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Gavin Hood gives an Ender’s Game update
Gavin Hood’s long-awaited adaptation of sci-fi novel Ender’s Game has taken a first tentative step on the publicity trail, with the director teasing a first image alongside an update on how the project is progressing…
http://www.totalfilm.com/news/gavin-hood-gives-an-ender-s-game-update

Gavin Hood gives an Ender’s Game update

Gavin Hood’s long-awaited adaptation of sci-fi novel Ender’s Game has taken a first tentative step on the publicity trail, with the director teasing a first image alongside an update on how the project is progressing…

http://www.totalfilm.com/news/gavin-hood-gives-an-ender-s-game-update

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First look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper
This weekend’s Wonder-Con festival threw up a lot of sci-fi goodies (not least of which was the new Prometheus trailer), including a first look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a young Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson’s Looper…

First look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt in Looper

This weekend’s Wonder-Con festival threw up a lot of sci-fi goodies (not least of which was the new Prometheus trailer), including a first look at Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a young Bruce Willis in Rian Johnson’s Looper…

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New John Carter trailer arrives
John Carter has released a third and final full trailer, in which Mark Strong makes his presence felt as the villainous Matai Shang.The trailer gives us a couple of glimpses of Strong, who realises that the arrival of Taylor Kitsch’s eponymous hero has potentially thrown a spanner in the works of the Tharks’ aim to conquer Barsoom…

New John Carter trailer arrives

John Carter has released a third and final full trailer, in which Mark Strong makes his presence felt as the villainous Matai Shang.

The trailer gives us a couple of glimpses of Strong, who realises that the arrival of Taylor Kitsch’s eponymous hero has potentially thrown a spanner in the works of the Tharks’ aim to conquer Barsoom…

Star Trek 2 writers working on tie-in comic books
J.J. Abrams stopped dragging his space boots recently and signed on to direct the sequel to Star Trek.  So where is it already?  Well, co-writer Roberto Orci says pre-production is now underway, and he has also been busy working on some new Star Trek comics with writer Mike Johnson that will tie in with the movie sequel.[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON SPOCK OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Star Trek 2 writers working on tie-in comic books

J.J. Abrams stopped dragging his space boots recently and signed on to direct the sequel to Star Trek.
 
So where is it already?
 
Well, co-writer Roberto Orci says pre-production is now underway, and he has also been busy working on some new Star Trek comics with writer Mike Johnson that will tie in with the movie sequel.

[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON SPOCK OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Source Code to become TV series
CBC has picked up the rights to Duncan Jones’ magnificent Source Code, and is aiming turn turn it into a weekly telly series. The pitch is as follows: “Three former federal agents who are part of a top-secret program use Source Code technology to jump into the consciousness of people involved in tragic events.”  Which sounds a lot like Quantum Leap meets… Quantum Leap.[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON JAKE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

Source Code to become TV series

CBC has picked up the rights to Duncan Jones’ magnificent Source Code, and is aiming turn turn it into a weekly telly series.
 
The pitch is as follows: “Three former federal agents who are part of a top-secret program use Source Code technology to jump into the consciousness of people involved in tragic events.”
 
Which sounds a lot like Quantum Leap meets… Quantum Leap.

[FOR THE FULL STORY, CLICK ON JAKE OR FOLLOW THIS LINK]

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Tom Cruise on the hunt for Horizons’ female lead
Every time Tom Cruise signs on for a role, he seems to have his pick from the cream of young, female talent to play opposite him.It wasn’t long ago that Rosamund Pike beat of competition from Hayley Atwell and Alexa Davalos to star in One Shot, and it would appear that the competition for new film Horizons (formerly Oblivion) is even stiffer.Five of today’s hottest actresses are lining up to test opposite the Cruiser…

Tom Cruise on the hunt for Horizons’ female lead

Every time Tom Cruise signs on for a role, he seems to have his pick from the cream of young, female talent to play opposite him.

