The Thing remake number two gets a director

Universal is ling up a new take on the sci-fi horror classic The Thing, last brought to the screen by John Carpenter in 1982. This, according to a report on Variety. Battlestar Galactica executive producer Ron Moore is attached to write the script and commercial director Matthijs Van Heijningen will direct the new project, which …
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Sci-fi goes global with new Japanese VIZ Media imprint

VIZ Media has announced the launch of a brand-new imprint called Haikasoru, which will publish an array of contemporary Japanese science fiction and fantasy stories for English audiences. This is the first time an imprint with a dedicated focus on Japanese sci-fi has launched in North America. Haikasoru is scheduled to publish twelve books a …
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Win movie tickets to Medicine for Melancholy

The Tribeca Film Fest is running a contest for one lucky indie film fan to win admission for two to any showing of Medicine for Melancholy at the IFC Center during its run, which begins on Monday, February 2nd. The indie drama has been nominated for three Independent Spirit awards, and revolves around two artistic …
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Cult sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf returning to TV

The BBC reports that the cult sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf will return to television, 21 years after it first hit U.K. airwaves. A new special will appear on the digital channel Dave in the U.K. for a two-part Easter-weekend event. In the new show, the cast has finally returned to Earth. The special reunites the …
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Win DVD copies of Repo: The Genetic Opera plus read Zack Snyder discussing golden rules and Benicio Del Toro talking deadly sins

An editor over at MovieMaker Magazine emailed me the great cover below for their upcoming issue, which I thought I’d share with you guys. It’s just a great magazine to read. MovieMaker has just the right mix of news and resources, and gets revealing material from filmmakers of all stripes – action, drama, horror, indie, …
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