Barrowman Writes “Torchwood” Comic

Actor John Barrowman is collaborating with his sister, Carol E. Barrowman, on the script for an upcoming “Torchwood” comic strip. Featuring art by Lee Edwards and Trevor Goring, the strip will find Captain Jack facing a deadly threat on a remote Scottish island, where people are disappearing one by one. To his horror, Jack starts […]

John Scott Martin Remembered

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Actor John Scott Martin, who brought countless classic “Doctor Who” monsters to life, has passed away at the age of eighty-two according to Britian’s entertainment paper, “The Stage.” Martin appeared as multiple monsters during the classic series’ original 26 year run, but is probably best known as one of the original Dalek operators. The actor […]

Elfman Writing Score For “Terminator: Salvation”

Composer Danny Elfman told MTV News that he is working on the musical score for McG’s upcoming “Terminator: Salvation.” “I just started yesterday” said Elfman who indicated the original “Terminator” theme by composer Brad Fiedel was not in use yet – “I think if it comes up and it seems appropriate, we will [use it]. […]

Wizard Cancels Two WizardWorld Conventions

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Citing the current economic climate, Wizard has postponed its annual Los Angeles WizardWorld Convention and cancelled its convention in Texas. The Los Angeles show was scheduled to take place on March 13-15 and the Texas show was scheduled to take place in November.  No word yet on when the Los Angeles convention will be re-scheduled. […]

Studios “Close” To “Watchmen” Settlement

Warner Brothers and 20th Century Fox continued negotiations Monday over the distribution rights to “Watchmen” and are reportedly “close” to a settlement according to the Hollywood Reporter. No word yet on when a settlement could be reached.  The parties met behind closed doors at the Los Angeles federal court to work out details.  Many observers […]

Gaiman Denies “Doctor Who” Rumors

Is he or isn’t he? Apparently, he isn’t.  Author Neil Gaiman is (once again) denying rumors that he will write an episode of “Doctor Who” for the series’ fifth season.    The rumor sprang up last week when io9 reported that the BBC were working on digital effects to create the popular Patrick Troughton nemesis, the […]

The Original Apollo Richard Hatch Discusses Battlestar Galactica’s Finale — An AMC Interview

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The original Apollo, Richard Hatch discusses his role in the new Battlestar Galactica and the possibility that he’s the Final Cylon. Q: Does the resurgent popularity of Battlestar ever surprise you? A: It’s rare to get a really truly wonderfully written, acted and produced scifi show, period. Most remakes or re-imaginings turn out to be […]

Catch Up on “Battlestar Galactica”

If you’re looking for a quick, easy way to catch up on “Battlestar Galactica” before the series returns Friday night, check out these two videos. They’ll give you a quick, thumbnail sketch of what’s happened in the past three and one half seasons.

BBC America Head: “Torchwood” Season Three Coming to U.S.

The third series will air in the United States–and possibly only a few hours after it airs in the UK. Speaking at Television Critics Association Janaury tour, BBC America president Garth Ancier confrimed the third series will air in the United States on BBC America and that it will run for five nights. The new season […]

A Glimmer of Hope for “Watchmen”

After weeks of gloom and doom, there may be a ray of sunshine in the on-going dispute between Warner Brothers and 20th Century Fox over distribution rights to the big-screen adaptation of “Watchmen.” According to reports, both sides have asked federal judge Gary Feess today to delay an upcoming hearing in the case because “settlement […]

Rogan Writes “Simpsons” Episode

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Actor Seth Rogan is a hot commodity in Hollywood these days.   Now he’ll get animated in an upcoming episode of “The Simpsons.”  Rogan will lend his voice to an upcoming episode of the popular Fox animated series according to the Herald Sun.  Rogan was the writer’s first choice for the guest role.  Of course, that’s […]

Eastwood Tops Box Office

Before the weekend started, many predicted the new Anne Hathaway romantic comedy, “Bride Wars” would easily take the top spot at the box office.  However, veteran actor Clint Eastwood proved he’s still a box office draw as his new drama, “Grand Torino” expanded nationwide and captured the top spot at the box-office. Many expect Eastwood’s […]

Slice of SciFi #195: Interview with Aaron Douglas (“Battlestar Galactica”)

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Interview: This week, we talk to Aaron Douglas who plays Chief Tyrol on SciFi’s “Battlestar Galactica.” Aaron will be in Phoenix in a few weeks for Phoenix Cactus Comicon. He also talks about the history of his character and his approach to playing Chief Tyrol.

“Capricorn One” DVD Contest

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Starting Saturday, January 10 and running until January 31 at midnight Pacific time, we’re giving away five (5) copy of “Capricorn One” on DVD. What if one of the greatest space adventures was really a hoax? When the head of NASA’s manned Mars mission discovers that the capsule meant to carry the astronauts will suffer […]

Braga Talks About “Flash Forward”

On Slice of SciFi #190, we brought you news that Robert J. Sawyer’s novel, “Flash Foward” was being made into a potential television series for ABC. The series is being billed as a companion piece to “Lost” for the alphabet network. One of the producers for the pilot and potential series is long-time “Star Trek” […]