ONE READ and Hollywood Look To “Ender’s Game”

Orignal Story by: MARCIA VANDERLIP of the Columbia Tribune Submitted by: Lesmond Check it out. The ballots have been counted, and “Ender’s Game” by Orson Scott Card is the 2005 One Read selection, a Daniel Boone Regional Library task force announced today. Popular among young adults and teens, the selection is designated for readers age […]

Star Trek XI’s Time Warp

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Source: Dreamwatch Magazine – Issue 8 Submitted by: S.K. Sloan Screenwriter doesn’t know when his own film is set New Star Trek screenwriter Erik Jendersen has sent out confusing signals about plans for the 11th film in the science fiction series. Band of Brother’s Jendersen was unveiled as the writer for the Paramount Pictures prequel […]

“X-Men 3″ loses another director

Only two months before the scheduled start of production on X-Men 3, director Matthew Vaughn has left the project, citing personal reasons, in not wanting to uproot his family from London for a year while he worked on the project. Maybe Fox can still bring back Bryan Singer, since Joss Whedon’s going to be busy […]

Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith Sets Record for Opening Day Ticket Sales

Source: CNN Submitted by: Cougar (Star Wars News Consultant) The final chapter of the “Star Wars” movie saga grossed a record $50 million from its first 24 hours in North American theaters, the highest box office tally for a single day, according to studio estimates issued Friday. Copyright 2005 Reuters.

MOVIE NEWS

Source: Sci-Fi Wire Compiled by: S.K. Sloan There are some interesting (and maybe, not so interesting) movies on the horizon for 2005 and early 2006. BATMAN BEGINS Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” explores the origins of the Batman legend and the Dark Knight’s emergence as a force for good in Gotham. In the wake of his […]

ANT and DEC To Star In A Sci-Fi Comedy

Source: The Online Sun Submitted by: Lesmond (Slice of Sci-Fi News Researcher) For our UK readers this story out of The Sun and The Hollywood News will be of interest. England’s comedy duo, Ant and Dec have gotten themselves leads in an upcoming movie entitled “Alien Autopsy.” It is slated as a ‘sci-fi comedy’. If […]

Cannes To Honour Director Lucas

Source: BBC News Submitted by: Nina Star Wars creator George Lucas will be honoured at the Cannes film festival, where he will receive the prestigious Festival Trophy.