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SDCC2014: iZombie Screening Cancelled Due To Cast Changes

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The 2014 Comic Con is not even 24 hours old and already there have been a pair of cancellations – first the Goonies reunion panel and now a screening of the pilot for the upcoming CW series “iZombie” about a coroner’s office assistant/zombie [Rose McIvor] who eats the brains of the corpses coming into the […]

Christian Group Has A Problem With Adult Swim’s Black Jesus

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As was probably to be expected, a Christian group has emerged to demand that Cartoon Network’s late-night Adult Swim division cancel their planned “Black Jesus” live-action show before it has even aired its first episode. Adult Swim has been airing promotional segments for the show created by Aaron McGruder [“The Boondocks”] and the American Family […]

SDCC2014: Goonies Never Say Die Panel Cancelled

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The planned reunion panel at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego for cast members of “The Goonies” was cancelled due to schedule conflicts. The “Goonies Never Say Die” panel had been scheduled for Thursday, July 24, with Clare Kramer [“Buffy, The Vampire Slayer”] set to moderate. Two “Goonies” cast members, however, will still be […]

SyFy Creates Sci-Fi Fantasy Improv Series

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The SyFy network is moving beyond “Sharknado” sequels and into the even scarier world of science fiction fantasy improvisation game shows. The network has lined up Nick Cannon’s production company to help them create a show where teams of 4-6 people compete against each other performing sketches from popular [or obscure] sci-fi TV shows or […]

Sinister Six, Spidey And Uncharted Get Release Dates

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Welcome to Release Date Frenzy Wednesday as Columbia Pictures/Sony became the latest movie studio to hand out release dates for their upcoming superhero, comic book and video game-themed flicks. First up in 2016 is “Uncharted” – the film adaptation of the Sony PlayStation video game of the same name which follows adventurer Nathan Drake – […]

Aye Matey – There Be A Release Date For Pirates Of The Caribbean 5

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It was looking like the fifth film in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise was headed for 2016 – but a storm was a-brewin’ in the script prep and instead, Disney played it safe and moved the release date to 2017 for the film which will star Johnny Depp in his signature role as Captain […]

Westworld Reboots Robots On HBO With Anthony Hopkins

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Michael Crichton’s 1973 sci-fi movie tale of a fantasy robot theme park gone astray will get rebooted as an HBO series with Anthony Hopkins and Evan Rachel Wood in the lead roles. Crichton passed away in 2008 but was the writer of several sci-fi classics beginning with “The Andromeda Strain” and going throughout the “Jurassic […]

Review: "Ashens and the Quest for the GameChild (UK DVD Release)": The Long Awaited Vindication of Louis Le Prince

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Hello! Ashens And The Quest For The GameChild! Available on DVD and Blu-ray. Collect them all! Ok, let’s stop this. Clearly I am not a brown sofa patch on the man himself, nor is this a video review (though I am British and live in a house in East Anglia with too much plastic tat). […]

Xena Visits Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Lucy Lawless – she of “Xena: Warrior Princess” fame – will be taking on a featured role in the upcoming season of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” Lawless, last seen doing a turn as Diane Lewis in “Parks and Recreation”, will be taking on an as-yet-undetermined role for the Marvel series but more information is expected […]

Manimal To Be Reanimated By Sony Pictures Animation

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Sony Pictures Animation will re-animate the cult 1983 television series, “Manimal”, into a live action/CG hybrid with Will Ferrell as one of the producers. Never heard of “Manimal”? Don’t be sad, you’re probably not alone – that’s because the series received only eight lonely episodes when it ran in the autumn of 1983 on NBC. […]

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