The Clone Wars will bring Darth Maul back from the dead (but how?)

By Marc Bernardin, Source: You remember Darth Maul, don’t you? That demon-faced Sith Lord with the double-bladed lightsaber who so memorably Phantom Menaced Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan Kenobi and Liam Neeson’s Qui-Gon Jinn … until he got sliced in half by a Jedi intern? As the old saying goes, no

John Carter has to earn HOW MUCH to get a sequel?!

By Carol Pinchefsky, Source: John Carter—formerly John Carter of Mars—is the upcoming movie based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ epic tale of an Earthman who was suddenly transported to Mars, aka Barsoom. We’ve been looking forward to this movie for quite some time, and we’ve especially hoped that it would

Producer takes over, bans director: Is Judge Dredd in trouble?

By Marc Bernardin, Source: It sounded like a geek dream come true: Erase the memory of the shoddy Sylvester Stallone flick by hiring a hot actor with major genre cred, the guy who wrote 28 Days Later, and a promising young director. Then why, after the film has wrapped,

Watchmen and 100 more DC comics banned at Barnes and Noble

By Dan Roth, Source: Uh-oh. There’s trouble brewin’ in comics and, as has become all too familiar lately, DC is at the heart of it. Seems like their recent deal with Amazon has ruffled the feathers of book behemoth, Barnes and Noble. Let’s back up the truck a second

Did Disney accidentally confirm a Doctor Strange movie will happen?

By Matthew Jackson, Source: We’ve been waiting for a while now for Marvel to announce that a Doctor Strange movie will really happen, but it remains one of those films planted firmly in the “developing” category. Though the film’s future is still uncertain, Marvel owner Disney may have just

Will Jon Favreau + Roberto Orci + Seth Green = a new X-Files?

By Matthew Jackson, Source: The director of Iron Man and Cowboys & Aliens, the co-creator of Fringe and the co-creator of Robot Chicken assembled together for one project. It sounds like an unlikely superhero team-up, but news broke today that the trio is working on a new sci-fi pilot

Wanna Scream some more? Wes Craven says Scream 5 will happen

By Nathalie Caron, Source: If you thought the Scream franchise was dead following the underwhelming box-office return of Scream 4, then you may be wrong. Wes Craven himself says Scream 5 is gonna happen. That’s what the big time horror film director revealed in a phone interview with MovieWeb

Neil Armstrong: Abandoning space is embarrassing and unacceptable

By Matthew Jackson, Source: Since instantly becoming the most famous space traveler ever to ride a rocket in 1969, Neil Armstrong has largely avoided the public eye. When he does have something to say, he makes it count, as he did Thursday when he told a congressional committee that

CONFIRMED: Doctor Who season 7 pushed back to autumn 2012

By Matthew Jackson, Source: The trouble with Time Lords is they’re always jumping around the calendar, but we probably can’t blame the Doctor for this. We’ve seen it coming for a while, and now it’s confirmed: Doctor Who season seven won’t premiere until autumn 2012.

James Cameron has been brainstorming that next Terminator movie

By Don Kaye, Source: There’s both good news and bad news about the next Terminator movie, and the good news involves none other than James Cameron. According to Deadline, the development process for Terminator 5 has been moving along, with producers hoping to put the film into production by

Uh-oh … the script for that Wolverine movie? It’s getting rewritten

By Don Kaye, Source: First, the director quit. Then the location for filming had to be changed. Now the script for the new Wolverine movie is getting a rewrite. Variety reports that Mark Bomback, whose credits include the upcoming Total Recall remake and director Bryan Singer’s fantasy Jack the

Lucas loses Supreme Court case (and his stormtrooper copyright)

By Scott Edelman, source Back in 2009, George Lucas saw his lawsuit against prop designer Andrew Ainsworth, who manufactured replica stormtrooper helmets, squashed by the U.K.’s High Court, and so he appealed to a higher authority. (No, not Yoda.) But now the U.K. Supreme Court has delivered its own

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