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Your chance to write for Abaddon Books!

Abaddon Books are holding another subs month early in 2015 and they’re looking for new writers to join the team. According to a post by editor David Thomas Moore, these can either be for “one of our existing worlds, particularly The Afterblight Chronicles, Tomes of the Dead, Weird Space or Gods & Monsters” or “more … Continue reading

BFI chooses the Doctor as the Best Sci-Fi Character of All Time

The Time Lord has been triumphant again, winning a poll carried out by the British Film Institute to find the Best Sci-Fi Character of All Time. Thousands of votes were cast in the online poll, with the Doctor narrowly beating Ellen Ripley, from the Alien films, to the title – although Sigourney Weaver’s character was … Continue reading

McMahon & Betts join Childhood’s End

Syfy’s epic adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End has added further stars to its cast. Former Fantastic Four foe Julian McMahon (he played Doctor Doom in the FF movies a few years back) and Daisy Betts will be appearing alongside Mike Vogel, Charles Dance, Ashley Zukerman, Osy Ikhile and Yael Stone. McMahon will play … Continue reading

ITV order more fantasy with Beowulf adaptation

With Jekyll & Hyde , a Merrily Watkins adaptation and a new version of Frankenstein already announced, it seems as if the ITV network will be the home for genre output during 2015, with the announcement of a new 13 part adaptation of the classic tale Beowulf. “Hundreds of years ago, our ancestors listened to … Continue reading

Watch an exclusive clip from The Strain Blu-ray (video)

The first season of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s vampire thriller The Strain completes its run on Watch this week, and the Blu-ray and DVD are out on Monday. We have an exclusive clip from one of the behind the scenes videos for Sci-Fi Bulletin readers, courtesy of Fox Home Video. For those who’ve not … Continue reading

Krypton’s past revealed in new Syfy series

In addition to the new Supergirl series heading our way courtesy of CBS, Syfy are taking us back into the realms of the Superman mythology with a new series named after and based on Kal-El’s home world, Krypton. The official description is: “Years before the Superman legend we know, the House of El was shamed … Continue reading

New Adventures for Lethbridge-Stewart

We know what happened to the Brigadier after he died, as revealed in the recent Peter Capaldi episode Death in Heaven, but a new series of novels now charts his early years. Candy Jar Publishing are releasing a series of four books: The Forgotten Son by Andy Frankham-Allen, Horror of Det-Sen by Lance Parkin, The … Continue reading

E4 picks up Supernatural for UK fans

UK fans who have been deprived of legal ways of watching Supernatural since Sky Living stopped running the episodes at the end of season 8 can now relax, as E4 has picked up the rights. Mark Sheppard, who plays Crowley on the show, announced the news on Twitter over the weekend, and E4 has now … Continue reading

Toho producing new Godzilla for 2016

Toho Studios, the original home of the “Godzilla” movies, is producing a new version of the story in the wake of the success of the reboot earlier this year by Gareth Edwards. The 2016 movie will be the first produced directly by Toho since 2004, and will be their 29th original Godzilla film. “This is … Continue reading

Wizards vs Aliens gets Writers Guild Award nomination

Phil Ford’s script for the second part of Wizards vs Aliens’ The Thirteenth Floor has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award. It’s up for contention for the Best Children’s TV Script against Bye Bye by Denise Cassar and the Bing writing team, and Strange Hill High: MCDXX Men by Mark Oswin & James Griffiths. The story … Continue reading

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