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This Week in Sci Fi TV: Star Trek TNG Could Have Been Very Different, Midnight Texas Gets Renewed, and More

By | February 16, 2018
 

 These are the Voyages of the Starship Odyssey An outline of the original premise for Star Trek: The Next Generation has surfaced and it details a very different show than the one that helped revive the franchise on the small screen.   The series would take place on the USS Odyssey instead of the Enterprise and the crew would… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Jumanji Drops from the Top Spot; Black Panther Opens this Weekend

By | February 13, 2018
 

 Jumanji is No Longer King of the Box Office Jungle Jumanji slipped to the Number 4 slot in its eighth week of release as several non-genre films opened over the weekend and pushed that one out of the top slot. It has more than turned a profit, though, with $883 million worldwide on a budget of $90 million.… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Star Wars and Conan TV Shows on the Way, New Firefly Books Coming, Bryan Fuller Leaves Amazing Stories, and More

By | February 9, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: Multiple Star Wars Shows on the Way, Amazon Heads to the Hyborian Age We already knew that Disney was working on a Star Wars live-action television series, but apparently the Mouse House has several shows set in that universe on the way.  Top Mouse Bob Iger had the following to say about what they currently… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Metropolis, New J.J. Abrams Series in the Works, New Trailers for Castle Rock and Stargate: Origins, and More

By | February 2, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: Metropolis and New J.J. Abrams Series on the Way Yet another DC prequel series without the main character is on the way as that company has announced plans for a live action Metropolis TV show that will run on their upcoming streaming service. They have given the following description for the series which sounds… Read More »

This Year’s Sci Fi TV Pilots Include Plenty of Reboots, Revivals, and Rehashes

By | February 1, 2018
 

 Pilot season is upon us when the broadcast networks place orders for shows they will be considering for the upcoming season.  They order a pilot episode which introduces the premise and characters for a show, and the network execs watch these and sometimes do audience test runs.  They then decide which ones will be picked up as new… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Maze Runner The Death Cure Opens at Number 1, New Trailer for Ant-Man and The Wasp

By | January 30, 2018
 

 Maze Runner Starts Out on Top Maze Runner: The Death Cure, the third film in that series, opened this past weekend and took the top spot at the Box Office with a tally of $24 million in the U.S.  That puts it on track to total between $65 and $72 million domestically, though not enough to cover production… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: ABC Orders Female-Lead Greatest American Hero Reboot, Netflix Could Grab Cloverfield 3, and More

By | January 26, 2018
 

 Rounding up the stories of note from the past week relating to science fiction and fantasy television. You can see an archive of posts at this link. Pilot Season is Here It’s that time of year when the broadcast networks place pilot orders for shows that they will consider for the upcoming season. The demand for pilots has… Read More »

Sci Fi Finds: Cell The Web Series

By | January 25, 2018
 

 What Is It? This thirteen-episode web series arrived from shining new creative force on the scene Mark Gardner back in 2010. It has gained acclaim from those who have seen it along with several awards, but it has sadly been overlooked by most of the sci fi community. The Skinny: This Prisoner-esque series begins with a man named Brian waking… Read More »

Sci Fi Box Office: Jumanji Remains on Top, Maze Runner: The Death Cure Debuts This Weekend

By | January 23, 2018
 

 Jumanji Makes it Three Weeks at Number 1 Dwayne Johnson’s latest film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle held the Number 1 slot at the domestic Box Office for a third week in a row as that film continues to exceed expectations. It has tallied up $316 million in the U.S. so far with an additional $452 million overseas… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost TV Series in the Works, Sabrina Will Not Attend Riverdale, and More

By | January 19, 2018
 

 Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to Bring Truth Seekers to TV The creators of Shaun of the Dead and The World’s End have created there own production company Stolen Pictures and are directing their attention to the small screen. The duo is currently working on a paranormal comedy to be titled Truth Seekers. Pegg had the following to say… Read More »