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Frankenstein lives yet again!

Frankenstein is coming to Fox, courtesy of former X-Files and Buffy producer Howard Gordon, and Crisis’ Rand Ravich. It’s not a proper retelling of Mary Shelley’s story, but yet another update. According to Deadline, this new Frankenstein focuses on on Adam Tremble, “a morally corrupt FBI agent who is given a second chance at life … Continue reading

Bewitched reboot heads to NBC

A third generation of witchy Stephens is heading for the small screen with the news that NBC has picked up a reboot of the classic comedy Bewitched with a put pilot commitment. The original 1964-1972 series starred Samantha Montgomery as Samantha Stephens, a suburban housewife who was also a witch; a short-lived spin-off in 1977 … Continue reading

Firefly’s Morena Baccarin joins Gotham

Firefly, V and Homeland star Morena Baccarin has signed up for a stint in Fox’s Gotham Baccarin will play Dr. Leslie Thompkins, described as “a gifted and dedicated physician who was a friend of Bruce Wayne’s parents, Thomas and Martha”. Determined to use her skills to aid Gotham’s most in need, she gets work at … Continue reading

Marvel release Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer early (video)

After the trailer was leaked to the internet, Marvel has made the sensible decision to reveal the full trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron, which hits cinemas next May. “Dammit, Hydra” was their official tweet on the situation; the trailer had been due to premiere during next week’s episode of Agents of SHIELD. It showcases … Continue reading

AHS’ Ryan Murphy prepping Scream Queens horror anthology

American Horror Story‘s Ryan Murphy is reuniting with his Glee creative partners to produce Scream Queens, a horror anthology series for Fox. The series is created by Murphy, Falchuk and Ian Brennan and received a 15 episode straight to series order from the network. The first season is based around a college campus which is rocked … Continue reading

RIP Lynda Bellingham

Actress Lynda Bellingham, best known to genre fans for her role as the Inquisitor in the season-long Doctor Who story The Trial of a Time Lord, has lost her battle with cancer, and died aged 66. Bellingham was born in Montreal, Canada, but adopted by a family in England where she grew up. Her screen … Continue reading

Poppy Lee Friar starring with Jane Asher in CBBC’s Eve

Mr Selfridge star Poppy Lee Friar has been cast as robot Eve in CBBC’s new 13 part series, airing next year. The series, which completed filming in Glasgow recently, follows the adventures of a robot living with a family in suburbia and trying to make sense of human life as a teenage girl. Friar will … Continue reading

Goyer adapting Straub’s Shadowland for NBC

Constantine and Da Vinci’s Demons‘ David S. Goyer has another genre show on the way – an adaptation of Peter Straub’s Shadowland. The 1980 novel follows two young boys, Tom Flanagan and Del Nightingale who spend a summer with Del’s uncle Coleman, one of the foremost magicians in the world, and discover that he may actually … Continue reading

Secret Lives of Twin Peaks to fill the quarter century gap

In the run-up to the new Showtime series of Twin Peaks airing in 2016, fans will get a chance to find out what’s been happening over the preceding 25 years thanks to a new book by co-creator Mark Frost. Flatiron Books will be publishing The Secret Lives of Twin Peaks in late 2015 which will … Continue reading

BBC Two sets Intruders for October 27 (confirmed)

Glen Morgan’s eight-part adaptation of Michael Marshall Smith’s Intruders is set to come to BBC Two on Monday October 27, it has now been confirmed. The series will begin with a double bill at 9 pm; in the States, the second episode was made available on demand immediately after the transmission of the first. Intruders … Continue reading

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