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This Week in Sci Fi TV: Locke and Key TV Series Is Happening, Update on the Buffy Reboot, and More

By | July 27, 2018

 Netflix Has Unlocked Locke and Key The attempt to do a live-action adaptation of Locke and Key, based on the Joe Hill comic book of the same name, has a storied history over nearly a ten year period, but now the show is finally headed to the small screen. It started in 2010 when there were talks of a… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: A Buffy Reboot with Joss Whedon is in the Works, a Star Trek Spin-Off Series Arrives in Fall, and More

By | July 23, 2018

 Continuing our coverage from San Diego Comic-Con, here are several stories the came out over this past weekend.  On Friday I gave a rundown of last week’s development announcements. Buffy Will Slay Again, but With a Different Actress in the Lead Role Reboot fever continues to be all the rage, and a return to Joss Whedon’s cult classic Buffy… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Rundown of Development Announcements for Batwoman, Stargirl, Joss Whedon’s The Nevers, Jupiter’s Legacy and Much More

By | July 20, 2018

 With Comic-Con in full swing this week, there have been plenty of development announcements for new sci fi and fantasy TV shows, many based on comics. This week’s post covers development announcements that have come out through Friday morning. Additional announcements that came out over the weekend including a reboot of Buffy, the Vampire Slayer and a Star… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Avatar The Last Airbender Writer Brings The Dragon Prince to Netflix, Jason Momoa Joins Apple’s See, and More

By | July 13, 2018

 Netflix Begins the Quest of The Dragon Prince Netflix has yet another animated series on the way as Avatar: The Last Airbender head writer Aaron Ehasz will be bringing The Dragon Prince to the streaming service. A tweet went out this week showing the poster for the show and teasing what it will be about: Avatar: The Last… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Ant-Man and The Wasp Causes a Buzz in Theaters, Billy Dee Williams Will Return to Star Wars

By | July 10, 2018

 Small was big over the July the 4th weekend as small superheroes and a small-budget film did quite well in their opening weekends. The latest Marvel entry Ant-Man and The Wasp debuted at the Number 1 slot with $76 million in the States and $162 million worldwide. Its domestic tally was nearly 20 million higher that Ant-Man‘s opening… Read More »

A Brief History of Steve Ditko’s Contribution to Comics

By | July 9, 2018

 Legendary comic book artist Steve Ditko passed away at the end of June at the age of 90, after a prolific and influential career. He is best known for co-creating Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan Lee, but Ditko’s contributions to the comic book field go way beyond that as he started out in the early 50’s and… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Netflix Expands Its Anime with a New Ultraman and More, New Firefly Comics on the Way, and More

By | July 7, 2018

 Netflix Bolsters Its Anime Offerings Netflix continues to expand its anime offering as it has placed an order for an anime Ultraman series as well as another new series to be titled Kengan Ashura. Deadline Hollywood gives the following description for these two shows: Ultraman, which will launch in the spring, is an action drama centered on a… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Holds at Number 1

By | July 3, 2018

 The Number 1 and 2 movies remained the same this past weekend as Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom held at the top spot with The Incredibles 2 right behind it. The Jurassic World sequel is at $266 million domestically after two weeks, and getting an early start worldwide has the film already approaching $1 billion globally. As for the… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Showtime Orders Halo Series, Patrick Stewart to Voice Animated Star Trek, and More

By | June 29, 2018

 Halo Finally Makes the Leap to Television After years of development Hell, a series based on the Halo video games is finally headed to the small screen. Showtime has placed a ten-episode order for a live-action series based on the property. According to Entertainment Weekly, the series will deliver “an epic 26th-century conflict between humanity and an alien… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom Has a Monstrous Debut

By | June 26, 2018

 Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom took a big bite out of the Box Office this past weekend as it opened at the top spot domestically with a $148 million tally. That is down from the $200+ opening for Jurassic World in 2015, but still has the sequel on track for possibly half a billion for its U.S. theatrical run.… Read More »