Sci-Fi Books

Ridley Scott Adapting Arthur C. Clarke's 3001: The Final Odyssey for Syfy

Holy Arthur C. Clarke adaptations, Batman! Ridley Scott will helm a 3001: The Final Odyssey miniseries for Syfy, to join the recently...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 03 November 2014 - 1:47PM

Game of Thrones's Charles Dance Will Star in Syfy's Childhood's End

Acclaimed actor Charles Dance, best known for his role as Tywin Lannister on Game of Thrones, will star in the upcoming Syfy...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 2:45PM

Emperor Palpatine's First Name Is Finally Revealed

Emperor Palpatine, also known as Darth Sidious, was one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful Sith in history. At his peak,...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 4:06PM

Amber Benson Talks Her New Book, Feminism, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer at New York Comic Con

We caught up with Buffy the Vampire Slayer actress/writer/director Amber Benson at this weekend's New York Comic Con. She was...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 October 2014 - 12:15PM

Fox Buys Film Rights for Soon-To-Be-Published Sci-Fi Book 'The Dark Side'

20th Century Fox has pre-empted the film rights to the sci-fi noir The Dark Side by Anthony O'Neill.   The book, which has been...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 October 2014 - 4:08PM

James Dashner to Write a Prequel to The Maze Runner Trilogy

The Maze Runner film adaptation is officially a box office success, an adaptation of the sequel, The Scorch Trials, has already been...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 1:23PM

J.J. Abrams Will Adapt Stephen King's 11/22/63 for Hulu

J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot are officially set to adapt Stephen King's historical sci-fi novel, 11/22/63, into a series to be aired on...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 4:52PM

James Franco to Adapt Chuck Palahniuk's Dystopian Novel Rant for the Big Screen

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk and James Franco have both independently confirmed that Franco will helm the film adaptation of...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 10:51AM

Project Hieroglyph: Writing Optimistic Sci-Fi Stories to Save the World

Dystopian futures are all the rage in popular culture right now: Hunger Games, Divergent, The Giver, The Maze Runner, The Leftovers,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 September 2014 - 11:47AM

Read an Excerpt from Star Wars: Rebels Prequel A New Dawn

Although the extensive Star Wars Expanded Universe will be effectively erased for the sake of the new trilogy, the canon will continue...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 September 2014 - 9:57AM

Iron Man 3 Director to Helm Adaptation of The Destroyer

Iron Man 3's Shane Black will direct an adaptation of the adventure series The Destroyer, originally written by Warren Murphy and...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 4:07PM

Ann Leckie's Ancillary Justice Wins 2014 Best Novel At 2014 Hugo Awards

Last night, Sunday 17th August, the 2014 Hugo Awards were announced at a gala event at Loncon 3 in London's Excel convention center....

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 18 August 2014 - 9:50AM

Syfy Rumored To Be Ordering a Childhood's End Miniseries

Is Syfy ordering a Childhood's End miniseries? Deadline reports that the project has finally received a green light.   Childhood's...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 August 2014 - 1:19PM

The Giver Author Lois Lowry Says Dystopian Fiction Is Passé

Are dystopian novels going out of style? Lois Lowry, who wrote what many hail as the first dystopian novel for young adults, told...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - 12:08PM

64 Years On, The Mariana UFO Footage Still Has Experts Divided

August 1950 - On a clear morning in Great Falls Montana, Nick Mariana, the manager of minor-league baseball team was surveying an...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 07 August 2014 - 3:25PM

John Scalzi's Old Man's War to Be Adapted Into Syfy Show Ghost Brigades

Syfy seems to be following through on their promise of "more space operas, less Sharknado," as they have just ordered a series based...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 - 2:14PM

Did Eastern European Science Fiction Novels Predict The Russian Invasion of Ukraine?

Science Fiction is often credited with making bold predictions about the future, but every now and then certain predictions come along...

Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 12:27PM

Hugo Gernsback, A Derided Sci-Fi Visionary Who Predicted Google Glass and Social Networks

Hugo Gernsback may be one of the greatest science fiction visionaries of all time, but his rise to prominence was turbulent at best....

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 June 2014 - 10:30AM

CBS Films To Adapt A.G Riddle's Sci-Fi Trilogy 'The Origin Mystery'

CBS Films has secured a significant deal to bring A.G Riddle's popular trilogy of 'Atlantis' novels to the big screen. The 'Origin...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 3:32PM

Simon Kinberg Confirms Ridley Scott's Next Movie Will Be The Martian

Simon Kinberg has confirmed that Ridley Scott's next directorial job will be the big screen adaptation of Andy Reid's 'The Martian,...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - 9:47AM