Category Archives: Television

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 »

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 »

Movie Review: Mute

By | March 22, 2018
 

 Mute Credits: Duncan Jones (Director / Writer), Michael Robert Johnson (Writer) Starring: Alexander Skarsgård, Paul Rudd, Justin Theroux, Seyneb Saleh, Robert Sheehan Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars Mute is the latest film from Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and debuted exclusively on Netflix on February 23rd. It follows an Amish man named Leo (played by True Blood‘s… Read More »

Kickstarter: Skyvault, A Modern Space Epic TV Series

By | March 21, 2018
 

 Skyvault: A modern space epic about three adventurers who fight for their freedom against shadowy revolutionaries with ancient technology. Skyvault is a fantasy adventure across dozens of worlds that will initially run for 12 half-hour episodes. Set in a fictional cluster of solar systems based on Texas geography, the story focuses on three individuals who decide to leave their… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: HBO to Spend Big on Game of Thrones Spin-Offs, Alex Garland TV Series in the Work, and More

By | March 16, 2018
 

 HBO Plans on “Going Big” with the Game of Thrones Spin-Offs There is still very little in the way of details on the upcoming Game of Thrones spin-offs, but HBO has indicated they are willing to throw a lot of money at these new shows. Speaking at the INTV conference, HBO senior VP of drama Francesca Orsi said… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Galaxina TV Series in the Works, Jon Favreau Joins the Star Wars Universe, and More

By | March 10, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: Galaxina, Hiding in Time, and More Is the well running dry for sci fi TV ideas?  It would seem to be based on the announcement that Crown International Pictures plans on reviving their B-Movie Galaxina as a television series. That 1980 film parodied Star Wars and Star Trek and the genre in general and… Read More »

StargateNow: A Movement to Bring More Stargate and More Sci Fi to TV

By | March 8, 2018
 

 Former Stargate writer and executive producer Joseph Mallozzi is spearheading a movement to get another live action series in the franchise that would likely run on the Stargate Command streaming service. He has the interest of MGM and the studio is also considering expanding the scope of SGC to become a dedicated platform for science fiction television. Mallozzi’s… Read More »

Sci Fi Finds: Space Rangers

By | March 7, 2018
 

 What Is It?  This short-lived 1993 television series follows the adventures of a misfit band of the Space Rangers Corps stationed on the edge of the explored galaxy at Fort Hope.   They must defend the colonists in their sector from menaces like inter-stellar bandits, an alien race known as the Banshees, and the most dangerous threat of all:… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV Series: A Discworld Series is in the Works and Halo is Back On; Wayward Pines Gets Cancelled; and More

By | March 2, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: BBC Studios is Bringing Discworld to Television, Halo to Star Filming Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens is already moving forward with Amazon and BBC Studios, and now another of his works will be coming to television.  BBC Studios is working on a six-episodes series based on his fantasy Discworld books.  That long-running series takes place… Read More »

This Week in Sci Fi TV: Blair Witch and Culture TV Series in the Works; Lauren Cohen Could Leave TWD, and More

By | February 23, 2018
 

 Sci Fi TV Development: Blair Witch Series in the Works Lionsgate has a Blair Witch TV Series in the works, though there are not many specifics about it available at the moment. One of the original directors Eduardo Sanchez had this to say about a TV series in an interview last year: Well, you know. I can’t really discuss.… Read More »