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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jul 14, 2019.

Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Is Finally Getting a Modern TV Adaptation

Aldous Huxley's <i>Brave New World</i> Is Finally Getting a Modern TV Adaptation

Hollywood’s been trying to get a new live-action adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World off the ground for years, and it’s finally about to happen thanks to the USA Network, surprisingly.

Today, The Hollywood Reporter says the network announced that Fear the Walking Dead producer David Wiener has signed on to write and showrun the 10-episode-long first season that’s set to film in the...

James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jun 24, 2019. 23 comments

Sony Still Has Plans for Silver Sable and the Black Cat

Sony Still Has Plans for Silver Sable and the Black Cat
Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.  

Also, in the least surprising news, Tom Hardy will be back for Venom 2. The remake of The Craft has found a member of its coven. Josh Gad continues to deny his involvement in The Batman. Space Jam 2 rustles up some top basketball talent. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jun 20, 2019. 20 comments

Updates on Ghostbusters, the Kingsman Prequel, and More

Updates on Ghostbusters, the Kingsman Prequel, and More
Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.  

Cary Elwes joins the Black Christmas remake. Brace yourselves, a seventh Paranormal Activity is on the way. The Rain will return for one final season. Plus, what’s to come on Swamp Thing and Krypton, Daisy Ridley goes fantasy-horror, and Chucky claims his latest Toy...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook May 31, 2019. 23 comments

The Director Behind Amazing Spider-Man Could Bring Snow White to Live-Action Life at Disney

The Director Behind Amazing Spider-Man Could Bring Snow White to Live-Action Life at Disney
Morning SpoilersIf there’s news about upcoming movies and television you’re not supposed to know, you’ll find it in here.  

King Ghidorah hunts Millie Bobbie Brown in a new Godzilla: King of the Monsters clip. Creepshow adds some familiar faces to its cast. The Chucky TV show gets an update. Plus, a new vague tease for Godzilla’s scrap with Kong, and what’s to come on iZombie. To me, my...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Apr 17, 2019. 11 comments

Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series

Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series

The much-shuffled Brave New World TV series just got a big boost with some major casting news: Alden Ehrenreich, last seen piloting the Millennium Falcon in Solo: A Star Wars Story, will play lead character John the Savage, the outsider who upsets the status quo in the latest take on Aldous Huxley’s classic dystopian novel.

Just a few months back, it seemed that this Brave New World...

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Maddie Stone Maddie Stone Nov 07, 2018. 19 comments

Victory: A Climate Change Denier Will No Longer Run the House Science Committee

Victory: A Climate Change Denier Will No Longer Run the House Science Committee

However you feel about the outcome of last night’s election , if you care about evidence-based policymaking, there’s one thing to cheer: The House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology will, for the first time in nearly a decade, be led by someone who accepts the conclusions of mainstream climate science.

With Democrats now in control of the House, leadership of the House Science...

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Charlie Jane Anders Charlie Jane Anders Mar 19, 2018. 10 comments

Economists Who Study Science Fiction Will See Science More Realistically

Economists Who Study Science Fiction Will See Science More Realistically

There are definitely plenty of economists who love science fiction — Paul Krugman comes to mind immediately. But economics could still benefit from more attention to the genre, argues economist Ha-Joon Chang from Cambridge University. But Chang's reasons for recommending SF might be a bit surprising.

Rather than promote SF as a way to make economics more focused on scientific and technological...

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Meredith Woerner Meredith Woerner Sep 18, 2017. 17 comments

Syfy & Amblin Will Turn Brave New World Into A TV Series

Syfy & Amblin Will Turn <i>Brave New World </i>Into A TV Series

Aldous Huxley’s landmark scifi novel Brave New World is headed to the small screen but with an interesting set of partners, Syfy and Amblin Television. Alright... we’re listening.

Syfy dropped a huge press released that announced their partnership with Amblin Television to develop a scripted series based on the book everyone should have read in High School or Jr. High. The novel is set in a...

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Katharine Trendacosta Katharine Trendacosta Aug 23, 2017. 17 comments

Grant Morrison and Bryan Taylor Are Adapting Brave New World for Syfy

Grant Morrison and Bryan Taylor Are Adapting <i>Brave New World </i>for Syfy

Well, this is certainly going to be a ton of work. Syfy’s announced that Bryan Taylor (Crank) and Grant Morrison (of being Grant Morrison) are adapting Aldous Huxley’s classic Brave New World for Syfy.

We heard that Syfy and Amblin were working on this last year , but now we know who’s going to be writing and executive producing the show. And Morrison and Taylor are certainly people with...

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George Dvorsky George Dvorsky Aug 19, 2017. 23 comments

Why Brave New World is No Longer the Terrifying Dystopia it Used to Be

Why Brave New World is No Longer the Terrifying Dystopia it Used to Be

Brave New World used to be one of the most terrifying stories about a false utopia. It gave us the concept of “test tube babies,” and its name became synonymous with technological progress run wild. But many of the things Aldous Huxley predicted are coming true, and it turns out they’re not so scary.

Ranked fifth by the American Modern Library among its 100 best novels, Aldous Huxley’s Brave...

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James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Aug 18, 2017. 23 comments

Secret Empire Is Giving Us a New Patriot to Fight Back Against Steve Rogers

<i>Secret Empire</i> Is Giving Us a New Patriot to Fight Back Against Steve Rogers

Steve Roger’s Hydra reveal is going to bring out all sorts of old and new heroes to fight against his attempt to rule the world—and one of the new ones is going to be the latest incarnation of one of Marvel’s oldest heroes. But could another familiar face be behind the mask?

The new Patriot look graces the cover for issue two of Secret Empire: Brave New World, a new series by Paul Allor and...

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Aug 17, 2017. 24 comments

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

11 Science Fiction Books That Are Regularly Taught in College Classes

We all learn a lot from reading science fiction books—not just the cool ideas, but also the fascinating thought experiments. But college professors often reach for classic science fiction when they’re planning classes on literature, society or philosophy. Here are 11 science fiction books that are often taught in college.

1) The Handmaid’s Tale

A dystopian feminist novel by Canadian author...

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