On the same day Disney takes “Pirates of the Caribbean 5” off its 2015 calendar, Universal has dated “Jurassic World,” the next installment in the “Jurassic Park,” franchise for June 12, 2015. Colin…
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With the sleeper hit “District 9” behind him and “Elysium” coming up, Neill Blomkamp seems to have acquired the perfect cachet to take on a franchise tentpole. His stories have a strong social…
Aside from enough references to propane to make “King of the Hill” proud, “Under the Dome’s” second week brought to mind “Lost” — and not in a good way. CBS made only one episode of the series…
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According to early tracking, Paramount's "Star Trek: Into Darkness," opening May 17, is gearing up for a massive $85 million opening, which would mark a record debut for the sci-fi franchise.
Netflix and A+E Networks are engaged in a "Storage Wars" of their own making.
Rebellious sci-fi thesp may finally have found serenity
Conceptual designer Ralph McQuarrie, who designed the look of "Star Wars" characters including Darth Vader and Chewbacca, died Saturday, March 3, in Berkeley, Calif.
Sound mixer Gene S. Cantamessa, who earned an Oscar for his work on "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" as well as six other nominations, died in Los Angeles on Nov. 8 after a long hospitalization. He was…
Film and TV editor Peter E. Berger, who was Oscar nominated for his work on "Fatal Attraction" and cut several films in the "Star Trek" film franchise as well as "Alvin and the Chipmunks," died Sept…
Universal must like what it sees in its upcoming thriller "Contraband," as the studio is in negotiations to reteam helmer Baltasar Kormakur with the pic's star Mark Wahlberg on the action pic "2…
Keeping himself off-camera in order to spotlight half a dozen extreme fans, Spurlock brings his usual good-humored approach to the annual geek confab.