Apple Commits to Asimov’s FOUNDATION

Apple continue to gear up to compete with existing streaming giants Netflix and Prime, with the announcement of yet another show now in production – better still, unlike Carpool bloody Karaoke, this is right up STARBURST’s street! An adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s wildly ambitious sci-fi novel Foundation has now been granted a full series order … Continued

Joss Whedon Developing Sci-fi Series THE NEVERS

When it comes to genre TV, few have as impressive as CV as Buffy, Firefly, and Dollhouse creator Joss Whedon. And now the Avengers Assemble director is developing a new TV series. HBO has moved to announce a new sci-fi show called The Nevers, which Whedon will serve as writer, director, showrunner, and executive producer … Continued

Robert Rodriguez Developing Sci-Fi Thriller HYPNOTIC

With Robert Rodriguez’s Alita: Battle Angel to be released later this year, now comes word on what lies ahead for the much-loved Rodriguez. As per The Hollywood Reporter, he’s teaming with Max Borenstein for a sci-fi thriller called Hypnotic. Borenstein is a writer best known for genre efforts such as Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island. … Continued

A V Movie Trilogy is Happening!

A huge, huge favourite of many a genre fan is the much-loved V series of the ‘80s – and now, said series is being adapted as a big-screen movie trilogy. As per Digital Spy, Desilu Studios Inc. has plans for a big-budget film that will be the start of a cinematic V trilogy. In some … Continued

Alex Garland Developing New Sci-Fi Series for FX

Alex Garland is one of the hottest names in the genre game these days, and the writer/director has now given an update on his next project. Speaking to Fandango, Garland has revealed that he’s currently developing an eight-part sci-fi series for FX as part of his collaborative deal with the network. As he explained, “The … Continued

HBO Nabs J.J. Abrams New Sci-Fi Series DEMIMONDE

With J.J. Abrams already having his fingers in so many pies, now comes word on yet another new project for the genre favourite. As per The Hollywood Reporter, HBO has put in an order for Abrams’ sci-fi fantasy series Demimonde. The cable network managed to beat out Apple in a bidding war for the small-screen … Continued

Leigh Whannell’s UPGRADE Set for June Release

Here at Moonbase Alpha, one of our modern horror faves is the brilliant Leigh Whannell. Following Insidious: The Last Key, we’ve now got an update on Whannell’s next project. Having been retitled from Stem to Upgrade, the sci-fi horror has now been given a June 1st, 2018 release date. Blumhouse and NEON have teamed to … Continued

Grab Your FREE Ticket to the STARBURST Media City Festival

We’re proud to announce that the STARBURST Media City Festival will take place this March at The Landing at MediaCityUK- and even more delighted to say, the tickets are FREE! We have teamed up with the folks at The Landing to host the first-ever film festival at MediaCityUK, and have put together a line-up of … Continued

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Joins Ang Lee’s GEMINI MAN

With Will Smith on board to headline Ang Lee’s upcoming sci-fi actioner Gemini Man, now comes word that Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the picture. As per Heat Vision, the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Fargo and 10 Cloverfield Lane actress will be playing the female lead of the film; a role that sees the … Continued

Sci-Fi Scarborough 2018 Adds New R2-D2

Sci-Fi Scarborough 2018, which takes place on the weekend of April 21st/22nd, has announced a new guest – actor Jimmy Vee, who just so happens to be the new R2-D2. From the press release: Jimmy Vee has been in the profession for over 20 years, and most recently stepped into the role of the iconic … Continued