Remembering Robert Prosky


Veteran character actor Robert Prosky has passed away at the age of 77.  His oldest son, Stefan, said the versatile actor passed away from complications from a heart procedure in Washington D.C. Prosky had a long career, playing a variety of roles on both stage and screen.  He may be best known to genre fans for […]

“Terminator: Salvation” Trailer On-Line

Curious to see what it will look like when Christian Bale takes on the terminators? The trailer for the upcoming “Terminator: Salvation” has been posted on-line at Apple’s web site. You can see the trailer HERE.

“Flash Forward” Adds Cast Members


On Slice of SciFi #190, we brought you news about ABC giving the go-head for a pilot based on Robert J. Sawyer’s “Flash Forward.”   We also told you about casting news for the potential series that is being groomed as a companion piece to “Lost.” Today, the Hollywood Reporter reports more casting news for the […]

Time Releases “Best of” 2008 TV, Movies

It’s that time of year when critics begin compiling their list of the top ten tv shows, books, movies, etc.  “Time Magazine” has jumped into the debate early this year, releasing its top ten TV shows, tv epiosdes and movies of the year.   And there’s at least one surprise on the list–the tv show coming […]

Klingon “Hamlet” Scenes Filmed for Blu-Ray Extras


In the dinner scene of “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country,” Chancellor Gorkon says the only way to experience Shakespeare’s classic play “Hamlet” is to experience it in the “original Klingon.” Audiences will have the chance to do that when Paramount releases the sixth “Trek” movie on Blu-Ray according to the Pioneer Press.   Minnesota’s Commedia […]

Could NBC Reduce Primetime Programming?

NBC Universal CEO told financial analysts yesterday that the Peacock network is considering reducing its primetime programming as part of a reorganization effort. “Can we continue to program 22 hours of prime time? Can we afford to program seven nights a week?” Zucker said. “We are actively looking at all of those questions.” NBC has […]

Academy Reverses “Dark Knight” Score Decision

A couple of weeks ago, we brought you news that the score for “The Dark Knight” had been declared ineligible for an Oscar nomination. Today, there’s good news. According to the Los Angeles Times, the original decision to disqualify the musical score has been reversed. This means the memorable score from this summer’s biggest hit […]

“Robot Chicken” Sketch With Whedon, Moore

Check out this funny “Robot Chicken” segment featuring Slice of SciFi favorites Joss Whedon and Ron Moore. UPDATE: We apologize to our international readers. This clip is only available to our North American readers. We didn’t intend this to slight any of our international readers in any way.

Julia Ling Talks About “Chuck”‘s Anna Wu


Julia Ling’s Anna Wu will make a dramatic return to “Chuck” this week after being conspiciously absent for the last couple of episodes. Our sister site, TV Guide On-Line talked to Ling about her disappearance from the Buy More and what fans can expect in the next two episodes of “Chuck.” ” have a certain […]

Hick’s Picks 55

Jason Bourne is going back to his roots for the next installment of Universal’s Bourne series.  After the last two movies used the titles and little else from the original Robert Ludlum novels, producer Frank Marshall told Coming Soon the fourth Bourne movie will use a plot by Ludlum as its inspiration. “We now have […]

New “Creature From the Black Lagoon” Will Explore Creature’s Origins


While he may not have a green-light from a studio to update the campy classic, “The Creature from the Black Lagoon,” writer and producer Gary Ross says he some ideas how exploring the origin of the famous Universal monster.   Ross recently told SciFi Wire that his script and ideas find a scientific basis for the creature’s […]

Track “The Observer” on “Fringe”

For the past couple of weeks, our Voice Mail show has tracked the appearances of the mysterious “Obeserver” from Fox’s new series, “Fringe.” There are multiple web-sites and groups out there, tracking the exact time the mysterious bald man appears in the show. But what if you don’t have time to go back and watch […]

Hardwick Off “Twilight” Sequel


The stars and writer will be the same, but the person in the directors chair will be different.   Director Catherine Hardwick will not be back to direct the second installment in the “Twilight” series according to the Hollywood Reporter. After opening to a big box-office success in its first weekend, Summit Entertainment immediately green lit production on the […]

Showtime Developing “Syns”


Showtime has signed on to develop a new character driven science-fiction drama called “Syns” according to the Hollywood Reporter.  Orginally called “Doll Hosptial,” the series was created by Stephen Volk, who pitched the concept to the BBC.  The BBC passed on the series, but Showtime showed interest in the concept.  The American version credits Volk […]

Nolan Not Rushing “Dark Knight” Sequel


Fans rushing out to buy “Dark Knight” tomorrow on Blu-Ray or DVD may have to savor it for a while.   According to director Christopher Nolan, he’s not in any rush to make a third installment in the Batman series. In an interview with USA Today, Nolan pointed out that the third installment in comic-book based […]