We all know 2016 is the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, and that’s cause for a lot of fanfare. A new movie, a new TV show, and multiple conventions are just a few of the things on the way. It also seems Star Trek has set its phasers to conquer the biggest convention of them all: San Diego Comic-Con, which begins July…
It was touch and go there for a bit — almost as if we were trapped on the sealed Level Z with a rampaging mob of scientist zombies, while being hunted by the severed head of Jeri Ryan. But now Syfy has announced that Helix is coming back for a second season in winter 2015. Yay!
It's pretty cheeky for a show to get Star Trek: Voyager's Jeri Ryan as a guest star, and then to turn her into a version of the Borg Queen for half an hour or so... although at least Ryan herself remained unBorged. Still, it was... fascinating.
The nine-part digital series Mortal Kombat: Legacy premiered earlier today, and we had a chance to talk to the creative team about this gritty new take on the long-running franchise, including a promise that more fantastical elements are coming soon.