Sci-fi

Doctor Who missing episodes to appear restored on BBC

Doctor Who missing episodes to appear restored on BBC

One of the most fanatically followed television series of all time, Doctor Who, will be given a jolt of nostalgia soon as the BBC can confirm the recovery of a mass of episodes previously thought lost to the vaults of time. This suggestion comes from the BBC itself, suggesting that a total of 106 episodes featuring the first two doctors, William Hartnell and Patrick Troughton, will be mined. Though the BBC did apparently - for whatever reason - destroy many of the television show's original transmission tapes through the 1960s and 70s, tapes transferred onto film for overseas broadcast are being recovered now.

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“Keloid” sci-fi movie trailer outgrows Internet, gets big-name backing

“Keloid” sci-fi movie trailer outgrows Internet, gets big-name backing

A revamp of a speculative movie trailer about good robots and bad robots that has been making the rounds on Vimeo and YouTube for two years is finally gaining traction in the legit entertainment industry, the Hollywood Reporter revealed. Keloid, the sci-fi short by BLR VFX (Big Lazy Robot Visual Effects), is being discussed by the likes of heavy hitters Roy Lee, Scott Glassgold and Raymond Brothers as a viable investment for full production, much to early fans' salivation.

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Transformers 4 film hinted to feature Dinobots

Transformers 4 film hinted to feature Dinobots

Just when you thought it was over, it refuses to die and take the path to extinction. And that might just be the theme of the fourth installment of the famous, or infamous for some, Transformers live action film which is tipped to carry the title "Transformers: Age of Extinction". And if the guesses are correct, it might feature one of the most beloved robot groups in the entire Transformers universe.

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Ender’s Game trailer wrap-up: a new vision for a sci-fi classic

Ender’s Game trailer wrap-up: a new vision for a sci-fi classic

This week the folks at Summit Entertainment have released what they're calling a "Final Trailer Preview" for the upcoming sci-fi film Ender's Game. This trailer shows many of the key elements involved in telling the Ender's Game story, aiming to entice both those new to this story environment and those that are fans of the original novel. Here Harrison Ford narrates and stars as one of many guides for Ender as the tale of youngsters battling aliens unfolds.

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Independence Day 2 arriving in 2015

Independence Day 2 arriving in 2015

The sequel to the classic sci-fi thriller Independence Day is coming, and it has a release date. 20th Century Fox has announced that Independence Day 2 will be arriving in theaters on July 3, 2015. Director Roland Emmerich will return to direct the sequel, but none of the original cast members have committed to the film yet.

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Report: Harrison Ford signed for Star Wars VII as Han Solo

Report: Harrison Ford signed for Star Wars VII as Han Solo

It's time for the mother of all casting calls in the next Star Wars movie: Han Solo - and wouldn't you know it? It appears that none other than Harrison Ford will be reprising the roll. That is, according to Latino Review - a source that (later in this post) you'll find has been a surprisingly well-informed source in the past! It's not every day that we get to report on a new Star Wars movie (even though that may change in a few years time) so it's all excitement from our end!

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Johnny Depp will play a supercomputer in upcoming movie

Johnny Depp will play a supercomputer in upcoming movie

There have definitely been some weird and crazy movie roles in the past few years, but none may not exceed an upcoming role by Johnny Depp who will play a scientist who gets his brain uploaded into a supercomputer. The upcoming movie will be called Transcendence, and some details about the new film have been revealed today.

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Jurassic Park IV production art emerges showing creepy hybrids

Jurassic Park IV production art emerges showing creepy hybrids

Back in 2007, the script for the not-gonna-happen-anytime-soon fourth installment of Jurassic Park was reviewed by Ain't it Cool, revealing just how strange and different and potentially awesome the movie could be. Fast forward a few years, and production art for the script has surfaced over at NeoGAF, showing walking dinosaurs with an attitude and dino-human hybrids. Industrial Light and Magic denies that the rendered images came from its studios.

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Man makes guns with a 3D printer

Man makes guns with a 3D printer

We've seen no shortage of 3D-printed masterpieces over the last several months, but this is reportedly the first time that someone has used the technology to create a firearm. It comes from a users on the AR15 message boards, a community for gun fanatics. He used a Stratasys 3D printer to create a .22 pistol. And yes, it actually works; it can shoot bullets just like a normal gun.

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