Offworld Report, Friday Jan 15th 2016: the best scifi on the net.

Here’s today’s round-up of the best stories and articles from our selection of some other nice genre web sites.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Receives 5 Oscar Nominations

Surprise Trailer For Cloverfield Sequel Released!

Darth Vader Rumored To Appear In Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Adam Lambert Cast As Eddie In Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake

Director Kevin Smith Pays Tribute To Alan Rickman

Grizzly Adams Dan Haggerty Has Died At 74

Jumanji Remake To Be Directed By Bad Teacher’s Jake Kasdan

Former Power Rangers Star Charged With Murder

Emma Watson & Emma Thompson Pay Tribute To Alan Rickman

Ian McKellen Shares Memories Of Alan Rickman

Guillermo Del Toro To Possibly Direct Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Deleted Scene Would Have Shown Maz Kanata’s Force Powers

Brian Bedford, Voice of Disney’s Robin Hood Dies of Cancer

Director Ridley Scott Aiming For “Hard R” With Alien: Covenant

The 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE Trailer Wants You to Stay Inside

Flight of the Conchords’ Jemaine Clement Wrote About His Hero, David Bowie

Did You Know STAR TREK’s Dr. Crusher Choreographed the Goblins in LABYRINTH?

How to Beat the LABYRINTH Two-Door Riddle

New Spider-Man Hoodie Officially Revealed: Is This His Captain America: Civil War Look?

Robert Banks Stewart (1931 – 2016)

Star Wars: Poe Dameron Ongoing Series Announced by Marvel Comics

Have A Harry Potter Valentine’s Day Dinner At Hogwarts’ Great Hall

Watch Alan Rickman Prank Daniel Radcliffe On The Set Of Harry Potter

Deadpool Done As Romance/Drama Trailer

Wonder Woman’s Chris Pine Talks Steve Trevor, World War I Setting

An Ode to the Humanity of Alan Rickman and Severus Snape

Deadpool Covers Total Film

THE X-FILES Premiered at the California Science Center, and We Were There to See It

Pokken Tournament Wii U Release Date Announced

Mark Hamill Answers Fan’s Question About Luke Sykwalker’s Sexual Orientation

Captain America: 75 Heroic Years And Agent Carter Preview Released

Legion Of Super-Heroes Teased For One Of DC’s Live Action Shows

9 Great David Bowie Collaborations

Zack Snyder Talks About New Batman V. Superman Batmobile

Nightwing Has No Time For Love in New BATMAN: BAD BLOOD Preview Scene

Home Geekonomics: David Bowie Gets a Galaxy of Creative Tributes

WITCHER 3 Expansion BLOOD AND WINE Will Be Geralt’s Final Adventure

The STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Dubstep Theme Song Nobody Asked For

10 Cloverfield Lane Poster Released Online

Batman V. Superman Rock Em Sock Em Game Revealed

What The Walking Dead #150 Means for Comics

STAR WARS # 15 Preview: Luke and Obi-Wan Share a Flashback Adventure

Robert Kirkman Says Negan Is Like An Atomic Bomb Being Dropped On The Walking Dead

Star Wars: The Force Awakens to Lose 312 Screens This Weekend

The Barmouth Monster May Have Returned to Wales

Hot Toys Adds Lightsaber, Removable Desert Garb to Rey Figure

COLONY Series Premiere Review: Meet The Resistance

This Slow-Mo Gargling Uvula Will Both Disgust and Hypnotize You

New X-Files Trailer Released

Firefly Online Nabs Original Cast, Has to Completely Rewrite Itself

New Flash Promo Features Wally West Poking Fun At His Dad

New HITMAN Game to Be Episodic Release

It’s Not Wise to Upset a Cookie: Finding Pepperidge Farm’s Original Star Wars Molds and Engravings!

Arguments Heat Up Over Canadian UFO Sighting

Listen to Postmodern Jukebox’s Swing Version of The Cure’s “JUST LIKE HEAVEN”

On Alan Rickman, Loss, and Mourning Our Heroes

Infographic: The most powerful weapons in the sci-fi universe

David Cross Explains How TODD MARGARET Survived the Apocalypse

Star Wars’ Poe Dameron Continues to Entrance Fans, Gets Own Comic Series

A Strange Tale Of UFO Garbage!

