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  • Ben Mendelsohn Has Put Down A Quarter To Be Next Up As The Villain In ‘Ready Player One’

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    The cast for Steven Spielberg‘s ‘Ready Player One‘ is being fleshed out as Ben Mendelsohn (‘The Dark Knight Rises’,’Killing Them Softly’) is currently being eyed to play the lead villain in the film. This movie will be rapidly expanding his genre work as we know he has already been tapped to star in ‘Rogue One: […]

  • Winter Is Coming… In April: HBO Announces The ‘Game Of Thrones’ Return Date

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Judging by the weather lately, many may be wondering when winter will actually come this season.  Well, in a manner of speaking, HBO may have the answer.  ‘Game of Thrones’ returns for its sixth season on April 24, 2016 at 9pm EST. Not only will fans discover the true fate of Jon Snow, but this […]

  • Whatever The Case May Be: New Photo Of Newt Scamander And A Magical Hint About ‘Fantastic Beasts’… And Where You’ll Find Them

    Posted Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne dazzled in his most recent film, ‘The Danish Girl’ but he’s truly set to enchant in next fall’s ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’, set within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, albeit many, many years before the beloved modern day series.  Redmayne portrays Newt Scamander, a magizoologist setting […]

  • George R.R. Martin Explains The Delay On ‘The Winds Of Winter’

    Posted Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    We all know that the next season of ‘Game of Thrones‘ is going to be covering material in George R.R. Martin‘s upcoming novel ‘The Winds of Winter’ and now we’ve found out exactly why the book has been so delayed. With the fourth book in the series having taken four years to write and ‘A […]

  • Want To Listen To Neil Gaiman Read ‘A Christmas Carol’?

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Who doesn’t want to hear Neil Gaiman say, “Bah humbug”? Last year ‘The Sandman’ author read aloud ‘A Christmas Carol’ for the New York Public Library. Thanks to the New York Public Library Podcast, Gaiman’s reading of an annotated edition by Dickens is available online. Combine this with the Captain Picard ‘Let it Snow’ and the […]

  • Past Transgressions: Check Out The New Trailer For Stephen King’s ’11/22/63′ On HULU!

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Now that Amazon and Netflix have firmly established themselves as excellent connoisseurs of premium original series’ (thanks to shows like “The Man in the High Castle‘ and ‘Jessica Jones‘), Hulu is ready to jump into the market. Fortunately for them, they have the much anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s trippy drama ‘11/22/63,’ which tells the […]

  • ‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’ And ‘Power Rangers’ Release Dates Get Pushed Back

    Posted Friday, December 18th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Lionsgate is shaking their 2017 release schedule up a little and it may be for the best.  The studio is pushing ‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’, the last movie in that series of YA adaptations back from its original date March 24, 2017 to June 9, 2017.  That puts the dystoptian tale further into the thick […]

  • Fans Threaten To Flood Social Media To Spoil ‘The Force Awakens’ Unless This Demand Is Met

    Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    It looks like a certain faction of ‘Star Wars’ fandom has embraced the Dark Side.  There is a closed Facebook group that boasts 3,648 members called The Alliance to Preserve the Expanded Universe and their nefarious raison d’être is to SPOIL ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ for EVERYBODY!  The group plans to hit up early screenings […]

  • Peter Harness Is Writing A Live-Action ‘The War Of The Worlds’ Mini-Series!

    Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 04:41 pm GMT -4
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    With the copyright of H.G. Wells’ ‘The War of the Worlds‘ expiring at the end of next year, it should surprise no one that a new show based on the classic novel is coming out, but what is surprising is the talent behind it! Mammoth Screen is developing the mini-series for British television and eyeing […]

  • Get Ready To Get Ready For The Trailer For ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’

    Posted Friday, December 11th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Are you ready to see the trailer for the newest film from the mind of J.K. Rowling, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’?  Well, you’re in luck!  Because a new video has been released… that tells you when the announcement trailer will be out! Okay, so this is a teaser for a teaser for […]

  • Geez Lionsgate, Eat The Berries! ‘The Hunger Games’ Prequels Are Still In The Works

    Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    For a while now, it’s been rumored that Lionsgate was considering carrying on the ‘The Hunger Games’ film franchise, despite the fact that the newest film, ‘Mockingjay – Part 2′ wraps up the story from the original novels by Suzanne Collins.  Now it looks like those plans are still on, but what’s left to tell? […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ (1963)

    Posted Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    It may have been required reading in sixth grade, but that doesn’t mean it was any less enjoyable. For some of us, the concept of a tesseract in Madeleine L’Engle’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ (1963) might’ve confounded us, but luckily it prepared us for other science fiction stories that incorporated the same concept. ‘A Wrinkle […]

  • The Elegantly Meandering Dead Awaken In This ‘Pride And Prejudice And Zombies’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, November 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Things take a macabre twist in this retelling of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’.   In Burr Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s spoof, ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’ the normally prim and proper Bennett sisters are trained for a special task– battling Regency era undead.  Lily James stars as main character Elizabeth Bennett, while Bella Heathcote, Suki Waterhouse, […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Heir To The Empire’ (1991)

    Posted Thursday, November 26th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is coming up, so for Throwback Thursday, ScienceFiction.com would like to look back on the Thrawn Trilogy. Sure, with the new movies coming out, it’s probably not going to be canon anymore, but it’s still a very important series. It not only brought the ‘Star Wars’ fandom come raging back […]

  • Weekend Box Office (11/20-11/22): ‘Mockingjay – Part 2′ Easily Targets #1 But Falls Short For Franchise

    Posted Monday, November 23rd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2′ easily soared to #1 at the box office with a $101 million debut, with the #2 movie, ‘Spectre’ coming in at $14.6M– a huge lag behind.  The fourth and final (?) movie derived from Suzanne Collins’ best-selling YA novel series, won the weekend, but startlingly was the lowest […]