Raimi to Direct “World of Warcraft” Movie

Could director Sam Raimi have the magic to break the curse of badly done adaptations of video-games into feature films? We’ll find out when Raimi takes the reigns for “World of Warcraft.”  Variety reports the director has signed on for the film, which is scheduled to begin production after Raimi’s work on “Spider-Man 4″ is […]

Torchwood: Children of Earth, Day Two — A Slice of SciFi/Tuning In To SciFi TV Review — *** Spoiler Warning ***

Review by: Kevin Bachelder (Tuning In To SciFi TV) *** Spoiler Warning *** What follows is a review of Torchwood: Children of Earth Day Two. It contains spoilers about the Day Two episode so only proceed if you want to know what happened. The great thing about this being a nightly mini-series is that we […]

SyFy Sets Fall Premiere Dates

With their summer season a solid success, SyFy is looking forward to the fall.  The network recently announced when several series would debut or return to the cable outlet. “Stargate Universe”, the latest installment in the long-running franchise, debuts with a two-hour premiere on Oct. 2 at 9 p.m. and will air Fridays a 9, […]

Will David Tennant Regenerate into Bilbo Baggins?

The U.K.’s Telegraph newspaper has a report today that actor David Tennant is on the short list to play Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming feature film version of J.R.R. Tolkein’s “The Hobbit.” The Scottish star leads a list of stars, including James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe, vying to play the title role of Bilbo Baggins […]

Torchwood: Children of Earth, Day One — A Slice of SciFi/Tuning in to SciFi TV Review — *** Spoiler Warning ***

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Review by: Kevin Bachelder (Tuning In To SciFi TV) *** Spoiler Warning *** What follows is a review of Torchwood: Children of Earth Day One. It contains spoilers about the Day One episode so only proceed if you want to know what happened. When I first heard that series three of Torchwood would be a […]

“Star Trek” Hits DVD, Blu Ray in November

After months of rumors, we finally have a release date for “Star Trek” on DVD and Blu-Ray. Variety reports “Star Trek” will arrive in stores on November 17.   And fans can expect a wealth of extra features on the set. With the packaging feature dubbed “augmented reality,” consumers will be able to hold their disc […]

“Futurama” Voices Recast?

The celebration of the retrun of “Futurama” may have been premature. Yes, we’ll still get 26 new episodes, but we may hear different voices when the series returns for its new seasons. According to Forces of Geek, 20th Century Fox has issued a casting call for new actors to play the voices of the cast.  […]

Bean Cast in “Game of Thrones”

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Actor Sean Bean has been cast in the lead role of Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark in HBO’s upcoming adaptation of “A Game of Thrones,” according to Variety. “Thrones” will be a 13-episode adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novel and the first season of the “Song of Fire and Ice” series for the cable outlet. […]

What Ever Happened to Summer Repeats?

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Editorial by: Michael Hickerson (Slice of SciFi Editor) A couple of days ago, Summer dropped me a note, saying that repeats of “Medium” had started to show up on CBS’s regular line-up.    You may recall that “Medium” was dropped by NBC this year, but quickly scooped up by CBS as part of its Friday night […]

Apollo 11 Crew Celebrates Moon Landing, Challenges Us to Go To Mars

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Forty years ago today, Apollo 11 made history as the first human beings landed on the moon. And as the original astronauts from the mission–Buzz Aldrin, Neal Armstrong and Michael Collins–gather to celebrate the event, they have a new challenge for the next generation of space explorers–let’s go to Mars. The astronuats lamented that NASA […]