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Official Prometheus trailer finally arrives (video)

The trailer for Ridley Scott’s Prometheus – which clearly displays its connections to the director’s 1979 movie Alien – has now been released. The 70 second fast-cut trailer has itself been heavily promoted over the past few days and initial reaction on the internet indicates that fans believe it lives up to the hype. Prometheus … Continue reading

Lacey Turner joins Sky Living’s Bedlam

Former EastEnders actress Lacey Turner is continuing her association with the fantasy genre, joining the second season of Sky Living’s ghostly drama Bedlam. Turner, who was seen as Lia in season three of Being Human, will play Ellie, a newcomer who gets caught up in the danger and mystery surrounding the old mental asylum at … Continue reading

The Dark Knight officially Rises (video)

Warner Bros. has released the official trailer for next year’s completion of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises. Dealing with the problems of Bruce Wayne’s dual identity, The Dark Knight Rises sees Christian Bale reprise his role as Wayne/Batman, Michael Caine return as Alfred with Gary Oldman and Morgan Freeman. It opens on … Continue reading

Misfits confirmed for fourth series

Spoiler alert: this news story contains information about Misfits’ third series finale Although there were multiple cast changes in the third series finale, Misfits will be returning for a fourth run next year, it has been confirmed. A report in Broadcast before the weekend suggested that a new season would be commissioned and star Antonia … Continue reading

Torchwood episodes pulled from Watch

Following criticism by Ofcom, UK digital channel Watch has suspended all repeat broadcasts of the adult Doctor Who spin-off Torchwood. The channel had been rerunning the first two seasons of the show unedited in a 4 p.m. slot. Complaints were directed at the use of four-letter words, as well as overt violence. Watch apologised for distress … Continue reading

Doctor Who to get new companion

According to executive producer and head writer Steven Moffat, there will be a change in personnel in the TARDIS during the upcoming seventh series of Doctor Who. “The final days of the Ponds are coming during the next series,” Moffat announced at the press launch for the Christmas Special, The Doctor, The Widow and The … Continue reading

Watch the new Doctor Who Christmas trailer

The BBC has released a new trailer for the Doctor Who Christmas Day special, The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe, which is being broadcast at 7 p.m. in the UK and 9 p.m. in the States. The trailer premiered just before 8 p.m. in the UK on December 13, and features footage showing youngsters … Continue reading

HBO release new Games of Thrones teaser (video)

Alongside the season finale of period drama Boardwalk Empire on December 12, HBO showed a new trailer for the second season of Game of Thrones, which is coming in April next year. Stephan Dillane provides the voiceover in character as Stannis Baratheon. Watch the trailer below:

Doctor Who missing episodes – found! (second update!)

Two long-missing Doctor Who episodes were aired on December 11 for the first time in nearly 50 years at the Missing, Believed Wiped convention at the British Film Institute in London. The third episode of the William Hartnell story Galaxy 4, and the second part of the Patrick Troughton adventure The Underwater Menace are the … Continue reading

Lost Girl renewed for third season

Canadian fantasy series Lost Girl has been picked up for a third run by the Showcase channel. The series, which stars Anna Silk as succubus and private detective Bo, will pick up again in the spring, presumably for an autumn transmission, following the pattern of the first two years. Series 1 recently completed airing on … Continue reading