Canada's professional science fiction magazine launches, despite its…

We reported back in May on attempts to launch a new Canadian professional science fiction webzine called AE, after A.E. Van Vogt. The magazine was trying to raise money via Kickstarter, but met with tragedy when its biggest donor turned out to be non-existent. The good news is, AE is launching after all, putting out… » 10/18/10 3:30pm 10/18/10 3:30pm

New Andromeda Strain Will Be More Widescreen And Splodey Than Original

The Ridley Scott/Tony Scott-produced Andromeda Strain miniseries got a new trailer and an airdate: Memorial Day weekend. The new trailer includes a few snippets of cast interviews, but also shows more of the tense showdown between Benjamin Bratt and Andre Braugher over the impossibility of stopping the fast-mutating… » 4/15/08 11:00am 4/15/08 11:00am

Alien Plague Eats Town, In Ridley Scott's "Andromeda"

The original classic of plague lit, Michael Crichton's Andromeda Strain, is getting a classy remake as an A&E miniseries. Produced by Ridley and Tony Scott, the new Andromeda looks like it'll bring all of the intensity, and grit of the novel, but with more of an action-movie spin. Best of all, it'll sacrifice none of… » 3/19/08 6:30am 3/19/08 6:30am