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Fox order Peter Pan update

J.M. Barrie’s classic characters from Peter Pan are the latest literary figure to receive an update, courtesy of Fox who have given a script commitment to League of Pan from The Secret Circle‘s Andrew Miller. The story is described as “a grounded, edgy, soapy thriller featuring updated versions of all the favourite Neverland characters”. It picks up … Continue reading

Star Trek stars for new Kickstarter SF project

Star Trek stars Marina Sirtis, Robert Picardo, Tim Russ, Manu Intiraymi and Hana Hatae are joining horror legend Doug Jones for a new SF movie, 5th Passenger, which is entering its final few days on Kickstarter. Described as “an independent, sci-fi, horror film with a strong female lead like Aliens and a cast full of diversity … Continue reading

MTV orders Scream TV series

Horror franchise Scream is heading to the small screen, thanks to MTV. The music channel has ordered 10 episodes of the series, which will premiere in October 2015. A pilot was ordered way back in May 2013, but now the channel is confident that the show will be a hit with Harper’s Island’s Jill Blotevogel as … Continue reading

Marvel reveal plans for next phase

The Black Panther, The Inhumans and Captain Marvel are all part of the new line-up of Marvel films, announced at a special event on October 28. The third Captain America film – which was initially announced as Serpent Society – will be subtitled Civil War, per the many recent rumours, and will come out in … Continue reading

Benedict Cumberbatch to be Doctor Strange?

According to a report at Deadline, Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness star Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange, in the new Marvel movie. Joaquin Phoenix had been in the frame for the part, but negotiations didn’t progress; other names connected to the role include Jared Leto and Tom Hardy. Cumberbatch … Continue reading

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

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