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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Tales From the Loop Series Coming from Amazon

Tales From the Loop Series Coming from Amazon

Amazon has ordered a new science fiction series based on artist Simon Stålenhag’s paintings. Tales From the Loop will be set in the world Stålenhag created on canvas—rural Swedish life incorporating futuristic touches. The drama will be written by Nathaniel Halpern (Legion), and will be co-produced by Amazon and Fox

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The Expanse to Continue on Amazon Prime

The Expanse to Continue on Amazon Prime

ICYMI, The Expanse will indeed go on. Amazon has picked up the recently cancelled SYFY fan-favorite for a fourth season. The Expanse is widely considered one of the best science fiction shows out there, and Amazon already owns the SVOD rights to the series. Alcon Entertainment will continue to produce

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Lord of the Rings Series May Be Most Expensive Show Ever

Lord of the Rings Series May Be Most Expensive Show Ever

Amazon is working on a Lord of the Rings prequel series (no, not The Hobbit) that may cost $500 million to bring to the small screen. Tolkien left behind a huge amount of background material on the history of Middle Earth, which certainly provides a deep well of material to

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Star Trek: Discovery Accessible Through Amazon Prime

Star Trek: Discovery Accessible Through Amazon Prime

Star Trek: Discovery will be easier to access, now that CBS’s All Access will be available through Amazon Prime and its Channels program. Subscribers can view live-streaming or on-demand CBS content via a mobile app, TV, computer, or console. The big however, though, is that CBS All Access (the commercial-free

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Meltdown and Spectre Fixes Coming on All Fronts

Meltdown and Spectre Fixes Coming on All Fronts

ICYMI, a couple of little vulnerability problems made news recently. The Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities create severe flaws in Intel and ARM chips and allow processors to leak information, leaving them wide open to exploitation. In response, major companies such as Intel, AMD, ARM, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Amazon

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Amazon Developing More Science Fiction Series for Prime

Amazon Developing More Science Fiction Series for Prime

Keeping up the momentum from Man In the High Castle—and competing against HBO, Netflix, and Hulu—Amazon has three new high-profile science fiction series in development. Variety reports that Amazon’s studio is working on adaptations of Larry Niven’s Ringworld, Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash, and Greg Rucka’s Lazarus, and is putting substantial

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Amazon’s Good Omens to Star Tennant and Sheen

Amazon’s Good Omens to Star Tennant and Sheen

We’ve known for a while that Amazon is bringing Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s collaborative 1990 novel, Good Omens, to the small screen. Now we know that David Tennant of Doctor Who fame will star as the demon Crowley, and Michael Sheen of Masters of Sex as the angel Aziraphale.

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Series On the Horizon

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams Series On the Horizon

Amazon has acquired the US rights to Sony Pictures Television’s and UK Channel 4’s upcoming science fiction series, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams. Breaking Bad’s Bryan Cranston will be the executive producer, and the writers will include Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim), Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) Tony

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Read This: The Man in the High Castle

Read This: The Man in the High Castle

A year ago I reviewed the first season of the Amazon series The Man in the High Castle. Now, with the premiere of season two, I’d like to look at the source material. While I enjoyed Amazon’s version of Philip K. Dick’s Hugo-winning alternative history, the novel The Man in the

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