Category Archives: Television

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Babylon 5 is Now Available for Streaming with Amazon Prime Membership

By | June 20, 2018
 

 Babylon 5 is the galaxy-spanning saga that centers around the titular station which serves as neutral meeting ground for all the races and nations of the known galaxy. Humans, Minbari, Narn, Centauri, and the Vorlons are the major powers who start out the series with a tentative peace, but when the ancient beings known as the Shadows arrive,… 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 »

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 »