David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Would Have Been Bonkers

David Fincher was rumored to be taking on a remake of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, but now he says he just couldn't do it. Which is a shame, because it sounds like it would have been a totally insane trip. » 9/17/14 11:00pm 9/17/14 11:00pm

Which Real-Life Victorian Sub Inspired Jules Verne's Nautilus?

When Jules Verne wrote about the fantastic submersible ship Nautilus in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, there had already been several very successful submarines built and tested. And Verne, who always did his homework, was certainly aware of these. Which was his inspiration? » 3/27/14 7:20am 3/27/14 7:20am

The 20,000 Leagues Remake That Almost Was

There have been two or three attempts to reboot Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea since Disney's classic 1954 version, none of them very successful. In 1984 Dino DeLaurentiis briefly considered filming an adaptation of the Verne novel. I was commissioned to create concept art meant to help sell the project. » 3/07/14 7:00am 3/07/14 7:00am

Great Concept Art for the Science Fiction Museum We Desperately Want

We've told you before about the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington, DC, which is currently trying to raise money to open in 2017. But now Wired has posted some fantastic concept art, showing just how astonishing the exhibitions could be. » 12/17/13 1:46pm 12/17/13 1:46pm

Will the Next Batman Movie Really Be Based on Batman Beyond?

Could Amazing Spider-Man 4 be an Avengers-style team movie? Could a Sandman or Fables film be coming soon? Is Chronicle 2 in trouble, and is 20,000 Leagues dead? Plus Brad Bird's Tomorrowland gets its female lead, Gina Carano joins Avengelyne, and Arrow finds a Black Canary. Plus updates on The Crow and Dead Space. » 7/19/13 6:00am 7/19/13 6:00am

Ghostbusters 3 is all about Columbia students destroying our dimension

Guillermo del Toro discusses the potential story for Pacific Rim 2. Damon Lindelof explains why Brad Bird's Tomorrowland really is all about Disneyland... sort of. Ellen Page discusses her return as Kitty Pryde for X-Men: Days of Future Past. David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea hits a fresh setback. Spoilers… » 5/21/13 6:00am 5/21/13 6:00am

A classic monster returns for Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. Plus …

Check out new videos for Star Trek Into Darkness, Iron Man 3, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, and more. Captain America: The Winter Soldier starts filming, while The Avengers 2 makes plans for 2014. An Arrested Development star joins Ninja Turtles. Guillermo del Toro is optimistic about a Pacific Rim sequel, while James… » 4/03/13 6:00am 4/03/13 6:00am

Joss Whedon explains why S.H.I.E.L.D. will be unlike any other TV show.…

Check out an Iron Man 3 villain in a brand new poster. David Fincher is still having trouble making 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Rachel Nichols discusses time travel in Continuum. Plus G.I. Joe and Sin City sequel updates! » 2/19/13 6:00am 2/19/13 6:00am

Will one of the most famous X-Men cameo in the Wolverine sequel?

Transformers 4 might have an unexpectedly international feel. David Fincher looks to one of his favorite stars for 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Get the latest updates on Kick-Ass 2 and the Deadpool movie. Plus Misha Collins talks Supernatural! » 10/23/12 6:00am 10/23/12 6:00am

Geeky Save-the-Date cards for couples joining their lives in fandom

Do you take your significant other, for better taste or worse, in Doctor Who reruns and marathon Portal sessions? Do you pledge to re-read Harry Potter together and listen to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio plays on long car trips? Then you might want to send out these beautiful save-the-date cards. » 5/26/12 2:30pm 5/26/12 2:30pm

Alan Moore announces new League of Extraordinary Gentlemen comic,…

Over the weekend, Alan Moore engaged in a 2.5-hour webchat as a fundraiser for Cleveland's Harvey Pekar Library Statue. During this frank conversation, the Bearded Master addressed questions about his feud with Grant Morrison (short answer: there isn't one), why he wrote Neonomicon ("Because I had a massive, massive… » 2/06/12 9:10am 2/06/12 9:10am

Christopher Nolan promises you will understand Bane in The Dark Knight…

Thor might have multiple love interests in the sequel. Get a first look at the cars of Mad Max: Fury Road. Don't expect Avatar 2 or the live-action Star Wars TV show anytime soon. Plus awesome updates on Fringe's upcoming villains! » 1/12/12 6:00am 1/12/12 6:00am

David Fincher explains why his Dragon Tattoo heroine isn't a superhero

We sat down with director David Fincher to discuss the inner workings of the complex character that is The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, or Lisbeth Salander. Find out why Fincher is loathe to dub the crime-fighting hacker a superhero, and what his inspiration was for the much-buzzed-about tar titles from this film.… » 12/23/11 12:27pm 12/23/11 12:27pm

Harrison Ford and Abigail Breslin lead the parade of Ender's Game

David Fincher explains the appeal of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea... and why he won't film it in IMAX. Doctor Who could have multiple fiftieth anniversary specials. Plus check out new images from The Dark Knight Rises, Prometheus, and The Hobbit! » 12/22/11 6:00am 12/22/11 6:00am

Christian Bale says The Dark Knight Rises will show who Bruce Wayne…

How will The Dark Knight Rises put Batman through more pain than he's already faced in the first two Christopher Nolan films? And what will Batman learn from this torment? Christian Bale explains how The Dark Knight Rises will force Bruce Wayne to confront who he really is. » 11/21/11 6:00am 11/21/11 6:00am

The Hunger Games will take you inside Katniss's head. Plus tons more …

Lance Henriksen says he won't be back as his Aliens character Bishop for Prometheus...but he has another science fiction revival in mind. Chuck will feature a Community cameo. Plus more Man of Steel set photos, and new art and a new featurette for The Avengers! » 9/01/11 6:00am 9/01/11 6:00am

Terminator 5 might resurrect an iconic character. Plus the Game of…

David Fincher's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea will focus on three particular characters from Jules Verne's novel. Doctor Who's Steven Moffat explains why the Doctor's past is catching up to him. Plus new set photos from The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises! » 8/31/11 6:00am 8/31/11 6:00am

Will Man of Steel feature an all-out war involving the US Army?

An inside source claims to have huge plot info about The Man of Steel. Jonathan Demme is adapting an unpublished new Stephen King novel. There's great news for the future of True Blood and Warehouse 13. And what is Batman's strange new vehicle in The Dark Knight Rises? » 8/12/11 6:00am 8/12/11 6:00am

The entire plot of Thor is revealed, plus our first glimpse of Captain…

Natalie Portman discusses the rumors that she's joining The Dark Knight Rises and the Superman reboot. A super-detailed, super-spoilery Thor plot summary hits the net. Plus a second of Captain America footage, a Spider-Man reboot set report, and much more! » 1/03/11 6:00am 1/03/11 6:00am

The 3-D craze comes to classic science fiction book covers

It's not enough that Peter Jackson's The Hobbit will be filmed in 3-D — now your favorite science fiction books will have 3-D covers too. Are you excited yet? Vintage Classics is reissuing five books with 3-D covers: Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and Journey to the Centre… » 10/05/10 3:30pm 10/05/10 3:30pm