Authors Weigh in on the differences between science fiction and fantasy

Open Road Media recently had some of their most well-known authors talk about their love for science fiction and fantasy — and what the difference between the two is. The video includes Ellen Datlow, Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, John Jakes and Patricia C. Wrede. Not to mention you can watch Barbara Hambly read… » 9/21/12 3:50pm 9/21/12 3:50pm

Alan Dean Foster's near-future India novel gets a movie deal... in Hong…

Prolific author Alan Dean Foster has sold the movie rights to his novel Sagramanda: A Novel of Near Future India, to the Hong Kong-based Agog Film Productions. According to Filmbiz Asia, Agog plans to start production "immediately," filming in Hong Kong and India, and the movie will be out in 2014. (So this isn't just… » 3/20/12 12:30pm 3/20/12 12:30pm

Did Fear Of Science Fiction Kill "Dave"?

You may have thought Meet Dave bombed because it's the latest in a long string of unfunny Eddie Murphy movies... but it turns out there's another reason. The movie bombed, at least in part, because Fox refused to market it as science fiction, believing that nobody likes SF, and especially not SF comedies. Whether or… » 7/15/08 10:20am 7/15/08 10:20am