Fox Announces Fall Start Dates


Fox is looking to get a jump on the competition, though not as much of one as they’ve made in recent years. Due to a new baseball postseason sharing contract with cable outlet TBS, Fox won’t have to roll out most of its fall shows as early to build momentum before the annual fall playoffs […]

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen — A Variety Review


With machines that are impressively more lifelike, and characters that are more and more like machines, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” takes the franchise to a vastly superior level of artificial intelligence. As for human intelligence, it’s primarily at the service of an enhanced arsenal of special effects, which helmer Michael Bay deploys like a […]

Did “Babylon Five” Ruin Genre Television?


British television writer Jonathan Wright says that genre television’s current fascination with “mytharc” storytelling is ruining the genre.  And he blames “Babylon Five” and its creator J. Michael Stracynski as the biggest culprits behind the decline. In his latest column, Wright says: “Back in the early 1990s, Straczynski, or JMS as fans know him, created […]

Whedon Turns Down “Buffy” Offer

Looks like the proposed “Buffy” reboot will happen without Joss Whedon. Whedon told Entertainment Weekly that when the news broke about a reboot to the 1992 feature film that producers reached out to him. ” I think that’s something better left untouched by me. So, I wish them luck,” Whedon responded. So it looks like […]

“Back to the Future” Wedding Cake


Save the clock tower…slice for your first anniversary. If you’re planning to the tie the knot any time soon, you might want to consider this wedding cake as part of your special day. Based on the square from the “Back to the Future” trilogy, this themed, red-velvet cake is the perfect way to start your […]

No “Heroes” Panel At Comic-Con?

Three years ago, NBC’s “Heroes” got a huge pre-air boost from its panel at San Diego ComicCon.   Last year, after a disappointing second season, fans still camped out overnight for seats on the panel and were treated to promises for improvement and the first episode of season three. Now this year, it appears “Heroes” may […]

Captain America #600 Hits Stores Today

The pivotal “Captain America #600″ hits stores today.  Several years ago, the comic book series made headlines when it killed the central character. Now, a little over two years later, it appears the 600th issue will undo that death.  Or to quote the “Princess Bride,” to make so that Captain America was only “slightly dead.” […]

“John Carter of Mars” Casting News


Two major roles in the upcoming “John Carter of Mars” movie have been cast according to the Hollywood Reporter. Taking on the title role is Taylor Kitsch, best known for his work on TV’s “Friday Night Lights” and this summer’s “Wolverine.” Actress Lynn Collins is taking in the role of Dejah Thoris, heir to the […]

ITV Cancels “Primeval”

Several weeks ago, we brought you news that Britain’s ITV was searching for a co-producer for a potential fourth season of “Primeval.” It appears they didn’t find one. Total SciFi TV reports that ITV has cancelled the series after three seasons. “Basically ITV have changed their policy about drama before 9pm in that they’ve decided […]

“Hangover” Hangs On To Box Office Crown

After upsetting “Up” for the box office crown last weekend, “The Hangover” continued to hang on to the top spot at the box office this weekend.  The comedy took in $33.4 million over the weekend, pushing the movie to over the $100 million mark in ten days.  Not bad for an R-rated comedy. Meanwhile, Disney’s […]

Update: Sommers Still On “G.I. Joe”

Earlier today, we reported the rumor that director Stephen Sommers had been relieved from his directorial duties on “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.” The rumors appear to be just that–rumors. Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura denied the story, which was originally posted on posting board of producer Don Murphy. “After a test screening wherein the film […]

McFarland: Cast DiCaprio in New “Spawn”


“Spawn” creator Todd McFarlane wants to see an A-list player in the upcoming “Spawn” movie. McFarlane told MTV News that he’d like to see actor Leonardo DiCaprio cast in the upcoming film–but not as the title character. “The main character isn’t Spawn, per se, it’s the guy chasing Spawn,” McFarlane said. “And I’ve always had […]