The conventional wisdom says that the past 10 years have been a bad time for science fiction on television. Fantasy has been on the upswing. Space opera all but disappeared. Science fiction shows get canceled all the time. But a ton of great science fiction has been created since 2005. Here are 15 shows that changed…
Great cons belong to that special category — along with heists — of things that are very fun in fiction but not something you want happening to you. And con artists in fiction are usually charming, smart, and have an abhorrence of violence. Here are the 10 greatest con artists in science fiction and fantasy
Zachary Levi is returning to NBC, but not as the super-spy Chuck. This time he'll be the lead of the upcoming Heroes sequel series, which is possibly the only casting announcement the show could have made that makes me slightly less apprehensive about this probably trainwreck.
The Divergent sequel has a new director. Amazing Spider-Man 2's viral site sets up B.J. Novak's character. Josh Schwartz talks bringing Chuck back. And does a set photo reveal Eric's fate on True Blood? Plus, new photos from X-Men: Days of Future Past! Spoilers now!
This week has made me reminisce about the past. A lot of it has to do with the fact that The OC turned 10. Some of it has to do with it being August and my school kid association of August as the end of something (summer, mostly). And a little of it is because I'm starting to tie up loose ends in another Josh Schwartz…
Soon, a dozen new TV shows will court your eyeballs. They'll present their fancy concepts, like "What if the whole population of the world was 100 horny teenagers?" And they'll trot out their beautiful, talented stars. But which show deserves your love? We watched five brand new pilots, and here are our impressions.
Yesterday we the people swiftly crowdfunded a Veronica Mars movie. Whether you're for or against the massive fan funding, one thing is certain: the success of Rob Thomas' Kickstarter is certainly going to inspire plenty of canned TV shows to try to convince their fans to pay out for a second coming. Including Chuck.
Scott Westerfeld's YA trilogy about kids born at midnight who can walk around during the 25th hour of the day, when the rest of the world is still, is once again being developed as a possible TV series. This time around, it's the creators of Chuck, Chris Fedak and Josh Schwartz, and they're trying to pitch Midnighters…
It's been seven years since Star Trek went off television, but the Star Trek alumni still own your television screens. If there's a television show rocking your world or challenging your preconceptions, chances are there's a former Trek producer in the mix somewhere. Or someone who learned from a Trek producer.
The Walking Dead comes back this week, and the show's creators are promising the fast-paced action you've been craving. But that's not all television has in store for you — there's also the series premiere of The River, a unique horror series from the creator of Paranormal Activity. Find out why we thought The River's…
All your favorite TV shows are back this week — including a new Supernatural, in which Aunt Jenna from The Vampire Diaries is getting knocked up. And you might (or might not) be surprised to see who's the father. Also, a whole new pair of alternate selves meet up on Fringe, and Obi-Wan finds himself in strange…
Doctor Strange takes a huge step forward, while Iron Man 3 might start filming early. A photo reveals the back of a Batman villain's head. Terminator 5 will return to the franchise's R-rated roots. Plus the last word on Chuck!
Zachary Quinto discusses the filming of the Star Trek sequel, while Sigourney Weaver reveals her role in the origins of Prometheus. Evangeline Lilly gives us the lowdown on her Hobbit character. Plus meet the characters of CW's Green Arrow pilot!
Joss Whedon reveals the greatest challenge of writing The Avengers — and some new toys give our first look at an important vehicle. Do we know the fate of a major Walking Dead character? The Crow reboot rises from the dead. Plus literally everything you need to know about Chuck's series finale!
The head of Marvel Studios debunks two of the biggest Avengers casting rumors, while an unexpected source promises the craziest cameo yet. Plus Man of Steel adds a vital character from Superman mythos, and there are more details on the new show from Doctor Who's Russell T. Davies.
This week on television, Kiefer Sutherland returns to the network that gave him 24. Plus another new TV show debuts, in which video games invade the real world! And Chuck finally races to its conclusion after five years of spy craziness. Plus Brad Dourif is threatening to destroy Miami with a super-volcano!
The somewhat unexpected success of Rupert Wyatt's Rise of the Planet of the Apes means we'll see more of Andy Serkis's ape revolutionary, Caesar. But will the super-intelligent chimp try to make peace with humanity, or continue his rebellion?
Michael Fassbender will keep Magneto ambiguous in the X-Men: First Class sequel. Two actresses join Tom Cruise for Oblivion. Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter will be bigger than The Matrix. Plus huge updates for Fringe, Once Upon a Time, and more!
Two British thespians join Chris Evans on board a post-apocalyptic train in Snow Piercer. Ti West's low-budget space movie The Side Effect finds its star. Plus tons of hints for Supernatural, True Blood, The Walking Dead Chuck, Grimm, and more!