The Mystery of the Missing Cats

Movie Morsels: ZOOLANDER NO. 2 Channels Chanel in Its Latest Posters

World Building: Doug Chiang on Creating Sullust for Star Wars Battlefront – Exclusive Interview

The Harry Potter Reread: The Deathly Hallows, Chapters 1 and 2

Bandcamping: It Was an International, Psychedelic Week in Underground Music

By Grabthar’s Hammer: Iconic actor Alan Rickman passes away at 69

POKKÉN TOURNAMENT Confirms 3 New POKÉMON Challengers

Three Things Fantasy Can’t Get Right with Combat

Exclusive: Julie Nimoy and David Knight on Leonard Nimoy and their new documentary

EXCLUSIVE: Check Out Five of April’s DC Comics John Romita, Jr. Variant Covers

Celebrities Remember ‘Harry Potter’ Star Alan Rickman

15.01 – MU Podcast

A Return to the Glory Days: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Alan Rickman’s 5 greatest genre film roles, from archangel to wizard

Words of Radiance Reread: Chapter 66

You Made It Weird #299.5: Parvati Markus

‘The Hateful Eight’: Ennio Morricone Receives 6th Oscar Nomination For Original Score

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens VFX reel reveals the mystery behind the magic

What The Hell Does He Know About Poker?

EXCLUSIVE: Marvel TV’s Jeph Loeb Comments on Rumored Comedy Series

Eleanor Sweepstakes!

Michael B. Jordan Talks Fantastic Four And If He Would Play Johnny Storm Again

Check Out The New ‘Vikings’ Season 4 Trailer: Ragnar

‘Fallout 4’ Mod Makes Commonwealth Look Like ‘The Last Of Us’ (Video)

First Contact: Every Star Trek pilot, ranked

What A What A Lovely Day As George Miller IS Making More ‘Mad Max’ Movies!

Midnight in Karachi Episode 40: Emily Foster and The Drowning Eyes

133 SF/F eBooks for $5 or Less: Titles by Stephen King, Gail Carriger, Joe R. Lansdale, Holly Lisle, Harlan Ellison, Nancy Kress, Peter F. Hamilton, Kameron Hurley, More!

J.J. Abrams chimed in on the whole Rey-less Star Wars Monopoly uproar

Jorge Garcia Shares Deleted Scene From LOST’s Pilot

Surprise! Cloverfield Sequel Out in March. Watch the Trailer!

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’: Updates On The Dark Brotherhood, Thieves Guild, and More

Ken Brosky on Smartglasses in His New Book, THE PROVING

Guillermo Del Toro signs on to direct horror adaptation Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

TV-Cap: SUPERGIRL Returns to Krypton, Oliver Queen for Mayor, and More

’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Trailer: Bad Robot’s “Blood Relative” To ‘Cloverfield’

Guillermo del Toro to direct Scary Stories trilogy

Jumanji movie reboot gets Bad Teacher director

The secret Cloverfield sequel trailer is here!

Five Works About Future Art

Guillermo del Toro Developing ‘Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark’ Movie

Is ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ The ’Cloverfield’ Sequel We’ve Been Waiting For?

Oxenfree: How ’80s Movies And Real History Inspired One Of 2016’s First Important Indie Games

The Simpsons Tribute to Alan Rickman Includes Bonus David Bowie

Hawkman takes to the air in new TV spot for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Dark Knight III Green Lantern Minicomic Preview Released

Syfy’s 12 Monkeys, Hunters 2016 Premiere Dates Announced

Where to Start with Will Self

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Cast Interview Released

Second ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2 Clip Shows Peggy Up To Her Old Tricks

All the Lightsaber Duels from Star Wars Episodes I – VI

FOX’s Live ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ Just Got A Little More Glam Thanks To Adam Lambert

Image of the day: this Inception coffee table can be yours for $6K

Watch The Honest Trailer For ‘Pearl Harbor’

Check Out the Surprise Trailer for 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE!

Cover and Synopsis: HUMANS, BOW DOWN by James Patterson

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow Not Bad Trailer Released


New Pokemon, Modes Added to Pokken Tournament

SpaceX, Orbital ATK, and Sierra Nevada to resupply ISS for NASA through 2024

The Big Bang Theory Recap with Spoilers – The Empathy Optimization

An Aging Movie Monster Looks Back On His Career in This Poignant Short

Behind the Scenes at SPACE: 1999

Borg Backpack

Cover and Synopsis: CHANGELING’S ISLAND by Dave Freer

EXCLUSIVE Marvel Preview: Uncanny Inhumans #4 Launches Kang’s Final Assault

Mad Max, The Martian, Star Wars all score multiple Oscar nominations

Netflix Releases Fuller House Teaser Trailer

Ratings revealed for Netflix’s Jessica Jones, Amazon’s Man in the High Castle

The Drill Down 409: Space Oddity

The Todd Glass Show #233: Ryan Stout Part 2

Daredevil showrunners respond to Frank Miller’s negative feelings about their Elektra

February 2016 Must Reads in Mystery, Suspense, and Fiction

Giveaway: Seeker and Traveler by Arwen Elys Davis

Guillermo Del Toro Delivers Tidings Of Joy By Announcing That ‘Pacific Rim 2′ Is Still A Go!

