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Walking Dead to air on same day internationally?

Fox International has announced that it hopes that season two of The Walking Dead will be broadcast around the world on the same day as in the US, or within a few hours. AMC will air the first episode on Sunday October 16, and according to senior vice president  Sharon Tal Yguado, Fox International “feel … Continue reading

Eureka gets animated!

Syfy is preparing a very special holiday episode of Eureka, in which the characters will be transformed into animated versions of themselves. According to Syfy, “In the episode “Do You See What I See,” it’s Christmas again in Eureka, and Sheriff Carter (Colin Ferguson) and Allison Blake (Salli Richardson-Whitfield) are secretly planning the perfect holiday … Continue reading

Comic-Con: Supernatural scares for season seven

The Supernatural panel at Comic-Con confirmed that season seven of the CW show will aim to put the scares back into the series. Star Jared Padalecki noted that, “Sam is way out of his league. I read it and I was actually getting chills – and I was scared. I was really excited about making … Continue reading

Doctor Who returns in August!

It’s been confirmed this evening at the Comic-Con panel in San Diego that Doctor Who will be returning to our screens this August. Episode 8, Let’s Kill Hitler, will air on August 27 State-side, which would mean that it’s likely to be broadcast the same day in the UK, the Saturday of the Bank Holiday … Continue reading

Fringe, Chuck, Being Human, Sanctuary and Warehouse 13 updates from ComicCon

As always, San Diego ComicCon has been a hotbed of spoiler information for the upcoming TV season. Below are our picks from the various genre panels: The question of Walternate’s grandson was raised at the Fringe panel – how can he exist, if Peter Bishop has been wiped from ever existing. But according to Anna … Continue reading

True Blood hints at ComicCon for seasons 4 and 5

The True Blood panel at this year’s ComicCon gave away certain hints about the direction of both season 4 and 5 of the hit HBO vampire show. As suggested in our review of episode three, it does seem as Bill has comitted incest, having sex with his own great-great-great-great grandaughter. Stephen Moyer noted that, “Bill … Continue reading

Scanners – the TV series?

Following the success of The Walking Dead, Dimension Films are considering a TV series based on the David Cronenberg film Scanners, to which they hold the rights. Dimension have been working on a remake of the 1981 horror classic for some time, with David S. Goyer involved with scripting a movie for Saw II‘s Darren … Continue reading

Pierce Brosnan to star in Stephen King’s Bag of Bones

Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan will headline A & E’s miniseries adaptation of Stephen King’s novel Bag of Bones, which Mick Garris will be directing from next month for broadcast later this year. Brosnan will play writer Mike Noonan who finds difficulty moving on following the death of his wife Jo (played by Annabeth Gish). … Continue reading

A Clockwork Orange comes to life on stage – twice!

Two new stage productions of Anthony Burgess’s classic novel A Clockwork Orange will be appearing in the coming year. To mark the book’s 50th anniversary next year, graduates of the Royal Northern College of Music will stage the author’s own musical adaptation of the story, while a separate production, by Theatre Royal Stratford East, will open … Continue reading

Scott promises “fresh notion” on artificial life in Promethus

Speaking to ComicCon via a video link from Prometheus‘s set in Iceland, director Ridley Scott dropped multiple hints about the content of his new movie and its link to the Alien saga. Asked whether there would be androids in the film, like Ash and Bishop in the earlier movies, Scott said there “may be two”, … Continue reading