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Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Netflix goes comic-crazy with Millarworld purchase.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Netflix goes comic-crazy with Millarworld purchase.

Netflix is going to purchase Millarworld, the indie comic book firm founded by Mark Millar, the creator of Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Together, Netflix and Millar will look to bring Millarworld’s portfolio of character franchises to life through films, series and kids’ shows available to Netflix members. Millarworld will also continue to create […]

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David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in Amazon’s Good Omens series.

August 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
David Tennant and Michael Sheen to star in Amazon’s Good Omens series.

Michael Sheen and David Tennant are to star in Good Omens, a six-part humorous fantasy drama, for Amazon and BBC Two, written by Neil Gaiman (American Gods), who will also serve as Showrunner. It is based on the novel Good Omens by Terry Pratchett (Hogfather) and Gaiman. Good Omens is being produced by the comedy […]

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Disenchantment – Matt Groening does a fantasy ‘Futurama’ for Netflix.

July 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Disenchantment – Matt Groening does a fantasy ‘Futurama’ for Netflix.

Netflix is to screen twenty episodes of Disenchantment, a new adult animated comedy fantasy series from Simpsons and Futurama-creator Matt Groening. In Disenchantment, viewers will visit the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland and the misadventures of hard-drinking young princess Bean, her elf companion Elfo, and her personal demon Luci. Along the way, the oddball trio […]

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The Last Ship (4th season trailer).

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Last Ship (4th season trailer).

Post-plague actioner The Last Ship keeps on sailing on our TV screens as the plague virus makes the jump from humans to plants, threatening a world famine of cannibal-sized proportions. Don’t worry, the U.S. Navy will fix it.

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Twice Upon A Time: trailer for Dr Who Xmas 2017.

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Twice Upon A Time: trailer for Dr Who Xmas 2017.

This Christmas 2017, THE Doctor, another Doctor, and Bill will return in ‘Twice Upon A Time’, the last episode before we see Jodie Whittaker take over the sonic screwdriver and jump into the TARDIS. Here’s the trailer for it!

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Worldcon 75 programme schedule arrives.

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Worldcon 75 programme schedule arrives.

The upcoming world science fiction convention, Worldcon 75, has released its preliminary schedule. The five-day event in Helsinki includes over 840 individual items and 800 hours of content. Programme highlights include: Guest of Honour Johanna Sinisalo will receive the Prometheus Award for her novel Core of the Sun, and participate in discussions about the Kalevala, […]

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Children of Time the movie?

July 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Children of Time the movie?

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s SF novel, Children of Time, has been optioned by Peter Kang – President of Production at Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate pictures. The option was agreed by Simon Kavanagh at the Mic Cheetham Agency in London, working with the United Talent Agency in LA. Summit Entertainment and Lionsgate produced the Hunger Games and the […]

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Star Trek Discovery second trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery second trailer.

Here’s the 2nd trailer for Star Trek Discovery – set a decade or so before the events of the original Trek series, the new series explores the Federation-Klingon cold war as the Klingon T’Kuvma seek to unite the 24 great Klingon houses, while following the crew of the USS Discovery. There’s a big spoiler at […]

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Westworld season 2 trailer.

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
Westworld season 2 trailer.

J.J. Abrams’ second season of SF drama Westworld returns in 2018 and the robots seem to be going into full rebellion.

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The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

July 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Orville (Trek spoof comedy trailer).

Here’s the next trailer for the Star Trek-like spoof space adventure The Orville, starring Seth MacFarlane in Fox’s new SF comedy – hitting the small screen on September 10th 2017.

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