McG Wants Will Smith For His “Nemo”

Last week, we brought you news that McG will direct the upcoming “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo.”  At the time, we didn’t have any reports on who would place the title role in the film. Now, thanks to Latino Review, we can tell you that the director is pursuing actor Will Smith for […]

Geek Syndicate Talks to Amanda Tapping

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Our good friends at Geek Syndicate kick off 2009 with a great interview with “Stargate SG1″ and “Sanctuary” star, Amanda Tapping. Amanda was our guest on Slice of SciFi last March. Tapping discusses the creation of the series and the journey it took from being a web-based series to its first season that just wrapped […]

More “Iron Man” Casting Rumors

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At this rate, will there be any screen time for Iron Man in his upcoming sequel? According to Variety, actress Emily Blunt is rumored to be director Jon Favreau’s choice to play Iron Man nemesis, Black Widow in “Iron Man 2.” Black Widow is the super-villian identity of Natasha Romanoff, a Soviet superspy who wears […]

Fuller Pushing for “Daisies” Movie

While there’s no word yet on when the last three episodes of “Pushing Daisies” will air on ABC, fans can take hope that if creator Bryan Fuller has his way, that won’t be the last of the story. According to TV Guide On-Line, Fuller is currently working on getting a direct-to-DVD movie for the series […]

First New “Smallville,” “Supernatural” of 2009

Starting at 8 p.m. tonight, the CW offers two highly-anticipated episodes of their series “Smallville” and “Supernatural.”  Details on these first new episodes of 2009 are below along with some exclusive clips. SMALLVILLE” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Legion” DC COMICS’ LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARRIVE IN SMALLVILLE FROM THE FUTURE TO HELP CLARK STOP […]

“Jericho” Movie on the Horizon?

“Jericho” fans rejoice.    According to director and producer Jon Turteltaub, a “Jericho” movie is in the works. “We’re developing a feature for ‘Jericho’,”  Turteltaub told iFMagzine. “It would not require you to have seen the TV show, but it get into life after an event like this on a national scale. It would be the […]

“Daemon” Optioned

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Proving that hard work and having a great product can equal success in the publishing world, author Daniel Suarez has had his originally self-published thriller, “Daemon” optioned for a feature film according to Reuters. Producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are producing the project for Parmount Pictures. “Daemon” centers on an iconic game designer who, before […]

DVD Sales Decline in 2008

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With the country feeling a bigger pinch in the pocketbook these days, many people are being forced to cut back their spending for things that aren’t deemed essential.  One area that Americans are cutting back is the purchase of DVDs.  Sales for DVDs dropped last year by 5.8 percent according to the Hollywood Reporter, leading […]

Chevy Chase to Guest Star on “Chuck”

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Actor Chevy Chase will appear on NBC’s “Chuck” for a three-epsiode arc later this season reports the Hollywood Reporter. Chase will play a millionaire in the media business accused by Chuck’s father of stealing his ideas.  No word yet on when the episodes featuring Chase will air. “Chuck” returns to NBC with a 3-D episode […]

Ricardo Montalban Remembered

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The man who brought one of “Star Trek”‘s most memorable villains to life on the small and big-screen has passed away.  Ricardo Montalban passed away today at the age of 88, according to reports. Montalban appeared in over 166 roles over his acting career but is probably best remembered for two roles.  One was as […]

Robot Suit Helps Farm Workers

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A new agriculture robot suit developed by the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology could soon help farm workers with the backbreaking labor of harvesting.   The robot suit is designed specifically to help out with tough agricultural work like pulling radishes. The suit has eight motors fitted over the shoulders, elbows, back and knees to provide […]

Reilly Hints at Second Season For “Fringe”

Fox President Kevin Reilly told reporters at this week’s Television Critics Assocations’s winter press tour that things are looking good for a second season of “Fringe.” “It’s a keeper,” he said of the show, which will soon benefit from a lead-in from “American Idol.” “They’ve really found the storytelling model now. What you’re going to […]

Disney Picks Up Supernatural Comedy

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While it doesn’t yet have a name, a script, a star or a director, it does have a deal with Disney. A new concept for a supernatural comedy has been picked up by the House of Mouse. The script pitch came from Ron Burch and David Kidd and Variety reports it is a template for […]

“True Blood,” “Fringe” Will Be Featured at Paley Festival

While we don’t know the full line-up for this year’s William S. Paley Festival, we can tell you two of the shows that will be featured in the week long celebration of the best television has to offer. The two series are HBO’s “True Blood” and Fox’s “Fringe.” The full list of shows will be […]

Jackson Out as Nick Fury?

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Say it ain’t so! Samuel L. Jackson has told the Los Angeles Times that he may not reprise his role as Nick Fury for Marvel Pictures. Saying “there seems to be an economic crisis in the Marvel Comics world,” Jackson said that someone else may be playing Fury or that Fury won’t be seen at […]