The Passage Star Mark-Paul Gosselaar Tees Up Fox's Sci-Fi Novel Adaptation — Just Don't Call 'Em 'Vampires'

As a ravenous reader of The Passage novels, Mark-Paul Gosselaar wanted Fox’s adaptation to very closely mirror author Justin Cronin’s trilogy. But as the star of the TV series based on the books? Well, Gosselaar still wanted everything to happen just like it does on the page. “I’m like, ‘We need to stay true to […]

John Boyega and Letitia Wright Join Sci-Fi Romance ‘Hold Back the Stars’

Attack the Block actor John Boyega is currently reprising his role as Finn in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX, but he’ll return to space again in Hold Back the Stars, a movie adaptation of a sci-fi romance novel that will team him with Black Panther breakout Letitia Wright. The project is being described as “Romeo […]

Netflix is planning a sci-fi universe based on the novel ‘Recursion’

Netflix is making the most out of its deals with TV legend Shonda Rhimes and Planet of the Apes/Cloverfield director Matt Reeves by putting them together for one ambitious project. The creators will work on a feature film and a TV universe based on Blake Crouch’s upcoming sci-fi thriller novel Recursion. It’s unclear what the […]

Joss Whedon will return to sci-fi TV with HBO’s The Nevers

Enlarge / Joss Whedon, courtesy of HBO. (credit: HBO) Joss Whedon, the creator of acclaimed TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, has been announced as showrunner for a new HBO series titled The Nevers. The Friday announcement confirms Whedon as “executive producer, showrunner, writer, and director” for his first-ever non-network TV series, following […]

This Sci-Fi Tool Lets You Shine a Light on the Brain

Famed neuroscientist and Nobel laureate Santiago Ramón y Cajal believed that in the central nervous system (CNS) — the brain and spine — nerves don’t regenerate. It was a dismal proclamation but one that held for nearly 100 years. Until now. The CNS puzzle, Ramón y Cajal admitted then, belonged to future scientists. Today, optogenetics, […]