The glamorous, thrilling life of a television writer on the job market

Daniel Thomsen, a television writer who has worked on staff at Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Melrose Place, explains just what goes into the "staffing season" for television writers. » 4/18/11 3:05pm 4/18/11 3:05pm

Reese Witherspoon says robots and superheroes have helped push her out…

In the new Entertainment Weekly, the Legally Blonde star is asked why she hasn't been in too many movies lately... and she blames the onslaught of giant robot and superhero films. » 12/13/10 7:00am 12/13/10 7:00am

Sam Raimi directing a Day of the Triffids remake?

A new Day of the Triffids movie sounds like a dreadful idea — unless it's true that Sam Raimi is directing. Raimi and Mandate Pictures paid seven figures for the film rights, so it sounds like he's serious about this. » 10/21/10 1:00pm 10/21/10 1:00pm

What the next generation of SF magazines should learn from Zynga

Science fiction and fantasy magazines are caught in a bind: print magazines struggle, while electronic mags need a revenue model. Cat Rambo, fiction editor with Fantasy Magazine and author of Eyes Like Sky and Coal and Moonlight, has a theory. » 10/20/10 1:20pm 10/20/10 1:20pm

The Fourth Kind screenwriter's new film: Cloverfield on the Moon

When will the "found footage" style of movie die? Possibly when films like Cloverfield and Paranormal Activity stop making tons of cash. Olatunde Osunsanmi, writer of The Fourth Kind, is writing and directing Dark Moon, a lunar "found footage" epic. » 10/19/10 12:43pm 10/19/10 12:43pm

Realms of Fantasy closing its doors once again

When Realms of Fantasy magazine nearly closed up shop in 2009, we were thrilled to see it get a new lease on life. But sadly, it couldn't last: the magazine is closing up for good. [via SF Scope] » 10/18/10 4:20pm 10/18/10 4:20pm

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

Will Canada get the professional science fiction magazine it deserves?…

We all rejoiced when a new Canadian science fiction magazine, AE, raised more than its $10,000 goal through the Kickstarter fundraising platform. A new magazine paying SFWA pro rates isn't to be sneezed at. But we rejoiced too soon. » 5/25/10 9:30am 5/25/10 9:30am

Mythbusters becomes a television empire. Prepare to be schooled!

It couldn't happen to more deserving geeks. The guys behind Mythbusters, Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage, have signed a new, multiyear contract for the show. And they've got a development deal with Discovery Channel to produce several new television series, too. » 5/24/10 4:30pm 5/24/10 4:30pm