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Guide to the New Sci Fi and Fantasy Show Pickups from the Upfronts

By | May 18, 2018
 

 In place of my usual This Week in Sci Fi TV column, I am doing a rundown of the new sci fi and fantasy shows announced during the upfronts. But be sure to check back here each Friday for a roundup of the week’s sci fi TV news. The Upfronts have passed and we now know the Fall… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: The Marvel Movies Continue Their Conquest of the World

By | May 15, 2018
 

 Another week, another milestone for a Marvel movie, continuing thirteen weeks back when Black Panther began the Marvel conquest of the Box Office which has yet to subside. This past weekend, Avengers: Infinity War passed half a billion domestically and also become the first superhero film to pass one billion dollars at the international Box Office (next closest… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: The Expanse Has Been Cancelled, The 100 Has Been Renewed, Bryan Fuller Exits The Vampire Chronicles, and More

By | May 11, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Status Report: Renewal, Cancellation, and Series Pickup Announcements are Coming In as We Head to Season End The regular season is about to wrap up and the broadcast networks will be unveiling their schedules for the the coming year next week. That means that plenty of renewal and cancellation announcements are expected over the next… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Avengers Infinity War is Already at One Billion Worldwide

By | May 8, 2018
 

 Avengers: Infinity War remained firmly atop the Box Office this weekend as expected and became the second fastest movie to reach the $650 million domestically, behind only Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Across the globe, the film was also at Number 1 in every country where it has been released and it has surpassed the $1 billion mark… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Swamp Thing Series in the Works, Netflix Amps Up the Sci Fi, and More

By | May 4, 2018
 

 DC Streaming Service is Filling Up the Swamp The soon-to-be-launched DC streaming service–which has now been officially named DC Universe–has a live-action Swamp Thing series in the works with a targeted debut for 2019.  Deadline Hollywood gives the following description for the project: Written by Mark Verheiden (Ash vs. Evil Dead) and It co-writer Gary Dauberman, Swamp Thing centers on CDC researcher… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Avengers Infinity War Packs a Punch as It Breaks the Records for Domestic and Global Opening Weekend

By | May 1, 2018
 

 Black Panther hit theaters back in February and has set all sorts of Box Office records thus far in its run, so perhaps it makes sense that if you add a bunch more superheroes in a movie with the Panther, then it would set even more records. Avengers: Infinity War opened this weekend and gives us Black Panther,… Read More »

Warner Bros. Has No Plans to Revive Babylon 5 or Even Release it on Blu-ray

By | April 30, 2018
 

 According to J. Michael Straczynski, Warner Bros. has no intention of doing anything with the Bablyon 5 franchise in the near future, including releasing the series on Blu-ray or in HD format.  That comes from a series of tweets by Straczynski after he was asked the question: “are there any plans to remaster Babylon 5 like they did with the… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Star Wars Resistance Anime in the Works; Katee Sackhoff Returns to Sci Fi TV, and More

By | April 27, 2018
 

 Star Wars Goes Anime with New Series The long-expected announcement for the new Star Wars animated series finally hit yesterday as Disney announced that the anime-inspired Star Wars: Resistance will debut on the Disney Channel and Disney XD in Fall 2018.  According to Hollywood Reporter, the new show will focus on “Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: A Quiet Place Returns to Number 1; The Summer Blockbuster Season Kicks Off This Weekend

By | April 24, 2018
 

 The weekend before the Summer Blockbuster season begins was rather quiet at the Box Office (no apologies for that one) as there were no high profile debuts and A Quiet Place took back the Number 1 slot in its third week of release. That film has now made $131 million domestically and over $200 million worldwide vs. a… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Amazon Will Adapt William Gibson’s The Peripheral, Netflix Will Stage V-Wars, and More

By | April 20, 2018
 

 Westworld Team to Bring William Gibson’s The Peripheral to Amazon Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, who developed the Westworld TV series for HBO, have their next project in the works and it will be landing at the Amazon streaming service. The have received a script-to-series order for their adaptation of the William Gibson (Neuromancer) book The Peripheral. Hollywood… Read More »