Everyone knows history is super boring without robots. Thus, J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot company have announced plans to bring the graphic novel Boilerplate: History’s Mechanical Marvel to screens, presenting audiences with the robot-infused, revised past that could have happened were Skynet real and Victorian-era. Abrams will so far only produce the project, which Heat Vision reports, "purports to tell the story of the world’s first robot, who, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, fought alongside Teddy Roosevelt and Lawrence of Arabia, journeyed to the South Pole and was involved in the silent movie business before disappearing on the battlefields of World War I." Really takes the wind out of my Forrest Gump: Automaton script's sails.
Going against all good sense that would logically keep William Shatner from reprising the role of Kirk in a new Star Trek sequel, director J.J. Abrams, speaking to reporters in Australia, revealed that he's still trying to figure out a way to pander to fans by working out some ... / Continue →
Paramount is putting the tractor-beamed shuttle craft before the starship! (Or whatever the appropriate cart-before-the-horse Star Trek reference is.) Variety is reporting the studio is so confident about the success of their fresh-faced relaunch of the science fiction franchis... / Continue →
Those hoping to wait in line Christmas Eve night and get the first glimpse of Zachary Quinto doing an impression of Leonard Nimoy may have to wait a bit longer than expected (and finally devote a holiday to your family, rather than a nerdy obsession). Variety is reporting J.J. ... / Continue →