“I, Claudius” Set For the Big Screen

With the success of “300” and “Apocalypto,” HBO’s “Rome” series and older films like “Gladiator,” producer Scott Rudin (“The Queen,” “The Truman Show”) has purchased the screen rights to the Robert Graves historical novel “I, Claudius.” The deal set Rudin back $2 million, according to Variety. The Graves novel is considered a classic in the […]

Top Ten Box Office Final — August 31-September 3, 2007

Totals are U.S. only. All sci-fi and genre-related films in bold. 1. Halloween…..$31,012,000 ($31,012,000) 2. Superbad…..$15,600,000 ($92,435,000) 3. Balls of Fury…..$13,837,000 ($16,798,000) 4. The Bourne Ultimatum…..$13,193,000 ($202,613,000) 5. Rush Hour 3…..$10,375,000 ($122,231,000) 6. Mr. Bean’s Holiday…..$8,101,000 ($21,101,000) 7. The Nanny Diaries…..$6,356,000 ($16,507,000) 8. Death Sentence…..$5,200,000 ($5,200,000) 9. WAR…..$5,140,000 ($17,979,000) 10. Stardust…..$3,903,000 ($31,912,000) Source: Box Office […]

Zombie’s “Halloween” Biggest Labor Day Record

It looks like fans of the Halloween film franchise are happy with director Rob Zombie’s remake of the classic John Carpenter movie Halloween. So far, over this three day Labor Day Weekend, it has scored the highest box office total for this holiday since records started being kept. Currently the film has garnered $26.5 million […]

Star Trek’s New Uhura?

TrekMovie.com is reporting that they have heard from sources close to the production of the new J.J. Abrams Star Trek movie that actress Zoe Saldana (“Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl”) has been offered the part of Uhura – the USS Enterprise’s communications officer originally played for 40+ years by Nichelle Nichols. […]

Goodman – A Perfect Choice

John Goodman has been cast as Paul Bunyan in the computer-animated family adventure “Bunyan & Babe” opposite comedian Eddie Griffin, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Goodman isn’t new to voice work, he has worked on such animated films as “Monsters Inc.” and “Cars,” as well as the upcoming Jerry Seinfeld film “Bee Movie,” which is […]

Witchy Rock

Dewayne “The Rock” Johnson has passed on the next Scorpion King flick (listen to our Show #124 this Saturday for details), and “Spy Hunter” keeps getting delayed. We know he has fully retired from the wrestling ring, so just what is the mega-action star up to these days? Can you say Disney? That’s right, according […]

Snyder Ready To Be Illustrated

Once Zack Snyder (“300″) has completed “Watchmen,” the highly anticipated big screen adapation of Alan Moore’s popular graphic novel, he will next tackle another classic in the SF genre. Warner Bros. has tagged the director for a remake of Ray Bradbury’s “The Illustrated Man.” Snyder has asked for Alex Tse to write the script based […]

Apology & Promise From New Voyages

The price of success when you produce such a quality product as the cast and crew of Star Trek: New Voyages has consistently done over the past few years, is sometime evident by how many people stampede your site for downloads all at the same time. Such was the case with the new George Takei […]

Weekend Box Office Final — August 24-26, 2007

Totals are U.S. domestic only. All genre films in bold. This will be the first time in over a year that the number of genre-related films in the Top Ten was three or less. 1. Superbad………………………$18,044,369 Engagements:2,948 Cume: $68,616,643 2. The Bourne Ultimatum……………$12,472,215 Engagements:3,679 Cume: $185,253,615 3. Rush Hour 3……………………$11,706,643 Engagements:3,408 Cume: $108,469,646 4. Mr. […]

X-Files Script In Hand

The script for the next X-Files movie is completed, has been approved by the studio and disseminated to the two lead actors. David Duchovny, who has a new Showtime hit series called “Californication” says he and Anderson have the scripts in hand and he has already read his copy. “I have [read it],” Duchovny told […]

Racer Goes For Mass Appeal G-Force

In a recent interview with Collider.com, actress Susan Sarandon talked a bit about the new live-action Speed Racer film she and John Goodman will be starring in. The two most revealing aspects of the interview were the type of camera and stop-action footage being used by the Wachowski Bros., a technique that promises to revolutionize […]

A Dark Horse Comedy

Dark Horse is currently developing a new SF horror/comedy film called “War Monkeys,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Monkeys” is the creation of Chris Patton (“Mission Impossible III”) and the script is set to be written by Cleve Nettles (“Cat Tale,” “Oculus”). According to Patton, the movie centers on a janitor who finds himself trapped […]