Meet The International Rescue Team In These Thunderbirds Are Go! Videos

ITV and Pukeko Pictures are remaking Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s classic sci-fi adventure Thunderbirds, replacing the marionettes with a mixture of practical and digital special effects. Now they’ve released a series of videos introducing the heroes, including the five Tracy brothers and their new pal Kayo.

Wherever disaster strikes, and no one else can help, the team from International Rescue will be there. Departing from their secret base on Tracy Island, the highly trained squad covers the whole world, and beyond. Each one of these videos is a kind of calling card for the core members of the crew, like this first one for Scott Tracy. The clips also give a brief nugget of information about each character, and introduce the various ships that they pilot into action.


Orphan Black Season 3 Has This Brilliant Plan To Boost Ratings, Details Here

Orphan BlackBBC America’s clone drama Orphan Black is one of the most compelling shows on television. The first two seasons garnered widespread acclaim from critics and sci-fi fans, but as happens all to often with genre shows, the ratings haven’t been stellar. Granted, they haven’t been awful, and it has very good numbers on DVRs, streaming, and on demand, but they’re not the best. And in order to hopefully take a step up, the fast approaching season 3 is getting a boost as AMC Networks plans to air the series across all of its outlets.

When the new episodes premiere on April 18, they will air on BBC America and AMC’s flagship station (AMC runs BBC America with BBC Worldwide), of course, but also IFC, WE TV, and Sundance TV. Outside of big political speeches and various MTV awards shows, this kind of cross platform promotion doesn’t happen all that often, and it’s especially cool for a sci-fi show to get this kind of backing.


Bruce Campbell Shares Ash Vs. Evil Dead Details, Plus The Cast Adds This Actress

Bruce CampbellAsh Vs. Evil Dead may not be straight up sci-fi, but it’s still one of our most anticipated upcoming shows. Most of what we know at this point is that it stars Bruce Campbell, reunites him with Sam Raimi, and there will be ten 30-minute episodes on Starz sometime later this year. That’s enough to catch our attention, but now plot details are starting to come out and the non-Campbell cast is coming together, adding another key piece.

Campbell stopped by to talk to Dread Central and shared some details about the impending series, which is set to begin filming in New Zealand before too awful long—production is slated to begin in April. He describes his approach to his character, an older version of his wise cracking braggart Ash, saying, “I’m bringing everything to the table. It’s a feisty version of Ash, who’s grizzled and just wants to be left alone.”


This Is The Alien 5 Role That Louis C.K. Wants

Louis CKNow that Neill Blomkamp’s Alien movie is officially happening, we can start the rampant speculation about casting and plot and all the fun little details that go along with a project like this. As this is going to be a pretty big deal, you have to imagine that all kinds of people in Hollywood are going to be interested in joining the party, and one star has already thrown his hat into the ring. Comedian Louis C.K. says he wants to be cast and then killed off in the next Xenomorph adventure. We can totally get behind that.

It wouldn’t be a true Alien movie without franchise stalwart Sigourney Weaver (we don’t really count the Alien Vs. Predator movies), and we certainly hope that she’ll return. She worked with Blomkamp on his latest, Chappie, and reportedly was part of the inspiration for his idea for the film. We don’t know yet if she’ll be back (on potential report says this could be a prequel, so it’s hard to imagine how she fits in), but she talked about the possibility on The Tonight Show and dropped the bit about Louis C.K.


Star Wars: The Force Awakens Begins Like This

star wars the force awakensFor many of us, that moment on December 18, when we sit down in that movie theater and the lights go down for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, is going to be something we’ve been waiting a long, long time for. It’s hard not to get a little bit giddy about the prospect of seeing new Star Wars on the big screen, and now, thanks to a new report making the rounds, we’ve got an idea of what we’re going to see right off the bat.

As usual, there are potential SPOILERS beyond this point. Also, this is an unconfirmed rumor from an unnamed source, so take it with a grain of salt and make of it what you will. PSA over.


The Guardians Of The Galaxy Animated Series Lands A Cast

guardians of the galaxyGuardians of the Galaxy has an entirely new cast. Sort of. We’re not talking about the blockbuster movie. No, Marvel has those actors locked up for years and multiple movies. So don’t worry, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper aren’t going anywhere on the big screen, but the animated Guardians series the studio has been working on has put together all the key pieces of its voice cast.

Will Friedle will lend his vocal chords to Star-Lord, Vanessa Marshall will voice Gamora, David Sobolov has signed on as Drax the Destroyer, Kevin Michael Richardson will say “I am Groot” quite a bit as Groot, and Trevor Devall brings his talents to everyone’s favorite smart-ass, gun-toting raccoon, Rocket. There you have it, the main core of the cast of the animated Guardians of the Galaxy.