Pine Decides On Kirk!

Making what is probably the wisest decision in his career, young actor Chris Pine has opted out of starring with George Clooney in “White Jazz” and will take the lead as Captain James T. Kirk for the new J.J. Abrams film “Star Trek.” “White Jazz” director Joe Carnahan, in his official blog, made it known […]

Cho Offically Sulu

I know, I know, it was reported all over the place today that John Cho is now the new Sulu, but, being the ever conscientious news service that we are, we didn’t want to report it until the scuttlebutt could be as confirmed as much as the early morning announcement from Paramount about Simon Pegg […]

BREAKING NEWS: Simon Pegg Is Scotty

Paramount Pictures has just announced that “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead” actor Simon Pegg is the new Montgomery “Scotty” Scott for the J.J. Abrams re-imaging of “Star Trek.” Pegg joins Leonard Nimoy, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Eric Bana and Anton Yelchin for the next film to be based of the classic Trek series. […]

Langella Gets Boxed In

The great Emmy nominated and Tony Award winning actor Frank Langella (“Superman Returns”) will be joining Cameron Diaz for the suspense horror film “The Box.” Langella will play a stranger who presents the mysterious box to Diaz’s character. When she and her husband open the box they gain instant wealth, but with one caveat — […]

The New Face of Kirk?

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (FarPoint Media Executive News Director) Is this the new face of Captain James T. Kirk? Could be! Young actor Chris Pine, considered one of the newest and hottest tickets in the entertainment industry, is currently in negotiations to star alongside George Clooney in “White Jazz,” but even more importantly to […]

Ferrell is Lost — Say It Ain’t So!

Universal Pictures has tapped Will Ferrell to star in…..get ready for it……a big screen version of Sid & Marty Krofft’s “Land of the Lost.” Sources claim that this is one project that Ferrell has been wanting to be involved in for years and has pushed for it behind the scenes. One thing that Ferrell may […]

Bana Is Star Trek’s New Bad Guy

You can now put all the rumors aside. Russell Crowe and Gerard Butler are likely off the villain list of possible baddies for the next Star Trek film from J.J. Abrams. Enter from stage left is The Hulk himself, Eric Bana, who can soon be seen in “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” You read it right. […]

Shatner Still Wanted For Trek Movie

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (FarPoint Media Executive News Director) Screenwirter Roberto Orci says that he, Alex Kurtzman and JJ Abrams are still wanting to get William Shatner to join his friend and former castmate Leonard Nimoy for the new Star Trek movie. “What J.J. said at Comic-Con is still true,” stated Orci in an […]

Weekend Box Office Final – October 5-7, 2007

All totals are U.S. box office only. Sci-fi and genre-related films are in BOLD. 1. The Game Plan………………….$16,609,377 Engagements:3,105 Cume: $43,158,823 2. The Heartbreak Kid……………..$14,022,105 Engagements:3,229 Cume: $14,022,105 3. The Kingdom…………………….$9,722,940 Engagements:2,802 Cume: $31,746,270 4. Resident Evil: Extinction………..$4,521,301 Engagements:2,848 Cume: $43,695,477 5. The Seeker: The Dark is Rising……$3,745,315 Engagements:3,141 Cume: $3,745,315 6. Good Luck Chuck…………………$3,657,516 […]

Christopher Eccleston Is the New Face of Evil

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) One look at the resume of British actor, Christopher Eccleston shows the thespian has spent a lot of time in the realm of science-fiction and fantasy, both on the big and small screen. On the small screen, Eccleston brought the iconic role of the Doctor back to life […]

Sweeny Todd — The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Johnny Depp and Tim Burton join forces again in a big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s award-winning musical thriller “Sweeney Todd.” Depp stars in the title role as a man unjustly sent to prison who vows revenge, not only for that cruel punishment, but for the devastating consequences of what happened to his wife and daughter. […]