“Trick ‘R’ Treat” Headed to DVD


Before he worked the scripts for “X-Men 2” and “Superman Returns,” Michael Dougherty came up with his spec script for the horror comedy “Trick’R’Treat.” The movie is an anthology of tales, all taking place on Halloween night but unlike other anthology films like “Creepshow,” each tale has connection or crossover elements. The film’s tales follow […]

“Epitaph One” Available on iTunes, Amazon

On last week’s Slice of SciFi, during our TV Talk segment, we discussed how the upcoming season of “Dollhouse” will build on the “lost” episode, “Epitaph One.” Creator and producer Joss Whedon assured fans that while the episode would serve as a cornerstone to season two, fans who hadn’t seen it wouldn’t be left out. […]

NASA Needs Funding to Track Asteroids


Deadly asteroid impacts on our planet are the stuff of disaster movies and novels. And while the odds of an asteroid slamming into Earth and altering life on our planet are small, it could still happen.  That’s why NASA set a goal of working to detect at least 90 percernt of all deadly asteroids by […]

Singer Rumored to Direct “Battlestar” Movie


Before we got the relaunch of “Battlestar Galactica” from Ron Moore and David Eick, SciFi was developing a take on the project that included director Bryan Singer and Tom De Santo. The project was to be a back-door, reboot pilot for a new series of “Galactica,” but it was put on the shelf by SciFi […]

“Parnassus” Finds U.S. Distributor


After months of limbo, Heath Ledger’s final performance in  “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus,” has found a distributor for its United States theatrical run. Variety reports that Sony Classics is in advanced talks to pick up the distribution rights to the Terry Gilliam directed film, which features Ledger’s final performance before his untimely death last […]

Emmy Awards Nix Time Shifting Plan

A plan to pre-tape the presenation of eight Emmy awards and show the clips during the three-hour live broadcast on CBS has been nixed according to Variety.  Instead, the awards will be presented live during the broadcast later this month. The plan was intended to help the Emmy broadcast run on time and within its […]

“Battlestar Galactica: The Plan” Coming to DVD, Blu Ray


Experience the fight for humanity’s survival through the eyes of the cylons for the first time ever in BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: THE PLAN Premieres Exclusively on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def, DVD and Digital Download October 27, 2009 Universal City, California, July 17, 2009 – Television’s most thrilling science fiction adventure makes a stunning turnabout when Battlestar Galactica: The […]

Warner Brothers To Build Lego Movie


With movie versions of “Candyland,” “Hot Wheels” and “Stretch Armstrong” on the way, it was only a matter of time until Hollywood decided to mine another movie from a favorite childhood toy.  This time, it’s Legos. Yes, you read that right–Legos.  The popular, multi-colored building blocks will soon become their own feature film. Warner Brothers […]

Newman Balances Roles on “Eureka,” “Eastwick”


Actress Jamie Ray Newman has a good problem–she’s currently starring in two genre series.  The first is her recurring role as Tess on SyFy’s hit series “Eureka,” and later this year, she’ll be one of the three stars of ABC’s “Eastwick.” “Jaime Paglia and Charlie Craig, the creators of the show, sent me an e-mail […]