USA Today Offers Look at New “Trek” Toys


With the approach of J.J. Abrams’ new “Star Trek” reboot later this year, USA Today has a sneak peak at some of the tie-in toys that will be offered along with the film. Playmates Toys will begin offering action figures, remote-controlled starships, board games and even a tie-in “Star Trek” Barbies in stores on April […]

“Tom and Jerry” Headed to Big-Screen


The eternal game of cat and mouse between popular cartoon characters Tom and Jerry will continue on the big-screen.   The never-ending battle between the duo will come to life using CGI versions of Tom and Jerry interacting with live-action settings.  Warner Brothers will produce the film and is targeting the film at the family audience […]

Apple Posts Profit on iPod Sales

Driven by Christmas sales for its popular iPod players, Apple reported its first quarter of $10 billion sales in the first quater of the fiscal year according to the Hollywood Reporter. Apples said Wednesday that its revenues rose 6% to $10.2 billion in the fiscal first quarter that ended Dec. 27, while earnings rose 2% […]

CW’s SciFi Thursday Line-Up is All New

SMALLVILLE” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Bulletproof” JOHN JONES IS SHOT — Clark (Tom Welling) discovers John Jones (guest star Phil Morris) was shot while working as a police officer, so Clark dons the uniform and goes undercover to find the culprit. Meanwhile, Lana (Kristin Kreuk) confronts Tess (Cassidy Freeman) and tells her Lex […]

Leger Gets Oscar Nod, “Dark Knight” Doesn’t


Actor Heath Ledger picked up the only major Acadamy Award nomination for last summer’s biggest hit, “The Dark Knight” when nominations were announced this morning. Many thought “Dark Knight” could be in the running for best picture and best director for Christopher Nolan, but was shut out in both categories.  Ledger’s nomination is the seventh […]

Razzie Nominees Announced


As the Acadamy prepares to reward the best movies from 2008, the Razzies is gearing up to recognize the worst movies and performances from last year. The nominations for the 2008 Razzies were announced yesterday and Mike Myers’ “The Love Guru” led the way with seven nominations including worst picture, worst actor for Myers, worst […]

“Supernatural”: Readers’ Burning Questions Answered!

Our sister site, TV Guide On-Line has a new interview with Supernatural producer and writer Sera Gamble.  Sera appeared on Slice of SciFi a few weeks ago and now she’s chatting with TV Guide’s readers about what fans can look forward to in the second half of Supernatural’s fourth season. Is this season is leading […]

Gollum aka Andy Serkis Discusses Shedding the CG Suit for “Inkheart” — An AMC Interview


The actor behind The Lord of the Rings‘ Gollum and King Kong‘s ape discusses shedding the CG suit to play the villainous Capricorn in Inkheart, a part he based on Hitler. Q: What attracted you to Inkheart? A: I thought it was really quite a dark story. I wasn’t aware of the books beforehand, but […]

New “Chuck” Videos

We’ve still got a few weeks before everyone’s favorite geek-turned-spy returns, but until then NBC has sent over some clips for the upcoming return of “Chuck.” Sarah Sizzles Chuck: What’s in a name? Chuck…In 3D!: “Chuck” returns on Monday, February 2.

Takei Lends Voice to “Clone Wars”


Actor George Takei will lend his voice talent on this Friday’s episode of “Star Wars: Clone Wars,” according to Newsarama. Takei, who is best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu on “Star Trek” will provide the voice for a new villian, Lok Durd.  Takei has done extensive voiceover work the past several years, including […]

McLure Speaks About Friday’s BSG


Hopefully, most of our readers have had a chance to catch up on last Friday’s “Battlestar Galactica.”  If you haven’t and don’t want to know what happens, please turn back now. There are big time SPOILERS ahead. Ron Moore promised the final episodes of “Battlestar Galactica” would bring about the death of several characters.   And […]

“Piranha 3-D” Delayed


The upcoming “Piranha 3-D” will be coming to a theater near you, but not as soon as we originally reported. Director Alexander Aja says filming for the horror remake has been delayed for a “very logical reason.” “We were stuck with a release date of next summer, and because of that we were almost going […]

Russo Review — “City of Ember” DVD


Written by: Joe Russo (Film Critic/SoSF Contributor) Director: Gil Kenan Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Toby Jones, Bill Murray, David Ryall, Ian McElhinney Release Date: January 20, 2009 Russo Rating = 7/10 Destined to become a cult favorite…a uniquely dilapidated science fiction environment City of Ember is a dark film. The social and political commentary behind the […]

Rumor: Ryan Could Be New “Who” Companion


Former “Bionic Woman” actress Michelle Ryan is reportedly in conversations with the BBC to assume the role of the new companion on “Doctor Who” according to the UK’s Daily Mirror. The Mirror reports Ryan has been “in secret talks with BBC bosses” about joining Matt Smith in the TARDIS for the fifth series, which will […]

Bakula To Guest Star on “Chuck”


“Chuck”‘s second season of pitch-pefect guest-casting will continue later this season when actor Scott Bakula leaps onto the show. Bakula has signed on for a three-episode arc, starting in April as Chuck and Ellie’s estranged father. “Chuck made a promise to his sister, Ellie [Sarah Lancaster], that he was going to find their dad in […]