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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sci-fi’

Netflix Reportedly Wants ‘Black Mirror’ for Itself

Black Mirror has only aired seven episodes – two three-episode series and a Christmas special – but the show has already made a huge splash in both the UK and the States. We’ve known that creator Charlie Brooker is working on more, the only thing up in the air is where there future episodes will land – and who will …

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Sense8, The Wachowskis’ New Netflix Show, Gets an Official Trailer

Sense8, the sci-fi drama from Matrix creators The Wachowskis, has just dropped its official trailer. “One moment links 8 minds in disparate parts of the world, putting 8 strangers in each other’s lives, each other’s secrets, and in terrible danger,” says Netflix. “From the unparalleled creative minds of The Wachowskis (“The Matrix”​ trilogy,​ “Cloud Atlas”)​ and J. Michael Straczynski (Clint …

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Jennifer Lawrence And Chris Pratt May Co-Star In Sci-Fi Film ‘Passengers’

The sci-fi film Passengers has been a long-gestating project for Prometheus writer John Spaits. And while its long history has been marred by people dropping out of the project, it seems to have found new life with Sony Pictures. According to reports, Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence and Guardians of the Galaxy star Chris Pratt are in talks to star in …

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Scarlett Johansson Will Play Lead In Ghost In The Shell; Is Hollywood Whitewashing An Anime Classic?

Hollywood doesn’t have a stellar track record when it comes to adapting anime, and it seems the trend is going to continue with the announcement that the oft-criticized Ghost in the Shell adaptation is pushing through. The latest news about the adaptation is that Scarlett Johansson will be starring in the lead role based on Major Motoko Kusanagi, the protagonist …

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Gillian Anderson Releases Excerpt From New Book

Add published author to Gillian Anderson’s resume. The X-Files actress has just released an excerpt from her new science-fiction book A Vision of Fire. Anderson wrote the book with New York Times bestselling author Jeff Rovin. Here’s the synopsis for the book: Renowned child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is a single mom trying to juggle her job, her son, and a …

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‘Star Trek 3′ Has a Confirmed Director: Roberto Orci

When it was announced that J.J. Abrams would be the director of the newest Star Wars trilogy, the entire sci-fi community almost collapsed in on itself. It wasn’t that the community thinks Abrams is a bad director or terrible person or ill-informed or anything necessarily negative; it’s just the fact that at the time of his hiring, Abrams was also …

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Halle Berry: Happy To Play Role Of Expectant Mother

Halle Berry loves being pregnant, so it’s no surprise that she shines in her new role in the CBS series, Extant. “I’m the happiest in my life when I have been pregnant, truly. So to be pregnant again on a show right after giving birth didn’t scare me at all. I thought, ‘I’m going to ace that part of this, …

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Scarlett Johansson Answering Questions About ‘Lucy’

Actress Scarlett Johansson will be answering questions about her new film Lucy via Twitter, according to Entertainment Weekly. Twitter users can tweet with #askLUCY and @EW today to send questions to Johansson herself, and EW will be sharing answers on Thursday. Lucy is a sci-fi action film directed, written, edited and produced by French director Luc Besson, and hits theaters …

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Alanis Morissette Stars In “Radio Free Albemoth”

Alanis Morissette stars in the new movie, Radio Free Albemuth, along with Shea Whigham. The sci-fi movie is about an alien who sends trasmissions to Earth to the mind of an earthling in order to start a revolution. Through pop songs. Sci-Fi novelist Philip K. Dick is one of the greats and his book of the same title was published …

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Oscar Isaac Named In ‘Star Wars: Episode 7′ Cast

Star Wars fans have long been waiting for the complete list of cast members for J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, which is set to be released in 2015. Rumors have been floating around for months on who the cast members will be. After much speculation, the cast has finally been revealed. The official announcement was made on the …

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Tatiana Maslany Ready for Season 2 of ‘Orphan Black’

Tatiana Maslany is one of the quickest rising, yet most unheard of stars in television currently. The 28-year-old Saskatchewan, Canada native has been in the acting business since 1997, yet most of her roles over the course of those 17 years have been relatively minor. In 2013, Maslany appeared on the hit NBC comedy Parks and Recreation. Unknown to her …

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ Collaborates With Lucasfilm For Special ‘Star Wars’ Episode

CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory joins forces with Lucasfilm for a special Star Wars episode in time for the annual “Star Wars” Day on May 4. The episode, which is titled “The Proton Transmogrification”, will air on May 1. Whose great idea was it? Chuck Lorre, the co-creator and executive producer of The Big Bang Theory, said they were …

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