Whenever you see a beloved classic getting reinvented for the big screen, you hear that the people involved were huge fans of the original. Studio execs at a Comic-Con panel today said they make sure that fans are part of the creative process on a big project—but not for the reason you might think.
Matthew Savage has become one of the most sought-after concept artists in movies, working on X-Men: First Class, Kick-Ass, The Dark Knight and Prometheus. But before all that, Savage helped to reinvent the look of Doctor Who for the 21st century. Check out some of his amazing Doctor Who artworks!
Science fiction and fantasy is full of amazing pieces of headgear. From space helmets to wizard hats, there are countless examples of cool things to wear on your head. Here are 40 of the most awesome, iconic, and fun examples of hats and helmets from science fiction and fantasy.
X-Men: First Class director Matthew Vaughn revealed back in 2011 that Roberto "Sunspot" Da Costa, the Brazilian mutant with the ability to absorb solar energy was a "pain in the ass" to film and too expensive. So he had to be cut. But this newly released concept art shows the mutant that could have been. Plus new Emma…
Good news for X-Men fans who really want Bryan Singer's new X-Men movie to adhere to the comics: Quicksilver will appear on film with his trademark silver locks. We spoke with the new Quicksilver, Evan Peters, about life as a 1970s mutant. He told us about filming in Singer's crazy new 3600 frame-per-second cameras.
The universe is full of evil masterminds, whose schemes seem too brilliant to defeat — until, of course, they're defeated. But often, those schemes depend on one lowly minion, and if you just took out that henchperson, the masterplan would never have gotten off the ground. Here are 10 evil schemes that depended on an…
By Geoff Manaugh. This winter, while out in Los Angeles on a trip for Venue, I had the enormous pleasure of stopping by special effects house Spectral Motion — responsible for the effects in Hellboy, X-Men: First Class, and Pacific Rim, among others. I visited with Nicola Twilley to interview Mike Elizalde, CEO of …
A ton of new concept art has come out from some recent superhero movies — most of it focusing on different character and costume designs, which didn't make it to the screen. Plus this totally amazing drawing of Tony Stark falling off Stark Tower while his Mark VII Iron Man armor snaps into place around him.
Yesterday, we witnessed the zombie apocalypse in full-on Hollywood tentpole style, with the World War Z trailer. So today, here's a chance of pace — the genuinely sweet-looking zombie romance Warm Bodies, in which X-Men First Class's Nicholas Hoult is R, a zombie with a heart of... well, heart. It's based on the…
Some of our favorite movies have left us with long, lingering questions. Like how does Bane eat? And what sort of mental damage does a giant dog dragon inflict on a couple of kids in the real world? And so many other unanswered questions.
The Robocop reboot adds another awesome actor to the mix. Charlie Day reveals Guillermo del Toro's larger-than-life approach to Pacific Rim. Jurassic Park 4 is seriously happening, according to the producer. Plus new videos and photos from the sets of Iron Man 3, Once Upon a Time, and Supernatural!
How do the minds behind Battlestar Galactica, Prometheus, X-Men: First Class, and Torchwood go about juggling science fact and science fiction, to tell a believable story? Bad Astronomy's Phil Plait hosted a panel at San Diego Comic-Con yesterday to discuss this issue, along with the making and breaking canon in…
It's been a long, winding road from the failure of Terminator Salvation to a new movie in the Terminator series. Now original star Arnold Schwarzenegger says he's ready to make two new movies very soon. But is this for real?
The producers of The Amazing Spider-Man go in-depth with their big reboot. A certain True Blood character isn't going anywhere. Anna Torv looks ahead to Fringe's final season. Plus tons of new release dates for tons of big science fiction movies!
A major question surrounding Prometheus is how it could live up to the intensity of the original Alien — while still getting that all-important PG-13 rating. But now, the head of Fox revealed he won't compromise the movie for the sake of hitting the PG-13 mark.
The next Doctor Who series sees Amy and Rory complete their journey in the TARDIS, but what sort of shape will they be in when they depart? Plus lots more hints about what to expect from the show's new companion!
Concept artist Josh Kao has worked on X-Men First Class and Halo 4, but we really love is some of his designs of futuristic cities. His cityscapes have the shininess, and the attention to detail, that make city concept art so amazing.
Clark Gregg promises that you'll love The Avengers. A Dark Knight Rises rumor is 100% confirmed. An Alcatraz showrunner reveals what to expect next season... if there's a next season. Plus photos for Dark Shadows and Cabin in the Woods!
Now that The Hunger Games is breaking box office records, one thing's for sure: The CW is going to be racing forward with its TV version of Hunger Games, called The Selection. We can only hope it goes as amazingly bonkers as The CW's answer to Twilight, The Vampire Diaries. Plus if you consider Arrow to be The CW's…
Get the lowdown on the first five episodes of season two of Game of Thrones. Dark Shadows is finally getting a trailer. There's potentially some bad news for World War Z. Plus prepare for the return of Vampire Diaries and Secret Circle!