10 Actors Who Kept Their Characters Alive In Books After Cancellation

The greatest heroes and villains of science fiction and fantasy live on in our hearts and minds, long after they've left our screens. That's often thanks to actors who really invest in these characters — to the point where the stars want to keep the stories going, too. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy actors… » 7/18/14 11:21am Friday 11:21am

Do We Finally Know the Name of a New Star Wars Character?

Joss Whedon says Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch are "Team Ultron." Get the first look at Jack Black playing R.L. Stine in Goosebumps. And what under-the-radar projects do Guillermo del Toro and Duncan Jones have in the pipeline? Plus, all the details of Once Upon a Time's take on Frozen and new Doctor Who set photos. » 7/18/14 6:00am 7/18/14 6:00am

Which Great TV Show Had The Worst First Season?

Some things really do get better with time. Especially TV shows. Sometimes a show stumbles out of the gate so badly, you can't believe it'll ever become watchable. And then you check back a year or two later and boom — it's become the best show ever. Which show had the worst first season, before achieiving greatness? » 7/17/14 3:17pm 7/17/14 3:17pm

Non-Comic Book Characters Who Survived Being Killed Off "For Good"

Everybody knows that death is a revolving door. Especially in the comics, where everybody dies and comes back. But even in other media, death is seldom final. Here are a dozen characters whose creators did everything in their power to kill them once and for all — and they still came back, by popular demand. » 7/17/14 1:24pm 7/17/14 1:24pm

20 Screenwriting Tricks And Tropes We Never Need To See Again

Pop culture is a never-ending source of wonder and amazement. We're seeing some really top-notch, innovative writing across every medium right now. But there's also a lot of tired, warmed-over stuff, that feels copy-pasted from script to script. Here are 20 screenwriting moves we'd be happy never to see again. » 7/16/14 10:00am 7/16/14 10:00am

First Description Of Avengers 2 Footage! But Who's Andy Serkis Playing?

Serkis will only say who he's not playing in Avengers 2 and Star Wars. Kate Mara says that Fantastic Four is going with a wholly original plot, not adapting one from the comics. Zachary Quinto explains why the next Star Trek will please the purists. Plus, what are the Easter Eggs in Constantine? Spoilers now!
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How To Write About Sex Without Being Boring

Sexuality is one of our most basic drives, but it's also fundamental to our identities as people. Which means sex is the subject of a million cliches, and tons of terrible writing. Not to mention, stupid prejudice. The good news? Science fiction and fantasy writers have a special opportunity to look at sex afresh.… » 7/15/14 1:51pm 7/15/14 1:51pm

Game Of Thrones Will Definitely Last At Least Another Three Years

Stan Lee drops hints about his Avengers 2 cameo. Guillermo del Toro talks about the chances of making a Hellboy 3 and Haunted Mansion. Constantine casts a female lead. Zachary Quinto mulls returning as Sylar for Heroes: Reborn. Plus, behind-the-scenes looks at Arrow and The Flash. Spoilers now! » 7/14/14 6:00am 7/14/14 6:00am

Pictures of a New Doctor Who Character Reveal the Return of an Old Foe!

James Gunn shoots down every possible Nova rumor for Guardians of the Galaxy and shares a photo of Yondu. The Star Trek 3 writers talk about how they hope to honor the 50th anniversary of the franchise. Mad Max is going to be dialogue-light. And Mark Ruffalo shares his thoughts about Planet Hulk. Spoilers now! » 7/01/14 6:00am 7/01/14 6:00am

Help Reading Rainbow And Have Star Trek Actors Read You Stories

You've heard of the wonderful, phenomenal success actor LeVar Burton has had on Kickstarter in his attempt to bring back Reading Rainbow to a new generation. But with just a little more help, Burton can bring the show to 7,500 classrooms free — and all you need to do is let the cast of Star Trek read to you. » 6/30/14 6:30am 6/30/14 6:30am