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The third and final season of Star Trek: Picard reunites The Next Gen crew. Check out the new teaser and character posters for silver fox Worf.
Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 3, meanwhile, is going to break our brains with a LIVE-ACTION (!?)Strange New Worlds crossover (!?). How? Why? But mainly HOW?
Star Wars series The Acolyte has found its lead in Amandla Stenberg. They faced the wrath of racist twitter for playing Rue in The Hunger Games, which upset a lot of people (=racists) who hadn’t been reading the book properly.
Ronald D. Moore’s For All Mankind has been renewed for a fourth series on Apple TV. Shooting starts in August.
Sticking with Apple TV, Kurt Russell (Escape from New York, The Thing) and his son Wyatt Russell (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) have been cast in Apple TV+’ live-action Godzilla series.
Some sad news overshadowed by all the noise from SDCC, long-term 2000 AD, and DC Comics writer Alan Grant has passed away at the age of 73. If you were to pick up one story of his, I’d point you to Shamballa.
Join writer/producer Frank Spotnitz, and stars Robert Patrick and Annabeth Gish for a live X-Files reunion panel and audience Q&A on Saturday 30th July.
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*These aren’t sponsored, we don’t get a cut, and nobody sends us freebies. It’s just some cool stuff we’re lusting over hard.
The book features contributions from Mike Fields (Star Trek Beyond), Neill Gorton (Doctor Who), The Orville creator Seth MacFarlane, and frequent latex-caked creature performer Doug Jones.
Join Stargate co-creator Brad Wright and franchise star Richard Dean Anderson for a live 25th Anniversary reunion event on July 27, 2022.