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Help catch Kane’s Disease

Following the huge success of Hellbound Media’s previous gothic fairytale Mandy the Monster Hunter, the company are returning to Kickstarter to help fund The Disease, a twisted tale of bodily transformation and uncontrollable infection, a new comic written by regular SFB contributor Paul Kane and drawn by Pawel Kardis. Aiming to hit a modest goal of … Continue reading

Rutger Hauer to meet the Xenomorphs!

Blade Runner star Rutger Hauer is set to encounter the Xenomorphs in Dirk Maggs’ audio production of Tim Lebbon’s Alien: Out of the Shadows. Hauer will be playing Ash, the alien-seeking AI introduced in the first Alien film, in the story, set between the first two Alien movies. “Working on such a famous franchise was … Continue reading

BAFTA nominations for Who and Humans

Doctor Who and Humans are among those representing genre television in this year’s BAFTA nominations, announced on March 30th. E4’s Humans is up for Best Drama, opposite Wolf Hall (which is nominated in most categories!), The Last Panthers and No Offence. Michelle Gomez’s performance as Missy in Doctor Who is listed in the Best Supporting Actress … Continue reading

Samuel Barnett cast as the new Dirk Gently

Jupiter Ascending’s Samuel Barnett will play Douglas Adams’ holistic detective Dirk Gently in the new BBC America miniseries. Barnett is a two-time Tony Award nominee, and is part of the third season of Showtime’s Penny Dreadful. He will be appearing in the Max Landis-devised series opposite Elijah Wood. The new version features “eccentric holistic detective … Continue reading

Win copies of The Children of Green Knowe

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNERS HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED Classic British children’s series The Children of Green Knowe has arrived on DVD 30 years after its first broadcast (read our review here). And thanks to those lovely people at AIM Publicity, we have two copies to give away… To win a copy you … Continue reading

Spike’s Red Mars on hold

Spike TV’s production of Kim Stanley Robinson’s prestigious Mars trilogy has gone on hold, after the departure of showrunner Peter Noah. According to the report at Deadline, the studio is still hoping to bring the books to the screen with Skydance Productions. “The Red Mars trilogy is one of the most beloved, modern science fiction … Continue reading

Powers season 2 debuts May 31

Sony Playstation owners will be able to access the first three episodes of the new series of Powers on May 31st, Sony Computer Entertainment America has confirmed. “I’m insanely thrilled with the opportunity to introduce season 2 on PlayStation Network,” Brian Michael Bendis, executive producer of PlayStation original series POWERS, and co-creator of the comic … Continue reading

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man returning in 2017

James Nesbitt will return for a second season of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man on Sky next year. The 10-part drama has been Sky’s highest-rated original drama series ever. Series two will see Nesbitt return to his role as Detective Inspector Clayton as he struggles to control his compulsions and the never-ending battle between good and … Continue reading

Join the Apocalypse with Secret Cinema 2016

The zombie apocalypse is upon us – and you can take part, thanks to Secret Cinema. The project is about to get a lot darker as Secret Cinema enters an entirely new genre. Amidst much speculation the next movie to receive the Secret Cinema treatment is Danny Boyle’s 2002 British cult classic, 28 Days Later. The … Continue reading

Peter Serafinowicz is Amazon’s The Tick

British actor Peter Serafinowicz will be playing the lead in Amazon Studios’ new version of The Tick. According to the report at Deadline, “the blue-suited Tick is recovering from a memory loss and ends up reteaming with his sidekick Arthur (Griffin Newman) to fight evil. The two are surrounded by a new host of characters that include … Continue reading