Are you ready for Battle: Los Angeles meets Saving Private Ryan? The Descent director, Neil Marshall, has been enchanted by the rash of alien invasion flicks. His next project might be an extraterrestrial invasion flick set in World War II.
When he's not working Disney's John Carter of Mars script or penning Pulitzer Prize-winning novels, apparently Michael Chabon is pitching alternate-history series to HBO about the magicians that fought Hitler. Which sounds fantastic.
Ridley Scott is going back to the man who gave him one of his greatest movies, Blade Runner. What would the world look like if we'd lost World War II? Scott's Man in the High Castle miniseries will show us.
The always-interesting Letters of Note blog has uncovered a chilling hidden page from history: A letter dropped into Japan one minute before the second atomic bomb, warning a Japanese scientist to plead his leaders to save their cities.