Is this the new author of the I Am Number Four sequels?

Officially, the bestselling novel I Am Number Four and its sequels are the work of Pittacus Lore, an elder of the endangered Lorien civilization. Unofficially, they're the creation of Million Little Pieces author James Frey, and his "fiction factory." » 8/20/12 2:00pm 8/20/12 2:00pm

Pittacus Lore, the Ancient Alien Who Likes to Write About Teenage Heavy…

Pittacus Lore is an Elder of the Lorien civilization, who for some reason enjoys writing books where he painstakingly documents the make-out sessions of the teenagers of his race. (Actually, Pittacus Lore was originally a pseudonym for James Frey and his co-author Jobie Hughes — who did the bulk of the writing on I Am… » 8/17/12 1:04pm 8/17/12 1:04pm

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2011

Every year, it's easy to come up with a long list of the year's worst science fiction and fantasy movies. Reels and reels of garbage arrive in cinemas with shocking regularity. But it's a good year when you can think of half a dozen great genre films off the top of your head. By that standard, 2011 was a good year. » 12/28/11 12:27pm 12/28/11 12:27pm

Let's go to the Gnomon School, the place where scifi concept art is born

This life-size, old school Iron Man armor was on display last night at LA's Gnomon Gallery, alongside props and concept art from Avatar, the Iron Man movies, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, I Am Number Four, and more. » 5/29/11 3:45pm 5/29/11 3:45pm

A teenager goes in search of his dead girlfriend's alternate-universe…

I Am Number Four didn't exactly light the box office on fire, but that hasn't stopped Hollywood believing in the power of young adult science fiction adaptations. Now in development: Through To You, a parallel-universe love story. » 3/22/11 8:30am 3/22/11 8:30am

I Am Number Four: Because you don't deserve anything better

It's no accident that the hero of I Am Number Four has a number instead of a name. He's a cipher. One of the most generic heroes ever created, he has absolutely nothing to distinguish him from every other rebellious/angsty teenage hero ever. And he's the perfect hero for this "alien in high school" story, which is a… » 2/18/11 9:00am 2/18/11 9:00am

The Most Unearthly Alien Teens Who Ran Away To Earth

Puberty can just about the most difficult time in a young person's life, but imagine going through it hundreds of light-years away from home. That's the situation faced by countless aliens, from a young Superman to the title character in this week's I Am Number Four, and take it from us - nine times out of ten, it… » 2/17/11 1:22pm 2/17/11 1:22pm

Action-packed featurette actually makes I Am Number Four look bad-ass

We've been calling I Am Number Four "Twilight with aliens" for some time. But this latest little FX and stunt featurette finally showcases the stuff that gets us excited. Extraterrestrial weaponry, katanas, superpowered flips, and ALIENS ON JET SKIS! » 2/16/11 11:00am 2/16/11 11:00am

Find out which villain Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays in The Dark Knight…

We might know who Joseph-Gordon Levitt is playing in The Dark Knight Rises, and it's a lot more believable than Robin or the Riddler...and yet another Inception star could be joining the movie. Bryan Singer explains how X-Men: First Class connects to his earlier films, plus Michael Fassbender talks Magneto and Ridley… » 2/14/11 6:00am 2/14/11 6:00am

The Ultimate Guide to February's Science Fiction and Fantasy

What does February have in store for you? Tons of popcorn movies, including Drive Angry and I Am Number Four. Plus a new urban fantasy from Doctor Who scribe Ben Aaronovitch! DVDs! Books! Television — and loads of conventions! » 1/31/11 3:37pm 1/31/11 3:37pm

First I Am Number Four clips illustrate why this film is Twilight with…

Just how exactly will I Am Number Four bring the Twilight feeling to a story about an alien refugee? Six new clips from the film show just how Twi-cracky this film will get. Plus tons of Michael Bay-style explosions. Spoilers? » 1/28/11 4:25pm 1/28/11 4:25pm

Watch Spidey swing through the air in new reboot set photos, plus a…

The best Spider-Man reboot photos yet show our hero webslinging through the streets. An even bigger star than Viggo Mortensen and Javier Bardem might take on the lead in The Dark Tower. The new Magneto joins Ridley Scott's Prometheus. Spoiler-ha! » 1/27/11 6:00am 1/27/11 6:00am

Matthew Vaughn explains the whole plot of X-Men: First Class. Plus…

New set photos confirm Spider-Man is going back to his mechanical web-shooters. Christian Bale is up for a fourth Christopher Nolan Batman movie. Chris Hemsworth addresses the "Hawkeye in Thor" rumors. Plus The Hobbit, Looper, Prometheus, and so much more! » 1/24/11 6:00am 1/24/11 6:00am

55 Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies to Watch Out For in 2011

Could this be the biggest year ever for fantastical movies? It certainly looks like it. The calendar is bursting with films about aliens, weird creatures, superheroes and magical worlds. Here's our complete guide to 2011's science fiction and fantasy films. » 1/05/11 12:00pm 1/05/11 12:00pm

New I Am Number Four trailer should make Michael Bay proud

The more we see of this alien-adventure movie, the more we're starting to see the thumbprints from its producer, Michael Bay. Bikinis, beach babes, spinning angles - Hell, it's even got the "cool guys don't look at explosions" shot. Watch. » 12/22/10 1:42pm 12/22/10 1:42pm

Potential new Ghostbusters respond to casting rumors, plus Bill Pullman…

The writers of Tron Legacy explain why they had to tell the story of Sam Flynn. The original Hulk is going to appear in The Avengers. A Warehouse 13 star is visiting No Ordinary Family. Spoilers for all ages! » 12/16/10 6:00am 12/16/10 6:00am

See Michael Sheen and Daft Punk in Tron Legacy, plus Michael Bay talks…

The latest Tron Legacy clip focuses on the drinking/partying aspects of life in the Grid. More familiar characters are joining The Hobbit. The man playing a possible villain in the Spider-Man reboot doesn't know much about his character either. Spoilerage! » 12/09/10 6:00am 12/09/10 6:00am

Green Lantern's deleted Superman cameo revealed, plus Cate Blanchett…

Clark Kent really did almost appear in Green Lantern, and The Hobbit adds some awesome new cast members. The Spider-Man reboot has begun filming in 3D, and Jon Favreau talks about what The Magic Kingdom will and won't be. Spoilers! » 12/08/10 6:00am 12/08/10 6:00am

New I Am Number Four trailer lets the sexy teen aliens battle it out

Let the teen alien battle begin! A new trailer for I Am Number Four, based on James Frey's novel, is out. And this time they're finally showing the alien superpowered carnage between sexy teen alien models and their genocidal oppressors! » 12/07/10 11:00am 12/07/10 11:00am

Jeff Bridges and Olivia Wilde talk Tron Legacy. Plus Fringe and Walking…

Hear from the stars and crew of Tron Legacy. The executive producers of Fringe and The Walking Dead explain why there really is nothing to worry about, whatever you might have heard. New trailer for I Am Number Four. Spoilerage! » 12/03/10 6:00am 12/03/10 6:00am