20th Century Fox Trims TV Budgets

The current economic climate is leading to cuts in every walk of life, including television series production.  According to TV Week, 20th Century Fox has asked several of its series to reduce their operating budgets by two percent for the current season.  Affected by the cuts are series like “Dollhouse,” “Life on Mars,” “24″ and […]

“Dark Knight” Flies Out of Stores

If you bought “The Dark Knight” on DVD or Blu-Ray last week, you weren’t alone.  The first week of the year’s biggest blockbuster saw the largest sales for a home-video release in two years according to Warner Brothers.   In retail outlets, “Dark Knight” moved 10 million DVDs and 1.3 million Blu-Rays last week.   With sales […]

Sonnenfeld To Helm “How-To Guide To Saving the World”


“Men in Black” director Barry Sonnenfeld will direct and produce the upcoming MGM movie “The How-To Guide to Saving the World” according to the Hollywood Reporter. The script for the film comes from writer BenDavid Grabinski and was voted by Hollywood executives as one of the “most liked” screenplays for the annual unofficial Black List. […]

SciFi Signs Up for More “Ghost Hunters”

SciFi ain’t afraid of no ghost.  In fact, the network is embracing ghosts and the people who track them down in a big way.  According to the Hollywood Reporter, SciFi has reached an agreement with Craig Piligian, creator of the “Ghost Hunters” franchise to continue and expand the franchise on the network.  A new, college […]

“Eon: Dragoneye Reborn”


All-New Fantasy Novel Featuring Dragons and Adventure “Publishing on December 26, 2008 is Alison Goodman’s novel, “Eon: The Dragon Reborn.” Under the harsh regime of an ambitious master, young Eon is training to become a Dragoneye, the human link to an energy dragon’s power. His intensive study of Dragon Magic, which is based on the […]

Megan Fox Presents “Game of the Year” Honors


“Transformers” star Megan Fox presented the Game of the Year award during Spike TV’s “2008 Video Game Awards” Sunday evening. If you missed who won the game, you can check out the presentation below.

“True Blood” Adds Cast Members


HBO’s “True Blood” has added two new female cast members for its upcoming second season according to EW’s Michael Ausiello. Broadway actress Anna Camp and soap opera star stellar Ashley Jones have signed on for the show’s second season. Camp will come on the show as a series-regular for the role of Sarah, the hot-to-trot wife of […]

“Contagious” by Scott Sigler


Sigler Returns with “Infected” Sequel Podcasting pioneer and best-selling author Scott Sigler returns with the much-anticipated sequel to his best-selling novel “Infected” with “Contagious.”  Hitting bookstores on December 30, fans can expect more of the same thrills, chills and spills that highlighted “Infected” and all of Sigler’s work.  And maybe, just maybe there will be […]

BBC Renews “Merlin”


The BBC announced yesterday that “Merlin” has been renewed for a second season. The series has garnered solid ratings in the UK, averaging an audience of 6.2 million viewers for the first eight episodes, with a 28% average share.   The series airs on Saturday evenings in the UK and is targeted toward a family audience.  […]

“Phantom” To Get a Reboot


Reinventing popular franchises seems to be all the rage these days from James Bond to the Caped Crusader.  Next in line will be the purple-suited comic strip hero, The Phantom with “The Phantom Legacy.” The character was last seen on the big-screen, played by Billy Zane in 1996′s, “The Phantom.”  The movie didn’t generate enough […]

Scientist Use X-Rays to See “Ghost” Fossil


Using X-ray technology produced by electrons moving at or near the speed of light, scientists in Wyoming will get a picture of a flying dinosaur bird from the late Jurassic period according to USA Today.  The Archaeopteryx (pronounced aR-kee-OP-ter-iks) was a 16-inch-long flying dinosaur with sharp teeth and pointed talons on the end of its wing […]

“Priest” Names a Director


After coming so close, yet so far to a movie adaptation, the comic-book series “Priest” has been granted a second chance. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Scott Charles Stewart will take the director’s seat for the upcoming Screen Gems production. The story is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and […]

“Heroes: The Recruit” Webisode 1

The first new webisode of “Heroes,” called “The Recruit” debuted Monday.   If you haven’t seen it yet or just want to see it again, you can view it here.  

Zombie Directing “Halloween” Sequel


Director Rob Zombie confirmed yesterday that he will direct a sequel to his reboot of “Halloween.”   Zombie also promised that his second installment would bear little resemblence to the second installment from the original “Halloween” series of films, according to Variety. Zombie’s latest installment will pick up right where his “Halloween” left off and follow […]

Campbell Regrets Using His Own Name for “My Name is Bruce”


If he had to it to all over again, actor Bruce Campbell wouldn’t have used his name in for the upcoming movie, “My Name is Bruce.” “We probably should not have called him ‘Bruce Campbell,’” Campbell told SciFi Wire. “It created an extra layer of distress in people’s minds where they were tormented with why […]