‘The Day of the Triffids’ to Get a Remake?

‘The Day of the Triffids’ to Get a Remake?

For better or worse, Hollywood’s trend of remaking classic science fiction is continuing apace. We’ve had Planet of the Apes (2001 and 2011), The War of the Worlds (2005), King Kong (2005), I Am Legend (2007), The Invasion (2007), The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008), and the upcoming John Carter (2012). Now writer Neil Cross (BBC’s Luthor) has been commissioned to write a screenplay–one of many steps in the lengthy process of making a movie–for another classic: Day of the Triffids.

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Lost ‘Star Trek’ Script Wasn’t Really Lost, Says Former Editor

Lost ‘Star Trek’ Script Wasn’t Really Lost, Says Former Editor

John Ordover, a former editor of the Star Trek novels for Pocket Books, said that Norman Spinrad’s lost screenplay, “He Walked Among Us,” which recently resurfaced after 45 years, wasn’t actually lost…Ordover had a copy of it in his office during his 1992-2003 tenure at Pocket Books.

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Lost ‘Star Trek’ Script Wasn’t Really Lost, Says Former Editor

Lost ‘Star Trek’ Script Wasn’t Really Lost, Says Former Editor

John Ordover, a former editor of the Star Trek novels for Pocket Books, said that Norman Spinrad’s lost screenplay, “He Walked Among Us,” which recently resurfaced after 45 years, wasn’t actually lost…Ordover had a copy of it in his office during his 1992-2003 tenure at Pocket Books.

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Lost ‘Star Trek’ Episode to Be Filmed

Lost ‘Star Trek’ Episode to Be Filmed

Remember that “lost” Star Trek script, “He Walked Among Us,” that resurfaced last week after 45 years? Well, it won’t remain an unfilmed screenplay much longer. Star Trek: New Voyages, will be lensing it this summer.

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Actor David Hewlett Gives Us a Hilarious Glimpse of His Life as an Unemployed Actor

Actor David Hewlett Gives Us a Hilarious Glimpse of His Life as an Unemployed Actor

Actor David Hewlett, who starred as the lovably grouchy Dr. Rodney McKay on Stargate: Atlantis for five seasons–and most recently appeared in Rise of the Planet of the Apes–has been a busy working actor since the late 1980s. But lately, he hasn’t been working as much as he would like. So how does he spend his time?

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World of Warcraft May Protect the Aging Brain

World of Warcraft May Protect the Aging Brain

There are claims that video games can be bad (and good) for the development of young minds. But what about the elderly and the problem of age-related decline? In a recent study, researchers at North Carolina State University’s lab, Gains Through Gaming, learned that the aging brain may benefit from video gaming. Specifically from the famed massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMO), World of Warcraft.

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After 50,000+ votes, you said the best Star Trek captain was…

We love ALL of the Star Trek captains—Kirk, Picard, Sisko, Janeway and Archer—because they have what it takes to command. But with so many different captains, there are so many different opinions as to who the best one really was. And after…

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Crowdsource Digital Laws with the ‘Internet Blueprint’

Crowdsource Digital Laws with the ‘Internet Blueprint’

Are you fed up with piracy acts with scorched-earth tactics like SOPA and PIPA—or secretly negotiated agreements like ACTA? Do you wonder why we the people don’t propose our own laws, rather than just react whenever these bills slouch toward Congress to be born? Wouldn’t you like a place where you and a few like-minded amateur lawmakers could get together and do it right? If you said yes, Public Knowledge (PK) has a site for you.

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Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer Promises Intrigue, Treachery, and Dragons

Game of Thrones Season 2 Trailer Promises Intrigue, Treachery, and Dragons

Have you ever seen a trailer and thought, “I’m going to freakin’ die from anticipation?” That’s the thought that Game of Thrones fans are going to have when you see this season 2 trailer. HBO’s hit show has it all: politics, treachery, dragons, and Tyrion Lannister. If the anticipation doesn’t kill me, I’m sure the first moment I lay my eyes on Tyrion on season 2 will.

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Watch as Cancer Patient Is Overwhelmed by the Gift of Turtledove’s Advanced Novel

Watch as Cancer Patient Is Overwhelmed by the Gift of Turtledove’s Advanced Novel

Nachu Bhatnagar has terminal cancer, and the teenager likely not live past June. Despite his sad position, he has something that all of us want: a kind and thoughtful best friend. What his buddy “Kivakid” did to ease his buddy’s suffering was, shall we say, unique.

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