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, […]

A Sci-Fi Narrative And Precise Maneuvering Await In Ice Caves Of Europa

The Ice Caves of Europa may be dark frozen caverns deep beneath the moon’s surface but they’re not devoid of drama. In this new hybrid of drone simulator and story-driven adventure, your mining and exploratory expeditions of the titular caves are a backdrop for a larger narrative that touches on themes of identity and humanity. […]

George Clooney in Talks to Helm Sci-Fi Film ‘Echo’

George Clooney is planning his next film: a sci-fi thriller called Echo. Clooney is in early talks to helm the movie, which focuses on everyone’s two favorite things: drones and paranoia. Don’t let the title fool you: Echo is not the long-awaited sequel to Earth to Echo. Instead, it’s an adult sci-fi thriller that’s caught the eye of handsome […]

Signalis Blends Lovecraftian Sci-Fi And Survival Horror

Signalis‘ atmospheric pixel art style promises a dark adventure into surreal sci-fi, of “melancholic mystery and…dystopian dreamworlds” tinged with cosmic horror imagery and elements. Signalis places you into control of a “Replika” crash-landed on a mysterious planet, haunted by visions and discordant memories as she explores an abandoned facility. Old-school survival horror – resource management, […]

Solve Sci-Fi Programming Puzzles In Prime Mover

Post-SpaceChem, puzzler fans have had a bevy of programming and pseudo-programming games to test their solution-crafting prowess and the new game Prime Mover looks to scratch that itch as well, with its blend of circuit board construction and input manipulation. Reminiscent of a cross between Human Resource Machine and SpaceChem, Prime Mover has you transporting […]