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Battlestar spin-off

April 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

The (in my opinion) excellent new Battlestar Galactica series is to give birth to a spin-off called Caprica, according to SciFi Wire. The producers pitched the idea to sponsors this week; the show would be...

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Manga Trek

April 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

Tokyopop have released the cover artwork for the forthcoming Star Trek Manga graphic novel I blogged about recently. The first volume is due this autumn and covers the original classic Trek series and characters, as...

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Chariots of the Gods on SciFi

April 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Hollywood Reporter carries news that the SciFi Channel is to adapt Erich Von Daniken’s book (if that isn’t too grandiose a title for it) Chariots of the God, into one of their six hour...

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More Torchwood cast added

April 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

SFX online carries news from the Beeb that more cast members have been added to the new Who spin-off, Torchwoos, about to start filming in Wales shortly. Burn Gorman, last see in the new Bleak...

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Living in the 24th century

April 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

NPR has an interview and photographs of Tony Alleyne, a Star Trek fan who decided after a bad break-up to remake the interior of his home into a Star Trek set. Much as I like...

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Stardust

April 26, 2006 | 1 Comments

Film Magic has posted several photographs from the set of Stardust, currently filming on the Isle of Skye here on Bonnie Scotland, with Michelle Pfeiffer wrapped up against the Scottish spring weather....

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K9 to get own show

April 25, 2006 | 0 Comments

K9, the faithful robotic hound from the glory days of the Tom Baker era of Doctor Who is set for a return in the next episode of the new show this coming Saturday, alongside one...

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Carey Vision

April 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

In a superb piece of news my chum George at top SF publishers Orbit reports that Mike Carey has a deal to turn the Felix Castor novels into TV series with the same people behind...

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BAFTA Cymru – What’s ‘Who’ in Welsh?

April 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

The first season of the revamped Doctor Who, produced by BBC Wales, was nominated for foutreen categories of the BAFTA Cymru awards (fourteen!!! count ’em!) and walked away at the weekend with five, including Best...

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Paradise Lost

April 21, 2006 | 1 Comments

The BBC picks up a story via Variety that John Milton’s poem Paradise Lost is to get the feature film treatment, with Scott Derrickson down to direct and Legendary Pictures (who are behind the new...

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