The modern B-movie fixation with sharks started long before someone thought of putting them in a tornado, but it was that moment that kicked the whole trend into high gear. Ten years ago the first, instantly meme-able Sharknado movie premiered on DVD and SyFy. Now, on the tenth birthday of the world’s most peculiar weather pattern, SyFy presents the Sharknado marathon, featuring every movie in the series that was ever made.
“The Ark,” a new science fiction adventure series from Syfy and Hulu, will premiere soon. It is directed by Dean Devlin, He is the producer, directed and writer of hits like Independence Day and Leverage. In our current time we don’t have the technology to do interstellar space travel yet. It is because we can’t make ships that runs in the speed of light yet. Even in our own Solar System, the space travel is too slow. It will take 6 months to two years to go to Mars. Jupiter’s moon, Callisto takes 15 years or even more of travel. Going to an extra solar planet will take centuries or even millennium because they are that far.
Forget that embarrassing 2019 remake…the real deal is here. After a development cycle spanning several years and one pandemic, Chucky the Killer Doll finally has his own TV series, which debuts its first episode in a matter of days.
Can a doll catch COVID-19? It remains to be proven, but if Batman can catch the coronavirus, why take chances? USA and SyFy announced today their long-in-development Chucky TV series will be in development a bit longer, until it’s safer to resume filming. Deadline broke the news.
It’s been nearly two years since a new episode of Wynonna Earp last aired on SyFy, and to be honest, it feels like it’s been even longer. First production on Season Four was stymied by financial problems from the co-financier of the series, IDW Entertainment. Then, once that was resolved, the entirety of Hollywood was shut down.
We’ve known about it for a long time, but this was the week the SyFy Channel officially committed to the Chucky TV show that’s been talked about for over a year. Within that time, a rebooted feature film (which recast Chucky as a corrupted robot AI with needy tendencies) was announced, filmed, edited, shown in theaters, dumped on Blu-Ray and forgotten about. Let’s get back to the actual thing!
Since the last three summers have included a season of Wynonna Earp on SyFy, you’re probably wondering where the latest one is. And if you ARE wondering, you clearly haven’t been paying attention to the site, since we told you last February production had been placed on hiatus while a behind-the-scenes problem was being worked out. We’re now hearing the issue has been resolved, and production will now resume, BUT the next season will not appear in 2019.
If the kerbillion sequels to that one movie about a tornado full of sharks didn’t make it clear, SyFy Channel is devoted to making cheesy B-movies, the more outrageous the better. And while they’ve been coasting on the success of Sharknado with random “shark–insert thing here” knockoffs, this time they’ve come up with a truly novel idea: a horror slasher starring Sid & Marty Krofft characters.
Season 3 of Wynonna Earp ended on a cliffhanger, and unfortunately, we may have to wait longer to find out what happens next. Season 4 has been delayed.
Recently, a strange development has occurred in the killer doll universe: Chucky has split in two. Franchise creator Don Mancini has continued to keep the original character alive through direct-to-video movies, along with the original voice actor Brad Dourif and crew (and recently, his daughter). MGM, however, wants to reboot the series with a new Chucky, new director, everything.
Thanks to Game of Thrones, George RR Martin is one of the most famous authors on Earth. Rather than finishing the last few novels, Martin has chosen to spend his remaining years on Earth making other shows. With his latest, the 10-episode miniseries Nightflyers, he’s pivoting away from fantasy and trying his hand at sci-fi horror.
It’s always an encouraging sign whenever a TV channel hits the Renew button as fast as it possibly can…..especially when it happens to a show that deserves it. Wynonna Earp just aired its third season opener Friday, and one day later SyFy re-upped the contracts for another ten-episode season. That was fast!