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Award-winning dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale renewed for Season 3 at Hulu

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 20:06

Just a week after its second season premiered to a wave of critical acclaim and new viewers, Hulu has renewed the award-winning dystopian drama The Handmaid's Tale for Season 3, the streaming company announced Tuesday morning.

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Gotham: Watch the newly-minted Joker set off some dastardly hijinks

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:53

Gotham's real Joker has arrived in the form of Jerome Velaska's twin brother, Jeremiah (also played by Cameron Monaghan) and thanks to an advance clip of this week's episode, you can see him in action.

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Infinity War's Ross Marquand breaks silence on 'Yoda-esque' secret character

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:36

After we sat through the credits of Avengers: Infinity War, waiting for the post-credits sting that was just as devastating as the rest of the film, we discovered that one of the movie’s surprise cameos was played by a surprising name.

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A scenic guide to the natural wonders of Krypton

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:30

The planet Krypton is a fictional Earth-like destination that offers an enormous amount of layered history to observe and digest. Beyond the protective dome of Kandor City exists a rich and varied ecosystem teeming with life in all its infinite forms.

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Rumor of the Day: He-Man and Skeletor are brothers in new film

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 19:07

He-Man’s return to the big screen has been a long time coming. Like...over a decade in production. That’s plenty of time for things to get written, rewritten, and revamped for a fresh start to the Masters of the Universe universe. Now, there’re rumors floating around that one of these new components to the reboot is the relationship between He-Man and his arch-nemesis Skeletor.

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First Look: Strange Angel links sex and science with dark magic

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:54

CBS All Access isn’t just the home of Star Trek: Discovery. It’s also the new home of much, much weirder shows that are popping up all the time. That was made abundantly clear today when the streaming service released its first look at the new weirdo drama Strange Angel.

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Rocket News: Blue Origin, SpaceX, and the future of spaceflight

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 18:30

Some rocket news:

On April 29, 2018, the rocket company Blue Origin successfully flew a test mission of their New Shepard rocket. The suborbital flight — straight up and then back down — was the eighth flight of the New Shepard line, and the second flight of this particular rocket.

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Video: 44Book Club: Some Go Hungry

ClipSyndicate Gay News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:35
A new month means a new book for our 44Book Clubbers, and this month's selection, "Some Go Hungry", is a literary mystery that follows Grey Daniels on a return trip to his hometown of Fort Sackville, Indiana where, decades earlier, one of his gay classmates was brutally murdered.
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DeVoe’s plan finally revealed and a Mystery Girl twist in the latest Flash

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:10

DeVoe has been working on his masterplan for literally the entire season, and now we finally know what he’s cooking up — though we still don’t know exactly how all the pieces fit.

Spoilers ahead for “Therefore She Is,” the latest episode of The CW’s Flash, which aired Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

You’re nothing without me.” -Marlize

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An old friend returns and a secret is revealed on this week's Legion

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:35

On this week's Legion, David reunites with an old friend, The Shadow King's plan moves forward, and a shocking secret is revealed.

SPOILERS AHEAD for this week's Legion, "Chapter 13."

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John Boyega teases hairier Star Wars: Episode IX look, but what does it mean?

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:35

Will J.J. Abrams fast-forward the timeline to close out the Skywalker saga when Star Wars: Episode IX hits theaters late next year? We don’t know, but it at least sounds like a possibility after John Boyega’s latest comments about gearing up for the film’s upcoming shoot.

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Shadowhunters' Isaiah Mustafa talks Luke's guilt, romance and Infinity War

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 07:31

Tonight's Shadowhunters landed on our hearts like Clary landing on that car after Jase pushed her off the roof. Not only is the group trying to free Jase from the clutches of wicked Lillith, but Luke's now dealing with the guilt of his partner, Ollie, befalling the same fate.

SYFY FANGRRLS talked to Isaiah Mustafa about Luke's guilt, the potential for romance, and, of course, a little movie called Avengers: Infinity War (even in the face of ancient evil, it's all any of us can talk about).

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Henry Cavill says there's 'definitely some kind of work towards' a Black Adam - Superman showdown

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:45

After his mustache-based Justice League shenanigans calmed down and his press work shifted towards promoting the new Mission: Impossible film, Superman actor Henry Cavill hasn’t been on most people’s radars for the newest entries in the DCEU. However, with the new Shazam! film on the horizon, there was always a connection to be made, even if it was as far-fetched as a comic book crossover.

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Objects in Space 5/1/18: Twelve percent of a moment

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:31

Happy first day of May!

In geek news, it's also Batman Day (signfifying the Caped Crusader's first appearance in Detective Comics #27), so put on your favorite Bat-related graphic tee and maybe have a nightcap in celebration. What Would Bruce Wayne Do?

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God of War's Kratos channels Thanos and Thor with Infinity War Easter eggs

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:15

PlayStation 4's new God of War game is one of the best-reviewed releases of the year, with its mixture of action, mythology, and parental storytelling winning over critics and fans alike.

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Luke Skywalker congratulates the Avengers, offers Tony Stark a helpful tip

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 05:50

We're all still getting our respective stuff together after the total insanity that was Avengers: Infinity War, and while we do, the film continues to rake in more money than two clones of Scrooge McDuck that have married each other. The new MCU film shattered the previous record for a domestic opening set by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Casting: Jessica Chastain leads all-woman all-star spy film; Happy Death Day 2 announces cast; more

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 05:05

For this edition of our casting roundup, we’ve got news on three upcoming films – one of them a new spy thriller, one a sequel, the other a remake – that have unveiled their troupes.

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Avengers: Infinity War signals a new dawn for Marvel's women

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 03:32

WARNING: This article contains MANY spoilers for Avengers: Infinity War.

For the last 10 years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been dominated by men. Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Ant-Man, Spider-Man and Black Panther have all enjoyed their own solo outings while female heroes have been relegated to supporting role positions or as one member of a male-heavy team.

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Danny McBride's Dark Comedy ARIZONA Goes to RLJ Ent.

Quiet Earth - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 03:29
The star studded dark comedy Arizona, which premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, has been aquired by RLJ Ent. The directorial debut of Jonathan Watson (HBO’s Vice Principals), the film was written by Luke Del Tredici (FOX’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”).

Arizona stars Danny McBride (Pineapple Express), Rosemarie DeWitt (Poltergeist), Luke Wilson (Idiocracy), Elizabeth Gillies and Kaitlin Olson (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”).

RLJE Films plans to release Arizona in theaters in summer 2018.

Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, Arizona is a darkly comedic story that follows Cassie Fowler, a single mom and struggling realtor whose life goes off the rails when [Continued ...]
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EXCLUSIVE: The game's afoot in Dynamite's new Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #1

SciFi Wire - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 03:01

Britain's most famous sleuth is slipping into his deerstalker cap and inverness cape to prowl the foggy back alleys of Olde London in a grand new comic book adventure from Dynamite Entertainment.

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