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This Week in Sci Fi TV: New Star Trek Series (Possibly with Patrick Stewart) in the Works at CBS All Access, Invincible Headed to Amazon, and More

By | June 22, 2018
 

 CBS All Access Continues to Boldly Go Further Into the Star Trek Universe Alex Kurtzman has renewed his deal with CBS and that has him working on more Star Trek for their streaming service. He has been part of Star Trek: Discovery since early development and now he will be the sole showrunner of the series after Aaron… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: The Incredibles 2 Has an Incredible Opening Weekend

By | June 19, 2018
 

 The long awaited sequel to 2004’s The Incredibles hit the theater this past weekend and delivered the largest opening ever for an animated film. It landed at the top spot at the Box Office and pulled in $183 million which also makes it the eighth largest opening of all-time domestically. This one is currently on track to make… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Aeon Flux Live Action Series in the Works, Behind the Scenes Shakeup for Star Trek Discovery, and More

By | June 15, 2018
 

 Aeon Flux Will Return to Television as a Live-Action Series MTV announced this week that it is working on a live-action reboot of Aeon Flux which started as an animated serial on Liquid TV in the 90’s and was followed by an animated series.  Teen Wolf‘s Jeff Davis will be working on the scripts for the new series and… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Hereditary Opens Strong, Hotel Artemis Not Doing Good Business

By | June 12, 2018
 

 Two indy genre films opened at the Box Office this weekend with one doing quite well while the other failed to draw much interest. The horror film Hereditary opened in the Number 4 slot with with a $14 million domestic tally and $17 million worldwide. That may seem pretty small compared to the opening weekends of blockbusters like… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: HBO Orders First Game of Thrones Prequel, Joss Whedon is Returning to Television, and More

By | June 9, 2018
 

 The First Game of Thrones Prequel is On the Way HBO has given the greenlight to the first of what could be several prequels / spin-offs from Game of Thrones. This one comes from Jane Goldman (Kingsman, Kick-Ass) and George R.R. Martin and following is the official synopsis given by the cable service: Taking place thousands of years… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Upgrade Has Decent Debut, Solo Slumps, Avengers: Infinity War Approaches $2 Billion

By | June 5, 2018
 

 Indy film Upgrade opened in about 1500 theaters domestically this weekend and landed in the Number 6 slot with a $4.7 million tally. That’s a decent start for that one which was made for about four to five million dollars and has it on target for about a $12 million gross in the States (it has not been… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Netflix Picks Up Locke and Key, Cast Changes Coming for The Walking Dead, and More

By | June 1, 2018
 

 Netflix Picks Up Locke & Key After Hulu recently passed on the television adaptation of the Locke & Key comic it had in the works, Netflix has stepped in and is near to giving the property a direct-to-series order.  Hulu had produced a pilot but decided not to move forward with the series.  Netflix will not use Hulu’s pilot,… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Solo Will Likely Lose Money, But It Won’t Kill the Star Wars Franchise

By | May 30, 2018
 

 Solo: A Star Wars Story hit theaters over the Memorial Day weekends and came in notably under projections with a $103 million tally at the domestic Box Office for the four day weekend. That is below the $150 million that Disney was projecting and the film is currently on target to be the first Star Wars movie to… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Damon Lindelof Tries to Allay Fan Concerns on Watchmen TV Series, Matt Groening’s Disenchantment Lands This Summer, and More

By | May 25, 2018
 

 Damon Lindelof Says that his Watchmen TV Series Will “Remix” the Comic Damon Lindelof is working on the HBO adaptation of Alan Moore’s Watchmen comics and knows that fans are nervous about the final product after Zack Snyder’s film generated a very divided response (I, for one, like the movie). Lindelof has written an open letter addressing how he… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Deadpool 2 Beats the Avengers Out of the Top Spot

By | May 22, 2018
 

 Marvel comic book characters continued to dominated the Box Office this past weekend, but not one of the Marvel Universe entries. Deadpool returned for his second film, and he is part of the group that FOX owns the rights to which includes The X-Men (but Disney is in the process of buying them out and will be buying… Read More »