Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Misc News & Links to Check Out

Trek Fans get big Christmas Present in 2008
The big news is that Paramount has officially announced the production of Star Trek XI, with a release date of Dec 25, 2008. As expected, J.J. Abrams will direct. No official word on casting yet, but there's plenty of rumurs going around. Check out the Trek Movie Report web site for lots of details and follow up news.

Chiller TV Debuts March 1st
NBC/Universals latest channel, Chiller TV, debuts on March 1st. It is supposed to be available on Direct TV and some cable systems. Full details will be at the Chiller TV web site when it goes live. You can read NBC's press release about the channel's debut on the NBC/U Media Village web site. If you want an early peek at their March schedule, check it out on the NBC Cable Info web site. As expected, lots of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Friday the 13th The Series, Tales From the Crypt, Night Gallery, Monsters, Freddys Nightmares, Twin Peaks, American Gothic, and even Good Vs. Evil.

Kevin Smith meets Baltar and Six
At the New York Comic Con last weekend, director Kevin Smith moderated a panel with James Callis and Tricia Helfer from Battlestar Galactica. For a recap of the panel, check out this report at Comic Book Resources. Comic Book Resources covered a lot of stuff at the convention and they have a handy index for all of their coverage. They also have been doing a weekly chat and Q&A with several of the writers from Heroes. The latest one can be read here.

For other coverage on the Comic Con, check out Newsarama who has a Day 1 Index, and a Day 2 Index, but not one for all of their coverage. Wizard Universe also had a lot of coverage, and you can start with their complete index page.


1 comment:

Angela/SciFiChick said...

Good. Hopefully, with this new Chiller channel, SciFi will stop airing so much horror and show more actual science fiction!

Fun blog, by the way.