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Mortal Kombat: Legacy - Episode 9 - The End is Here!

After weeks of waiting the finale for Kevin Tancharoen's unique take on the Mortal Kombat universe, Mortal Kombat: Legacy, is finally here! Check in to see how it all goes down! From the Press Release:

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Last Blood Pools Up

It's been a pretty long time since last we heard anything about The Mutant Chronicles director, Simon Hunter's next film, The Last Blood, but since it's Comic-Con of course there's some news!

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Craig Gillespie Talks Pride and Prejudice & Zombies

It's been a long road for Lionsgate's big screen adaptation of the popular Seth Grahame-Smith mash-up novel, Pride, Prejudice & Zombies. Chris Eggertsen caught up with director Craig Gillespie during Comic-Con for a quick update.

Game of Thrones Star Elyes Gabel Signs Up for Active Duty in World War Z

Holy shit, guys, Look! Non Comic-Con related news. It's a rare breed nowadays! Just two more days and everything back to normal. Now then, onto some more World War Z casting news!

Bag of Bones Adaptation Gets the Green Light from A&E

Never count out Stephen King. He may not be seeing his Dark Tower on the big screen as soon as everyone had hoped, but thanks to A&E an adaptation of another of his books, Bag of Bones, has been greenlit for the small screen by A&E.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: The Piper Comes Knocking on the Door of the Last House on the Left

News of yet another comic-to-film adaptation has broken during the San Diego Comic-Con and we have all the details on the who whats and whens! Dig it! According to Variety Mandalay Vision has picked up the film rights to Zenescope Entertainment's graphic novel The Piper, and has tapped Adam Alleca (Last House on the Left) to pen the script adaptation of the horror thriller.

Warner Bros. Makes A Discovery of Witches

What's this? Non-Comic-Con related news? This truly is an act of absolute sorcery! Are you cats ready to be bewitched by a brand new screen adaptation? Of course you are! According to Deadline Warner Bros has acquired screen rights to A Discovery of Witches, the bestselling novel by Deborah Harkness.

Never Mind Riddick ... Get Ready for The Chronicles of Nick

With The Twilight Saga drawing to an end (yay), Hollywood is out to find another young adult themed property to franchise into a phenomenon. Enter Nick. That's right, kids; yet another adaptation is on its way!

The Darkness to Cast a Light on the Silver Screen

The name Jackie Estacado should be very familiar to fans of comic books and video games. For those of you not in the know, he's the star of the Top Cow comic book and video game series The Darkness. Think Goodfellas in Hell. The storyline was always rife with cinematic twists and turns, and now a movie version is on its way!

New Gargoyles Flick on its Way!

No, before you get too excited, this is not a re-imagining of the old TV movie of the week of the same name which features some of the late great Stan Winston's amazing monster effects. We're talking an entirely different property.

San Diego Comic-Con 2011: Hot New Motion Poster - The Hunger Games

Although The Hunger Games is skipping San Diego Comic-Con this year (Lionsgate will have info in its booth, #3729, however), fans looking forward to the film should enjoy this latest piece of full motion goodness in support of Lionsgate's forthcoming big screen adaptation! Dig it!

Strikeforce: Morituri Gearing Up to Save Us from an Alien Invasion

How many of you comics fans out there even remember Strikeforce: Morituri? Come on! If you missed it, believe us when we say you missed out! No worries, though; an adaptation is on the way that will no doubt trigger a resurgence in the series' popularity!

Stephen King Talks Dismantling of the Dark Tower at Universal

We're still bummed about Universal pulling the plug on Ron Howard's really ambitious take on adapting the much beloved Stephen King saga The Dark Tower. Are we surprised though? Not really. Another person who saw this coming was King himself. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, King offered the following comments on the film's demise:

Universal Pulls the Plug on The Dark Tower

With all the Comic-Con news filling up our home page, you'd think there's nothing else going on in the world of genre filmmaking, but of course there is, and we're doing our best to bring you all the news that's out there -- even if it's as depressing as this latest story.

Guillermo del Toro Now Working on Beauty and the Beast?

This just in! Guillermo del Toro has discovered the miracle of cloning, thus freely enabling him to work on 1,000 different projects at a time. In a perfect world, kids! In a perfect world. Get ready for more news from one of the most prolific filmmakers on the planet.