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Sci Fi Box Office: Rampage Beats A Quiet Place by a Whisper

By | April 17, 2018
 

 Dwayne Johnson’s monster flick Rampage stormed into theaters this weekend and took the top slot at the Box Office with a domestic tally of $36 million. That has it on track to make around $100 million in the States, though it will need to rake that in pretty quickly because the new Avengers movie arrives in two weeks… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Foundations TV Series Moves to Apple, AMC Picks Up Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, and More

By | April 13, 2018
 

 Foundations TV Series in the Works at Apple Apple continues to pull in high profile TV series to compete with Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, and has announced that they will develop a series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books. There have been multiple attempts to adapt that book series, both to the big screen and television, and most… Read More »

Now That We Have the New Lost in Space, Here’s Several More Sci Fi Shows That Could Be Rebooted

By | April 12, 2018
 

 Tomorrow (April 13th), Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot has its premiere on the streaming service (all ten first season episodes will be available that day). And as reboot targets go, that seems like a good one because the original series is well known for having had a decent idea that morphed into what many consider one of the… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: The Quiet Place Makes Big Noise in the Theaters, Black Panther Moves to No. 3 All-Time in the U.S.

By | April 10, 2018
 

 Another week, another new sci fi movie at Number 1 in the Box Office. This week, the sci fi / horror entry A Quiet Place from John Krasinski made a lot of noise as it pulled in $50 million for its domestic tally. Considering the film only cost $17 million to make, it should already be in the… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: FX Orders Y The Last Man Pilot, Neil Gaiman Is Working on Gormenghast TV Series, and More

By | April 6, 2018
 

 FX Orders Pilot for Y: The Last Man The long-in-the-works adaptation of the Y: The Last Man comic book seres, created by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra has taken a step forward at FX.  The network has ordered a pilot for the series to be titled simply Y.  Michael Green has had this in the works at FX for… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Ready Player One is Ready for Number One

By | April 3, 2018
 

 We have a new Number 1 at the Box Office this weekend as the Steven Spielberg directed Ready Player One jumped to the top in its opening weekend and took in just under $54 million (it was released on Thursday so it had an extra day in its total). That one is on track to pull in somewhere… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Amazon to Spend $1 Billion on The Three-Body Problem, Netflix Adapting The Wicked Deep and Cursed, and More

By | March 30, 2018
 

 Amazon is Willing to Pay Top Dollar for Chinese Sci Fi Tale The Three-Body Problem The streaming services and premium cable channels continue to amp up their original programming while also opening up the wallet to outdo each other in spending. HBO has indicated that it will spend big on its Game of Thrones prequels, Showtime has the… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Pacific Rim Has an Uprising, Black Panther Passes More Milestones

By | March 27, 2018
 

 For the first time in five weeks, there is a new Number 1 at the Box Office as Pacific Rim Uprising took the top spot in its initial weekend of release in the U.S. That one grossed $28 million domestically which has it on track to make $85 to $95 million in theaters in the States. That is… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Chris Carter Talks the Future of The X-Files, Constantine to Become a Regular on Legends of Tomorrow, and More

By | March 23, 2018
 

 Is the Truth Still Out There for The X-Files? The X-Files had its season finale on Wednesday which also appears to be it series finale since Gillian Anderson has said she is not returning and FOX appears to be ready to let that show go back into the vault for now.  But with Disney buying up the FOX… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Tomb Raider Opens at Number 2, Black Panther Holds at Number 1

By | March 20, 2018
 

 The Tomb Raider reboot hit the theaters this past weekend and grabbed the Number 2 slot in the U.S. Box Office, pulling in $24 million in receipts. That makes it the sixth highest opening movie based on a video game, with original 2001 Tomb Raider still at Number 1 in that category. The new film is currently on… Read More »