STAR WARS, RIDLEY SCOTT, AND THE STATE OF MODERN SCI-FI

STAR WARS, RIDLEY SCOTT, AND THE STATE OF MODERN SCI-FI

For sci-fi film fans, 2017 is earmarked to be a banner year. Science fiction movies are arriving in abundance. Here’s a quick rundown of sci-fi goodies this year: Alien: Covenant, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, War for the Planet of the Apes, Life,Kong: Skull Island, Valerian and the City […]

VENOM FILM LISTED AS HORROR SCI-FI, COULD SHOOT IN FALL

VENOM FILM LISTED AS HORROR SCI-FI, COULD SHOOT IN FALL

A Venom standalone film has been in development for years at Sony Pictures, but for the longest time fans weren’t holding their breaths. However, that changed earlier this month when not only did the studio confirm the Spider-Man spinoff is alive and well, but that it’s already landed a 2018 release date. Now, it appears […]

Mandy Moore Joins Amandla Stenberg in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Darkest Minds’

Mandy Moore Joins Amandla Stenberg in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Darkest Minds’

Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for helming the ‘Kung Fu Panda’ movies, is directing Fox’s adaptation of the YA trilogy by Alexandra Bracken. This is Us star Mandy Moore has joined Amandla Stenberg in Darkest Minds, Fox’s adaptation of the YA trilogy by Alexandra Bracken. Jennifer Yuh Nelson, best known for helming the Kung Fu […]

Sci-fi feature from ‘Arrowhead’ creators begins production in Melbourne

Sci-fi feature from ‘Arrowhead’ creators begins production in Melbourne

The team behind indie sci-fi feature Arrowhead have begun production in Melbourne on a new feature, QUANTA. The contemporary sci-fi, based on a short of the same name, tells the story of George (Mark Redpath), a disillusioned physicist, and Tom (Antony Talia), a brilliant grad student researching dark radiation. The two scientists clash after receiving […]

Lizzy Caplan Joins Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Extinction’

Lizzy Caplan Joins Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Extinction’

According to Variety, Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex) will star opposite Michael Peña (Collateral Beauty) in the sci-fi thriller Extinction, from Universal and Good Universe. Ben Young (Hounds of Love) will helm from a screenplay by Eric Heisserer (Arrival), Spenser Cohen and Bradley Caleb Kane. The story centers on a man (Peña) with a recurring […]

Justice League: Zack Snyder Shares Aquaman Underwater Test Footage

Justice League: Zack Snyder Shares Aquaman Underwater Test Footage

For the DC Extended Universe, there are a lot of crazy things sort of up in the air. Between their roster of films in development, and those that are seemingly getting pushed further and further into the distant future (I’m looking at you, Cyborg). But if there are any surefire things we have in our […]

‘Star Wars’: Emilia Clarke Cast in Han Solo Stand-Alone Movie

‘Star Wars’: Emilia Clarke Cast in Han Solo Stand-Alone Movie

“Clarke’s role will round out a dynamic cast of characters that Han and Chewie will encounter on their adventures.” Games of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke has been cast in the upcoming stand-alone Han Solo film, according to the official Star Wars website.”StarWars.com is excited to announce that Clarke, known for her stirring portrayal of Daenerys […]

Carla Gugino Talks Geralds Game and Director Mike Flanagan

Carla Gugino Talks Geralds Game and Director Mike Flanagan

The Oculus director is teaming up with Carla Gugino and Netflix to adapt Stephen King’s novel. Say the name Mike Flanagan around most horror buffs, and their eyes will probably light up with joy. Flanagan is one of the decade’s most important filmmakers, boasting directing credits for some of the best low-budget horror movies in […]

Jennifer Connelly has joined the cast of Alita: Battle Angel

Jennifer Connelly has joined the cast of Alita: Battle Angel

In a pretty nifty casting coup, James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel has just added an Oscar winner in a villainous role. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer Connelly (who won an Oscar for her performance in A Beautiful Mind, but to us she’ll always be the girl from Labyrinth and Betty Ross […]

Netflix’s sci-fi afterlife movie The Discovery gets a new trailer

Netflix’s sci-fi afterlife movie The Discovery gets a new trailer

What would happen if we had concrete, scientific proof that the afterlife does exist? That death is not finite? That’s what Netflix’s upcoming original movie The Discovery sets out to explore, and we have the latest trailer below. Now that people know the afterlife is real, millions of people around the globe decide to kill […]