Monthly Archives: February 2015

Rest In Peace Spock

Very sad day for the entire SciFant Universe. We will miss you old friend… RIP Leonard Nimoy, the actor and science fiction icon that portrayed Spock in the long-running Star Trek franchise, passed away Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles, California, his wife Susan Nimoy confirmed to the New York Times. He was 83. Nimoy died of end-stage ...

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Harrison Ford Returns for Blade Runner Sequel

Blown away by this news! The first movie was back in 1982! That’s 34+ years in between an original and it’s sequel! Harrison Ford will reprise his lead role in the dystopian sci-fi film Blade Runner for a sequel, according to media reports. Alcon Entertainment made the announcement on Thursday, and the original film’s director, Ridley Scott will not be ...

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A New ‘Alien’ movie is coming from the creator of ‘District 9’

District 9 creator Neill Blomkamp gave sci-fi fans a brief glimmer of hope in January, when he teased that he had secretly been working on an Alien sequel that had (apparently) been scuttled. Well, it might be back on again — Blomkamp is now claiming on Instagram (with support from Variety sources) that the project is “officially [his] next film.” ...

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R.I.P.: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ And ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

Late Monday night, Marvel and Sony announced that they’ve agreed to what is essentially joint custody over arguably the most popular cinematic comic book character, Spider-Man (Batman may still stake a claim to that title, too). Basically, Sony still owns the rights to the characters, but now Spider-Man will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe, probably as quickly as 2016’s Captain ...

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Does Luke Skywalker have a son?

The rumor mills regarding Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens have been churning this week as if it were powered by Bespin-imported Tibanna gas. The latest one seems to establish a family connection in the film that may actually prove central to the still-mysterious plot of the upcoming sequel. Yes, it seems that one of the characters we know ...

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Everything We Know So Far About X-Men: Apocalypse

It won’t be coming until 2016, but X-Men: Apocalypse is attracting a lot of attention as it pretty much gives the whole franchise a soft reboot. It’s recasting actors, omitting some franchise favorites, and bringing in some new, and scary, supervillains. So, here’s what we know, so far. It’s Set In The ’80s Arguably the first thing we knew about ...

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The Force Awakens Already Got One Big Thing Wrong

Ewan McGregor Thinks Star Wars: The Force Awakens Already Got One Big Thing Wrong It doesn’t look like ‘ole Obi-Wan Kenobi will have a role when Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens hits this December. However, Ewan McGregor, who played the younger version of the grizzled Jedi and a veteran of some of the Star Wars Prequel Trilogy’s most ...

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