"Men and women serve in the same platoon," DeKnight said. "It's an R-rated, military show set in the future [and they're] fighting aliens on different planets." As it stands now, each season of the show will take place on a different world.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is "in the vein of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Inception". Exact plot details are being kept under wraps but Depp is believed to be playing a scientist whose brain is uploaded into a super-computer after his death.
It's a very different thing to take the Wild West iconography and tropes, and graft a fantastical narrative onto them. Even when it works creatively, as in the case of Firefly, it's just a tough concept to sell to an audience. And for every Firefly, there are tons of science fiction and fantasy outings like Jonah Hex and Cowboys and Aliens.
Fresh off her Oscar win for the silver screen musical adaptation of Les Miserables, Anne Hathaway has set her sights on Interstellar, a sci-fi flick that will reunite her with The Dark Knight Rises director Christopher Nolan.
Canada has a rich history of American shows coming up north to shoot. That’s particularly so in Vancouver, where The X-Files was a game-changer way back, and continues today with series like Supernatural. Along the way, Canadians went from staffing the American productions to creating their own.
||How Canada is becoming the sci-fi nation
Bisexual omnivores. Echoes of Occupy. Time-travelling terrorists. Plus razor-sharp plots and wildly blurred boundaries. A Canadian industry once known for staffing geek-pleasing U.S. productions is re…
Set in 2046 on a “terraformed” Earth where humans live alongside seven alien species, the series premiering Monday displays a space Western vibe with bar brawls, interspecies politics and love, plus actors familiar to genre fans like Julie Benz and Jaime Murray.
Trippy in the best sense, Vanishing Waves adds a healthy dose of eroticism to its familiar sci-fi genre.
||Lithuanian Sci-Fi Film Gets U.S. Distribution
BERLIN — Kristina Buozyte’s erotic sci-fi drama Vanishing Waves (a.k.a. Aurora) is Lithuania’s little film that could. The 1.175-million-euro ($1.5 million) Lithuanian-French-Belgian co-production ha…
Iwanyk is the producer behind Clash of the Titans and Wrath of the Titans fantasy tentpoles. He also produced the crime thriller Brooklyn’s Finest.
"But while there are many great living novelists, there is only one, at least who I know of, who realised you could do literature and sci-fi at the same time."