Remember when wrestling used to be filled with "Supermen"? Many of wrestling's craziest gimmicks have had a fantasy/scifi theme. From a Mortal Kombat rip-off to a man from the future, here are ten of wrestling's most way-out scifi characters.
A black hole is crushing St. Louis and an energy creature's nomming people, so the army, of course, goes nuclear, in 2006's Black Hole. Note, also, that cable news is still keeping tabs on the Federal Reserve during all this.
Is Eureka's Deputy Lupo even human? We talked to Erica Cerra at Comic Con, and she hinted Lupo may be a robot, like Sheriff Andy. We also asked Neil Grayston (Fargo) about being naked and covered with green goop.
Warehouse 13, launching tonight, is the kind of show Syfy does well: light, goofy fun with characters who are recognizeable archetypes and situations that are a little bit spooky without being loss-of-bodily-functions terrifying. A fun go-kart ride, in other words.
Now that the Syfy Channel has a new name, does that mean it's abandoning science-fiction fans? Syfy president David Howe assures us that's not the case, and promises a new space-opera, along the lines of Firefly or Farscape, by 2011.
Impact, the ABC miniseries that premiered last night, made a couple of convincing cases: that a "brown dwarf" hitting the Moon could doom humanity. And that these self-centered, vapid, sniveling humans completely deserve obliteration. Spoilers ahead.
Two budding franchises, the Peter Jackson-produced District 9 movie and the Syfy Channel's new series Warehouse 13, have launched new websites. And they both want you to help consign aliens to internment camps, or weird objects to an Iowa warehouse.