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 […]
Bill Shatner still has that sharp wit and wry twinkle in his eye and he proved it this past week at the AFI Lifetime achievement awards ceremony. [Read more…]
Source: Zap2it Original Story by: Kate O’Horn Submitted by: Mr. Sevens After playing a holographic doctor for seven seasons on UPN’s “Star Trek: Voyager,” now Robert Picardo is giving Dr. Atkins and Dr. Phil a run for their money with a guest role on the Sunday, June 19, episode of “The 4400” on USA Network. […]
Source: Variety & SciFi Wire Submitted by: Kyle Nin Russell joins the big leagues in MI:3 and Burton goes back to animation. Felicity’s Russell Joins Mission Impossible III Cast Keri Russell has joined the cast of Paramount’s Mission: Impossible 3, reuniting the actor with director J.J. Abrams, whose Felicity TV show first brought Russell widespread […]
According to this post over at Fireflyfans.net, Universal has been taken aback at the response to the SERENITY advance screenings… and might be considering an release date earlier than the scheduled September 30th. link via WHEDONesque
With the success of the latest “Star Wars” film at the box office, these would appear to be good times for science fiction.
But one sci-fi fanatic at the University of Kansas in Lawrence says the genre is on life support and needs to be rescued. [Read more…]
Source: SFGate Original Story by: Neva Chonin – Critic at Large – San Francisco Chronicle Submitted by: Mr. Sevens When Fox canceled ‘Firefly,’ it ignited an Internet fan base whose burning desire for more led to ‘Serenity’ It’s a foggy Thursday night in late May, and the upper lobby of San Francisco’s Van Ness 1000 […]