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Help race to The Verge in a new SF short

Three women are fighting their way towards the top of a flooding building as the world comes to an end, all part of an enigmatic selection process that will change the fate of humanity. That’s the logline for The Verge, a new action, SF short film currently in preproduction, and funding on Kickstarter. The script … Continue reading

RIP director Tom Clegg

Prolific British TV director Tom Clegg, who helmed episodes of Space: 1999, has died aged 81. Clegg directed the two-part story Bringers of Wonder, regarded as one of the high points of Space: 1999’s uneven second season, as well as Journey to Where, Devil’s Planet and the final episode, The Dorcons. He became best known … Continue reading

Doctor Who series 10 heads to Spain

Episode two of the new series of Doctor Who will be filmed in Valencia, Spain. Peter Capaldi and Pearl Mackie are shooting at the City of Arts and Science Museum. The building is one of the 12 Treasures of Spain and was designed by Santiago Calatrava and Félix Candela. The BBC has not revealed which … Continue reading

Win copies of Terrahawks Volume 1

Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr’s Terrahawks has finally come to high definition (read our review here) and thanks to those lovely people at Network Distributing, we have three copies of the Blu-ray to give away as prizes. To win a copy you just need to answer the following simple question: Terrahawks is made in which … Continue reading

American Gods come to Comic-Con (video)

Starz’ adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods made a splash at Comic-Con with casting announcements and a new trailer. Shadow Moon’s release from prison following the death of his wife is the start of a mysterious journey in which he meets Ian McShane’s mysterious Mr Wednesday… At the panel, Kristin Chenoworth’s casting as Easter was … Continue reading

Lucifer sets up season 2 (video)

Comic-Con audiences were treated to a short video that included highlights of the first season of Fox’s Lucifer – and footage from the second year, which begins on September 19 in the US (and presumably September 20 in the UK on Amazon). Foreshadowing new alliances and broken friendships, it looks as if Tricia Helfer’s “Mum” … Continue reading

Fantastic Beasts, Kong & King Arthur trailers (videos)

Excitement is building for three additions to long-running film series, with the Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts coming in November, and Skull Island continuing the King Kong story and Legend of the Sword doing the same for King Arthur next year. There’s plenty of new footage from Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them showing off … Continue reading

Suicide Squad & Justice League trailers unleashed (video)

Two very different super-teams are coming from the DC cinematic universe in the next few months, and Comic-Con attendees were given advance footage of both. Suicide Squad opens next month and the final trailer whets the appetite nicely: DC also surprised audiences with an extended look at the first Justice League movie, which prominently features … Continue reading

The CW-verse’s new year revealed (videos)

Comic-Con saw a wealth of information on the CW’s DC adventures, with sizzle reels for the shows that are already in production. Arrow kicked off with a video that gave the first look at Team Arrow 2.0 recruits Evelyn Sharp (Madison McLaughlin) and Wild Dog (Rick Gonzalez) and closes with the shocking revelation of its … Continue reading

All the Marvel-ous Cinematic Universe Comic-Con news (video)

While there was plenty of attention given at Comic-Con to the small screen Marvel universes, their big screen counterparts were also heavily featured. The Marvel panel began with Black Panther: joining Chadwick Boseman will be Lupita Nyong’o, as Nakia; Creed star Michael B Jordan as the villain Killmonger; and The Walking Dead‘s Danai Gurira as Okoye. … Continue reading