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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

This Sci-Fi Short Wants You To Meet a Giant Alien and Find Yourself

An enormous alien lumbers through Los Angeles and people have no idea what to do. Great science fiction speaks to human truths and fears, from The Planet of the Apes‘ commentary on racism to Godzilla as a metaphor for the atomic bomb. For his latest sci-fi short film, The Narrow World, filmmaker Brent Bonacorsoenvisioned a giant kaiju sitting serenely in Venice Beach, LA. The […]

Anne Heche In Negotiations To Join Mickey Rourke, Analeigh Tipton In Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Vestige’

Anne Heche In Negotiations To Join Mickey Rourke, Analeigh Tipton In Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Vestige’

EXCLUSIVE: Anne Heche is in negotiations to join Analeigh Tipton and Mickey Rourke in Stephon Stewart’s Vestige a sci-fi thriller that involved artificial intelligence. Stewart both scripted and will direct the project for producer Aaron Magnani. The script is described as Ex Machina meets Black Swan and Whiplash with a multi-layered visionary story that answers the questions: Who will be victorious, science or humanity, and What is the reality of […]

Amazon Increases Production Spending for 2018, Developing 3 New Sci-Fi Series

Amazon Increases Production Spending for 2018, Developing 3 New Sci-Fi Series

    Amazon is dramatically ramping up its production for next year, moving forward with three new high-concept series, Variety has learned. These new efforts represent a significant production investment from the studio, which is currently in preproduction, production or post on 67 TV series and 20 movies around the world. The streaming service is developing the following: […]

David Cronenberg’s ‘Scanners’ Sci-Fi Pic To Become TV Series

David Cronenberg’s ‘Scanners’ Sci-Fi Pic To Become TV Series

B EXCLUSIVE: In a competitive situation, Michael Ellenberg’s Media Res and Bron Studios have acquired the rights to David Cronenberg’s classic 1981 sci-fi thriller feature Scanners to develop as a TV series. Ellenberg and Bron landed the rights in a bidding war, with multiple film and television studios, including Lionsgate, Paramount and Skydance, vying for the title. Written and directed by Cronenberg, Scanners is about […]

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 […]