Source: CNN Money Written by: Krysten Crawford (CNN/Money Staff Writer) The U.S. Supreme Court rules against file-sharing service Grokster in a closely watched piracy case. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that software companies can be held liable for copyright infringement when individuals use their technology to download songs and movies illegally. The unanimous decision […]
Source: The Sci-Fi Channel & The Hollywood Reporter Submitted by: Les Written by: S.K. Sloan According to the Hollywood Reporter, Lou Diamond Phillips is joining the ensemble cast of the Sci-Fi Channel’s new six-hour miniseries, “The Triangle.” Phillips will star with such A-List Hollywood names as Sam Neill, Eric Stoltz and Bruce Davison. He will […]
Source: TV Shows on DVD Written by: Mr. Sevens The good folks at TV Shows On DVD report that Universal Studio’s Home Entertainement has given exclusive rights to Best Buy to sell Battlestar Galactica-The Complete First Season two months before other retailers. Early ‘Galactica’ DVD Release For Best Buy Battlestar Galactica will be released in […]
Source: Coming Soon & IMDb Submitted by: Kyle Nin Edited by: S.K. Sloan 20th Century Fox is going to film Eragon, based on the Christopher Paolini-penned bestselling fantasy novel. Stefen Fangmeier will direct the film. The movie is reportedly shot in Hungary’s Mafilm Studio near Budapest, a favorite site for dragon pictures.
Source: The Planetary Society and NASA Written by: S.K. Sloan The Planetary Society has announced that its $4,000,000 Cosmos 1 solar-sail powered spacecraft has ended in failure. As we have been reporting on Slice of Sci-Fi’s Sci-Fi to Sci-Fact segment, The Planetary Society beat NASA to the launchpad for the historical launching of the first […]
Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch Original Story by: Kevin Kidd of the Suburan Journals Jefferson County Journal Submitted by: Les Movie audiences aren’t familiar with the story of Captain Bob McCain and his crew of intergalactic rogues, but if Jim Yelton and Steve Newton have their way that will change. Yelton, 33, of Arnold, and […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (17.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSSSource: Hanson Robotics Edited and Submitted by: S.K. Sloan In an unparalleled technical collaboration, a team of artists, writers, engineers, literary scholars, and freethinkers are creating a lifelike, android portrait of one of America’s well-known science-fiction writers Philip […]
Source: Media Week Original Story by: A.J. Frutkin Submitted by: Mr. Sevens Most analysts credit ABC’s Lost with spurring next season’s flurry of network sci-fi dramas. But the events of Sept. 11, 2001, also may have impacted the trend. In ABC’s Invasion, a Florida community faces the unsettling aftereffects of a hurricane. On CBS’ Threshold, […]
Source: BBC Submitted by: Williams Over one hundred episodes of the classic “Dr. Who” television series are missing from the BBC archives. The BBC has plans to resurrect some of its missing classic Dr. Who television programs. However, only two elements of the programs have survived: the off-air sound mixes and “snap-shots” of the lost […]
Source: movies.about.com Morena Baccarin, the actress playing Inara on Firefly and the upcoming movie Serenity mentioned in an interview that the cast is signed on for doing two more movies. On the question if there is a chance for Firefly/Serentiy to return after the movie she answered: “You know, that’s something that we don’t really […]
Source: ComingSoon.net Submitted by: Kyle Nin NBC Universal will present an unprecedented motion picture preview “roadblock” as all nine of its networks simultaneously telecast the world premiere of the first trailer for Universal Pictures’ King Kong, the dramatic adventure helmed by Oscar®-winning director Peter Jackson, on Monday, June 27, from 8:59:30-9:02 PM ET.
Source: BBC News Submitted by: Williams The BBC has commissioned a third series of Doctor Who in addition to the second series already planned. The announcement comes days before the current series – a huge ratings success for BBC One – reaches its end. With Christmas specials scheduled for 2005 and 2006, fans can look […]