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Morgana joins Dracula!

Morgana actress Katie McGrath has been cast in Sky’s lavish new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The former Merlin star will play Lucy Westenra, aristocratic London’s sexy, social butterfly who has a penchant for gossip, flirting and all things glamorous. A best friend to Dracula’s muse, Mina Murray (played by Jessica De Gouw), Lucy gradually … Continue reading

Cast announced for Making of Doctor Who drama

Mark Gatiss’ drama, An Adventure in Space and Time, goes before the cameras shortly, and key castmembers have been announced. David Bradley, best known as the caretaker Filch in the Harry Potter films, will play William Hartnell. Jessica Raine, star of Call the Midwife, will be Doctor Who’s first producer, Verity Lambert, with Brian Cox, … Continue reading

RIP Bernard Horsfall

Veteran British actor Bernard Horsfall, who made a number of appearances in Doctor Who, and assisted 007 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, has died aged 82. Horsfall was a stalwart of British TV and film, also making his mark in The Saint, The Avengers (in the first episode featuring the Cybernauts), Freewheelers, Out of the … Continue reading

Read an extract from The Aylesford Skull here!

As part of the Aylesford Skull Swashbuckling Blog Tour celebrating the release of James P. Blaylock’s first full-length Steampunk novel in twenty years [The Aylesford Skull, Titan Books, £7.99], we’re giving you the opportunity to read the first chapter here on Sci-Fi Bulletin. There are also chances to win a copy of the  limited edition of … Continue reading

The Tomorrow People gets a new pilot

The North American version of The Tomorrow People is rapidly becoming a reality, following confirmation that the green light has been given to a new pilot by the CW. The update, by Arrow’s Greg Berlanti and The Vampire Diaries’ Julie Plec will be executive produced and scripted by Chuck’s Phil Klemmer. Deadline describes it as: … Continue reading

Star Wars 3D ‘Postponed’: Official

Lucasfilm has official postponed the controversial re-releases of the Star Wars prequel trilogy in 3D. Following the takeover by Disney, the new management want to focus on ‘rebooting the franchise’ according to an initial report from Deadline.com. Following that report, Lucasfilm issued a statement: ‘Lucasfilm has decided to postpone this fall’s scheduled release of Star Wars Episodes … Continue reading

Rogue, Kitty Pryde and Iceman return to X-Men

According to a tweet from Bryan Singer, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page and Shawn Ashmore are reprising their roles as Rogue, Kitty Pryde and Iceman for the upcoming X-Men: First Class sequel, Days of Future Past. The story’s multiple timelines allows the reappearance of past members of the franchise, with Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Hugh Jackman … Continue reading

Two new pilots from Abrams join genre boom

As well as signing up for duties in a galaxy far, far away, J.J. Abrams has committed to two new shows for pilot season. An untitled project has now been greenlit at Fox from Abrams and his Fringe colleague J.H. Wyman, set in a near future where Los Angeles cops are partnered with androids. The … Continue reading

It’s official: Abrams directing Star Wars Episode VII

Two days after the news broke, Disney has now officially confirmed that J.J. Abrams will be helming Star Wars Episode VII. “It’s very exciting to have J.J. aboard leading the charge as we set off to make a new Star Wars movie,” producer Kathleen Kennedy said. “J.J. is the perfect director to helm this. Beyond … Continue reading

Abrams confirmed to direct Star Wars sequels for Disney?

According to reports at Deadline, despite various statements to the effect that he did not want to be considered for the role, Star Trek director J.J. Abrams has apparently signed up to helm one of the new Star Wars films that will be produced by Disney following their purchase of Lucasfilm last year. “It’s [a] … Continue reading