Durance Takes Wing In Butterfly

Source: SciFi Wire Submitted by: Kyle Nin Smallville’s Lois Lane, Canadian actress Erica Durance, will star in New Line’s upcoming direct-to-video sequel to The Butterfly Effect. Durance and an as-yet-unannounced male lead will be report to the film’s Vancouver, Canada, set from Jan. 9 to Feb. 7. Cinematographer John Leonetti (Star Trek : Insurrection) will […]

End of Holiday Week Box Office Totals Are In

Dec. 30 – Jan. 2, 2006 1. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (BV) 3,853 $32.8 2. King Kong (UNIV) 3,627 $31.6 3. Fun With Dick and Jane (SONY) 3,056 $21.0 4. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (FOX) 3,211 $19.3 5. Rumor Has It (WB) 2,815 $11.6 6. The Family […]

“Film of the Year 2005″

Source: BBC Submitted by: Cougar Perched on top of the heap we call 2005, Serenity. It was far from the biggest hit of the year but the rabid fanbase which helped get Joss Whedon’s cancelled sci-fi series onto the big screen has now handed it the biggest accolade in modern cinema: the title of 2005 […]

Big SciFi/Fantasy & Horror Line Up for 2006

Source: SciFi Wire Submitted by: Kyle Nin As 2005 winds down and enters the history books 2006 is already looking like another big year for science fiction, fantasy and horror pics as studios unveil their 2006 slate of big screen features.

Resident Evil: Afterlife Is Cast

Submitted by: Kyle Nin According to Bloody Disgusting.com the beautiful Sienna Guillory is set to reprise her role as Jill Valentine in Sony Screen Gems’ Resident Evil: Afterlife. This has been also been mentioned in an article on Wikipedia. Leading lady Milla Jovovich will once again play Alice, while Mike Epps announced a few weeks […]

Craig Ready and Able

Source: MTV Submitted by: Kyle Nin Blonde and Bond Daniel Craig is excited and ready to pursue the next generation of James Bond. He told MTV that in the new Bond flick ‘Casino Royale,’ unlike the original comedy version of the 1960′s, this feature will have all the right elements that make it a true […]

The Lion Goes To China

Source: Yahoo Entertainment News Written By: Jonathan Landreth “Narnia” gets China’s nod for spring run Disney will release “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” this spring in China, a company spokesman said Thursday, making the family fantasy the third Hollywood film accepted by Beijing for 2006. “Narnia” is likely to […]

EW Misquotes Whedon On Serenity/Firefly

Source: FireflyDVD.com Submitted by: Sevens Joss misquoted – States he is not turning his back on Firefly ‘verse It appears Joss Whedon was misquoted in Entertainment Weekly concerning the demise of the Firefly/Serenity ‘verse. Joss was simply pointing out that the movie Serenity is done and he’s moving on to other projects. Joss posted these […]

TOP 25 Sci-Fi Films of All-Time

Source: FilmForce Submitted by: Lesmond IGN Film Force has chosen their pick for the best of the best in science fiction cinematography since movie-making began. See if you agree with their findings. Throughout the month of January 2006 we want all our readers and listeners of Slice of SciFi to send in what you would […]

“Future” Rumor Put To Rest

Source: BTTF.com Guest Contributor: Trek Dude Michael J. Fox has no plans to rev up the time-traveling Delorean one more time for a Back To The Future-4 feature. This rumor had been flying around for awhile now and was put in print by the ContactMusic.com site that loves to spread these kinds of rumors. That […]

Watching Watchmen

Source: Variety Submitted by: Kyle Nin Alan Moore’s Hugo Award winning graphic novel Watchmen has finally found a studio home. It has jumped from Paramount to NBC Universal and now has landed in the lap of Warner Bros. However, once Warner gets its writing and directing team ducks all in a row, Paramount does have […]

Adios Firefly…. Fond Adieu Serenity

Rumor has it that Entertainment Weekly Magazine Edition #855 due out on 12-23-2005 has Joss Whedon saying adios to Firefly. Due to Serenity’s lackluster worldwide box office showing the magazine quotes Whedon as saying, “In the end, it was what it was a tough sell.” Concerning the movie and a possible sequel? “I have closure,” […]

Walking The Line Into Family Troubles

Source: Variety Reese Witherspoon, fresh off her Golden Globe nomination for “Walk the Line” is gearing up to tackle the unexplained. She will star in and produce Don Winston’s script of “Our Family Troubles.” Witherspoon plays a young mother who begins to question her own sanity after returning to her Tennessee family home only to […]

King Kong Opens to Just $9.7 Million

Variety reports that Peter Jackson’s King Kong opened well below Universal’s hopes and industry expectations with $9.7 million domestically on Wednesday. That’s about half of the opening day take of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring four years ago, which the studio reportedly said was a comparable film. I’m not too […]

Bonus Material For UK ‘Serenity’ Fans

Source: Digital Spy Submitted by: Sevens Joss Whedon’s ‘sci-fi western’ Serenity will be released on DVD on February 27 in the UK, with more bonus features than its Region 1 counterpart. Empire Online reveals today that UK fans will be treated to a 20-minute documentary of which American buyers are to be deprived. Entitled A […]