At this point, Andrew Niccol has become synonymous with weird dystopias. Gattaca, Truman Show, In Time, Lord of War... even The Host, based on a Stephenie Meyer novel. Now he’s making a dystopia about our surveillance state, with his In Time co-star, Amanda Seyfried.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller certainly chose the right day to let news leak about their latest project. The team behind the Jump Street films and The Lego Movie, as well as The Last Man on Earth, are set to produce a new time travel TV show.
So many of our big media stories about living to be over 120 are negative or take place in a dystopia — from Dorian Gray to In Time. Why is that? Sonia Arrison, author of 100+, tries to explain — and predicts that this could soon change.
There's been a popular meme going around lately about the "Busy Trap" — the idea that we're all keeping busy with meaningless junk like checking our email or doing random tasks, and that this is somehow a lifestyle choice. But a new essay by Mark Fisher, "Time Wars," makes a persuasive case that our chronic busy-ness…
The history of genre movies is littered with massive, lavish failures — movies that took hundreds of millions of dollars and tossed the money down a sinkhole. But some of the movies that everybody "knows" were box office disasters actually did really well, when you look at the numbers.
This year has been a wild ride for lovers of science fiction and fantasy. Some hugely expensive, massively hyped projects have failed, but also some new mega-hits have been born. Hollywood is struggling with sagging movie ticket sales and TV ratings, and book publishers are facing a rapidly changing world. It's a…
Andrew Niccol must be thanking his lucky stars that In Time, his dystopian movie about a world where the rich live forever and the poor die young, is coming out just as the fervor over the Occupy Wall Street movement is at a peak. In Time is all about the 99 percent versus the 1 percent.
In Time is all about a whole Bonnie-and-Clyde-style crime wave — but the actual movie gets stolen by a member of the supporting cast, Cillian Murphy. The star of Sunshine and 28 Days Later is so much better than everybody else in that cast, it's almost embarrassing. You walk out of In Time shaking your head and going,…
New Man of Steel set photos reveal a truly disheveled Superman. Andrew Niccol explains In Time's hidden commercial appeal. Ender's Game gets a release date, and Tintin's sequel gets a storyline. Plus good news for two sci-fi shows!
James McAvoy explains the challenge of doing an X-Men: First Class sequel. Brian Grazer says the budget cuts have made The Dark Tower even better. Gale Anne Hurd discusses The Walking Dead's future... and inadvertently suggests an awesome possible guest star!
Jason Statham responds to the Transformers rumors. James Cameron drops a ton of new hints about how Avatar 2 and 3 will explore wild new settings. And will a beloved but dead character return to Game of Thrones?
Watch as Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser gives us all a lesson in future Darwinism. Only the rich survive. He then creepily eyes his daughter for looking just like his wife. This forever young society raises some serious incest issues.
Take an exclusive look inside Andrew Niccol's (The Truman Show, Gattaca) futuristic class warfare flick In Time — where time really is money. Meet Will (Justin Timberlake), a working stiff who wakes up every morning with 24 hours on his life clock. Plus Sylvia (Amanda Seyfried) a rich girl with plenty of time on her…
In Time star Amanda Seyfried explains what it's like to be rich and immortal. Kick-Ass's Mark Millar and Matthew Vaughn reunite for another superhero movie. Plus spoilers from The Dark Knight Rises set and a World War Z casting update.
Chris Evans explains why Captain America's costume changes in The Avengers. Patrick Wilson talks his love for Prometheus. Mark Millar admits the window is closing for Kick-Ass 2. Plus some intriguing new hints for the Doctor Who finale!
Harlan Ellison famously sued James Cameron over The Terminator and won — and now he's going after Andrew "Gattaca" Niccol's new film In Time. Ellison claims In Time is too similar to his story "'Repent, Harlequin!' Said the Ticktockman." And he's not just seeking a payout — he's trying to stop the October 28 release…
Stan Lee explains why his cameo in The Avengers is totally different, while Stellan Skarsgard explains how he fits in among the superheroes. What's the future of Tara on True Blood? Plus new Man of Steel and R.I.P.D. set photos!
Andrew Niccol explains why he made all of In Time's characters eternally 25. Jason O'Mara describes the dinosaurs of Terra Nova. A Fringe set report may help answer your Peter-related questions. Will Catwoman have a sidekick in The Dark Knight Rises?
Want to see why we're excited about Andrew "Gattaca" Niccol's In Time? Check out this international trailer, which shows just how harsh a critique this futuristic thriller is of the gap between rich and poor.