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 […]

Taylor Talks “Virtuality”


Fans coming to Ron Moore’s “Virtuality” expected something similar to what they saw on “Battlestar Galactica” may be in for a bit of a surprise.  According to co-writer Michael Taylor, the new two-hour movie/back-door pilot deals more with “technology” than “Galactica” did. “It’s more about the technology we are already dealing with and how that […]

Hatch: “BSG” Movie Should Be Like “Trek”


If the proposed big-screen remake/reboot of  the original “Battlestar Galactica” is going to be successful, actor Richard Hatch thinks producers should take a page from the “Star Trek” playbook. Talking to Moviehole, Hatch said the new movie “Should go further back like ‘Star Trek’” in terms of the setting for the film. With Trek, says […]

Fox Won’t Be Buffy…Yet


Earlier this week, IGN reported rumors that actress Megan Fox was in the running for the title role in the upcoming “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer” reboot. Roy Lee, one of the producers with the film says reports of Fox’s involvement in the film are premature. “The rumors of Megan Fox being involved with Buffy are […]

Fan Has “Doctor Who” Themed Funeral


Wales’ Sebastian Neale loved “Doctor Who.”  How much you ask? Enough to have a “Doctor Who” themed funeral.  The 26-year old fan recently passed away.  But instead of the standard funeral, Neale had a “Doctor Who” themed one, including having his casket look like the exterior of the Doctor’s TARDIS. Attendees to the funeral were […]

“The Strain” — A Slice of SciFi Book Review

Reviewed by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Editor) “The Strain” by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hagan Hardcover, 416 pages Published: June 2, 2009 Purchase a copy of “The Strain.” Slice of SciFi Rating: 4 out of 5 stars A modern day retelling of “Dracula” Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan originally conceived “The Strain” as a […]

Rumor: Director Fired From “G.I. Joe”

Has director Stephen Sommers been removed from “G.I. Joe”? According to SciFi Wire, the director has been terminated, following low-rated audience ratings for pre-screenings of the upcoming summer blockbuster.  Sommers has locked out of the editing room on the film and reports indicate director Stuart Baird is being brought in to try and salvage the […]

Ball Promises “Just More” For “True Blood” Season Two


Producer Alan Ball says fans can expect the second season of HBO’s “True Blood” to be “just more — sexier, hotter, funnier, scarier, more violent,” according to USA Today.   Ball added that he takes seriously the mandate of the show to be “popcorn for smart people.” Actress Anna Panquin, who plays Sookie Stackhouse, teased that […]

NBC Signs “Heroes” Writers


After a season of turbulance of the writing staff for NBC’s “Heroes,” the network gave a vote of confidence to two members of the writing staff yesterday.   Writers Aron Coleite and Joe Pokaski each signed a two-year agreeement with NBC Universal to continue writing for the genre drama and to develop projects of their own, […]

Labine: “Reaper” Is Dead

Fans holding out hope for a syndicated version of “Reaper,” won’t like the latest news from actor Tyler Labine. Labine, who plays Sock on the show, tells TV Guide On-Line that the rumored syndication extention for the show is a “no-go” and “it’s not officially, officially dead, but as far as everyone is concerned, it’s […]