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Spinrad’s lost Star Trek script no longer coming to Phase II

Star Trek fans’ hopes of seeing a version of Norman Spinrad’s lost Star Trek script, He Walked Among Us, have been dashed, following intervention by CBS. The story, written to feature a guest starring role by Milton Berle on the original series, was rediscovered late last year, and fan film group Phase II announced they … Continue reading

Terra Nova not moving to Netflix

It looks as if Terra Nova is well and truly buried 85 million years in the past, as news comes that negotiations between 20th Century Fox and Netflix have failed to achieve a deal. Deadline notes that Fox has not yet released the actors, despite Jason O’Mara and others signing up for other pilot duties, … Continue reading

NYPD Blue’s Bochco travels 3 million years forward in Evolution

Haven producers Entertainment One (eOne) are working with NYPD Blue co-creator Steven Bochco on a new sci-fi drama series, set three million years in the future. Evolution is created and written by Bochco and Bryan Law, and sees the discovery of a Box by a future tribe of man that offers the whole of human knowledge.  “I … Continue reading

Doctor Who New Series: First Trailer! (video)

The first trailer for this Autumn’s seventh series of the BBC’s Doctor Who has been released following a preview at the Official Doctor Who Convention in Cardiff this past weekend (above). Much of the footage comes from the recent shoot in Spain with the bonus appearance of a Dalek eye stalk, seemingly in the snow. … Continue reading

Rory and Amy to exit Doctor Who in New York

According to Doctor Who producer Caroline Skinner, the fifth episode of the seventh series will be filmed in New York City. The story, which will feature the departure of Rory and Amy as well as the return of the Weeping Angels, has been written by executive producer Steven Moffat, who promised that not everyone will … Continue reading

BBC confirms a fifth series of Being Human (updated)

Following the climactic events of the series four finale, broadcast in the UK on March 25, the BBC has stated that Being Human will return next year for six new episodes. The show’s official Facebook page contained the statement “Fifth series of beinghuman coming your way, my friends” soon after the end of transmission. Although … Continue reading

New Life For Terra Nova and The River?

Could both Terra Nova (already cancelled, with star Jason O’Mara signed up for a new show already) and The River (now on ‘death watch’) be saved from single season runs by rental site Netflix? Netflix is increasingly moving into original production having already picked up the comedy series Arrested Development (dropped by Fox in 2006) … Continue reading

Producers Team Up on New 1984

A new version of George Orwell’s acclaimed dystopia novel Nineteen Eighty-Four is to be produced by Image Entertainment and LBI Entertainment, with the hunt underway for a screenwriter. When Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Imagine sought out the rights to re-adapt the book, they discovered LBI Entertainment had the same idea. In an unusual … Continue reading

Fringe Producers Promise Fifth “Season”

Whether or not Fox renews the series for a fifth year, the producers of Fringe are set on making a fifth season of the show regardless; it just might not be on TV. Producer Jeff Pinkner has said that the writing team are attempting to wrap up as many story elements as possible before the … Continue reading

No TV series for Galactica’s Blood and Chrome

Within a few hours of the release of a trailer for the CGI heavy Battlestar Galactica prequel Blood and Chrome, starring Luke Pasqualino as William Adama, it has been confirmed that the show will not be proceeding forwards as a TV series. The pilot movie will get an airing though, Syfy President Mark Stern has confirmed. “Though … Continue reading