Is Hollywood going overboard with science fiction movies?

Hollywood has gone into a science fiction feeding frenzy in the past week, with several new scifi movies getting greenlit. The success of Battle: Los Angeles, on top of Avatar, Star Trek and others, put dollar signs in everyone's eyes. » 3/17/11 4:00pm 3/17/11 4:00pm

John Scalzi's Old Man's War is headed to the big screen

Paramount has purchased the rights to John Scalzi's Old Man's War, a novel about an elderly man who trades in his old body for a new model. An Ender's Game movie and now this? » 2/23/11 3:30pm 2/23/11 3:30pm

Wolfgang Petersen Off Ender's Game

You can forget your dreams of a Das Boot/Enemy Mine-style version of Orson Scott Card's classic novel Ender's Game. Director Wolfgang Petersen, previously attached to the project, has moved on, producers tell io9. Chartoff Productions is busy meeting with a slew of potential directors for the Ender's movie, which they… » 4/18/08 4:50pm 4/18/08 4:50pm

Alien invaders are back, Das Boot style! Instead of seeing the world destroyed by a puny virus or environmental disaster, we're going to get the full-on intergalactic world-smash, maybe for the first time since 2005's disappointing War Of The Worlds. Wolfgang Petersen will direct Uprising, about a group of human… » 3/12/08 10:40am 3/12/08 10:40am