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 […]

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”: TVGuide.com 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 […]