Independence Day: Resurgence: Captain Steven Hiller Dies in First Test of Alien Hybrid Fighter

We’ve known for quite some time now that Will Smith would not be returning as Steven Hiller to join most of the original cast in the sequel Independence Day: Resurgence.  While the actor’s reasons for not choosing to return aren’t exactly clear the reason his character will be missing from the sequel have been revealed on the new website The War of 1996. Launched yesterday with the trailer the website…

Pepsi Celebrates Back to the Future with Pepsi Perfect

October 21, 2015 is the date that Marty McFly went to visit his future self and save his kid from making a terrible mistake.  While we don’t have flying cars or truly workable hover boards one thing we will have – at least for a limited time – is Pepsi Perfect! “Fans have always been a little crazy about it,” says Lou Arbetter, PepsiCo’s senior director of marketing, about the…

Beam us up Mr. Roddenberry

  In the late ’70’s, sunday mornings meant Dad cooked breakfast (ham and cheese omelets, fried potatoes, and either sausage or bacon, mmmmm so good). It also meant that until Mom woke up we had to sit in front of the tv and watch what he wanted; Star Trek: The Original Series. I didn’t like it then, but who knew it would take on a life of its own; a…

New Trailer for Ridley Scott's "The Martian" Released

“The Martian” is in theaters October 2, 2015

Set Sail With The Crew(s) of The USS Enterprise

Sailing on January 9, 2017 for a 6 day/6 night immersive tour of duty will be the first ever Star Trek Cruise. Star Trek: The Cruise will offer 6 days and 6 nights of unique experiences including dramatic performances, comedy shows and concerts by Star Trek actors; intimate speaking engagements with leading scientists, influencers and experts; themed parties, nightclubs, bars, casinos and private islands; interactive games, screenings, competitions and so…

Dr Who meets Star Wars as Tom Baker Announces He's "in this new Star Wars thing"

At The Day of the Doctors convention last week in Slough, England Tom Baker chatted with fans as he signed autographs, and it seems the 4th Doctor had something to say about “this new Star Wars thing” according to Sci Fi Fantasy Network. “I’m going to be in this new Star Wars thing, you know?” he told eager fans as he signed his autograph. “I’m going down to record some…

Welcome to Westworld HBO's New Sci-Fi Western

Nothing is what it seems to be in this Western town.  For those familiar with the original film they’ll understand why.  Debuting in 2016 on HBO is this “dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin.”, a new adaptation of the 1973 movie which was Michael Crichton’s first feature film.   The show stars Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, James Marsden, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey…

Sense8 Announces 2nd Season

August 8th is the birthday of all of the characters in Sense 8.  It seems that members of a cluster all share the same birthdate.  So it should come as no surprise that the highly anticipated announcement for a second season of the well received Sci-Fi/psychic drama from J. Michael Stracynzski and the Wachowski siblings should come on the same date.  Happy Birthday and Congratulations to the cast and crew!…

Better Have a Spare Room Ready for This 1/6 Scale Millennium Falcon!

Because somewhere, somehow there is a small army of humans that will not only want this but will buy it and have the place to put it together! From their Facebook: Hot Toys is raising the bar once again to bring Star Wars fans some astonishing collectibles of the saga’s spacecrafts in 1/6th scale! On July 24 – 28, Hot Toys will once again be participating in Ani-Com and Games…