Archive for June, 2006
Finally!! The second half of Season 2 of Battlestar Galactica will be release on September 19th. Details are sparse, but it should contain episodes 11-20 of Season 2, and according to SCI FI Wire an extended version “Pegasus”, which they claim is the season ending cliffhanger (it was the cliffhanger for the first half). Pre-order your copy now!
The teaser trailer for the live action Transformers movie, based on the comics/cartoons/toys of the 80s and starring Shia LaBeouf (Constantine, I, Robot), has gone live on the official web site.
Alas, Jim Baen, publisher of Baen Books, which printed many SF titles, did not recover from his stroke two weeks ago and has passed away. For an author’s take, please read this. Update: Read more from Jerry Pournelle’s web site.
Variety is reporting (read the story on SCI FI Wire – Variety wants a lot of money to read it) stating that a thriller from J. Michael Straczynski called The Changeling has been purchased by Universal Pictures and Imagine Entertainment, for Imagine heads Ron Howard (director) and Brian Grazer (producer), and is on the short list for Howard’s next big project. It’s about a mother who’s kidnapped son returns in answer to her prayers, but suspects the boy that returned is not the same. JMS dropped a hint that something was coming…Update: Read More from JMS on the subject.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox suprised exhibitors at Cine Expo in Amsterdam by saying the X-Men spinoff movie Wolverine will hit theaters in 2007.
I had the opportunity to check out a preview copy of the Superman Returns Soundtrack, just released today. The CD is an “enhanced” CD, so if you put it into your computer, you get some extra goodies…Read More for more info.
In an interview from the Richard & Judy talk show in the UK, J.K. Rowling talks of the final Harry Potter book – and tells that two people she didn’t originally intend to die will die, while one got a reprieve from their fate. Links to transcripts and video are available on MuggleNet.
Anonymous Coward writes “Here’s the link to Singer talking about his Logan’s Run that still is a possibility to make:
http://www.ifmagazine.com/new.asp?article=3110“ However, as we reported earlier, he still isn’t planning to direct it currently.
mager genlock writes “view the independant sci fi film “The Weapon” starring Ray Duquesne as Mager Genlock, military ruler of the Planet Feldspar VI which was laid waste by an ancient weapon. view it here and
major feature newspaper article praising the film is at
this link SPEAD THE WORD! SHARE IT WITH OTHERS! fansites for Ray Duquesne at
They may not have made it out of their freshman seasons, but the three broadcast SF series of 2005 will see quick DVD releases – and even then, they are competing for fans. Surface will hit shelves on August 15th, one week ahead of Invasion and Threshold. Also added to the Sci-Fi TV Store is Volume 2 of the Irwin Allen classic Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.