Browncoats rejoice: EW is reporting that Firefly is returning to basic cable — and Nathan Fillion has something to say about it.
The Science Channel has acquired the rights to the cult-hit and will air the series in its short-lived entirety, plus some new extras. Science Channel will wrap each episode with interstitial segments starring renowned physicist Dr. Michio Kaku, who will discuss the theoretical science behind the show’s sci-fi concepts.
With X-Men: First Class well on its way to the theaters, director Matthew Vaughn has his eye set on a flick about superheroes in the sunset of their years: sort of an Expendables with capes. But then again it’s been done before, both in comics and movies. So we shall see.
Star Trek: Nemesis, the last film featuring the Next Generation cast, is perhaps best known for killing Data, having that Picard clone (played by then relatively unknown Tom Hardy) and a bunch of ugly Remans as the Big Bads of the film. But what’s really shocking is to learn that Nemesis almost happened without any of the TNG cast.
On this weeks episode of the ESO podcast, we will be getting a preview of the upcoming Time Gate Sci-Fi Convention to held in Atlanta May 27 – 29th Memorial Day weekend. Then we are joined by Matt from the US Whocast and we visit the Hub in Cardiff and chat about Torchwood Series 1. Come strap in for another fun filled podcast that we like to call Episode 47: The 21st Century is when everything changes, right Jack?
Table of Contents
0:00:00 Intro / Welcome
0:02:34 Rants & Raves – Brian Hibbs Graphic Novel Results / Merlin Series 2 / X-men: First Class / Being Human / Mike Needs iPhone Apps
0:35:10 The Geek Seat w/ Matt Murdick of the US Whocast
0:44:42 TimeGate Atlanta Sci-Fi Convention w/ Alan Siler
0:54:39 Torchwood Series 1
1:37:49 Show Close
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