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ALTERED CARBON "amberlit" for Season 2

20 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Netflix seem to be showing a lot of confidence in their new science fiction series Altered Carbon, as they have already ordered preparatory work to begin on a potential second season of the show. This isn't quite a greenlight for a second...Show More Summary

Ronald D. Moore developing new SF series for Apple

23 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Ronald D. Moore is developing a new space-set science fiction series for Apple TV. Moore began his career as a writer and producer on Star Trek: The Next Generation's third season in 1989, before becoming an executive producer on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in 1996-99. Show More Summary

New BLACK COMPANY novel confirmed for 2018

After many years of rumours, raised expectations and blind hopes, Tor Books have finally confirmed that a new Black Company novel will drop in 2018. Written by genre stalwart Glen Cook, the Black Company novels began in 1984. There are nine books in the series and Cook has long been promising two more, Port of Shadows and A Pitiless Rain. Show More Summary

Deadhouse Landing by Ian Cameron Esslemont

Empires are usually born from great deeds and mighty events, order and victories rather than chaos and shadows. But a new power now stands on the brink of realisation. A crew of renegade Napans have washed ashore on remote Malaz Island and formed an alliance of convenience with a mad mage and an assassin. Show More Summary

Disney acquires 20th Century Fox

Disney has agreed to buy out 20 th Century Fox from its parent company, 21 st Century Fox (formerly News International), and chief executive Rupert Murdoch. Murdoch has been looking to offload 20 th Century Fox to focus instead on his sports and news brands in the United States. Show More Summary

Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi

The Resistance has destroyed Starkiller Base but has failed to prevent the First Order from toppling the Republic. The new rebels are now on the run. On a distant planet Rey has found Luke Skywalker and asks for his help for the Resistance and for herself, as her Force powers are growing exponentially. Show More Summary

Get some free games! For free!

Two of the online video game stores are giving away free games this week to entice people to look at their December sales. Ubiplay has put up Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag for free for this week. This nautical take on the Assassin's Creed franchise is often cited as the best game in the series and an easy one to start off with. Show More Summary

The Planet Factory by Elizabeth Tasker

Up to the early 1990s, the discussion of how life is formed and how many habitable planets there may be in our galaxy was massively restricted by us having only one star system - our own - and only eight planets and two dwarf planets to study. Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 3, Episodes 17-18

C17: War Without End, Part 2 Airdates: 20 May 1996 (US), 11 August 1996 (UK) Written by J. Michael Straczynski Directed by Michael Laurence Vejar Cast: Ambassador Jeffrey Sinclair (Michael O’Hare), Zathras (Tim Choate), Major KrantzShow More Summary

THE WITCHER TV show gets a showrunner

Netflix have tapped Lauren Schmidt Hissrich to helm their television adaptation of Andrzej Sapkowski's Witcher books. Hissrich was a writer and co-executive producer on Netflix's Jessica Jones, Daredevil and The Defenders, as well as a producer on Power and a staff writer on The West Wing. Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 3, Episodes 15-16

C15: Interludes and Examinations Airdates: 6 May 1996 (US), 28 July 1996 (UK) Written by J. Michael Straczynski Directed by Jésus Treviño Cast: Dr. Lillian Hobbs (Jennifer Balgobin), David Sheridan (Rance Howard), Morden (Ed Wasser),...Show More Summary

Taika Waititi in line for STAR WARS job

Star Wars franchise boss Kathleen Kennedy has said that she is interested in hiring Taika Waititi to direct a future instalment of the space opera franchise. Waititi has delivered a major, successful blockbuster for Marvel in the shape...Show More Summary

Netflix developing John Scalzi's OLD MAN'S WAR as a movie

Netflix have announced that they are developing an original movie based on John Scalzi's 2005 novel Old Man's War. The book, which riffs off both Joe Haldeman's The Forever War and Robert Heinlein's Starship Troopers, focuses on an old...Show More Summary

Empire: Total War

1700. The world is divided between several major European powers, a smattering of colonies in the Caribbean and Americas, and the rising power of India, which European nations are starting to take an interest in. There is an opportunity here for an ambitious nation to seize real power and conquer the world through trade, diplomacy...or total war. Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 3, Episodes 13-14

C13: A Late Delivery from Avalon Airdates: 22 April 1996 (US), 14 July 1996 (US) Written by J. Michael Straczynski Directed by Michael Laurence Vejar Cast: Arthur (Michael York), Emmett Farquaha (Michael Kagan), Merchant (Roger Hampton),...Show More Summary

BABYLON 5 Rewatch: Season 3, Episodes 11-12

C11: Ceremonies of Light and Dark Airdates: 8 April 1996 (US), 23 June 1996 (UK) Working Title: Ceremonies Written by J. Michael Straczynski Directed by John C. Flinn III Cast: Lord Refa (William Forward), Boggs (Don Stroud), Sniper (Paul Perri), Lenann (Kim Strauss), Lt. Show More Summary

Dancer's Lament by Ian Cameron Esslemont

The continent of Quon Tali is divided into a morass of squabbling city-states, the days of the Talian Hegemony long past. But, in the south, the Kingdom of Kan is on the move. Its armies are moving on Li Heng, the great crossroads city at the heart of the continent. Show More Summary

Quentin Tarantino might direct the next STAR TREK movie

It's a bit of a surprise to learn that J.J. Abrams is even considering producing a fourth Star Trek movie, given the disappointing box office of the previous movie, but it's even more surprising to learn that Quentin Tarantino may be involved in the project. Show More Summary

Netflix releases official ALTERED CARBON promo pics

As well as the trailer and release date (2 February 2018 people, remember to mark your diaries), Netflix have released a number of official promo pics for Altered Carbon, as follows: In the future mankind has colonised other planets, including one called Harlan's World. Show More Summary

Full trailer for Netflix's ALTERED CARBON released

After a couple of weeks where images, videos and GIFs for their new show Altered Carbon started leaking out, Netflix have finally released the first full and official trailer for the show, along with the logo. Set in Bay City - a futuristic...Show More Summary

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