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Letitia Wright and John Boyega to Star in Sci-Fi Romance ‘Hold Back The Stars’

21 Laps will produce a live-action adaptation of Katie Khan’s novel, Hold Back The Stars. Letitia Wright (Black Panther) and John Boyega (The Last Jedi) are currently attached to star. Mike Cahill (I Origins, Nightflyers) is set to direct from Christy Hall’s script. The epic sci-fi romance is currently being packaged by WME for distribution deals and is expected to sell […]

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Ludi Lin Joins Chinese Adaptation of U.K. Series ‘Humans’

Chinese-Canadian actor, Ludi Lin has been cast in a Chinese adaptation of U.K. television series Humans. The U.K. television series, itself was an adaptation of the original Swedish series “Real Humans,” produced by Sveriges Television and Matador which aired from 2012 – 2014. The new production is a product of a partnership between Endemol Shine China, Chinese production house, Croton […]

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Sibongile Mlambo Becomes Series Regular for ‘Lost In Space’ Season Two

After an impressive and intriguing first season, Netflix’s original series Lost In Space was renewed for a second season. The reimagining of the classic 1960s sci-fi story was a proper adaption that evolved fan favorite characters and introduced us to new ones. One of those newer characters was Angela, played by actress Sibongile Mlambo. Her husband was killed by a […]

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‘Lost in Space’ Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix

Netflix has renewed Lost in Space for a second season. Lost in Space is the revival and re-envisioning of the classic 1960’s science fiction series with the same title, created by Irwin Allen. Set 30 years in the future, the series chronicles the Robinson family whom after crash-landing on an alien planet, are surrounded by hidden dangers. Survival is key and […]

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Ursula K. Le Guin’s “The Telling” Will Be Adapted Into A Film

The Telling, Ursula K. Le Guin’s praised Sci-Fi novel, will be receiving a film adaptation which is planning for release in 2019. Bayview Films, a subsidiary of Bayview Labs, announced they will be taking the project with Rekha Sharma from Battlestar Galacticaand Star Trek: Discovery as Sutty. The film will be written and directed by Leena Pendharkar. Pendharkar has stated “I’m honored to bring […]

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Fiction of Color: Book Recommendations

If you’re anything like me, college or (simply) life has probably managed to put a pause on reading for fun, but I still sometimes want to soak in a good novel or two when I find the time. However, it took until about a year ago for me to come to the realization that I didn’t really read many books […]

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Blade Runner 2049: Will the Past Repeat Itself?

Or, should I say, replicate itself?     Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi masterpiece “Blade Runner” was a game-changer in the world of speculative fiction. The film was released years after blockbusters such as Jaws and Star Wars had forever altered the relevance of movies in society. This very time period was also the home of other science fiction classics, such as E.T […]

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Oscar Isaac’s New Film is “Very Weird and Very Beautiful”

Annihilation, the new science fiction film directed by Alex Garland, (Ex Machina, Dredd)  is the adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel of the same name. The film stars Natalie Portman, who plays a biologist that joins an expedition to a mysterious site, known as Area X, while also seeking what’s behind her husband’s disappearance, played by Oscar Isaac. The cast includes […]

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Hollywood Legend Donald Sutherland Joins the Sci-Fi Film ‘Ad Astra’

The already star studded roster of James Gray’s sci-fi epic Ad Astra just added yet another one of Hollywood’s biggest names. The cast that already includes Hollywood heavyweights Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones, and one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses Ruth Negga, just added a Hollywood legend in Donald Sutherland. Sutherland who has more acting credits (188) than years in […]