It wasn’t long ago that Rosamund Pike beat of competition from Hayley Atwell and Alexa Davalos to star in One Shot, and it would appear that the competition for new film Horizons (formerly Oblivion) is even stiffer.

Five of today’s hottest actresses are lining up to test opposite the Cruiser…

50 Best Movie Shoot-Outs
5. The Matrix (1999)The Shoot-Out: Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie Ann Moss) storm the lobby of the skyscraper where Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne) is being held captive.The Weapons: Guns. Lots of guns. In duffel bags.Coolest Kill: Trinity disarms a soldier and shoots him in the back with his own gun.

50 Best Movie Shoot-Outs

5. The Matrix (1999)

The Shoot-Out: Neo (Keanu Reeves) and Trinity (Carrie Ann Moss) storm the lobby of the skyscraper where Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne) is being held captive.

The Weapons: Guns. Lots of guns. In duffel bags.

Coolest Kill: Trinity disarms a soldier and shoots him in the back with his own gun.

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Will Smith up for James Cameron- produced Fantastic Voyage?
Will Smith is currently being courted to star in sci-fi remake Fantastic Voyage, which has James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau producing.Shaun Levy (Real Steel, Night At The Museum) is currently attached to direct, though he’s said to be considering leaving the project if Smith doesn’t agree to sign on.The pair are meeting over the next couple of weeks, but Levy is expected to move on if a deal can’t be struck with Smith or another big-name star…

Will Smith up for James Cameron- produced Fantastic Voyage?

Will Smith is currently being courted to star in sci-fi remake Fantastic Voyage, which has James Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment partner Jon Landau producing.

Shaun Levy (Real Steel, Night At The Museum) is currently attached to direct, though he’s said to be considering leaving the project if Smith doesn’t agree to sign on.

The pair are meeting over the next couple of weeks, but Levy is expected to move on if a deal can’t be struck with Smith or another big-name star…

Ridley Scott to direct new Blade Runner film
Ridley Scott is set to direct a new version of sci-fi classic Blade Runner.  “It would be a gross understatement to say that we are elated Ridley Scott will shepherd this iconic story into a new, exciting direction. We are huge fans of Ridley’s and of the original Blade Runner. This is once in a lifetime project for us,” said Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, co-founders of Alcon Entertainment.
Scott is currently working on Alien sorta-prequel Prometheus, but this latest development has come out of the blue…

Ridley Scott to direct new Blade Runner film

Ridley Scott is set to direct a new version of sci-fi classic Blade Runner.
 
“It would be a gross understatement to say that we are elated Ridley Scott will shepherd this iconic story into a new, exciting direction. We are huge fans of Ridley’s and of the original Blade Runner. This is once in a lifetime project for us,” said Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove, co-founders of Alcon Entertainment.

Scott is currently working on Alien sorta-prequel Prometheus, but this latest development has come out of the blue…

JT’s been teaching Olivia Wilde how to play his yummy mummy
Justin Timberlake says he used experiences with his own mother to help actress Olivia Wilde play his 50-year-old mum trapped in the body of a younger woman in the film In Time.  The sci-fi thriller is based in a world where no-one ages beyond 25.  “We laughed about it when we first saw each other,” Timberlake told Entertainment Weekly. “First of all, Olivia is three years younger than me!”  “We’d read the script and I would say, ‘Here’s something my mom might do…’”

JT’s been teaching Olivia Wilde how to play his yummy mummy

Justin Timberlake says he used experiences with his own mother to help actress Olivia Wilde play his 50-year-old mum trapped in the body of a younger woman in the film In Time.
 
The sci-fi thriller is based in a world where no-one ages beyond 25.
 
“We laughed about it when we first saw each other,” Timberlake told Entertainment Weekly. “First of all, Olivia is three years younger than me!”
 
“We’d read the script and I would say, ‘Here’s something my mom might do…’”