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RIP ITC producer Johnny Goodman

Sir Roger Moore has announced that his producer friend from The Saint and The Persuaders, Johnny Goodman, died on January 30th. In a tweet on the morning January 31st, he stated: “My dear friend and colleague Johnny Goodman left us for the great cutting room in the sky at 11pm last night.” Goodman was production … Continue reading

Watch the Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer (video)

“There is no justice in this world unless we make it,” we are told in the first official trailer for Game of Thrones’ fifth season, just released by HBO. “Send a raven. The Game of Thrones Season 5 trailer is here,” they announced on their Twitter feed, but fans will need no encouraging to watch … Continue reading

Terry Carter

Earlier today, we ran a brief obituary for Battlestar Galactica actor Terry Carter, whose death was widely reported following an incident in the US late yesterday. We linked to the Entertainment Weekly report of the incident. Subsequent reports, and the LAPD official statement on the incident, did not reference Mr Carter’s death, and we are … Continue reading

More Hulkbusting action in first Avengers: Age of Ultron TV spot

We get a clearer view of Tony Stark’s Hulkbuster costume in the first of the many TV spots heading our way to promote Avengers: Age of Ultron, which hits cinemas on May 1. Trouble always comes round, Nick Fury points out and the movie, starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, James … Continue reading

New Star Wars release dates confirmed

According to Disney CEO Bob Iger’s report to shareholders, the next  Star Wars films are on track to meet their expected release dates. As reported by Get Your Geek On, Iger notes: “As one of the few people allowed to visit the set during filming….and one of the fewer who’s seen most of the footage…I … Continue reading

Marvel’s AKA Jessia Jones adds Rachael Taylor

With Daredevil all set to begin on Netflix in April, attention is turning to the second of the Marvel shows, AKA Jessica Jones. In addition to Krysten Ritter as the titular heroine, Mike Colter as Luke Cage and David Tennant as the villainous Kilgrave, Crisis and Transformers star Rachael Taylor will be playing Patsy Walker, who, in the … Continue reading

“Lost” William Hartnell Desert Island Discs found (updated)

The episode of the long running radio series Desert Island Discs, in which Roy Plomley interviewed the first Doctor, William Hartnell, has been located – at least in part. Lucky listeners to the BBC’s iPlayer service were treated to the 16 minutes of the recording from August 23, 1965, earlier today (January 29) until the … Continue reading

Terminator Genisys Super Bowl trailer released (video)

The major Super Bowl trailer for the reboot of the Terminator franchise has been released early. The movie opens on July 1st, starring Emilia Clarke, Jai Courtney, and Arnold Schwarzenegger, who appear in the 30 second commercial which will be shown during the second quarter of the game on Sunday.  

Shortlist revealed for initial James Herbert Award

The shortlist has been released for the first James Herbert Award, open to horror novels written in English and published in the UK and Ireland between 1st January 2014 and 31st December 2014. From the darkly fantastical and post-apocalyptic to desolate rural mysteries, gut-wrenching body horrors and modern re-imaginings of classic Horror tropes, the six shortlisted titles … Continue reading

NBC pick up some Strange Calls

Only a couple of days after Ghostbusters’ return was confirmed, NBC has given a pilot order to Strange Calls, a paranormal comedy based on an Australian series about someone else called in when there’s something strange in the neighbourhood. The series follows an affable but down on his luck young police officer who is transferred to … Continue reading