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The Matrix’s Carrie-Ann Moss joins Chuck’s final hurrah!

Carrie-Ann Moss, who played Trinity in The Matrix trilogy, is set to play a key recurring role in the fifth and final season of spy comedy drama Chuck. Moss will portray Gertrude Verbanski, the owner of Verbanski Corp, who will be the principal rivals for Chuck and Sarah’s new Carmichael Industries. Previously it was revealed … Continue reading

CW releases sizzling Vampire Diaries promo

Following its premiere at Comic-Con last weekend, the CW has released a three and a half minute promo for the third season of The Vampire Diaries. Although it contains quite a bit of footage from the first two seasons, there is a new scene featuring Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev). Watch it below

Fringe producers confirm Peter Bishop’s disappearance

Contrary to various rumours and theories sweeping the Internet, the producers of Fox’s Fringe have confirmed that the events seen in the final episode of the third season did happen to the characters: the two worlds were brought together, and as a result Peter Bishop disappeared from both. “What we are trying to do from … Continue reading

No Heroics’ Drew Pearce to adapt The Mighty

Drew Pearce, the creator of the short-lived ITV2 superhero satire No Heroics, is writing a screenplay based on the DC Comic The Mighty for Paramount Pictures. The Mighty was created by former DC editor Peter Tomasi and artist Keith Champagne. It charts the relationship between a Superman-like hero, Alpha-One, and Gabriel Cole, a human police officer who … Continue reading

Moffat denies American move planned for Doctor Who

Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour yesterday (July 28), Doctor Who producer Steven Moffat has said that it is unlikely that the series will follow in spin-off Torchwood‘s footsteps and become an American production. “It’s entirely about story,” Moffat pointed out. “I don’t think in order to make Doctor Who successful in America you … Continue reading

Watch David Tennant in action in Fright Night trailer

Dreamworks have released a trailer for their updated remake of the 1996 horror comedy Fright Night, starring former Doctor Who David Tennant alongside Colin Farrell and Star Trek/Terminator Salvation‘s Anton Yelchin. The 3-D film, directed by Colin Gillespie, is due for release August 19 in the States and September 2 in the UK.

Fresh Tales from a reopened Crypt

The 1950s EC comics anthology Tales from the Crypt is set to inspire a new TV series, 15 years after an earlier version completed a seven year run on HBO. Eureka‘s Andrew Cosby has teamed up with Gil Adler, who was one of the producers on the earlier incarnation, to create a new hour long … Continue reading

Lucas loses Star Wars Stormtrooper copyright battle

The U.K.’s Supreme Court today ruled in favour of the propmaker who has been selling costumes based on the Stormtrooper outfits from the Star Wars movies. Andrew Ainsworth designed the props for the original Star Wars film, and has been retailing the replica costumes for some years. He claimed that they were not covered by … Continue reading

SyFy developing The Sixth Gun

Occult western comic book The Sixth Gun is heading to Syfy as a six episode mini-series. The adaptation of the Oni Press series was announced at Comic-Con, and according to iFanboy, has already “sped past the optioned and pilot stages”. Created by Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt, The Sixth Gun  has received multiple nominations in … Continue reading

Darabont steps down from The Walking Dead (updated)

According to a report on Deadline.com, Frank Darabont has stepped down as showrunner on the second season of The Walking Dead – which will come as a great surprise to fans of the series who attended Comic-Con last weekend, where the Shawshank Redemption director was enthusing about the new season. The Deadline report suggests that … Continue reading