Wheel of Time Series Gets the Green Light

Wheel of Time Series Gets the Green Light

Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time fantasy series will finally be adapted for television. Amazon has greenlit the project, and has Rafe Judkins (Agents of SHIELD,  Hemlock Grove) lined up to write and act as showrunner. Adaptations of The Wheel of Time have been attempted before, with little success. NBC

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ElfQuest Ends After 40 Years

ElfQuest Ends After 40 Years

ElfQuest has finally come to an end. Wendy and Richard Pini’s forty year long comic book saga is being bid farewell with a tour called, appropriately enough, Forty Years of Pointed Ears. The last storyline in the saga, The Final Quest, ended earlier this year on the anniversary of the

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New Deadpool Movie Announced, Others Pushed Back

New Deadpool Movie Announced, Others Pushed Back

The good news is, an as-yet-untitled Deadpool movie is set to premiere on December 21. It is expected to be a PG-13 cut of Deadpool 2 with new footage included. The bad news is, Fox is bumping back the release dates of a few anticipated films. Alita: Battle Angel was

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Kathleen Kennedy Continuing as Lucasfilm President

Kathleen Kennedy Continuing as Lucasfilm President

ICYMI, Kathleen Kennedy has renewed her contract and will continue as president of Lucasfilm through 2021. She took the position after Disney acquired Lucasfilm in 2012, and has been the lead producer for the relaunched Star Wars franchise. The four films so far released have brought in billions for the

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Dickinsonia Fossil Mystery May Be Solved

Dickinsonia Fossil Mystery May Be Solved

Is the ancient, Ediacaran Period fossil Dickinsonia the earliest animal known? New research says it very well may be. At 558 million years old, Dickinsonia predates the Cambrian explosion of animal diversity and sheer number of species. There has been a decades-long debate over whether Dickinsonia is a fungus, an

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Star Trek: Short Treks Begin in October

Star Trek: Short Treks Begin in October

Star Trek: Short Treks will soon be on CBS All Access to tide us all over until Star Trek: Discovery comes back in 2019 for its second season. Each of the four short episodes will spend ten to fifteen minutes focused on a single character from Discovery. The first Short

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Riftwar Saga Being Adapted for TV

Riftwar Saga Being Adapted for TV

The Riftwar Saga is on the way to becoming a TV series. BCDF Pictures has picked up the rights to Raymond E. Feist’s bestselling, 32-volume-and-counting fantasy series. BCDF plans to start small, by getting screenwriter Kurt Johnstad (Atomic Blonde, 300, 300: Rise of an Empire) board to do the adaptation

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Star Wars May be Cooling Its Jets

Star Wars May be Cooling Its Jets

ICYMI, Disney is putting the brakes on Star Wars. In an interview, CEO Bob Iger has admitted that the films’ annual releases may have been “a little too much, too fast.” From Episode IV in 1977 until Episode III in 2005, only six Star Wars movies were released in theaters.

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Proxima B May Have Enough Water to Support Life

Proxima B May Have Enough Water to Support Life

Proxima b, which orbits Proxima Centauri, was confirmed as an Earth-like planet in 2016. Many studies done since then have had less than promising results, and there are still a huge number of unknowns. But now, a new NASA study suggests that the closest planet outside our own solar system may

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Patrick Stewart Joining Charlie’s Angels Reboot

Patrick Stewart Joining Charlie’s Angels Reboot

In an interesting turn of events, Patrick Stewart is on board to play one of the Bosleys in the latest reboot of Charlie’s Angels. Elizabeth Banks is producing and directing the film, and playing another Bosley. How many Bosleys the final project will have is still unknown. But the Charlie’s

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