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Starz cancels Chibnall’s Camelot

According to a report on Deadline.com, Starz has decided not to commission a second season of its Arthurian drama, Camelot, co-created by Torchwood writer Chris Chibnall. The cable channel cites “significant production challenges” for the decision, and Deadline suggests that scheduling conflicts for the actors was part of the problem. Ratings for the series had … Continue reading

Dollhouse’s Dichen Lachman joins Being Human

Former Dollhouse star Dichen Lachman has signed up for a recurring role on SyFy’s North American remake of Being Human. Lachman, who can be seen over the next few weeks in Torchwood: Miracle Day, will play Izumi, an old vampire who causes problems when she returns to Boston, in the show’s second season which begins … Continue reading

Eve Myles wants fans to be “proud of” Torchwood: Miracle Day

Torchwood star Eve Myles has told The Hollywood Reporter that she and co-star John Barrowman understand and sympathise with UK fans’ frustration at having to wait an extra six days for the new series. “We never, ever, ever wanted to take this show away from the original fans,” she said, when asked about the BBC’s decision … Continue reading

More Dinosaurs on Sky!

Sky has confirmed that Steven Spielberg’s new TV series Terra Nova will be heading to Sky 1 HD later this year. Terra Nova focuses on a family who travels back to prehistoric times in an attempt to save the human race from extinction. Like the recently-concluded Primeval, it brings humans into direct confrontations with dinosaurs, … Continue reading

Chariots of the Gods return in Prometheus?

According to director Ridley Scott, his new movie Prometheus is in part influenced by the writings of Chariots of the Gods’ Eric von Daniken. Speaking at the CineEurope film festival, Scott noted that “NASA and the Vatican agree that [it] is almost mathematically impossible that we can be where we are today without there being … Continue reading

Don’t miss our latest reviews!

Lots of variety this weekend: do you want to curl up with the DVD of Season of the Witch? Or watch the start of a shaggy dog story in Wilfred? Fancy some Arthurian magic in tonight’s fourth episode of Camelot? Or stretch your mind with the conclusion to Robert J. Sawyer’s WWW trilogy, Wonder? Find out … Continue reading

Fringe, True Blood, Inception scoop Saturns!

Fringe has won three Saturn Awards for Best Network Series, Best Actress in Television (for Anna Torv) and Best Supporting Actor in Television (for John Noble). True Blood star Stephen Moyer won for Best Actor in Television, while Best Guest Starring Role in Television went to True Blood guest actor Joe Manganiello. Zombie drama The … Continue reading

Doctor Who showrunner denies five-day story in 2012

Private Eye followed up their claims of “chaos” behind the scenes of Doctor Who with a new claim this week that the 2012 run of the show may consist of just five episodes stripped across one week. Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat greeted the latest Eye story with this Tweet: “Do I need to tell … Continue reading

Artist Gene Colan dies aged 84

The legendary comic book artist Gene Colan has died, aged 84. Colan was still drawing until shortly before his death, which came following a broken hip and complications from liver disease, according to his friend Clifford Meth. The New Yorker sold his first comic work in 1944, and joined Marvel Comics’ predecessor, Timely Comics, in … Continue reading

Toy Story saga to continue

Although Woody and the other toys from Pixar’s Toy Story trilogy find a new home at the end of Toy Story 3, and seem set for a “happy ever after”, it’s not the end of their on-screen adventures. Pixar is pressing ahead with Toy Story Toons, the first of which is released alongside Cars 2 this month. … Continue reading