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Watch Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome 7 & 8 (video)

The penultimate week of adventure for William Adama kicks off here, with episodes 7 and 8 of the Battlestar Galactica preview Blood & Chrome. In episode 7, waylaid by a ferocious storm, Adama, Coker and Becca reluctantly follow their eccentric savior, marine recon sergeant Xander Toth (John Pyper Ferguson), to shelter in an abandoned ski … Continue reading

BBC confirm Doctor Who 50th anniversary special

In a look ahead to drama during 2013, BBC One Controller Danny Cohen has confirmed that there will be some major event dramas including “the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special. These shows will bring a rich range of tones and worlds to BBC One’s fiction.” Cohen also announced a primetime adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s novel … Continue reading

Stewart & McKellen return for X-Men sequel!

X-Men director Bryan Singer has announced that both Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Patrick Stewart will be returning to the franchise for Days of Future Past, the sequel he is helming to X-Men: First Class. “I’d like to officially welcome back James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, Michael Fassbender and Nicholas Hoult to X-Men: Days Of Future … Continue reading

Star Trek Into Darkness official synopsis released

In a move that may surprise those used to the secrecy that surrounded the last Star Trek film, an official synopsis has been released for Star Trek Into Darkness, six months before its release next May. “In Summer 2013, pioneering director J.J. Abrams will deliver an explosive action thriller that takes Star Trek Into Darkness. … Continue reading

Merlin to end at Christmas

The BBC has announced that Merlin will come to the end of its five year run this Christmas, with a two-part special episode. Fans have been predicting that this season would be the final one when they discovered that no booking had been made for location shooting in France next year. Members of the crew … Continue reading

RIP Larry Hagman

Larry Hagman, who played Major Tony Nelson in the 1960s fantasy sitcom I Dream of Jeannie, has died aged 81. Hagman, who became most famous for playing the oil magnate J.R. Ewing on Dallas, had a successful stage career before moving to television. I Dream of Jeannie ran from 1965 to 1970, although Hagman didn’t … Continue reading

Primeval New World launch date set for UK

According to reports today Watch will be starting their transmission of Primeval New World on Tuesday January 8th. The show, a spin-off of the British original series which ran for five seasons on ITV, will air at 9 p.m., a post-watershed slot suitable for its more adult content. New World follows the adventures of a … Continue reading

Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome episodes 5 & 6 are here (video)

The latest episodes of the Battlestar Galactica prequel Blood & Chrome have now ben released, and can be viewed below. In this week’s double installment, Adam and Coker dogfight Cylon Raiders while Battlestar Osiris tries to hold off a Cylon Basestar. Remember, you can catch the first two episodes here and episodes 3 and 4 here. … Continue reading

Star Wars VIII and IX writers ‘confirmed’!

Screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan (The Empire Strikes Back) and Simon Kinberg (X-Men: First Class) have been ‘confirmed’—according to The Hollywood Reporter—as the writers of Star Wars Episodes VIII and IX. The pair would double up as producers on the second and third films in the new Star Wars trilogy. The movie trade paper quotes ‘sources’. The … Continue reading

Quinto quitting as Spock?

Hidden at the end of an interview with Zachary Quinto in Entertainment Weekly about his role on the new season of American Horror Story (warning: there are spoilers in the interview for those who are not up to date), is a suggestion that the actor is looking for new directions after next summer’s release of … Continue reading