The big two, Marvel and DC, have so many movies coming out it’s hard for other superhero properties to stand out. MGM is hoping they’ll be able to do just that with Rising Stars, the J. Michael Straczynski comic they just optioned to turn into a movie.
This is unexpected. There’s finally going to be a live-action adaptation of Kim Stanley Robinson’s beloved Mars trilogy of novels. It’s going to be on Spike TV, best known for reality shows like Bar Rescue and Ink Masters (and infinite Cops reruns). But the surprises don’t end there.
Critics seem unsure whether Sense8 is a masterpiece, a disaster, or both. But it’s still a game-changer—pushing the limits of narrative, and testing genre fiction’s patriarchal worldview for weak points. And with a concept that revolves around empathy and personhood, it’s also a great Philip K. Dick tribute.
Oscar Isaac talks Apocalypse's powers in the next X-Men film. David Duchovny says he's on board for the X-Files revival... with one condition. Sources claim Sinister Six is filming soon. Game of Thrones finally casts a character for a pivotal flashback scene. And Ray Palmer will visit The Flash. Spoilers now!
The human resistance dealt a major blow to Skynet in the 2009 movie Terminator Salvation, but the war wasn't over. The saga continues in Dark Horse's sequel series The Last Battle, written by J. Michael Straczynski, where John Connor leads a desperate final battle in which he may pay the ultimate price. Spoilers ahead!
Original series creator J. Michael Straczynski has announced plans for a feature-length Babylon 5 film that would begin production 2016.
We've not been shy about our love of Kamala Khan, Marvel's new Ms. Marvel, teenager, Pakistani-American, Muslim, and New Jersey-ite. Indeed, we may have mentioned it here, here or here. So we're super-excited to finally get to read the first issue, written by G. Willow Wilson, and drawn by Runaways' Adrian Alphona —…
Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely.
Some details about Andy and Lana Wachowski's super secretive new Netflix series Sense8 have finally surfaced. And this new series, created in collaboration with Babylon 5's J. Michael Straczynski, sounds kind of incredible.
J. Michael Straczynski's first full-time job writing in TV was on the 1980s Twilight Zone reboot. Now his newest comic job is writing the Twilight Zone comic reboot. Wacky! Plus, dead kids solving crimes, a very unique vampire hunter and the Defenders of the Earth go steampunk in the last comics of 2013!
Talking to Slashdot, Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski delivers a thundering indictment of network execs' attitudes to science fiction on television:
Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future is a legendary show, featuring a ton of scripts by J. Michael Straczynski years before Babylon 5. Now there's a plan to bring Captain Power back as Phoenix Rising, and here's everything you need to know about the new version.
February 22, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the premiere of Babylon 5: The Gathering, the pilot film for what would eventually become the Babylon 5 television series. The show arguably changed the way narrative television works, and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski also changed the rules for TV creators…
Steven DeKnight has wowed us with his work on shows like Buffy, Smallville and Spartacus — and now, he's bringing back interplanetary warfare, with a show for Starz called Incursion. Which sounds, basically, like Starship Troopers: The Series. Here's how Starz describes Incursion:
Babylon 5 was a ground-breaking TV show in many ways — but a couple of episodes, in particular, stand out as especially influential on television as a whole. When we were preparing yesterday's roundup of the 10 TV episodes that changed television, we wanted to include an episode of Babylon 5, so we consulted Babylon 5…
It was the dawn of the third age of television, many years before networks would discover the power of long-form storytelling, when Warner Brothers helped former Murder She Wrote writer J. Michael Straczynski realize his dream to cross The Lord of the Rings with Casablanca...IN SPACE!
DC Comics is really going forward with the Watchmen tie-in project that everybody's calling Watchmen 2, as we warned a while back. Bleeding Cool's inside sources tell them that Andy Kubert will draw one of four prequel miniseries, each of which tells a story about a different character from Alan Moore and Dave…
Is Babylon 5 in the midst of a big comeback? The original Alfred Bester, Walter Koenig, spilled the beans on creator J. Michael Straczynski's new plans to bring the series back.