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William Shatner to Receive VES Award for Creative Excellence

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 8:16am

The acclaimed actor-producer-director, famed for his portrayal of ‘Star Trek’s James T. Kirk across numerous TV and film projects, will be honored at the 22nd Annual VES Awards on February 21.

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Netflix Scraps Sci-Fi Film ‘The Mothership’ After Multiple Delays

After multiple post-production delays, the troubled feature starring Halle Berry gets shelved; story follows a family’s pursuit of the truth after discovering a strange extraterrestrial object underneath their home.

A Benevolent AI… Headline News

Gareth Edwards’ Epic Sci-fi Thriller ‘The Creator’ Coming to Hulu

The gripping adventure set amidst a future war between humans and the forces of AI debuts on the streamer December 20; also now available for purchase on digital and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD.

More Psychohistory is Coming! Headline News

Apple TV+ Renews ‘Foundation’ for Season 3

The hit series, based on Isaac Asimov’s famed Hugo Award-winning sci-fi trilogy, will continue to riff on Dr. Hari Seldon’s mathematical predictions; Season 1 and 2 are streaming now.

French Legion in Space Headline News

‘Alien Legion’ Adaptation in Development with Tim Miller at Warner Bros.

The ‘Deadpool’ filmmaker will direct the space opera focusing on an intergalactic peace-keeping force, with Don Murphy and Susan Montford of Angry Films attached to produce alongside Aaron Ryder.

AI Gone Really Bad Headline News

Final Trailer Released for Gareth Edwards’ ‘The Creator’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 18, 2023 at 1:42pm

The gripping sci-fi adventure about a future war between humans and AI, starring John David Washington (‘Tenet’), Gemma Chan (‘Eternals’), and Ken Watanabe (‘Inception’), hits theaters September 29; VFX studios include Clear Angle Studios, Crafty Apes, Fin Design + Effects, Folks VFX, Frontier VFX, ILM, Jellyfish Pictures, MARZ, Misc Studios, Outpost VFX, Supreme Studio, and VFX Los Angeles.

AI Gone Really Bad Headline News

New Trailer Drops for Gareth Edwards’ Sci-Fi Action Thriller ‘The Creator’

The film about a future war between humans and AI, starring John David Washington (‘Tenet’), Gemma Chan (‘Eternals’), and Ken Watanabe (‘Inception’) hits theaters September 29.

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Roland Emmerich to Lead ‘Space Nation’ Multimedia Franchise

The ‘Stargate’ and ‘Independence Day’ director will spearhead the all-new, upcoming space opera venture spanning video games, animated shorts, and a live-action series, with the first game releasing in 2024. 

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Peter Ramsey Talks Afro-Futurist ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’

The Oscar-winning director discusses the new African artist-created animated short film anthology he executive produced, filled with compelling tales of advanced technology, spirits, and monsters, now streaming on Disney+. 

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Disney+ Drops ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 10:46am

The all-new action-packed animated sci-fi anthology presents 10 futuristic visions from Africa inspired by the continent’s diverse histories and cultures, created by a new generation of directors drawing on uniquely African perspectives on advanced technology, aliens, spirits and monsters; executive produced by Oscar-winning director Peter Ramsey, it debuts exclusively on the streamer July 5.

AI Gone Really Bad Headline News

Teaser Trailer, Poster Dropped for Sci-Fi Action Thriller ‘The Creator’

Directed by ‘Rogue One’s Gareth Edwards, the film about a future war between humans and AI stars John David Washington, Gemma Chan, and Ken Watanabe; hits theaters September 29.

Pinch Me Please! Headline News

‘Babylon 5’ Animated Film in Development at Warner Bros.

The upcoming project, based on one of the best sci-fi franchises of all time, comes from Warner Bros. Animation & WB Home Entertainment with original series creator J. Michael Straczynski attached.

Going with the Grain ANIMATIONWorld

What Michael McDonough ‘Wood’ Do in His 3DCG Series

The filmmaker left a career in architecture to tell stories in a unique, compelling, 3D design and animation style; his new pilot tells the tale of a dystopian future where a malevolent AI commands a colony of worker bots made of wood.

Wait Until Mom Finds Out! ANIMATIONWorld

‘My Dad the Bounty Hunter’: Representation Beneath the Skin

Everett Downing Jr. and Patrick Harpin’s new animated sci-fi series turns familiar tropes on their heads, showing the struggles of a split Black family in a warp-speed space adventure; show debuts February 9 on Netflix.

Zelazny Coming to TV? Headline News

Stephen Colbert Boards ‘The Chronicles of Amber’ Series Adaptation

The late-night host will serve as executive producer for the show, based on prolific sci-fi and fantasy author Roger Zelazny's 10 book series about a royal family with the ability to travel through different dimensions of reality, who rule over the one true world: Amber.

AI Bad… Imagine That! Headline News

AI Unleashed - Shout! Studios Drops ‘Absolute Denial’ Trailer

Ryan Braund’s 2D animated thriller looks at what happens when artificial intelligence evolves beyond expectations, blurring the line between reality and fantasy, coming to theaters and digital platforms in December.

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Trioscope Adapting Enki Bilal’s ‘Monstre’ for TV

French graphic novelist’s sci-fi tetralogy adaptation, ‘Monster,’ promises to immerse viewers with a fusion of live-action and stylized CG inspired by the author’s artistic style.

If You Blink You’ll Miss It Headline News

Andrew Stanton to Direct ‘In the Blink of an Eye’ Live-Action Sci-Fi Film

The Oscar-winning ‘Finding Nemo’ and ‘WALL-E’ director set to helm upcoming drama, written by Colby Day, that will span the history of Earth and focus on three intersecting storylines to explore life, love, hope, and connection.

Lance Reddick Says the F Word! ANIMATIONWorld

Unearthing the Giddy Goriness and Puerile Pleasures of ‘Farzar’

Waco O’Guin and Roger Black, the prime movers behind ‘Brickleberry’ and ‘Paradise PD,’ talk about their creative journey and particular brand of craziness on their new animated sci-fi comedy series, now streaming on Netflix.

All is not what it seems… Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Farzar’ Trailer and Images

The animated sci-fi comedy follows Prince Fichael and his crew who venture out of their doomed city to fight evil aliens who want to kill and/or eat them; animated by Bento Box, the show drops all 10 episodes July 15.

Journey Past Time and Space! Headline News

Walt Disney Animation Studios Teases ‘Strange World’ Trailer and Art

Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, the all-new action-adventure promises to take viewers on a fantastical visual journey past space and time; helmed by Oscar-winning ‘Big Hero 6’ director Don Hall, the CG animated feature is slated for release on November 23, 2022.

We Want More Dark Underworld! Headline News

‘Mortal Kombat’ Helmer Simon McQuoid to Direct ‘Omega’ Sci-Fi Feature

Blair Butler, a seasoned horror screenwriter who also produced Hulu and Marvel’s ‘Hellstrom’ series, is working on a new version of the script.

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DNEG VFX Goes Lunar on Roland Emmerich’s ‘Moonfall’

Leading VFX and animation studio delivers 225 shots on 8 sequences, including the massive Moon interior that houses a dwarf star as well as the evil celestial AI anomaly, on the disaster movie maven’s latest film.

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