates

Last Friday, “Battlestar Galactica” answered one of the biggest questions on many fans minds–who is the final Cylon? However, before we got to the big reveal, Moore said he and the writing staff put a lot of time and thought into just who could or couldn’t be the final Cylon. “We talked about Dualla [Kandyse […]

“Preacher” Finds a Script Writer

It has a star, it has a director and now the big-screen adaptation of “Preacher” has a screenwriter. According to Variety, writer John August has been tapped to write the big-screen version of “Preacher.” Sam Mendes will direct the film, which centers on the preacher of a Texas town who is struggling to get by […]