Chekov Role Cast

Story Submitted by: Kreg Steppe (SoSF Contributing Fan) According to The Hollywood Reporter, J.J. Abrams has cast Russian-born Anton Yelchin (“Alpha Dog”) as Pavel Chekov in Paramount Pictures’ “Star Trek.” As every Trek fans knows, Chekov is the Russian-born navigator of the USS Enterprise under the command of James T. Kirk. Yelchin joins earlier named […]

Kidman Turns From Sci-Fi to Horror

Nicole Kidman may just be turning into the new genre-goddess. She will premiere her new sci-fi film “The Invasion” this month (August 17th), a retelling of the “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” tale with a 21st Century twist and now Universal has hired her to do an English-speaking remake of the successful Columbian horror flick […]

Jonny’s Quest For the Big Screen

You knew it had to happen….first “Speed Racer” is being filmed for the big screen as a live-action flick and now Warner Bros. has decided it’s time to take the Hanna-Barbera Jonny Quest animated TV series and turn it into a live-action, big screen epic as well. The series that centered on a young lad […]

New Cruise Rumor For Trek XI Surfaces

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) Being friends with J.J. Abrams can help you find work in Hollywood. Just ask Abrams favorite Greg Grunberg, who has appeared in a large number of Abrams’ projects over the years. It appears that Abrams has a new buddy in Hollywood — actor Tom Cruise. Abrams directed Cruise […]

Weekend Box Office Final — August 3-5, 2007

Box Office totals are U.S. only. Genre-related films are in bold. After the box office closed on Sunday night the estimated figures exceeding $70 million for “The Bourne Ultimatum” were a little exaggerated with actual figures coming in at around $69.2 mil, however, those numbers were still strong enough to give Bourne the title of […]

AICN Claims To Have Star Trek Casting Sheet

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (Farpoint Media Exec. News Dir.) Aint It Cool (AICN), legendary for purposefully not distinguishing the real news from fake, is making claims to the ownership of a leaked casting sheet for the upcoming Star Trek film to be directed by JJ Abrams. Not much is learned from it. We already […]

Jason Kicks Butt On Film and At Box Office

“The Bourne Ultimatum,” the third film in the Bourne franchise starring Matt Damon breaks box office records for a weekend showing. The movie has been rated to have the best spy oriented opening on record. It surpassed previous record holder, Daniel Craig’s “Casino Royale” (or any other Bond flick for that matter) and its own […]

Be Prepared For the “Invasion” — Don’t Sleep!

Academy Award winner Nicole Kidman (“The Hours”) and Daniel Craig (“Casino Royale”) star in the science fiction action thriller “The Invasion,” a nightmarish journey into a world where the only way to stay alive is to stay awake. The mysterious crash of the space shuttle leads to the terrifying discovery that there is something alien […]

Bay at “Summer’s End”

Producer/director Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes production company will do the heavy lifting for Jeremy Passmore’s suspense thrill ride called “Summer’s End.” This film is set in a small coastal Oregon town which has been devastated by a deadly virus that has decimated the entire adult population (sounds like something that could happen in the Oregon […]

The $700 Million Wizard Boy

Written by: Kenneth Li NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global box office sales for “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” the latest film about the British boy wizard, have reached $700 million, media company Time Warner Inc. said on Wednesday. “We’re looking for a very big year for Warner and New Line,” Time Warner […]

“The Next Shrek” — 2010

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – The fourth movie in the “Shrek” franchise has become the first project to lay claim to a specific release date in 2010. Currently using the working title “The Next Shrek,” the DreamWorks Animation production has staked out May 21, moving into the same mid-May position that “Shrek the Third” occupied […]