Ribisi Joins “Avatar”

Giovanni Ribisi has landed a role in the James Cameron feature 3-D film “Avatar,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. He will play the part of Selfridge, a character with a passive-aggressive personality – which is perfect casting because this kind of role is what Ribisi does best. Already signed to the cast are Sam Worthington […]

“Justice League of America” Moves Forward

Producer/director George Miller (“Happy Feet,” “Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome”) will move into the center chair for Warner Bros. big screen, live-action adaptation of the DC Comics series “Justice League of America.” Casting is underway, locations have been scouted and pre-production is getting serious. The fly in the ointment? A possible writer’s strike that could shut […]

“Monsters vs Aliens” vs “Avatar”

DreamWorks Animation has decided to move up its release date for the studio’s big 3-D animated feature “Monsters vs. Aliens,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film will now open on March 27, 2009 instead of its original premiere date of May 15. The reason for the move? DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg admits that […]

Garner and McConaughey Pair Up For Laughs

According to Variety, it looks like Mrs. Affleck, Jennifer Garner (“Alias”), will be joining the cast of the Mark Waters film titled “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,” a supernatural comedy starring heart-throb Matthew McConaughey. Our little butt-kicker from “Alias” has been pretty busy since leaving that show. She is starring opposite Jamie Foxx in Universal Pictures’ […]

Newest Star Trek Cast Member Confirmed

We’ve reported on it and speculated for weeks but now we can confirm that actress Zoe Saldana has joined the cast of the new J.J. Abrams film “Star Trek” XI. She will play the pivotal role of communications officer Uhura. Acclaimed actress Nichelle Nichols starred as Uhura for the full 40 years of the franchise’s […]

Weekend Box Office Final — September 14-16, 2007

Totals are U.S. box office only. Sci-fi and genre-related films are in BOLD. 1. The Brave One………………….$13,471,488 Engagements:2,755 Cume: $13,471,488 2. 3:10 to Yuma……………………$8,930,889 Engagements:2,667 Cume: $28,330,228 3. Mr. Woodcock……………………$8,761,369 Engagements:2,231 Cume: $8,761,369 4. Superbad……………………….$5,105,184 Engagements:2,910 Cume: $111,241,228 5. Dragon Wars…………………….$5,041,239 Engagements:2,277 Cume: $5,041,239 6. Halloween………………………$4,867,522 Engagements:3,051 Cume: $51,120,587 7. The Bourne Ultimatum…………….$4,125,380 Engagements:2,611 Cume: […]

John Woo’s “Red Cliff”

“Red Cliff” aka “The Battle of Red Cliff,” helmed by renowned director John Woo and a film based on actual events that took place in ancient China during the period of the Three Great Kingdoms is finally wrapping up production after several delays due mostly to severe adverse weather conditions. The other major hit to […]

New Voyages’ New Partners Bring Quality Viewing

“World Enough and Time,” starring George Takei, is now available without bandwidth restrictions. Star Trek: New Voyages now delivers its latest episode using high-resolution Adobe Flash streaming technology, thanks to a partnership with Internet giants Dragonfly.com and Verisign, Inc. Tune in and enjoy the superior sound and picture quality of this phenomenal Star Trek online […]

Don’t Fandango Your “Simpsons 2″ Tickets Just Yet

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) After waiting 19 years for the first “Simpsons” movie, fans are wondering when Springfield’s favorite family might next return to the big-screen. According to producer Al Jean, the wait could be a while. “We would only do a sequel if we believed it was a movie that had […]

“Buck Rogers” In the 21st Century?

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) With the success of “Battlestar Galactica”‘s triumphant re-imagining and the potential with this fall’s “Bionic Woman,” Hollywood is scrambling to raid nostalgia vault and find the next big sci-fi property to bring back to our screens. The next genre property that could get a “re-imagining” is the Buck […]

Iron Man Trailer

It has begun! Marvel Comics online is running the new “Iron Man” movie trailer The onslaught of Iron Man awesomeness kicked off with the release of the first Iron Man teaser trailer! See what the world’s buzzing over and check out some of Marvel.com’s most popular Iron Man videos. Make sure to visit the Iron […]