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Natalie Portman in Talks to Portray Struggling NASA Astronaut

According to a report in Variety, Natalie Portman may soon step into the role of an astronaut for Fox Searchlight’s upcoming film, Pale Blue Dot. The film will be directed by Noah Hawley, the creator of the critically-acclaimed television series Fargo. Reese Witherspoon was originally attached to the role but had to drop out due […]

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Quentin Tarantino Could Direct the Next Star Trek Film

In a surprising move, legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino is poised to take on a film in the decades-spanning Star Trek universe. The proclaimed life-long Trekkie says that he prefers Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek over Star Wars and has an idea on how to continue the rebooted series JJ Abrams recently spearheaded. Tarantino approached Executive Producer […]

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Will the X-Men and Fantastic Four Join the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

A rumor gripped Hollywood earlier this month that pointed to a sale of certain 21st Century Fox assets to Disney. Among those likely assets? Deadpool, Wolverine, and Sue Storm––the Invisible Woman. Apparently, it was more than a rumor and buzz is spreading about the sale. Disney is in talks to acquire all of Fox’s television […]

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The Last Jedi Director Will Create A New Star Wars Trilogy (Without the Skywalker Drama)

There are 33 agonizing days left until the world premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the eighth chapter in the Skywalker saga that began in 1997 with George Lucas’s culture-shifting Star Wars: A New Hope. The film follows JJ Abram’s reboot/sequel The Force Awakens in which we’re introduced to a new generation of rebels […]

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The Five “Aliens” You’ll Probably Meet in Space

Ok, nobody knows what aliens actually look like. Not officially at least. Yes, there are thousands of published documents about UFOs and alien encounters along with eyewitness testimony. Yes, Hollywood has done a decent job of imagining what they would look like (maybe). But nobody seems to have definitive proof or any theories of what […]

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The New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer is Epic. Will the Film Be Another Hit?

Disney has let loose the second trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi and people are losing their minds. Us included. The question remains: Will it be any good? The film is the second of the current trilogy that picks up years after the death of Emperor Palpatine and the fall of the Empire that […]

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Who Can Represent Humanity When Making First Contact With Aliens?

One of the fundamental questions that will arise when making contact with an extraterrestrial species one day, is who speaks for the human race? Unfortunately, given our borders, various religions, and conflicting political ideologies, we really have no answer. Some would point to the United Nations and that would make sense in theory. The head […]

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Andy Weir’s Next Space Novel Already Has A Movie In The Works

Andy Weir’s debut novel, The Martian, started out as free-to-read posts on the AOL programmer’s personal website and spread like a wildfire throughout the space (and enthusiasts) industry. After his views grew, Weir offered the story of a resourceful and witty botanist trying to survive on Mars as an ebook on Kindle for a dollar. […]

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Is Humanity Following the Road Paved by Star Trek?

Star Trek’s presence in contemporary society and its impact on the course of history cannot be understated. Gene Roddenberry’s myth has survived (and thrived) for over half a century and has inspired millions from every corner of the globe with its story of exploration and message of unity. The idea that the human race will […]

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New Space Movie! Ad Astra

Brad Pitt will star in Ad Astra, a science fiction thriller that will attempt the “most realistic depiction of space travel that’s been put in a movie.” Pitt will portray astronaut Roy Mcbride, an engineer on the autism spectrum who will face unexpected psychological and emotional challenges during his long and arduous mission to Neptune. […]

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