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 […]
Written by: S.K. Sloan Star Trek fans over at the Trek United community are doing much more with their time and resources than just trying to save a television program. Members are donating their spare PC resources/CPU cycles to philantrophic efforts in an online volunteer program called “Distributed Computing.” Within the Trek United community two […]
Written by: S.K. Sloan Johnny Blaze is a demon-possessed motorcycling stunt driver. Now, if that’s not a premise screaming for film adaptation, I don’t know what is. Nicholas Cage is perfectly cast as the strangely funny, but tormented, Johnny Blaze. In fact, I would be hard-pressed to think of any actor living today who could […]
Source: Yahoo News Submitted by: S.K. Sloan Actor Dana Elcar, a familiar face on dozens of TV shows but best known as co-star of the action series “MacGyver,” a role he kept even after going blind, has died at age 77, his agent’s office said on Friday. The bald, round-faced performer died on Monday of […]
Yes, it’s true, Bruce Campbell is back. That said, don’t go getting your Wonder Woman underoos all in a bunch right away. In fact, just cool your jets. Hell, take a deep breath, while you’re at it, too. Yes, the ever loveable Bruce “Don’t Call Me Ash” Campbell is again hitting the spotlight, but before the insane thought even ventures into your cerebral cortex it should be noted that he ain’t announcing, promoting or even mentioning the words Evil Dead IV (or Bubba Ho-Tep II, for that matter). [Read more…]
Written by: S.K. Sloan Matthew Settle (Into the West & Rancid) will be starring in the big-screen adaptation of the James Redfield novel “The Celestine Prophecy.” Settle will star as John Woodson, a seeker who explores the Peruvian rain forest in search of an ancient, secret manuscript.