Here’s What’s Going On 07/24/2013: New Writers Courted for Next STAR TREK

Scribes with Bad Robot creds in talks… Syfy wants Oz characters to go to war… We wanted to show you the trailer for RIDDICK. We can’t. We just can’t…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.


Here’s What’s Going On 07/23/2013: Loki Commandeers Comic-Con

Norse gods are such buttinskies,.. Syfy wants to take 12 MONKEYS to series… Bill Plympton salutes those CHEATIN’ hearts…
From the luxurious Cinefantastique Online studios in NYC, Dan Persons brings you up-to-date on what’s happening in the world of fantastic film & TV.


Santuary Season 4 Finale—Sneak Peek

Will Dr. Helen Magnus’s (Amanda Tapping) plan be the salvation of Abnormal-kind…or its doom?
In this clip from “Sanctuary For None, Part 2”, Henry (Ryan Robbins)
and Nikola Tesla (Jonathon Young) learn that the SCIU turned one of the unsuspecting Tesla’s designs into a weapon to be used against Abnormals.

With no Season 5 pick-up announced as yet, this season finale could wind up being the series finale.
SANCTUARY airs Friday at 9:00 PM ET/PT on SyFy.

'Sanctuary' Goes Musical

In this week’s new episode Fugue, an abnormal attacks Will Zimmerman’s (Robin Dunne)’s girlfriend FBI agent Abby  Corrigan (Pascale Hutton).
When she wakes in the Sanctuary infirmary, Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) discovers that she’s being taken over by the abnormal, and learn that the only way to communicate with the creature is through singing.
Written and directed by Damian Kindler, Fugue airs Novemeber 25th.
SANCTUARY is on SyFy Fridays at 10:00 PM/9:00 Central.

'Sanctuary: Monsoon' — Sneak Peek


Will (Robin Dunne) and Henry (Ryan Robbins) try to track down a missing Abnormal after a shipping container mixup.
Meanwhile, Magnus’ (Amanda Tapping) mission to a remote African island to meet the Sanctuary’s new financial adviser sets off a tense hostage situation.

Guest starring: Carlo Rota, Sandrine Holt, Martin Cummins, and Pascale Hutton. Directed By Martin Wood, from a screenplay by Damian Kindler.
SANCTUARY airs Fridays at 10:00 PM ET/PT.

'Sanctuary: Untouchable'—Clip

A new episode of SANCTUARY, Untouchable airs this week.
Now that the world knows about Abnormals and the Sanctuary, it looks like Magnus (Amanda Tapping) is going to have a lot of explaining to do when a U.N. official pays a visit.
Meanwhile, Will’s (Robin Dunne) girlfriend has a unique problem.
SANCTUARY airs Fridays at 10:00 PM (ET/PT) on SyFy.

Sam Witwer is Darth Maul

Sam_WitwerAccording to Nuke The Fridge,  when Darth Maul returns in the animated STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS on Cartoon Network, he’ll be voiced by a familar genre actor.
Sam Witwer (SMALLVILLE’s Doomsday), and currently the vampiric star of SyFy’s take on the UK supernatural drama BEING HUMAN. will take on the role of the popular character of  Darth Sidious’ apprentice—who seemed to be pretty much indisputably dead, cut in half and the two parts fallen down a power shaft in THE PHANTOM MENACE.
Witwer has also appeared in the Steven King movie THE MIST, and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. In the STAR WARS universe he’s provided voices for THE CLONE WARS and the video games THE FORCE UNLEASHED (Starkiller) and STAR WARS: THE ULTIMATE SITH EDITION.

'Sanctuary: Uprising' — Clip

As Abnormals continue to “invade” the surface, Will(Robin Dunne), Kate (Agam Darshi), Henry (Ryan Robbins) and the Big Guy (Christopher Heyerdahl) seek to prevent all-out war with the Lotus Security Forces. While this is brewing they worry about Helen Magnus, who was last seen heading towards the unworld city of Praxis — just before it was destroyed.
This episode was directed by Amanda Tapping, whose Dr. Magnus was last seen trapped back in time  in Victorian-era London. 
Video via SanctuarynetRU

'Sanctuary' Returns—Sneak Peek

In the season four opener, Helen Magnus (Amanda Tapping) has pursued Adam Worth (Ian Tracey) back to 1898 London to stop him from altering—and quite possibly completely destroying—the future.
As she battles to stop Worth, stay hidden from her past-self, and avoid taking any action that might change the events of history, Magnus must also figure out how to get back to her own present day timeline.
(Via Canada’s SPACE channel)

Magnus back in Victorian London

In the clip, Magnus must battle her former lover (& father of her child) John Druitt ( Christopher Heyerdahl), currently active under his energy parasite-induced persona,  Jack the Ripper.
SANCTUARY returns to Fridays at 1o:00 PM (ET/PT) on SyFy.

'Warehouse 13'—Season Finale Clip

According to, in  the two-hour season finale of WAREHOUSE 13 Emily Lake:

 “Pete, Myka, Artie and Claudia race to stop the murderous Walter Sykes (Anthony Michael Hall) to save the Warehouse and the world. Meanwhile, Sykes’ final revenge involves recruiting H.G. Wells (Jaime Murray).”

They also confirm that WAREHOUSE 13 has been picked up for a fourth season, which they say “will likely premiere next summer”.