Sci-Fi Books

John Scalzi Signs Huge Book Deal for More Old Man's War Novels, New Space Opera Series

John Scalzi, author of Old Man's War and Redshirts, just signed one of the biggest book deals of all time.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 3:22PM

Ex Machina's Alicia Vikander to Star in 'The Circle' Alongside Tom Hanks

Ex Machina breakout star Alicia Vikander will star as protagonist Mae Holland in the upcoming adaptation of Dave Eggers's The Circle.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 May 2015 - 12:45PM

Alex Garland May Direct Adaptation of Nebula Award-Nominated Novel 'Annihilation'

Fresh off the success of Ex Machina, Alex Garland is eyeing the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's unsettling sci-fi novel, Annihilation.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 May 2015 - 10:12AM

Steven Spielberg's Amblin Adapting Classic Novel 'Brave New World' for Syfy

Steven Spielberg's production company, Amblin, is set to adapt the classic Aldous Huxley novel, Brave New World. The series will be...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 - 3:59PM

Kurt Vonnegut's Cat's Cradle to Be Developed Into a TV Show

Kurt Vonnegut's literary sci-fi novel, Cat's Cradle, has been optioned for a television series.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 01 May 2015 - 10:30AM

Channing Tatum to Star in Adaptation of Beloved Sci-Fi Novel 'The Forever War'

Channing Tatum is set to star in Ridley Scott's long-developing adaptation of Joe Haldeman's The Forever War.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 30 April 2015 - 4:20PM

Star Wars Celebration: Star Wars Story Group Provide Insights on Building the New Canon

FInd out what is considered Star Wars Canon and how the Disney takeover has changed the way Star Wars stories are told.

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 17 April 2015 - 7:18PM

Steven Spielberg to Direct Adaptation of Virtual Reality Novel 'Ready Player One'

Steven Spielberg will helm the adaptation of acclaimed virtual reality dystopian novel, Ready Player One.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 3:49PM

Glenn Close and Gemma Arterton to Star in Adaptation of M.R McCarey's Zombie Novel, The Girl With All the Gifts

You may read this headline and think, "not another zombie" movie, but M.R. Carey's 'The Girl With All the Gifts' is not like most...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 9:48AM

Andy Weir Posts First Set Photo From Ridley Scott's Adaptation of The Martian

Matt Damon and a Mars Rover star in one of the first images from Ridley Scott's adaptation of The Martian

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 9:42AM

Star Wars: Aftermath - New Novel Will Explore Events After Return of the Jedi

Last week we learnt that no fewer than 20 new Star Wars comics and books would take us on the The Journey to The Force Awakens, and...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 3:17PM

Male Authors Discuss Sexism in Sci-Fi Fiction in New HeForShe Video

In the latest video for HeForShe, male sci-fi authors discuss the rampant sexism in sci-fi literature (all literature, for that...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 5:09PM

Terry Pratchett, Author of Discworld Novels Passes Away Aged 66

Sir Terry Pratchett, author of the famed Discworld series of novels passed away today, aged 66.    "I was deeply saddened to learn...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 11:16AM

20 New Star Wars Books and Comics to be Released in Run Up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens

We've talked often about how this is a great time to be a Star Wars fan, and that fact just got reinforced with the announcement that...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 11:02AM

Bryan Singer and Arrow's Marc Guggenheim to Adapt Sci-Fi Novel 'The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress'

X-Men helmer Bryan Singer and Arrow/Flash executive producer Marc Guggenheim will team up to adapt the classic sci-fi novel The Moon...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 11:52AM

Divergent's Veronica Roth to Write New Book Series 'in the Vein of Star Wars'

Veronica, the author behind the Divergent series, will write a two-book young adult series that publisher Harper Collins describes as...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 1:45PM

Watch the Proof-Of-Concept Video for the Adaptation of The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To

Rocket boots, Vampires, Aliens and The Apocalypse. Those are just a few of the things that make an appearance in DC Pierson's wickedly...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 3:20PM

Philip K. Dick's The Man in the High Castle Ordered to Series at Amazon

The Ridley Scott-produced adaptation of Philip K. Dick's alternate history novel, The Man in the High Castle, has officially been...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 12:36PM

The Funniest Dystopian YA Clichés from Parody Twitter Account @DystopianYA

Recent popular YA novels/adaptations tend to look like a paint-by-numbers in novel format; "relatable" protagonist (read: protagonist...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 12:57PM

Sony Signs Jurassic Park's David Koepp to Adapt The Themis Files

After a turbulent few months, it's nice to finally report on some good news coming out of Sony Pictures. The studio today revealed...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - 5:23PM