• Learning from Mr. Spock: Researcher examines sci-fi as social commentary

    5 days ago - By Phys.org

    What if science fiction like the Star Trek series could teach us how to better understand and engage with the real world around us?
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  • Netflix has optioned John Scalzi's military science fiction novel Old Man's War

    Netflix has optioned John Scalzi's military science fiction novel Old Man's War

    5 days ago - By The Verge

    After years of teases and dead ends, we might yet get an adaptation of John Scalzi's 2006 military science fiction novel Old Man's War. Deadline reports that Netflix has optioned the book to develop as a film, with Scalzi coming on board as an executive producer.
    Scalzi's fans have been down this path before, though. Paramount Pictures previously optioned the novel and its sequels in 2011, with Wolfgang Petersen attached to direct. The Syfy Channel began developing the series in 2014. Both projects petered out. Still, Scalzi tells The Verge he's optimistic about the project, pointing to...
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  • John Scalzi's 'Old Man's War' sci-fi series is headed to Netflix

    5 days ago - By Engadget

    Award-winning science fiction author John Scalzi famously chose military SF for his Old Man's War series because it was a marketable sub-genre. Lucky for us that he did, as the eventual six-book series has been a critical and commercial success. Acco...
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