Sci-Fi Books

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

Tom Hanks to Produce and Maybe Star in Adaptation of Dave Eggers's The Circle

Tom Hanks is attached to produce and possibly star in an upcoming adaptation of The Circle, a dystopian novel by Dave Eggers. There...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 10:02AM

21 Great Sci-Fi Books Being Made Into Movies and TV Shows

It's a great time to be a sci-fi fan right now. With movie studios buying big on sci-fi properties and the SyFy channel's commitment...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 10 December 2014 - 2:41PM

Matthew McConaughey Secures Leading Role In 4 Movie Adaptation of Stephen King's The Stand

The 4 movie adaptation of Stephen King's post apocalyptic epic, The Stand, just secured an Oscar winning leading man in the form of...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 - 9:59AM

Under the Dome's Mike Vogel to Star in Syfy Minseries Childhood's End

Under the Dome star Mike Vogel has been tapped to star in Syfy's anticipated adaptation of sci-fi classic Childhood's End as...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 1:29PM

Bourne Director Paul Greengrass Signs To Direct Adaptation of Orwell's 1984

Sony's planned adaptation of George Orwell's dystopian masterpiece, 1984, has secured a director. Paul Greengrass, the man behind...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 9:53AM

Jonathan Nolan Is Bringing Asimov's Foundation Trilogy To HBO

It's the news that all science fiction fans have wanted to hear since they first laid eyes on Asimov's science fiction classic....the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 - 10:25AM