Month: January 2019

There’s just over a week to go until Alita: Battle Angel lands in cinemas, and the film’s hero is already starting to question her origins. Check out this brand new clip from the film:  Here’s the synopsis for Alita: Battle Angel: From visionary filmmakers James Cameron (AVATAR) and Robert Rodriguez (SIN CITY), comes ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL, an
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Much like the universe, the cast of Legendary’s upcoming Dune adaptation keeps expanding. The latest addition is Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Greatest Showman). The actress is currently in talks for the role of Chani, the love interest of lead character Paul Atreides, played by Timothée Chalamet  (Call Me By Your Name, Beautiful Boy). Zendaya will also join Oscar Isaac (Star Wars:
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US broadcaster Syfy has officially landed the rights to Chucky and is using the opportunity to develop a Chucky TV show based on the famous doll from the Child’s Play slasher film series, according to Deadline. The new series is coming from the film franchise’s creator and writer Don Mancini, who is working alongside producer David Kirschner and TV
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There’s been some movement on Amazon’s upcoming US adaptation of sci-fi series Utopia. According to Deadline, Sasha Lane (American Honey, The Miseducation Of Cameron Post) is set to lead the cast. Lane will be playing Jessica Hyde, the role played by Fiona O’Shaughnessy in the original series. Utopia follows “a group of young adults who meet online that are mercilessly hunted by
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Good news! Oscar Isaac is doing another genre thing. This time, it’s Legendary’s film adaptation of Dune. According to Variety, Isaac (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Ex Machina) is currently in negotiations to play Duke Leto Atreides, AKA Leto the Just, the father of Timothée Chalamet’s character Paul Atreides. What a handsome man. Alongside Chalamet (Call Me By
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The CW’s Batwoman pilot finally has some more cast members to join Ruby Rose’s superhero Kate Kane, according to Deadline. Meagan Tandy (Teen Wolf) is set to play Sophie Moore. After graduating from military academy, the character “rose through the ranks to become a high-level private security agent and one of Gotham’s staunchest protectors. Despite her bite
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Morbius and Ghostbusters 3 both get summer 2020 release dates from Sony By Poppy-Jay Palmer 28-01-19 40 Sony has set some release dates for a couple of its most anticipated upcoming films: Ghostbusters 3 will be hitting cinema screens on 10 July 2020, while Morbius will be dropping three weeks later on 31 July 2020. For those unfamiliar with Morbius,
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Mickey Rourke curates nightmares in this new trailer for anthology horror Nightmare Cinema By Poppy-Jay Palmer 28-01-19 1,404 The first trailer for anticipated horror anthology film Nightmare Cinema has finally arrived, and it looks like a damn good time…  Five-part horror story by five grandmasters of the nightmare: slash, splatter and gore of the very highest
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Does Adam Robitel’s horror Escape Room capture its audience as well as its victims? By Elena Lazic 28-01-19 3,189 Released: 1 February Certificate: 15 Director: Adam Robitel Cast: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Jay Ellis, Tyler Labine Distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing If you like this, try… The Game Michael Douglas gets involved in
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Sony’s film adaptation of Morbius, The Living Vampire has added Matt Smith to its cast By Poppy-Jay Palmer 25-01-19 1,660 Matt Smith has been added to the cast of Sony’s Morbius, reports Variety. Smith, most famous for playing the Doctor in Series 5 to 7 of Doctor Who, joins Jared Leto as Morbius and Adria Arjona as Martine
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Here’s the brand new trailer for Amazon’s The Boys starring Karl Urban By Poppy-Jay Palmer 25-01-19 4,253  The Boys is based on Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson’s ultraviolent graphic novel of the same name, and has been adapted for TV by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Eric Kripke. It stars Karl Urban as Billy Butcher, Elisabeth
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Here’s the synopsis for The Umbrella Academy: On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by a billionaire who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world. Now, the six surviving members reunite
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Fans of Syfy hit The Magicians still have magic ahead of them: the network has renewed the show for Season 5, which will consist of 13 episodes. The series is based on the novels of the same name by Lev Grossman, and follows Quentin Coldwater, a student at Brakebills University for Magical Pedagogy, as he trains
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This gorgeous new trailer for Fast Colour sets its power free By Poppy-Jay Palmer 22-01-19 670 A gorgeous new trailer for sci-fi drama Fast Colour, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, has landed. Check it out now:  Fast Color stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a woman who comes into her own after discovering she has superhuman abilities. When her powers
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Shazam! stars Zachary Levi as the titular DC superhero, along with Asher Angel as Billy Batson and Mark Strong in the role of supervillain Dr. Thaddeus Sivana. Peter Safran serves as the film’s producer, the screenplay was written by Henry Gayden and Darren Lemke, and David F Sandberg is directing. You can read the film’s rather detailed plot synopsis here:
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The new poster for Netflix’s Velvet Buzzsaw starring Jake Gyllenhaal is a work of art By Poppy-Jay Palmer 22-01-19 3,123 Click here to see full size. Velvet Buzzsaw stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Natalia Dyer, Daveed Diggs, Billy Magnussen, and John Malkovich. It was written and directed by Dan Gilroy. Here’s
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If you’ve picked up the latest issue of SciFiNow (on sale now), you’ll have seen the latest instalment in our collaboration with the folks at Poster Posse: Rafał Rola’s gorgeous take on Phantasm. We took the chance to pick his brains about his style, inspirations and dream commissions… How long have you been working as an illustrator and
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