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William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

December 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

Well, apparently, midway through his career as a scifi author, the prophet of cyberspace – one William Gibson – turned his attention to a strange new world… the present? Read the full story over at: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/12/16/how-william-gibson-keeps-his-science-fiction-real The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

December 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Death Stranding … based on The Postman? David Brin ponders (news).

Author of The Postman post-apocalyptic science fiction book – later a film with Kevin Costner – ponders all the similarities between his work and the popular Death Stranding computer game … as well as the sad lack of royalties flowing his way from the latter. Read the full story at: https://medium.com/@david.brin/we-need-to-reconnect-the-world-b751066df3ff The Offworld Report – […]

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Disney to flood Xmas 2019 with The Mandalorian’s baby Yoda merch (news).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Disney to flood Xmas 2019 with The Mandalorian’s baby Yoda merch (news).

You’ll soon be able to buy heaps of happy Christmas merchandise featuring Baby Yoda, the small green star from Disney+’s popular new The Mandalorian live action Star Wars TV series. Happy days? Read the full story at https://www.cnbc.com/2019/11/21/baby-yoda-apparel-accessories-toys-and-plush-are-coming.html The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Game of Thrones star reveals an alternative ending was shot for final season (TV news).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones star reveals an alternative ending was shot for final season (TV news).

The Game of Thrones bods apparently filmed an alternative ending for the final 8th season that we’ll probably never get to see, one of the stars has revealed in a short interview with the Metro newspaper. Read the interview in full over at: https://metro.co.uk/2019/11/19/game-thrones-cast-filmed-alternative-ending-season-8-well-never-see-reveals-tormund-star-kristofer-hivju-11179830/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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Michael Moorcock’s Elric, coming soon to a screen near you (news).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Michael Moorcock’s Elric, coming soon to a screen near you (news).

New Republic Pictures has picked up rights to Michael Moorcock’s excellent Elric series of fantasy novels with the aim of creating them into a franchise of movies, TV series, podcasts, games … well, you get the idea! Well, the kids won’t care – but &^*() ’em! https://deadline.com/2019/11/the-elric-saga-tv-series-package-michael-moorcock-glen-mazzara-vaun-wilmott-1202788573/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld […]

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Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Discworld TV series swells its cast (TV news).

Anna Chancellor, James Fleet, Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, and Bianca Simone Mannie have joined the cast of the BBC’s upcoming 2020 series, The Watch based, of course, on Terry Pratchett’s Discworld fantasy novels. Read the full story over at … http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia/2019/11/casting-news-bbc-americas-the-watch-enlists-anna-chancellor-james-fleet-and-more The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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The Mandalorian reaches streaming greatness (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian reaches streaming greatness (news).

The Mandalorian is heading for streaming hit greatness. The new Disney+ live action Star Wars series created by Jon Favreau ranked third among the most watched digital original in the U.S. in its opening week. https://www.parrotanalytics.com/insights/united-states-series-charts-including-svod-tv-demand-television-10-16-november-2019/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Henry Cavill will always wear the cape (Superman interview).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Henry Cavill will always wear the cape (Superman interview).

The actor Henry Cavill might shortly be appearing in the Netflix series of The Witcher, but he still keeps the cape of Superman in the cupboard just in case he receives the call to greatness again. Read the full interview over at … https://www.menshealth.com/entertainment/a29774618/henry-cavill-the-witcher-superman-interview/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Lucasfilm’s El Presidente, Kathleen Kennedy, on Star Wars’ future (news).

Lucasfilm’s head honcho-ess, Kathleen Kennedy, chats about the future of Star Wars, dealing with criticism from George Lucas, and related matters of interest to fans of the franchise. Read the full interview over at … https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-features/lucasfilm-president-kathleen-kennedy-interview-rise-skywalker-future-star-wars-912393/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest

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Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

November 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Noah Hawley loves Star Trek: true (film news).

The much talked about Star Trek movie with Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, and Simon Pegg returning for one more starship voyage is back on the cards, with Noah Hawley of Fargo and Legion fame in the big person’s chair of command. Read the full story over at … Paramount Setting Noah […]

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