Rick and Morty fans have been salivating ever since the surprise Season 3 premiere aired, both at the prospect of a new season this summer and, of course, over Szechuan Chicken McNugget sauce. For those that can’t wait, the team behind Adult Swim‘s animated Sci-fi adventures have taken that Rick and Morty madness and translated it into a VR experience. So if it’s your dream to be belched at by an alcoholic scientist while learning valuable lessons about the futility of life as a clone, boy are you in luck! (more…)
Many comic books properties are no stranger to development hell, the condition of almost permanently being adapted to film or television. Or maybe being developed for film, then television, and then back to film. And on and on it goes until it sometimes it eventually makes it to air. So is this the time for the IDW comic Locke & Key? That remains to be seen, but what we do know now is that the comic has once again been picked up for development as a TV show, this time on the streaming site Hulu. And there are some not-so-insignificant names attached too. (more…)
This time last year, we were well into enjoying the sixth season of Game of Thrones, but because winter is here, circumstances have forced us to wait a little while longer to see the next phase of the great game play out. Perhaps these will tide you over. We’ve got 15 – count ’em! – 15 brand new photos from the new season and what they lack in action they make for in the appearance of a group of people waiting for the action to commence. From Oldtown, to King’s Landing, to Winterfell, the only thing that’s certain is that the end is almost here. (more…)
It seems like something that you would only read when forced to for high school English class, but can you think of a better book-to-screen adaptation worth doing right now than Ray Bradbury‘s Fahrenheit 451? Okay, so George Orwell’s 1984 might make the first round draft pick, but Fahrenheit would definitely make the top three. Bradbury’s warning about the crush of culture, the dangers of distraction, and the attack on the importance of being well-informed is chock full of very ripe thematic material, which is probably why HBO has now got a lock on a new adaptation featuring a pair of very talented actors in the main roles. (more…)
It seems to happen every few years (mostly because, it does). It’s time for the BBC to cast a new actor or actress to take on the role of The Doctor. Peter Capaldi’s run as the titular hero is coming to an end this season and fans have been going mad trying to figure out who will play the character next. Every time this happens, discussions about potential actors, possible gingers, and yes, women are thrown into the mix. It seems that one of these aspects has been declined by the folks behind the BBC’s longest-running science fiction series and a good number of fans will be upset.
It’s been a busy couple of days for Marvel news. (They probably felt compelled to try and outdo Star Wars after Celebration.) Now a lot of that news is about Marvel Studios movies, but now there’s TV-related news too and it’s from an unusual source. Filming just began on the Freeform Marvel series Cloak and Dagger, and it’s not due on our TV screens for another year, but now, here today, is a trailer for the new series. If you like some of that YA flavour with your superhero films, this is your chance to indulge in teenage odd couples who are star-crossed. (more…)
It was recently announced that Marvel will be adding to its cinematic universe with its first 30-minute comedy show – an adaptation of New Warriors. It will mark the second Marvel show on Freeform (formally ABC Family) after Cloak and Dagger. New Warriors is all about a group of teen superheroes with aspirations to be the next generation of Avengers. The group has been home to the likes of Nova, Firestar, Speedball, Darkhawk, Scarlet Spider, and many, many more over the years.
Who exactly will make up the core group in this new live-action adaptation? Well, Marvel has just made the team’s line-up official. The teen drama will include six superheroes from the Marvel comics universe. (more…)
People of a certain age will remember when personal computers started coming to our elementary schools, a day and age when there was no internet, and all you could do was play your choice of one of two games on floppy disc: Oregon Trail, and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Since there are only so many times you can die of dysentery or starvation and write “poop” on your tombstone before you lost interest, many of us killed a lot of hours trying to find the daring criminal with the last name of a major California city. And now, thanks to Netflix, we will do so again. (more…)
For a little over a year we’ve known that Syfy has had a pilot in development that would chronicle Superman’s origins. Not the rocketed-as-a-baby-to-Kansas-car-lifting-space-orphan one, everyone knows that one (hot tip for the next film reboot!) No, we are talking the wonder filled world of Krypton. A world that has only been glimpsed in all its lens flare filled Marlon Brando/Russell Crowe scenery chewing glory for live action fans. And other than the above logo and a few casting announcements, we haven’t seen much.
Well, now you can see more. Feast your eyes on the TV show’s first trailer! (more…)
There’s a lot up in the air concerning Doctor Who these days. The recent season just began this past Saturday, and we know it’s Peter Capaldi‘s last as the Doctor, but along with the question of who the Doctor might be regenerating into is the question of when the Twelfth Doctor will regenerate. Capaldi said that he’s already filmed his “death” scene, but it was originally reported that Twelve will change up his appearance during this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special. And now there’s this, a rumour that there will be another Doctor on call when Capaldi says goodbye in December… (more…)