Summer Glau: From ‘Borg to Bride to ‘Cape’ Crusader

This Sunday, Lifetime Movie Network invites you to tag along on a ‘Deadly Honeymoon,’ during which a couple’s newlywed nirvana is turned into a nightmare when the groom (‘The O.C.’s Chris Carmack) goes missing aboard a cruise ship. Summer Glau, who stars as the soon-suspected bride, revealed what she found creepy about the story, reflected […]

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Summer Glau Joins the Superhero Ranks in ‘The Cape’

Summer Glau is back to butt-kicking. The ‘Terminator‘ chick just landed the lead in NBC’s superhero-themed drama called ‘The Cape.’ According to The Hollywood Reporter, Glau will play Orwell, “a cute and intrepid investigative blogger who fearlessly goes after corrupt cops and costumed bad guys.” The pilot will be directed by Simon West, who brought […]

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New On DVD: The Mentalist, Sarah Connor, Spongebob, 30 Rock

The Mentalist A team of the Californian Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may officially be led by haughty agent Lisbon. However, her mediocre intelligence and methods by the book are no match for ‘Mentalist‘ Patrick Jane (Simon Baker). Formally, the ex-medium-hustler is just a police consultant. In fact the detectives soon learn to look to him […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week in Sci Fi – There’s A Cooler Dollhouse Out There (It’s Just Not The One We’ve Been Watching)

If you’re one of those people who feel that Dollhouse somehow wasn’t living up to its potential, it turns out there’s a really good explanation for that inkling: there’s a groovier Dollhouse up and running which has apparently been siphoning up a big chunk of available awesomeness. Oh, and in the giant shell game that […]

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Sci Fi Tracker: This Week In Sci Fi – Mind-Wiped Hobbits, Cannibal Chefs (?), and Still More Torture for TSCC Fans

Is it fall yet?  What about now?  What about………..now? What with the glut of guest star announcements, scintillating spoilers, and suspense-laden trailers, we’re thisclose to enjoying fall’s bodacious bounty. So close, and yet so far. Plus further on the horizon:  Syfy encourages us to imagine not only greater, but weirder. Read on. Is Burbank the […]

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‘Terminator’ Hottie to Play in the ‘Dollhouse’

Welcome to the ‘Dollhouse,’ Summer Glau. Now that her show has been terminated, Glau is joining the cast of Fox’s other sexy sci-fi series, which earned a surprise Season 2 renewal. More guest-star goodness will pop up this season in the form of Alexis Denisof (‘Angel’), Jamie Bamber (‘Battlestar Galactica’) and Keith Carradine (‘Dexter’). Look […]

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50 Sci Fi Things You Must Watch Now!

It’s a time-honored genre tradition: Clark Kent is Superman, Diana Prince is Wonder Woman, and Peter Parker is Spiderman. Furthermore, Echo doesn’t know she’s Caroline, Peter Bishop is not exactly Peter Bishop, Sylar thinks he’s Nathan, and a certain traveling Timelord routinely regenerates the human carcass he travels around in, because……why the hell not?! In […]

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Television’s Top 10* Ass Kicking Women

This summer’s movies are full of characters who kick ass: Star Trek’s Kirk and Spock, Pelham 123’s Walter Grabe, Transformers William Lennox, Terminator Salvation’s John Connor. These heroic figures are seriously lacking in estrogen. Fortunately, Fancast is here to deliver the estrogen that the big screen is lacking. Our guide to television’s women who kick […]

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RIP List: Show Cancellations

The axe is falling hard in TV land this week, as the networks host Upfronts in New York to present their fall schedules. Did your favorite show make the cut? Probably at least one did not. Budget cuts are being cited in many cases, but we know TV executives often look to ratings over quality […]

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‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles’ Cancelled

UPDATED: It’s official, folks. ‘Sarah Connor’ was not picked up by the Fox networks for the fall. Entertainment Weekly’s Michael Ausiello is reporting that ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles‘ will not return to Fox in the fall. While we have no further details regarding the cancellation, or an official statement from Fox, we do know […]

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