Please don't try to turn the Star Trek movies into Deep Space 9

One of the things that surprised many viewers of Star Trek Into Darkness is that the film portrayed a less than virtuous Starfleet, something some folks have likened to the series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. But Deep Space Nine's portrayal of Starfleet reflects that series' role in the larger Star Trek universe and… » 9/15/13 1:00pm 9/15/13 1:00pm

Khan almost wasn't Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness

In the months leading up to the release of Star Trek Into Darkness, we got a lot of "Is he or isn't he?" teases as to whether Benedict Cumberbatch's character would be Khan Noonian Singh. Screenwriter Roberto Orci reveals in a new interview that, even during the scripting phase, there was a lot of debate about whether… » 9/14/13 11:00am 9/14/13 11:00am

How will the Sleepy Hollow show be different than Tim Burton's movie?

Sleepy Hollow might be our favorite new pilot airing this fall, thanks to a note-perfect cast, some really funny writing and some edge-of-your seat scares. But how will this show distinguish itself from Tim Burton's iconic movie? And what's next for these characters? We talked to the show's creators and star, to find… » 9/05/13 1:15pm 9/05/13 1:15pm

What are the rules of time travel in the J.J. Abrams Universe?

This week, we return to the Star Trek universe that J.J. Abrams rebooted using time travel. And meanwhile, Abrams is adapting Stephen King's book 11/22/63. So it's a great time to ask: How does time travel work in the Abrams-verse? If you're in a J.J. Abrams story and you build a time machine, what should you expect… » 5/14/13 11:20am 5/14/13 11:20am

New Star Trek TV show could be an animated series

A new Star Trek TV show is looking slightly more likely than it was a little while ago, judging from the slightly cryptic interview movie producer Roberto Orci gave TrekMovie the other day. Orci says the talks over a Trek television show aren't real yet, but "they are almost real." Adds Orci, "The relevant parties… » 7/19/12 5:04pm 7/19/12 5:04pm

Bob Orci, Seth Green and Jon Favreau are trying to make X-Files meets …

The secret Hollywood geek brain trust has produced an interesting new TV idea — and it sounds like a mashup of The X-Files with The West Wing. Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci, Seth Green and Michael Dougherty have penned a pilot, that could be the greatest thing ever created, or The Event season two. » 10/05/11 5:09pm 10/05/11 5:09pm

The Star Trek comic will serve as a prequel to Star Trek 2, retell …

Looking for clues as to where Star Trek 2 might be going boldly? In an interview with StarTrek.com, series writer Mike Johnson and Star Trek movie co-writer Roberto Orci revealed that the newly released IDW comic book will both set the stage for the next film and revisit episodes of the original series: » 10/02/11 12:00pm 10/02/11 12:00pm

Transformers return to TV this Friday with new animated series

Transformers: Prime is the latest computer-animated incarnation of the long-running franchise, executive produced by the writers of the Transformers movies and reuniting the original voices of Optimus Prime and Megatron. After the show's initial five-part miniseries last year, Transformers Prime returns this Friday… » 2/07/11 4:41pm 2/07/11 4:41pm

Every New Science Fiction/Fantasy Television Series That Could be…

What's in store for us on television this fall? If the pilot scripts the networks have ordered are anything to go by, there'll be lots of zombies, fantasy police work, angels, and superheroes. Here's our complete run-down of the pilot scripts that each of the major networks is looking at for Fall 2011 at the moment. » 2/03/11 11:21am 2/03/11 11:21am