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New ‘Prologue’ Trailer, Photos, and Alien Day Q&A for Katherine Waterston’s ‘Alien: Covenant’

Twentieth Century Fox continues to roll out promotions for its latest installment in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant. Katherine Waterston joined co-stars at Fox Studies Los Angeles to take part in a live Q&A in honor of Alien Day, yesterday. The studio also released a new trailer titled “Prologue: The Crossing” and new still shots from the...read more!

Law Curious to See How Dumbledore’s Sexuality Influences His Role

As J.K. Rowling revealed long ago, she always envisioned Albus Dumbledore to be gay. Now that we’re getting a more in depth glimpse into his younger years in Fantastic Beasts, fans are curious as to how this will affect his character. Since Jude Law was recently announced to be cast as Young Dumbledore in the...read more!

First Look at David Thewlis in ‘Wonder Woman’

For those who have been anxiously awaiting a preview of David Thewlis, Harry Potter‘s Remus Lupin, ever since finding out he would be cast in the new Wonder Woman movie, we’ve got not just one but three new TV spots for you featuring our first glimpse of Thewlis as villain Ares! The first, titled “Together,”...read more!

Review of Wild Seed by Octavia E. Butler

9 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : Fantasy Cafe

Octavia E. Butler’s Wild Seed became the fourth Patternist novel upon its publication in 1980, though it is first in chronological order. A total of five Patternist novels were released, and all but one of these (Survivor, which theShow More Summary

A Musical Collaboration for Cursed Child Playwright Jack Thorne and La La Land Director

It doesn’t look like playwright Jack Thorne has any intention of slowing down since Broadway-bound Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s, record-breaking achievements at the Olivier Awards earlier this month. Thorne’s got an excellent collaboration coming up with one academy award-winning director, and we can’t wait to see the outcome! In addition to the best play...read more!

A Beginner's Guide to Board Games (from a Beginner)

21 hours agoGenres / Fantasy : The Wertzone

Ah, the humble board game. For decades – centuries if you count games like chess – the board game did sterling work in bringing families together and providing entertainment and mental stimulation (before shattering them apart with arguments...Show More Summary

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download Brandon Sanderson's The Alloy of Law for only 2.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:Fresh from the success of The Way of Kings, Brandon Sanderson, best known for completing Robert Jordan’s...Show More Summary

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2

Some months after their triumph over the renegade Kree warlord Ronan, the Guardians of the Galaxy have been hired by the Sovereign to defend their homeworld from a ravaging interdimensional monster. Unfortunately, Rocket manages to offend the Sovereign, leading to a sequence of improbable events culminating in Peter Quill finally meeting his father. Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Professor Slughorn!

Today we wish a very happy birthday to the humble Professor Horace Slughorn, Potions Master and Head of Slytherin House at Hogwarts. During the Battle of Hogwarts, Slughorn fought valiantly against Voldemort, with the bravery that pushed him (along with some Liquid Luck on Harry’s part) to share his memories of Tom Riddle, ultimately leading...read more!

This week's New York Times Bestsellers (April 24th)

In hardcover:Timothy Zahn's Thrawn debuts at number 2. For more info about this title: Canada, USA, Europe.Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology is down three positions, ending the week at number 6. For more info about this title: Canada, USA,...Show More Summary

Women in SF&F Month: Bridget McKinney from SF Bluestocking

Today I’m thrilled to welcome Bridget McKinney from SF Bluestocking! She writes about science fiction, fantasy, and feminism, and she not only covers books but also movies and television shows such as Game of Thrones and The Expanse....Show More Summary

Weekly Roundup: Moving on From Ginny, Campaigning for Mental Health & More

    This week has seen the potential casting of Newt’s brother (Theseus Scamander) in Fantastic Beasts, Evanna Lynch returning to the stage in a Disco Pigs revival this summer, Jude Law speaking on his excitement to play Dumbledore and...Show More Summary

J.K. Rowling Teases Newt Scamander’s Patronus is ‘Big Spoiler!’

As Potter fans eagerly await the beginning of production on Fantastic Beasts 2 sometime this summer, we’re always on the lookout for revelations of things to come. Like Harry searching the skies for the golden snitch, we keep eagle eyes on twitter, Pottermore, and other news outlets. Thankfully, J.K. Rowling does not disappoint, dropping hints like...read more!

SPFBO: Paternus by Dyrk Ashton (Reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author WebsiteOrder Paternus HEREAUTHOR INFORMATION: Dyrk Ashton is a writer, educator, filmmaker and former actor active in storytelling and media making. Born and raised in the Ohio, he spent his formative years in the American Midwest wherein he got a BFA, Masters & PhD in the field of filmmaking & Movie studies. Show More Summary

Jude Law Casts a Spell Over Television, Film, and Stage in ‘Young Pope,’ ‘King Arthur,’ and ‘Obsession’

The fandom is still abuzz over Jude Law’s casting as young Albus Dumbledore in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel. And, since he’ll take over the iconic part for the next four films, we’re clamoring for indications of how he’ll play the role. Leaky just reported on Law’s first statements since the announcement, and it’s encouraging to hear how...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now get your hands on the digital edition of Steven Erikson's Willful Child for only 2.99$ here. There is a price match in Canada.Here's the blurb:From the New York Times Bestselling author Steven Erikson comes a new scienceShow More Summary

David Thewlis on Playing the Villian in Fargo

Collider.com writer Allison Keene recently had the opportunity to talk to the cast of Fargo, chatting with different cast members and the crew about Season 3 of the show and David Thewlis’s character V.M. Varga. Although he couldn’t say much, Thewlis said about the character that, “He’s very hard to talk about. He’s by nature a mystery.” As fans of...read more!

Women in SF&F Month: C. A. Higgins

Today I’m delighted to welcome C. A. Higgins! In 2013, her short story “The Changeling” was a runner-up in the Dell Magazines Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing. Her debut novel, Lightless, was one of Kirkus‘s Best Fiction Books of 2015, and it was followed by a sequel, Supernova, in 2016. Show More Summary

Jude Law Shares His Excitement on Playing Dumbledore

Almost two weeks after the announcement that Jude Law is our new Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts 2, we finally have his reaction to being cast! BBC London caught up with Jude Law during promotion for his play, Obsession, and here’s what he had to say when asked about his reaction to landing the role and about Dumbledore...read more!

More inexpensive ebook goodies!

You can now download the digital edition of the first Shannara trilogy for only 2.99$ here.Here's the blurb:BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Terry Brooks's The Measure of the Magic.Twenty-five years ago, New York Times bestselling...Show More Summary

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