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 […]

New Sci-Fi Series ‘Cyborgs’ Set to Premiere This Year

New Sci-Fi Series ‘Cyborgs’ Set to Premiere This Year

The world of science fiction is an ever growing genre that is beginning to seem more like prophecy than fiction. As technology slowly begins to replace humans in the job market, there is an inherent fear that we will someday become obsolete. In the new, independently produced sci-fi series Cyborgs, a race of highly intelligent […]

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 […]

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 […]

Madeline Brewer Joins Rupert Wyatt’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Captive State’

Madeline Brewer Joins Rupert Wyatt’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Captive State’

EXCLUSIVE: Madeline Brewer, in her studio film debut, is attached to co-star in the Participant Media film Captive State from director Rupert Wyatt, said to begin filming later this month. Co-written by Wyatt and Erica Beeney, the pic is a sci-fi thriller set in Chicago decades after the inhabitancy of alien forces, and explores the lives […]

Celeste Desjardins to Star in Sci-Fi Action Film ‘Skate God’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Celeste Desjardins to Star in Sci-Fi Action Film ‘Skate God’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Celeste Desjardins will star in dystopian science-fiction action movie “Skate God” with Alexander Garcia directing from his own script, Variety has learned exclusively. The film is set in a dystopian universe, and centered on a skater who realizes that he is the descendant of a Greek God. Luke Benward is portraying the skater. Desjardins will play the […]

Dave Bautista joins Jodie Foster in sci-fi Hotel Artemis

Dave Bautista joins Jodie Foster in sci-fi Hotel Artemis

Guardians of the Galaxy star Dave Bautista has signed on to star alongside Jodie Foster in the sci-fi Hotel Artemis, which marks the directorial debut of Iron Man 3 and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation screenwriter Drew Pearce. “Mr. Bautista is a force to be reckoned with — a powerful presence who’s equal parts strength […]

Brad Pitt May Lead Sci-Fi Ad Astra Due to World War Z 2 Delay

Brad Pitt May Lead Sci-Fi Ad Astra Due to World War Z 2 Delay

With Paramount having officially pulled World War Z 2 off of its release schedule, it now appears that Brad Pitt has an opening in his own schedule. Talk around town is focused on what he might do next, but it appears that performer may venture into previously uncharted territory: space-set science-fiction. While Pitt’s been in a […]