Heroes Reborn Recap with Spoilers – Company Woman

Legends Of Tomorrow new trailer gets caught in a bar fight

Report raises serious safety concerns over NASA’s plan to reach Mars

The Five Top Hats in Comics

The Force Awakens Our Love for Obsolete Star Wars Books

Who Would Dare To Give The Razzie-Berry: Check Out The 2016 Razzie Nominations!

Black Metal Friday: Obsequiae “Autumnal Pyre”

Catwoman Now Looks Like Michelle Pheiffer In The Comics

Frozen Tardigrade Brought Back to Life After 30 Years

More details arise for NBC’s new Office-like DC Universe series, Powerless

Ridley Scott promises ‘hard-R’ approach for Prometheus sequel Alien: Covenant

Rules Of Time: ‘Legends of Tomorrow’ Producers Discuss Time-Travel Limits

Sneak Preview Of Heroes Reborn Season Finale Released

The showdown continues in the first clip from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

With film sequel unlikely, Dredd fans now fighting for TV continuation

And Even More Trek Music!

Best of the Year 2015 – Joe’s picks

New Star Trek Emojis

Star Trek Timelines Out Now

Star Wars shut out of core Oscars; The Martian and Mad Max in but Ridley Scott isn’t

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #45

The Cutting Room: Bunni

The Hole Shebang: Check Out New Trailer For ‘Orphan Black’ Season 4 And The ‘Orphan Black Fan Art Poster Contest!’

Trek Movies Re-released For Anniversary

Trek-themed Clothing

We’ve Got The First Trailer And Release Date For The Third Season Of ‘Penny Dreadful’!

2016 Academy Award Nominations: Will ‘Fury Road’ Lead To Gold?

3 Ancient Heroes Who Need Modern Films

Alan Rickman, RIP

An Internship with a Government-Licensed Serial Killer Isn’t as Much Fun as You’d Think

Come To My Book Tour, and I Will Explain the Secrets of the Universe*

Deadpool Is the Most Romantic Movie of the Year, According to This Fan Trailer

Emilia Clarke Teases “Biggest Moments On TV” For ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Six

Extraction Request by Rich Larson (audio)

Gizmodo A Mysterious Mammoth Carcass Could Change Human History | Gawker Donald Trump Has No Idea Ho

Hard to Digest – Tom Six’s THE HUMAN CENTIPEDE

Here’s Your Best Look at the World’s Largest Dinosaur Skeleton

‘Heroes Reborn’ Remains A Single Season Event

J.J. Abrams has produced a super-secret sequel to Cloverfield, and here’s the trailer

Marvel Comics Announces ‘Star Wars’ Comic Starring Poe Dameron

New Agent Carter Clip Introduces Peggy and Jarvis to a New Member of the Stark Family

Poe Dameron from Star Wars: The Force Awakens is getting his own comic book

Researchers Are Teaching ATLAS To Do Household Chores Like Rosey from The Jetsons

RIP Robert Banks Stewart, the Man Who Gave Doctor Who One of its Best Monsters

Rogue One Could Feature a Star Wars Character We Thought We’d Never See Again

Russo Brothers describe Captain America: Civil War as a psychological thriller

Swords, Scowls and Substandard CG in This Extended Beowulf Trailer

The New Power Rangers Comic is the Exact Sort of Nostalgia Trip You Wanted, and More

The War on Terror Gets REALLY Ugly, in Syfy’s Hunters

They’re Actually Talking About Making a Sequel to Inside Out

Today’s Best Deals: Amazon Prime, Airplay, Auto Detailing, Winter Wear

USA Is Making a TV Show About Shared Dreams and the End of the World

Watch Alan Rickman Sing ‘The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore’ and Try Not to Cry

Watch as Astronauts Scramble Around Outside the Space Station [LIVE]

Watch The Mysterious New Trailer That Makes You Think It’s Cloverfield 2 (UPDATED)

What Will Disneyland Look Like After The Addition Of Star Wars Land?

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