Greetings Starfighter! A Sequel to the Cult Classic "The Last Starfighter"?

Last year my favorite classic tale of a trailer park boy turned Starfighter and yours, received some well deserved extra attention when an updated fan trailer hit the web. Several people started talking about a sequel to the first movie to use all visual effects, including Star Wars Anthology screenwriter Gary Whitta and Seth Rogen. Turns out the movie isn’t just a fan favorite it’s a favorite in Hollywood too. …

CBS pits Supergirl against Gotham this fall in the Monday 8/7c Time Slot

CBS  has announced their fall line up, and the new series about Superman’s cousin come to Earth, “Supergirl”, is set to air in the Monday 8/7c time.  Which pits it against the high ranking Batman prequel series “Gotham”. “I know there was a lot of speculation: what were we thinking?,” CBS boss Nina Tassler acknowledged, but in referral to the Gotham competition she replied “That’s not a superhero show.”  with…

Billie Lourd is Not a Young Princess Leia in The Force Awakens

There has been a lot of speculation surrounding the casting of Carrie Fisher’s daughter, Billie Lourd, in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  Most of it has surrounded the possibility that she would play a young Princess Leia in a flashback of some kind. But during an interview with ET in which she was discussing an upcoming show that she will be in, called Scream Queens, Lourd confirmed that…

SyFy and Amblin Join Forces for "Brave New World"

Trying to show they aren’t all about Sharknado and Pirahnaconda  SyFy has made several announcements in the last month to make high profile original movies, series and mini-series.  From Wes Craven’s “People Under the Stairs” to Arthur C. Clarke’s “Childhoods’ End”.  Today they announced they are partnering for the second time with Amblin Television to produce a series based on Aldous Huxley’s novel “Brave New World”. First published in 1932,…

Martin Freeman Joins the Cast of Captain America: Civil War

“From his roles as Bilbo Baggins and Doctor Watson to Tim in The Office, Martin’s range from the dramatic to the comedic has consistently impressed us,” said Marvel’s Kevin Feige in a statement. “We couldn’t be more honored or excited to have such a talented actor join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.” Now comes the fun of trying to guess what character Freeman will play in the upcoming movie! Captain America:…

Newest clip from Arnold Schwarzenegger zombie movie "Maggie"

In this latest addition to the zombie mythos Arnold Schwarzenegger is the father of a 16 year old girl who is infected by a virus that will eventually turn her in to a human eating zombie.  During her transformation, her loving father stays by her side. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf5LQAu86P0&w=560&h=315]   “Maggie” stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin and is due out in theaters and by VOD starting May 8, 2015.  …

First look at Gwendoline Christie's Captain Phasma from The Force Awakens

Vanity Fair just has us all aglow this Star Wars Day with the photos they’ve been releasing from their upcoming issue!  This time it’s Game of Thrones star Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma (previously nicknamed the ChromeTrooper from her appearance in the trailer). Rumors had been circulating for some time that the actress best known for her portrayal of the formidable Brienne of Tarth was indeed the mysterious figure behind…

Joss Whedon Quits Twitter

The Fourth apparently wasn’t strong for fan favorite Joss Whedon as he shut down his Twitter today. While some think that his leaving had to do with backlash against the role of the Black Widow in Avengers: Age of Ultron, he was never a fan of the medium.  In fact he had previously said ‘I joined six months ago to specifically try to drive business to Much Ado About Nothing because I…

Grace Lee Whitney Classic Trek's "Yeoman Rand" Passes

Startrek.com broke the news tonight that Grace Lee Whitney, the lovely and vivacious actress who portrayed Classic Trek’s Yeoman Rand has died. According to her family, the actress and singer died on May 1 at the age of 85, passing away peacefully in her home in Coarsegold, California. She played Yeoman Rand on 8 episodes of Star Trek and then returned for The Motion Picture, The Search for Spock, The…

Fire City: Interpreter of Signs Trailer #3!

Fire City is a demon noir fantasy where demons live amongst us, but humans can’t see them for what they truly are.  As a detective struggles to cure an estranged daughter from an otherworldly malady the balance between humans and demons comes apart at the seams. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HFTZz31_9I&w=560&h=315]   It’s another wonderful Practical Effects Monster movie hard on the heels of the premiere of Harbinger Down!  Fire City is directed…