The studio did not want to let James Franco and Seth Rogen play…

This is the End is a comedy in which Seth Rogen, James Franco and a host of celebrities play themselves, facing the end of the world. Does that sound like a weird concept for a film to you? It certainly sounded weird to studio execs, who fought hard against letting a host of famous people lampoon themselves — and die… » 3/31/13 7:30am 3/31/13 7:30am

What if the world ended while you were at brunch? Watch It's a Disaster

Check out the very first trailer for apocalypse comedy It's a Disaster, starring Julia Stiles and David Cross doing what he does best (being insanely awkward). The movie asks, what if you had to spend the last hours of your life stuck in an uncomfortable brunch date with a bunch of 30-year-olds? Break out the group… » 2/15/13 7:10am 2/15/13 7:10am

8 Signs That Pop Culture Is Finally Done With the Apocalypse

The world has ended, civilization has collapsed, the undead hordes have overrun everything. We've seen the apocalypse so many times, even Roland Emmerich is bored with it. So what comes next? We've still got some apocalyptic movies to look forward to next year, and post-apocalyptic TV shows like Revolution and Walking… » 12/18/12 10:28am 12/18/12 10:28am

8 of the Weirdest Predictions for the End of the World

We know that the world isn't going to end on the 21st of December (or at least isn't more likely to end then than any other day), but it's always nice to remember that there's a firm precedent for the world not ending on schedule. It didn't end in 1844, when William Miller and Samuel S. Snow convinced the Millerites… » 12/09/12 7:00am 12/09/12 7:00am

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes,…

They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as… » 6/27/12 11:15am 6/27/12 11:15am

The Star Trek sequel will make you feel like you're really on a…

Damon Lindelof reveals that J.J. Abrams's still untitled Star Trek sequel feels more real than any Star Trek we've seen before. Plus he promises we'll see a new side of Captain Kirk, and Benedict Cumberbatch's villain is pretty much the greatest thing ever! » 6/04/12 6:00am 6/04/12 6:00am

Tons of New Rumors About Villains, Aliens, and Cameos in the Star Trek

Tom Hiddleston reveals what he wants Loki to receive in Thor 2. The Amazing Spider-Man might be ridiculously short. James Cameron might partner with China for Avatar 2. Will James Bond be grappling with depression in Skyfall? Plus lots more on Prometheus and Men in Black 3! » 5/01/12 6:00am 5/01/12 6:00am

Live Coverage of the End of the World

Today is the first day of the end of the world, according to the predictions of unquestionably sane biblical mathematician Harold Camping—and we're bringing you to the Whore of Babylon herself, New York City, live via web stream. Watch as Christian souls are raptured to the sky! Listen as the angels sound the seven… » 5/21/11 8:50am 5/21/11 8:50am

Has Any Apocalypse Movie Ever Truly Destroyed The World?

Armageddon is promised in film after film, teased in marketing campaigns, salivated after by destructo-porn aficionados — but never comes. Call it destructus interruptus. The End of the World has only been delivered in one movie. » 4/19/10 12:40pm 4/19/10 12:40pm

Doomsday Trailer, Still Zombie Free

At last, a trailer is out for Doomsday, the non-zombie film starring a world-ravaging virus that results in Scotland being walled off. It looks like 28 Days Later meets 28 Weeks Later plus a serving of Mad Max on the side with a couple of dashes from the I Am Legend shaker. In other words, it starts out with a ton of… » 1/16/08 8:40am 1/16/08 8:40am