FIRST LOOK: Natalie Portman in new sci-fi thriller

FIRST LOOK: Natalie Portman in new sci-fi thriller

Cape Town – Natalie Portman returns to the big screen in new sci-fi thriller, Annihilation. The film is based on the book by Jeff VanderMeer the first in the The Southern Reach Trilogy. It centres on Lena (Portman) a biologist who joins an expedition into a disaster zone after her husband (Oscar Isaac) disappears. She joins an […]

‘Rememory’ Trailer: Peter Dinklage Solves a Murder in Sci-Fi Thriller

‘Rememory’ Trailer: Peter Dinklage Solves a Murder in Sci-Fi Thriller

Lionsgate Premiere has released the first Rememory trailer online. Directed by Mark Palansky (Penelope), the film revolves around the mysterious death of a scientific pioneer who creates technology that allows you to extract memories and watch them on an external device. Peter Dinklage plays a mysterious man (lotta mystery in this one) who shows up and sets about trying to solve […]

Works I’d Like to See Adapted to the Big Screen – What About You?

Works I’d Like to See Adapted to the Big Screen – What About You?

#1 – I’d start with Patricia A. McKillip’s trilogy: “Long ago, the wizards had vanished from the world, and all knowledge was left hidden in riddles. Morgon, prince of the simple farmers of Hed, proved himself a master of such riddles when he staked his life to win a crown from the dead Lord of […]

First Teaser Trailer for Xavier Gens’ Chilly New Sci-Fi Film ‘Cold Skin’ | FirstShowing.net

First Teaser Trailer for Xavier Gens’ Chilly New Sci-Fi Film ‘Cold Skin’ | FirstShowing.net

Now what do we have here? There’s a very brief teaser trailer going around for a film called Cold Skin, the latest feature from French filmmaker Xavier Gens (of Frontier(s) and The Divide). The teaser trailer doesn’t show much, but there are a bunch of photos from the set and a few posters that give us a good look at the […]

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 […]