girl who could move shit with her mind

Alex Kurtzman‘s television and movie production company Secret Hideout has scored the rights to Jackson Ford’s novel The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind, with the intent of adapting it to TV. The novel follows a girl with telekinetic powers who is forced to clear her name after she’s accused of murder. The book is the first in a series, with a sequel due out this summer.

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Silence of the Lambs Sequel Series

After NBC gave us a series focused squarely on The Silence of the Lambs serial killer Hannibal Lecter, CBS is looking to follow the classic movie with a sequel series called Clarice, focusing on Jodie Foster’s character of FBI agent Clarice Starling one year after the events of The Silence of the Lambs. However, the series doesn’t have any connection to the NBC series Hannibal. Read More »

Star Trek: Picard Season 2

The new series Star Trek: Picard isn’t slated to premiere on the CBS All Access subscription service until January next year. But there’s already a strong vote of confidence in the return of Patrick Stewart as Captain Jean-Luc Picard, because the new series has just been given a second season order by CBS, not to mention a hefty tax incentive from California.
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the man who fell to earth tv series

CBS All Access announced that Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, and John Hlavin are developing a streaming series based on The Man Who Fell to Earth. The 1963 novel by Walter Tevis was previously adapted into a movie starring David Bowie, directed by Nicolas Roeg.

Kurtzman is already working with All Access on the Star Trek universe, with Discovery and Picard already in production and more Trek series in development. Here are a few hints we could glean from the press release and announcements.

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picard spin-off show title

The official title for the Star Trek Jean-Luc Picard spin-off has been revealed, and the results will shock you. Okay, not really – you probably could’ve guessed this on your own. The show is now officially called Star Trek: Picard, and there’s a new logo to boot. It’s not much, I know, but it’s just one tiny step closer to this show being a reality. See the logo below.

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Jean-Luc Picard - Patrick Stewart

Cameras aren’t yet rolling on the forthcoming Star Trek series that will bring Sir Patrick Stewart back to the final frontier as Captain Jean-Luc Picard. However, writer/producer Alex Kurtzman was already brought to tears by the return of the Star Trek: The Next Generation character, one of the most beloved Starfleet officers in the history of the sci-fi franchise. Read More »

star trek discovery season 3

Star Trek: Discovery season 3 is officially happening, and the CBS All Access series is getting a new showrunner, to boot. Michelle Paradise will now work alongside Alex Kurtzman to captain the prequel series, which is set a decade before the original Star Trek. Expect to see Star Trek: Discovery season 3 sometime in 2020.

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what happened to the dark universe

Like a freshly-turned vampire immediately stumbling out into the sun, Dark Universe died before it could really get started. Universal had hoped to launch their own cinematic universe based around their classic monsters, but the first entry – The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise – was a complete dud. Afterwards, future Dark Universe projects were put on hold, and it seems like the idea is – for the time being – dead and buried.

Now, Alex Kurtzman, who oversaw the Dark Universe writers room and directed The Mummy, is opening up about the fiasco, and confirms he definitely has nothing to do with the Dark Universe anymore. See Kurtzman’s explanation about what happened to the Dark Universe below,

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star trek 4 shelved

Trek Watch! (Please read that in Paul Rudd’s Anchorman voice.) A galaxy full of Star Trek news just happened to beam itself into our laps, so I’ve rounded it up for you, dear reader. The biggest and perhaps most disappointing story is that Star Trek 4 has been shelved due to those contract disputes with Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth. Meanwhile, the CBS All Access show about Captain Picard will apparently feature Picard’s life being “radically altered.” And finally, CBS All Access is boldly going forward with another animated Star Trek series.

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star trek discovery season 2 trailer

The Star Trek: Discovery season 2 trailer is here, bringing more space action, more space drama, something called the Red Angel, and hot, bearded Spock. What’s not to love? The second season of the CBS All Access series, set a decade before the events of the original Star Trek show, will have the crew of the Discovery interacting with the crew of the famous Enterprise, but that’s only one element of a much bigger story. Watch the Star Trek: Discovery season 2 trailer below.  Read More »