The Flash – Chronicles of Cisco Part 1> May 4, 2016
While not exactly new, I think this is fun and worth sharing. Starring Cisco and his phone. Yea it’s a long phone commercial, but it’s a fun one.
Fox picks up Seth McFarlane Sci-fi Dramedy>
Fox has picked up direct to series, a new sci-fi show created by Seth McFarlane. The series, to star McFarlane, is slated to air during the 2017-18 season, and has been picked up for 13 episodes.
Currently untitled, the series is set “300 years in the future. The show follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth’s interstellar Fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before.”
More details can be found at Deadline Hollywood.
Tracking the 2016 Broadcast Pilots> May 2, 2016
Every year, Deadline: Hollywood follow the development of the broadcast network pilots prior to the May up-front meetings with advertisers, where they announce the line-up for the upcoming television season. Before the up-fronts, they look at the attention the pilots are getting from their contacts at the networks. What I have done here is boil down their comments specific to SF&F specific pilots.
The Handmaid’s Tale coming to Hulu>
Hulu, with MGM Television, is producing a straight to series adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, reported Deadline Hollywood.
The Handmaid’s Tale is set in the dystopian Gilead, a totalitarian society in what was formerly part of the United States. Facing environmental disasters and a plunging birthrate, Gilead is ruled by a twisted religious fundamentalism that treats women as property of the state.
Actress Elisabeth Moss is slated to star.
Wiki Page of the Week – May 1, 2016> April 30, 2016
18-year-old George Lass (Ellen Muth) dies when a toilet from the MIR space station falls from the sky and hits her. However, soon she discovers that afterlife really does exist… she becomes a reaper – she helps in catching the souls of people moments before they’re destined to die.
Wiki Page of the Week – January 20th> January 19, 2013
A sexy, high-octane thrill ride filled with espionage, intrigue and cliffhangers. It chronicles the adventures of operative Sydney Bristow as she battles shadowy intelligence agencies, along with some seriously twisted family members.
Wiki Page of the Week – September 9th> September 10, 2012
In this innovative and imaginative series, U.S. Marshall Jack Carter stumbles into Eureka, a cozy hamlet in the woods that also happens to be a top-secret government research center. While retrieving his runaway teenage daughter Zoe, Carter has a freak car accident outside of an out-of-the-way settlement that appears to be the epitome of wholesome, small town America.
In fact, it’s a quirky community of some of the world’s most brilliant scientific minds, cloistered there to carry on groundbreaking and often dangerous research. When the consequences of an experiment gone awry puzzle even this advanced brain trust, Carter agrees to stay as sheriff.