After perfecting his secret formula, Dr. Henry Jekyll’s life doesn’t fall apart in the webcomic The Glass Scientists—at least not right away. Rather, he travels the streets of London, rescuing poor mad scientists from angry mobs so that he can give the profession a public relations makeover.
Was Godzilla inspired by an overweight stagehand? Does Count Dracula have more English actor in his background than Eastern European prince? And does Chucky trace his roots to a little boy and his creepy doll in Key West? We look at some of the legendary tales of real people behind fictional monsters.
Lots of science fiction and fantasy novels have twist endings — but a few of them have twists so startling, they actually change your understanding of what's been going on in the whole book. The coolest twist endings turn the whole reality of the story on its head and leave you rethinking everything you've read thus…
Oh man, Do No Harm looks ridiculous in an awesomely cheeseball way. NBC has revamped the classic horror tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde with kind, good-looking Dr. Jason Cole, who hides a sex maniac named Ian Price inside of him.
Where would we be without drugs? Half the great musical performances of the 20th century wouldn't exist. There would be no Mork and Mindy. Walter Bishop would have nothing to inspire his research.
We're winding up our survey of the best year in scifi with a Great Depression year that transformed the genre forever with original monster classics like Frankenstein and Dracula, plus a horror novel from Nobel laureate William Faulkner.
Here are 10 stories that belong to everybody, stories that still have plenty of juice in them — even if their earlier incarnations left something to be desired.
In 2007, Doctor Who mastermind Steven Moffat hatched Jekyll, a blistering reimagining of the classic tale — and the first five minutes, in which we're introduced to James Nesbitt's Tom Jackman, are perhaps the best TV opening of all time.
Megan Fox and company gave a Transformers 2 press conference, and we've got the whole thing below. Joss Whedon sketches out Dollhouse season two, and Guillermo del Toro talks Frankenstein and Hobbit. Plus Deadpool, Zombieland, Moon, Lost, Torchwood and BSG.
Two different movies based on the classic story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde are in pre-production, but oddly enough, both versions are coming from the same studio. Are we heading for a schizophrenic showdown?
Some of these upstanding members of the medical profession are the epitome of the Hippocratic oath, while others have found less ... traditional... methods of drawing blood.
Guillermo del Toro, who raised the bar on monster-making in Hellboy and Pan's Labyrinth, is now set to helm two more classic monster movies — as well as adapt a classic Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. novel. Though del Toro's next project is a two-movie version of The Hobbit, he's also apparently cut a deal with Universal to…