• Classic British Property ‘Catweazle’ Being Adapted For Film

    Posted Sunday, December 26th, 2010 12:10 pm GMT -4
    by

    Based on Richard Carpenter’s classic British television series and novels, ‘Catweazle’ is being adapted by John Henderson (‘The Borrowers’) into a feature film. The production is being handled by Paul Knight and Ettinger Brothers with Intandem Films handling distribution. The story follows Catweazle, a Norman-era magician who is transported into modern times where he teams […]

  • ‘Soul Caliber’ Fans Get A Surprise Christmas Gift

    Posted Sunday, December 26th, 2010 09:26 am GMT -4
    by

    Soul Caliber lead designer Daishi Odashima surprised fans with a short  tweet announcing “SC is Back! Get ready, fans!”. The tweet also contained a photo of Odashima at his desk with a pair of giant sword drawings possibly for the new game. No word on a release date or platforms. Stay tuned.

  • Superhero Drama ‘The Cape’ Debuts On NBC January 9, 2011

    Posted Sunday, December 26th, 2010 06:05 am GMT -4
    by

    Set to air on NBC on January 9th, ‘The Cape’ is a new one-hour drama series starring David Lyons (‘ER’) as Vince Faraday, an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding, leaving behind his wife Dana (Jennifer Ferrin, […]

  • DreamWorks Animation Gets Ready For Comic Book ‘Maintenance’

    Posted Sunday, December 26th, 2010 03:12 am GMT -4
    by

    Oni Press’ comic book ‘Maintenance’ has been picked up by DreamWorks Animation via turnaround from Warner Bros. The comic, published by Oni Press, debuted in December 2006 and follows the exploits of two janitors who work for TerroMax, Inc., the world’s biggest and best evil science think tank. When they’re not dealing with toxic spill […]

  • Terry Gilliam To Produce Steampunk Film ’1884′

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 06:04 pm GMT -4
    by

     Eclectic filmmaker Terry Gilliam is producing a new steampunk-inspired film, ’1884′. Written and to-be-directed by Gilliam protege Tim Ollive, ’1884′ is a steampunk adventure that will mix puppets, miniatures, CG animation and fuse the mouths and eyes of actors onto the the little heads of the puppets. No word on a production or release date. […]

  • ‘Two Worlds II’ Set For Multi-platform Release In January

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 03:00 pm GMT -4
    by

    Southpeak Interactive’s upcoming action/RPG is set to release in January on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Amazon has a January 25, 2011 release date listed for all three formats for ‘Two Worlds II’. ‘Two Worlds II’ explores the next chapter in the history of Antaloor. The hero must investigate his mysterious roots, discovering surprising twists […]

  • H.G. Wells + Steampunk = ‘War Of The Worlds: Goliath’

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 01:19 pm GMT -4
    by

    A new sequel to H.G. Wells classic book is currently production. Produced by Tripod Entertainment, ‘War of the Worlds: Goliath’ is being directed by animation veteran Joe Pearson (Epoch Ink Animation), and written by David Abramowitz (‘Highlander: The Series’). It features the voice talents of Adrian Paul (‘Highlander: The Series’), Peter Wingfield (‘Highlander: The Series’), […]

  • ‘Locke & Key’ Television Series Adds New Cast Member

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 10:10 am GMT -4
    by

    FOX’s adaptation of IDW Publishing’s comic book ‘Locke & Key’ has cast Sarah Bolger (The Tudors, Iron Cross, The Spiderwick Chronicles, BioShock 2) as one of the young leads. The show has been given a series commitment by FOX and is being adapted by Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles). […]

  • ‘True Blood’ Author Has New TV Series In Development

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 08:12 am GMT -4
    by

    Author Charlaine Harris has a second television series in the works. Based on her ‘Harper Connelly Mysteries’ novels ‘Grave Sight’ is being developed in conjunction with television network CBS and frequent science fiction producer/directors Ridley Scott (Blade Runner, Alien) and Tony Scott (The Hunger). The series is about a young woman named Harper Connelly, who […]

  • New ‘Halo’ Novel From Author Greg Bear In January

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 06:05 am GMT -4
    by

    The latest ‘Halo’ novel, ‘Halo: Cryptum’ from Tor Books, will be available on January 4, 2011. Written by Hugo and Nebula Award-winning science fiction author Greg Bear, the first two chapters of the novel are now available to read online: www.tor.com/halocryptum/register www.halo.xbox.com/en-us/news/headline/exclusive-book-excerpt-halo-cryptum/11819 In Cryptum, Bear reveals the story of the Forerunners, a civilization that ruled […]

  • Santa Claus And Workers Rescued From Martian Captors

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 04:00 am GMT -4
    by

    Santa Claus Central has announced that Santa Claus and his kidnapped workers have been rescued from their Martian Captors. An elite squad of black ops elves and their support team cyborg reindeers completed “Operation Red Grinch” at a location known as the “Face on Mars”. All involved were unhurt and Santa Claus is currently en […]

  • BBC America To Run ‘Dr. Who’ Marathon And Christmas Special On December 25th

    Posted Saturday, December 25th, 2010 01:35 am GMT -4
    by

    BBC America will air a ‘Dr. Who’ marathon starting at 12am on December 25. At 9pm (ET/PT) a brand new Christmas Special episode will also air. Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser. […]

  • Santa Claus Kidnapped From The North Pole By Martians

    Posted Friday, December 24th, 2010 10:00 pm GMT -4
    by

    We have just learned that Martians have invaded the North Pole and that Santa Claus and several of his workers have been kidnapped. So far there have been no ransom or other demands. Santa Claus Central hasn’t issued a statement yet responding to public concern about the possibility of late Christmas present deliveries.

  • Microsoft “Kinects” Players To The Xbox 360

    Posted Friday, December 24th, 2010 05:00 pm GMT -4
    by

    Game system technology is more advanced than ever before.  To successfully compete with the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft knew they needed to deliver a product that was just as good as or better than what’s currently available.  And deliver they did. Kinect for the XBOX 360 is one of the newest innovations by Microsoft.  Originally referred to […]

  • A Possible Remake Of 1984 Film ‘Firestarter’ Has Been Lit

    Posted Friday, December 24th, 2010 03:00 pm GMT -4
    by

    Based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, Universal and the De Laurentis Company are planning a remake of the 1984 film ‘Firestarter’. Looking to create a more edgy main character and as a potential franchise for next year, ‘Vacancy’ writer Mark L. Smith is penning a new script. The original film starred […]