James Cameron promises his Battle Angel project ain’t dead yet

By: Matthew Jackson, Source: Ever since we heard over the weekend that James Cameron is super dedicated to the Avatar franchise, we’ve been wondering what’s to become of his long-awaited big-screen adaptation of Battle Angel Alita. Is the project doomed? Cameron himself has just weighed in, and he says

NASA’s $300 million plan to send 6 probes hunting Martians by 2018

By Matthew Jackson, Source: A few months ago, we heard that NASA’s determined to launch some kind of new Mars mission by 2018 regardless of budget cuts. Now a proposed plan for just such a mission has been revealed, and it’s one of the most ambitious searches for Martian

Guillermo Del Toro says Prometheus killed his Mountains of Madness`

By Don Kaye, Source: Director Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that his personal dream project, an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s At the Mountains of Madness, may finally be dead once and for all. And Ridley Scott killed it. As previously reported, Del Toro spent 12 years developing a big-screen

Rumor of the day: We’re gonna be getting more Stargate

By Trent Moore, Source: When Stargate Universe was cancelled a few seasons ago, it marked the end of a beloved franchise that had been on the air in some form or another for well over a decade. Now rumor has it Stargate may not be as dead as we

It’s official: Catching Fire has a new director

By Trent Moore, Source: After the departure of Hunger Games director Gary Ross from the newly minted hit series, Lionsgate quickly developed a short list of directors they’d like to handle the sequel Catching Fire. The list eventually got shorter, and now we officially have a winner. The studio

Shaun of the Dead meets Walking Dead in new BBC zombie series

By Nathalie Caron, Source: Everyone knows that zombies are the new vamps right now—even the BBC, which has just announced it’s also making a brand-new zombie drama series called In the Flesh that looks like it’ll mix some good ol’ Shaun of the Dead fun with some Walking Dead

How much does The Avengers help our Dr. Strange movie prospects?

By Matthew Jackson, Source: With just days to go until its U. S. release, The Avengers is already set to be one of the biggest movies in the history of ever, which means it also has the potential to be a springboard for loads of other still-developing Marvel projects.

‘Halo’ Web series to bow before next game

By Marc Graser, Source: While it will take years before a “Halo” movie ever makes it to the bigscreen, Microsoft could revive the idea again with a live-action Web series it will launch ahead of “Halo 4” this fall. The company’s Xbox gaming division is putting considerable coin behind

Peter Jackson strikes back at The Hobbit criticism

By Nathalie Caron, Source: Last week, Peter Jackson showed 10 minutes of footage from the highly anticipated The Hobbit. What should have been a moment of crowning glory for the director turned into a flurry of criticism regarding the look of the film. So what’s Peter Jackson to do?

Chronicle writer spills some juicy details on the sequel

By Trent Moore, Source: Max Landis, writer of the found footage superhero hit Chronicle, is already hard at work putting together his plan for part two—and it sounds even cooler than the first installment. Spoilers ahead for the first Chronicle! Landis said the found footage that made up the

That Carrie remake might be (partially) filmed on a camcorder

By Don Kaye, Source: Now that the remake of Carrie is officially underway, the head of the studio producing the film has revealed some interesting details about what direction it might take. During a speech at his alma mater, MGM CEO Roger Birnbaum spoke about some of the company’s

Help Jonah Hex co-creator with massive post-stroke medical bills

By Trent Moore, Source: Sad news, comic fans: Jonah Hex co-creator Tony DeZuniga is in bad health following a stroke, and he’s dealing with some mounting medical bills to boot. But you can help. DeZuniga is currently in the Philippines after a stroke caused brain damage and swelling. A

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