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Eighth Harry Potter book confirmed

Little, Brown have confirmed that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be released in print form later this year. The script of the play will be available in print and as an ebook from 31 July. Set nineteen years after the Deathly Hallows, the Cursed Child sees Harry “an overworked employee of the Ministry … Continue reading

Jurassic Park stomps into the Royal Albert Hall

Hot on the heels of their announcement of a live orchestral accompaniment for Independence Day comes news that Jurassic Park will be screening at the Royal Albert Hall in November with a live orchestra. The special shows on 4 and 5 November will see the blockbuster screened in full – and in stunning high-definition on … Continue reading

Johnny Depp to play the Invisible Man for Universal

Johnny Depp has been tapped to play the Invisible Man in Universal’s new series of horror movies. According to the report at Deadline, Depp will be the headline star in the second of the new films in the series, following in the footsteps of Tom Cruise as The Mummy. The interconnected sequence is being masterminded … Continue reading

Listen to The Prisoner interview

Our recent interview with Nicholas Briggs about the reinvention of The Prisoner was a reciprocal agreement with Big Finish – we ran the interview in print, they produced it as a podcast. That’s now live at the Big Finish site, and can be listened to there or downloaded – just click here. Alternatively, check out … Continue reading

Bryan Fuller to showrun new Star Trek TV show

Former Deep Space 9 and Voyager writer Bryan Fuller will be showrunner on CBS All Access’ new Star Trek TV show, launching next January. “My very first experience of ‘Star Trek’ is my oldest brother turning off all the lights in the house and flying his model of a D7 Class Klingon Battle Cruiser through … Continue reading

Enter the High-Rise (video)

The first full trailer for Ben Wheatley’s movie of J G Ballard’s High-Rise has been released by Studio Canal six weeks ahead of its release on 18 March. Tom Hiddleston, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller, Luke Evans and Elisabeth Moss star in Amy Jump’s adaptation. 1975. Two miles west of London, Dr. Robert Laing moves into … Continue reading

Syfy conjure up second season of The Magicians

Syfy’s Magicians will be returning for a second season, the channel has confirmed. “Thanks to an extraordinarily gifted creative team of executive producers and our partners at Universal Cable Productions, The Magicians has become a buzzed-about hit, enchanting fans of the novels as well as attracting new and younger audiences to Syfy,” Dave Howe, President, … Continue reading

Independence Day live at the Royal Albert Hall!

Composer David Arnold will be giving a special introduction to a screening of blockbuster Independence Day with live orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall on September 22 this year. According to Arnold, the 1996 action SF classic is “a film that doesn’t pretend to be anything other than what it is: a huge piece of cinematic … Continue reading

Bad Wolf developing A Discovery of Witches

Bad Wolf, the production company formed by Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter, is working on an adaptation of Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches, the first of the All Souls series. According to Deadline, the screen version will be adaptated by Life on Mars’ Ashley Pharaoh, with Harkness herself set to pen some instalments. The … Continue reading

Catch the Superbowl SF movie trailers here (video)

Superheroes aren’t the only thing on the big screen later this year, with two sequels set to do good business, but nonetheless getting promotion in front of the huge Superbowl audience: Coming up first is the Cloverfield follow-up, 10 Cloverfield Lane: and then the rather higher budgeted Independence Day: Resurgence which starts off tying itself … Continue reading


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