Sci-Fi Books

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

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