CBS buys J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan's Minority Report-esque TV series

J.J. Abrams and Jonah Nolan are teaming up to prevent future crimes. CBS has just ordered a pilot of their drama Person of Interest, about an "an ex-CIA hitman and a scientist who team up to prevent crimes before they happen." Nolan wrote the pilot, and both he and Abrams will stay on as exec producers. Sounds good,… » 2/11/11 9:58am 2/11/11 9:58am

New Terminator 4 Footage Shows John Connor Out Of His Depth

Terminator Salvation » 11/19/08 2:30pm 11/19/08 2:30pm will be "a dirty, difficult, grimy, [H.R.] Giger world," says director McG, who showed some new footage in London yesterday. The assembled journalists, who'd just seen 20 minutes of with J.J. Abrams a few days earlier, came out of the screening optimistic about 's chances of competing with next…

Spielberg Gets His "2001" On With Wormhole Saga

We've critiqued science fiction movies with bad science, but one project in development is supposed to have immaculate science, thanks to a script treatment by Caltech physics professor Kip S. Thorne. Interstellar, produced (and maybe directed) by Steven Spielberg, will deal with travel through a wormhole into an… » 3/19/08 11:31am 3/19/08 11:31am