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His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

His Dark Materials, Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy novels of the same name, will hits the streams on Sunday 3rd November 2019 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, as well as HBO. The eight-part adaptation tells the story of Lyra, the young protagonist who lives in Jordan College, Oxford. Placed there at the […]

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Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

The 1963 science fiction Hugo Award-winning novel Way Station by Clifford D. Simak is on its way to Netflix in the near future. The book was first published as Here Gather the Stars as serialised form inside Galaxy Magazine In the book, Enoch Wallace, an American Civil War soldier, is chosen by aliens to administer […]

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See (post-apocalyptic TV series: trailer).

September 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
See (post-apocalyptic TV series: trailer).

See is one of the first big TV series to be coming out from Apple TV, and of course, it’s science fiction. This is high concept stuff, set in a dystopian post-collapse future. Humanity has lost its sense of sight and the USA could best be described as a bunch of natives living American Indian-style, […]

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CBS TV Studios fires Star Trek Discovery script writer, Walter Mosley (news).

September 10, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
CBS TV Studios fires Star Trek Discovery script writer, Walter Mosley (news).

Star Trek Discovery writer Walter Mosley was chastised by human resources and booted out of the Star Trek Discovery writers’ room. This is his sad story of woe. https://www.trektoday.com/content/2019/09/mosley-on-quitting-discoverys-writers-room/ The Offworld Report – the best news ‘offworld the Nest.

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Watchmen (superhero TV series).

September 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Watchmen (superhero TV series).

HBO’s saucy Watchmen TV series comes into focus for a first look. The only characters from the original graphic novel appear to be Doctor Manhattan, Silk Spectre and Ozymandias. This TV series is set in an alternative reality 2019 — one with no internet or smartphones — so, 34 years after the events of the […]

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Limetown (horror TV series: trailer).

September 9, 2019 | By | Reply More
Limetown (horror TV series: trailer).

Limetown is a new horror/SF-ish TV series (based on the horror podcast of the same name), which is set to launch on the Facebook Watch service October 16th 2019. Lia Haddock (played by Jessica Biel), an APR journalist, is investigating the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a Tennessee town which hosted […]

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Jack’s back: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (season 2 spy-fy trailer).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Jack’s back: Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (season 2 spy-fy trailer).

Yes, Jack’s back in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan second season of spy-fi gruel, coming soon to Amazon Prime’s streaming TV streams of joy. After tracking a suspicious shipment of illegal arms in the Venezuelan jungle, CIA Officer Jack Ryan heads down to South America to investigate. As Jack’s investigation threatens to uncover a far-reaching conspiracy, […]

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Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin: heading for the TV screen, one ‘mo time! (news).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin: heading for the TV screen, one ‘mo time! (news).

Ursula Le Guin’s Earthsea has had quite a few dodgy attempts in the past to jump into movies and TV series, so let’s hope that Jennifer Fox has more luck in making a new TV series worthy of the fans’ deep love for Earthsea. https://deadline.com/2019/09/earthsea-based-fantasy-book-series-television-a24-jennifer-fox-1202709659/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Testaments (Handmaid’s Tale sequel) picked up by Hulu and MGM TV.

Margaret Atwood’s mother-of-all-dystopian novels Handmaid’s Tale now has had its imminent sequel – The Testaments (set 15 years after the previous work) – picked up for some broadcast media love by the likes of MGM TV and Hulu. https://deadline.com/2019/09/margaret-atwoods-handmaids-tale-book-sequel-the-testaments-in-the-works-by-mgm-tv-hulu-1202710460/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

Actor Will Poulter of Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Midsommar, and The Maze Runner-fame had joined Amazon Prime’s Lord of The Rings TV series. Well done, him. Extra helpings of Lembas bread at second breakfast for everyone involved! https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/lord-of-the-rings-series-amazon-will-poulter-cast-1203321951/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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