A vaguely interesting concept becomes a true mess
by JOHN VINCENT
First scenes surface of 'Back to the Future' with 'Caprica' star Eric Stoltz
Many fans of the classic time travel trilogy Back to the Future believe that no one else could have played the iconic Marty McFly other than Michael J. Fox. That film role -- now considered iconic -- served as the launching platform to bring Fox from television roles, like in "Family Ties," to ...Read More
But is this show from Steven Spielberg in trouble?
Last week, along with the reports about David Fury's departure from Stephen Spielberg's new television project Terra Nova, word started getting out about a possible casting decision that promises to be very interesting for the upcoming show. According to those reports, noted character actor Steph ...Read More
David Fury leaves, citing the dreaded 'creative differences'
A family's trip to prehistoric times not only is delayed, but it's now missing a member of the expedition. David Fury has departed from Fox's upcoming "Terra Nova," citing "creative differences." The executive producer of the pilot, who had been working on the first batch of episodes for the Stev ...Read More
TV Watchtower: What is the secret of this franchise's success and how will new film dazzle audiences again 28 years later?
In 1982, an ambitious science-fiction film called "Tron" was released by Disney aiming to capitalize on the new video game revolution. Starring Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner, "Tron" told the story of a computer programmer whose life work was stolen by a greedy rival, and in the process of reclai ...Read More
Australia will be backdrop for Spielberg's time travel drama
It may be off the immediate schedule, but Steven Spielberg's newest adventure, the time traveling television series Terra Nova," will shoot in Queensland, Australia. Production is expected to begin in October. Spielberg is no stranger to the area, and HBO's war-time epic "The Specific" also was ...Read More
Either way, both 'Drones' and 'Human Relations' are getting some serious online buzz
I had an idea once, but only once. It was simply a name that I decided to put on a website, a name that would become rather well-known. And then a decade later, someone else claimed they came up with the name out of the blue as well, and thought it would be a good name for a network. It wasn't until ...Read More
However, the network will sneak preview the pilot next spring
Fox cancelled a proposed panel for its new Steven Spielberg genre series "Terra Nova" from San Diego Comic-Con last month saying it just wasn't ready to go. And now those delays are creeping into the network's schedule as well. "Terra Nova" has been bumped from Fox's midseason slate to Fall 2011, ...Read More