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“Brilliant, Scottish and tiny bit Satanic” guest star for Doctor Who (updated)

Green Wing and Bad Education’s Michelle Gomez is joining the eighth series of Doctor Who playing a character called the Gatekeeper of the Nethersphere. Little is known about the character – the BBC don’t even state which episode she is appearing in – beyond the fact she is appearing with the Cybermen (if an on-set … Continue reading

Constantine character changes confirmed

Although initial reports regarding the NBC version of John Constantine have been pretty positive, news is emerging that some of the “compromises” that are being made to bring it to network television may alter the character quite considerably. In an interview with Collider at the Saturn Awards, director Neil Marshall confirmed that Constantine will not … Continue reading

Doctor Who returns August 23rd with feature length episode!

The BBC has confirmed that Peter Capaldi’s debut as the Doctor will be seen worldwide on Saturday August 23rd, with the broadcast of Deep Breath, a “feature length” episode to kick off the eighth series of Doctor Who. A new trailer for the season was broadcast on June 27, with Capaldi being heard to ask … Continue reading

Del Toro confirms Pacific Rim sequels (video)

Guillermo del Toro will be at the helm of the Pacific Rim sequel, it has been confirmed today, and will be writing the script with Zakk Penn. The movie will be released on Friday April 7, 2017 in 3D and IMAX but it won’t be the only Pacific Rim story in development. In a video … Continue reading

No Doctor Who panel at Comic-Con 2014

It seems that there won’t be an official Doctor Who presence at the San Diego Comic-Con this year. According to a report at the unofficial SDCC Blog, BBC America representatives have confirmed to them that there won’t be a panel this year (as there wasn’t in 2010 when Matt Smith debuted as the Doctor). This … Continue reading

Iron Man 3 and Hannibal honoured at Saturn Awards

The 40th annual Saturn Awards, presented by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films, were handed out at a ceremony on June 26. Iron Man 3 won Best Comic-to-Film Motion Picture with its stars Robert Downey Jr. and Ben Kingsley winning Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively. Gravity was the Best Science Fiction … Continue reading

Big Finish resurrect the Rani

As revealed in the new issue of Doctor Who Magazine, the Doctor’s deadly foe the Rani is returning. According to Big Finish producer David Richardson, plans were afoot for Kate O’Mara to recreate the role in an audio adventure opposite Colin Baker and Nicola Bryant, but these were put on hold after O’Mara’s death earlier … Continue reading

In The Flesh wins at Broadcast Digital Awards

BBC Three’s In the Flesh added to its tally of awards at the Broadcast Digital Awards, held at The Brewery in London on June 25. The zombie series, created by Dominic Mitchell, won Best Scripted Programme; on Twitter, Mitchell dedicated the award to the BBC’s Ben Stephenson and Kate Harwood, “such relentless champions” of the … Continue reading

Shane Black preparing sequel to Predator (update)

Shane Black, who gave the Marvel universe a shot in the arm with his well-judged Iron Man 3, is set to write and direct a continuation of the Predator franchise for Fox. The Hollywood Reporter broke the story noting that Black will write the treatment for the new movie, but the script will be written … Continue reading

MGM’s War Games reboot reaches next level!

The long-gestating remake of the classic John Badham 1980s movie War Games has come a step closer to reality with the announcement that MGM is in negotiations with Project Almanac‘s Dean Israelite and Grace of Monaco‘s Arash Amel to direct and script the movie respectively. The 1983 movie, about teenagers who find a back door … Continue reading