‘Black Widow’ Solo Movie Sets Writer

‘Black Widow’ Solo Movie Sets Writer

Jac Schaeffer is penning a script for the Scarlett Johansson film. A solo film starring Black Widow, a project Marvel fans have been wanting for years, is taking a step forward.Screenwriter Jac Schaeffer has been set to pen a script for the project, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The film, which would star Scarlett Johansson as the Marvel hero, […]

The best future-focused sci-fi film and TV coming in 2018

The best future-focused sci-fi film and TV coming in 2018

Coming to Netflix in February, the cyberpunk sci-fi Altered Carbon is reportedly one of the most expensive first seasons of television ever made(Credit: Netflix) Just a decade or two ago, if you loved science fiction or genre film and television you were resolutely placed in a fringe cultural niche but nowadays everything is different. Sci-fi is […]

Netflix’s new murder mystery has a strong and promising Game of Thrones connection

Netflix’s new murder mystery has a strong and promising Game of Thrones connection

This will be essential TV. Given the fact that Game of Thrones is a pop-culture phenomenon, it’s standard practice that every little piece of casting and production news is reported. On that note, Thrones fans were absolutely delighted to hear that Miguel Sapochnik was returning to direct two episodes in the final season. In case you’re […]

Gandalf The Grey Area: Ian McKellen Still Wants To Play Gandalf In Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Series

Gandalf The Grey Area: Ian McKellen Still Wants To Play Gandalf In Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Series

It seems Sir Ian McKellen is not quite ready to be done with Middle Earth. During a recent appearance on Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show with Jenny Seagrove (the two of them were promoting the West End version of ‘The Exorcist’ that they are in together), McKellen bristled when asked whether he would be […]

Peter Jackson’s Bonkers New Movie Trailer Will Debut Before ‘The Last Jedi’

Peter Jackson’s Bonkers New Movie Trailer Will Debut Before ‘The Last Jedi’

The trailer for Peter Jackson’s latest project, Mortal Engines gets its world premiere before Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Friday, and it’s a totally insane sci-fi dystopia where the cities of the world become mobile and battle over resources. Yes, you read that right. Entire cities will battle like they’re huge-ass battle robots with giant wheels and massive engines. Now, imagine the man […]

The 16 Sci-Fi And Supernatural Scripts On The 2017 Black List

The 16 Sci-Fi And Supernatural Scripts On The 2017 Black List

This year’s Black List, ranking executives’ favorite screenplays of the year, is out now. Here are some that are relevant to our interests. Franklin Leonard and Dino Simone have released this year’s Black List, a collection of “most liked” (not “best of”) unproduced screenplays as voted on by over 275 film executives who could choose up to […]

Third Alien Prequel Will Have Less Alien, More Robot Says Ridley Scott

Third Alien Prequel Will Have Less Alien, More Robot Says Ridley Scott

Although 20th Century Fox‘s Alien: Covenant underperformed at the box office, director Ridley Scott insists to Entertainment Weekly that there will still be a third Alien prequel. Not only that, he says it will move away from Xenomorphs, Engineers and Deacons to focus more on the dangers of Artificial Intelligence, as represented by Michael Fassbender’s synthetic android David. “We are [going to […]

This Could Be The First Look At Altered Carbon, Netflix’s Very Expensive New Sci-Fi Series

This Could Be The First Look At Altered Carbon, Netflix’s Very Expensive New Sci-Fi Series

Netflix is diving into the cyperpunk age with Altered Carbon, a 10-episode series based on the bestselling novel by Richard K. Morgan. It’s said to be one of the most expensive Netflix shows ever – and if these first reported images are an indication of what’s in store, it will be money well spent. Several gifs […]

James Franco’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Future World’ Sells to China

James Franco’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Future World’ Sells to China

Beijing-based Phoenix Legend Films and Road Pictures also have picked up the China rights to ‘Anon,’ Andrew Niccol’s upcoming film starring Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried. James Franco’s forthcoming sci-fi thriller Future Worldhas sold to Beijing-based Phoenix Legend Film for distribution in China. Phoenix Legend also has partnered with Chinese film company Road Pictures to acquire the […]

‘High Life’: Why Robert Pattinson Was the Perfect Actor for Claire Denis’ Sci-Fi Movie

‘High Life’: Why Robert Pattinson Was the Perfect Actor for Claire Denis’ Sci-Fi Movie

The art house helmer tells THR of making ‘High Life,’ researching astrophysics and facing her fear of special effects. Acclaimed French director Claire Denis went way outside her comfort zone for High Life. Not only is the feature — which Wild Bunch and CAA are selling at AFM — Denis’ English-language debut, the drama starring Robert […]