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IDW preparing animated Wormwood series

Ben Templesmith’s Wormwood series is heading to television, courtesy of IDW Entertainment, George Lopez, & David M. Stern. The series follows the paranormal and obscene adventures of an inter-dimensional worm with the ability to animate corpses as host bodies. According to IDW, “Wormwood blends horror and humour, crafting a dark tale perfectly suited for the … Continue reading

Big Finish relaunch Terrahawks

Big Finish Productions has acquired the rights from Anderson Entertainment to create new audio adventures for Gerry Anderson and Christopher Burr’s 1980s series Terrahawks. Eight new episodes will be produced. The original cast is on board, with Jeremy Hitchen (Ninestein, Hiro, It-Star), Robbie Stevens (101, Hawkeye, Yung-Star) and Denise Bryer (Zelda and Mary Falconer) all joining the new audio … Continue reading

Celebrate International Sir Terry Pratchett Day!

April 8th has been designated International Sir Terry Pratchett Day to celebrate the world-famous fantasy writer being Author of the Day at the London Book Fair. To launch the day, authors from around the world will be asked to vote for their favourite character from one of his books – choosing from a list of Sir … Continue reading

Primeval’s Ben Miller to guest star on Doctor Who

Primeval and Death in Paradise star Ben Miller is to appear opposite Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman in the new series of Doctor Who, set for transmission this autumn. Miller noted that “as a committed Whovian, I cannot believe my luck in joining the 12th Doctor for one of his inaugural adventures,” adding that his … Continue reading

Syfy enter the zombie market with Z Nation

Hot on the heels of the announcements of a 12 Monkeys TV series, and Olympus, Syfy has revealed that they will also be airing Z Nation, a 13-episode zombie series from The Asylum, the production company behind surprise hit Sharknado! Z Nation is set three years have passed since the zombie virus has gutted the country, … Continue reading

Syfy take on Greek gods in Olympus

Nick Willing is teaming up once more with Robert Halmi Sr to tackle the Greek gods for Syfy in a new 13 part series, Olympus, coming to the channel next year. Olympus will tell the story of how a few brave men and women banished the Gods to the realm of the unconscious – a place they … Continue reading

Pan Macmillan launch James Herbert Award for Horror Writing

To mark the 40th anniversary of publication of the late James Herbert’s debut novel The Rats in 1974, Pan Macmillan have launched the James Herbert Award for Horror Writing. It will be awarded annually, and aims to discover and publicise a new generation of horror authors, to celebrate the boldest and most exciting talent in … Continue reading

X-Box and Channel 4 team up for SF series Humans

XBox Entertainment and Channel 4 have commissioned a new eight part SF series from Kudos Entertainment, based on the Swedish TV series Real Humans. Known in its English language version as Humans, the show has been adapted by Spooks writers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley and is set in a parallel world where the latest must-have … Continue reading

Syfy greenlight 12 Monkeys TV series

Syfy has confirmed that it has given a full 12-episode season order for the TV version of 12 Monkeys, based on Terry Gilliam’s 1995 movie to add to the pilot shot last year. Syfy president Dave Howe explained, “12 Monkeys is a captivating time travel adventure and high stakes race against the clock. We are … Continue reading

Supermarionation documentary coming from Network

Filmed in Supermarionation, a documentary about the work of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, directed and produced by Stephen La Rivière, is coming this autumn from Network Distributing. Based on his book of the same name, the documentary features previously unseen archive footage, as well as new interviews and clips from the Supermarionation shows – the … Continue reading

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