“Supernatural” Casting News


Entertainment Weekly‘s Michael Ausiello reports that actor Mark Pellegrino has been cast in a pivotal role for the upcoming fifth season of “Supernatural.” Pellegrino was last seen on the season finale of  “Lost” playing Jacob, the mysterious force on the island. The actor will join the “supernatural” cast in a recurring role next year.  If […]

Screenwriters Alex Kurtzman and Bob Orci Compare Trekkies to Transformers Fans — An AMC Interview

Interview by AMC’s Clayton Nueman The writers for Fringe, Star Trek, and Transformers discuss their latest movie’s American Pie connection, arguing logic with Michael Bay, and writing Trek‘s reverse premise in Cowboys and Aliens. Q: You were reluctant to write a Transformers sequel. What changed your minds? AK: I think the “refusal to the call” […]

“American Werewolf in London” Latest Remake Victim


The reboot rage continues… Dimension Pictures has acquired the rights to remake John Landis’ cult classic, “An American Werewolf in London” according to the Hollywood Reporter.   The studio won the rights in a bidding war among several major studios the trade paper reports. Landis wrote and directed the comedy-horror film, which starred David Naughton and […]

“Stargate: Atlantis” Season Five Contest


Slice of SciFi has three (3) copies of “Stargate: Alantis – The Complete Fifth Season” to give away.  This contest runs from June 29 until midnight Pacific time on July 5. Travel through the Stargate as the ultimate and final season of the adrenaline-driven, intriguing space drama, “Stargate: Atlantis” Season 5 arrives as a five-disc […]

“Terminator: Salvation” Game Winners

Congratulations to our two winners in the “Terminator: Salvation” game contest.  The winner of the game for the Playstation 3 is Bradley Carver of Gainsville, GA and the X-Box 360 winner is Glen Rust of Denton, Texas. Be on the lookout for the games to arrive in your mailbox soon.

“Virtuality” Doesn’t Deliver Ratings

If you liked Friday’s showing of “Virtuality,” and hoped to see more, we’ve got some bad news this morning. The two-hour movie/potential pilot by Ron Moore and Michael Taylor barely registered in the ratings Friday evening drawing 1.8 million viewers and an 0.5 adult demo rating.  It was the lowest rated show of the night […]

SyFy VP Will Answer Questions Via Twitter

Got a question about SyFy for channel vice-president Craig Engler? Thanks to the modern marvel of Twitter, you can ask Engler directly about the network’s programming or impending name change.  Engler has signed up for a Twitter account and promises that he will be interactive with fans and viewers of the cable outlet. “Most networks […]

“The Box” Trailer Debuts


On this week’s Slice of SciFi Movie Talk, we talked about the upcoming Richard Kelly film, “The Box.” Based on a short story by Richard Mattheson, “The Box” tells the story of a young couple who are receive a mysterious box. Inside is a button that if pushed, will kill one person somewhere in the […]

Ulysses solar probe to go dark


Nineteen years and close to 5.8 billion miles later, the Ulysses solar probe’s mission is coming to an end according to the Associated Press. NASA and the European space agency plan will turn off the probe’s transmitter Tuesday.  The probe was originally designed to run for five years, but has surprised and delighted scienetists by […]

“Fallen” Takes Box Office Crown

No surprises at the box-office this weekend. “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” drew new record-setting box-office totals over its five day opening.  The movie took in $201.2 million in receipts since opening last Wednesday.  The five-day total was just shy of the total set by “The Dark Knight” last summer. The movie was powered by […]