JK Rowling is collaborating on a play about Harry Potter pre-Hogwarts

Harry Potter is getting a prequel, but it's not a book or movie about the Marauders at Hogwarts or the rise of Voldemort. Instead, it's a stage show about Harry Potter's life before he received that precious acceptance letter. » 12/21/13 9:30am 12/21/13 9:30am

The Doctor gets advice on the playground in the prequel to "The Bells…

The Doctor reunites with Clara Oswin Oswald in next week's Doctor Who episode "The Bells of Saint John," but in this short episode prequel, he's still looking for her. And he gets a bit of advice on how to find lost things from a wise young girl on the swing set. » 3/23/13 7:30am 3/23/13 7:30am

First footage from Syfy's 4-hour Peter Pan prequel miniseries Neverland

From the mind of the miniseries master Nick Willing (who directed Syfy's Tin Man and Alice) comes a Peter Pan prequel, starring Rhys Ifans, Anna Friel and Bob Hoskins (who's reprising his role as Smee)! Watch the first footage! » 1/06/11 2:30pm 1/06/11 2:30pm

Blade prequel may drop Deacon Frost for a whole new vampire villain

We've been hearing about Stephen Dorff and director Stephen Norrington's Blade prequel for ages. First it was going to be a Deacon Frost-centric trilogy, then it was Deacon Frost meets Scarface. Now the film-makers might just reinvent the vampire entirely. » 12/27/10 11:26am 12/27/10 11:26am

Ridley Scott’s Alien prequel gets a title, and some insane new…

Earlier this month a rumor was floating around that Ridley Scott's Alien prequel was getting pushed back to 2013 — not any more! A new report busts this rumor, reveals the official movie title, and spills new character details. » 12/08/10 3:20pm 12/08/10 3:20pm

Syfy readies a 4-hour Peter Pan origins tale, Neverland

Syfy is bringing you the backstory to Peter Pan in a four-hour miniseries called Neverland. We're not so sure how to feel about this one. We like who's involved, but the last few Syfy miniseries have been Riverworld-level bad. » 9/03/10 12:30pm 9/03/10 12:30pm

Rise of the Apes: Jamming More Monkey Business Down Our Throats Next…

Fox has settled on June 24, 2011 as the release date for their contemporary Planet of the Apes prequel — which, hopefully, will feature neither Tim Burton or Mark Wahlberg. » 5/07/10 10:30am 5/07/10 10:30am

Would You Watch A The Thing Prequel Even If Most of It Was In A Foreign…

New tidbits about The Thing prequel, starting filming, have surfaced, and they're making us a bit nervous. Can this reimagining live up to Carpenter's work? Will it hold up to the snowy alien greatness, even in a foreign language? » 3/16/10 8:00am 3/16/10 8:00am

Unauthorized Dr. Horrible Prequel Has Its Own Bad Horse Chorus

We told you earlier about Horrible Turn, the unauthorized musical prequel to Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog. Now the movie is online, featuring a young Dr. Horrible's attempt to save his school and win the girl, backed by a snappy chorus. » 11/11/09 4:00pm 11/11/09 4:00pm

Sigourney Weaver Says No Ripley in Alien Prequel

Details are still scarce on Ridley Scott's plans for his Alien prequel, but Sigourney Weaver has laid one bit of speculation to rest: we won't be seeing her xenomorph-blasting heroine Ripley this time around. » 8/03/09 2:00pm 8/03/09 2:00pm

Yes, Ridley Scott Will Direct the Alien Prequel

It's official: Ridley Scott will be directing the prequel Alien, returning to the franchise he created. And along for the chest-bursting ride is an up-and-coming scifi screenwriter, with a reboot idea Scott couldn't refuse. » 7/31/09 9:30am 7/31/09 9:30am

Top 10 Movies You'll (Probably) Never See

This new list of the 10 best unfilmed science fiction films includes a lot of sequels. Designer Simon Kitson would like to see followups to the original Star Wars trilogy, Serenity and Aliens. But he wishes the Wachowski sibs had made a Matrix prequel instead of the two sequels. Like most people, Kitson thinks George… » 10/21/07 5:50pm 10/21/07 5:50pm