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amazonAmazon buys rights to Three Body Problem for over $1 billion

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The Three-Body Problem is a science fiction novel by the Chinese writer Liu Cixin. It is the first novel of the Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy, but Chinese readers generally refer to the whole series by the title of this …

entertainmentScience Fiction Great Ursula Le Guin died

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Ursula Le Guin, a Grand Master SciFi writer, died last week. Her “greatest greats” bibliography: The Earthsea Cycle Disposessed Left Hand of Darkness Word for World is Forest Lathe of Heaven Orsinian Tales Annals of the Western Shore She was …

entertainmentBattle Angel Alita – Sci-fi World filled with Kung-fu Terminator bots

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James Cameron and Robert Rodriguez are making an adaptation of the Anime – Battle Angel Alita. #Alita Battle Angel is in theaters July 20, 2018. It is set in a post-apocalyptic future and focuses on Alita, a cyborg who has …

entertainmentTom Baker returns to Dr Who to complete lost episode

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The Fourth Dr Who, Tom Baker, returns to film new footage to complete Shada, an episode that was abandoned due to a BBC strike. Baker last appeared as the Doctor in 1981, when the character regenerated and the role was …

amazonAmazon making Ringworld, Snow Crash and Lazarus One TV series

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Amazon is dramatically ramping up its production for next year, moving forward with three new high-concept series (ringworld, Snow Crash and Lazarus One). These new efforts represent a significant production investment from the studio, which is currently in preproduction, production …

science fictionScience Fiction author Jerry Pournelle has died

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Instapundit relayed information from Alex Pournelle that Science Fiction author Jerry Pournelle has died. Wikipedia also confirms the death of Jerry Pournelle. Jerry Pournelle wrote online at Chaos Manor. In 1985, Footfall, in which Robert A. Heinlein was a thinly …

entertainmentNext Doctor Who will be a female for the first time

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Jodie Whittaker has been announced as Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord – the first woman to get the role. She was revealed in a trailer that was broadcast on BBC One at the end of the Wimbledon men’s singles final.

entertainmentIf Tesla Model 3 hits production targets it will outsell BMW 3 series and Mercedes C class within one year

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After taking in about 400,000 deposits at $1,000 a piece, Musk ramped up production plans. And then he ramped them up some more. Now, three months from the official start of production, the billionaire Tesla CEO seems to think he …