Mark Fergus

Syfy/Alcon Expand the Cast for The Expanse with Steven Strait and Shohreh Aghdashloo

"The Expanse," a new Syfy/Alcon TV project we've been keeping a close eye on, just got even more interesting with word of two new cast members. Read on for the details, and look for more as it comes.

Thomas Jane to Star in New Syfy/Alcon TV Series The Expanse

Back in April we got the first word on a new series heading to Syfy, a "space opera" entitled "The Expanse." Now we know who the lead actor is going to be, and it's someone most genre fans know and love.

Syfy Greenlights Another New Series: Space Opera The Expanse

Syfy continues to ramp up its slate of new scripted dramas with a straight-to-series order for space opera project "The Expanse," based on the book series by James S.A. Corey, it was announced today by Syfy President Dave Howe.

Live-Action Akira to be Helmed by the Hughes Brothers?

Two years after it acquired the rights to influential manga Akira, Warner Bros. is courting the Hughes Brothers (twins Allen and Albert) to direct a live-action version of the tale. A script has already been written by Mark Fergus, Hawk Ostby, and Gary Whitta (the latter of whom penned the brothers' most recent outing, The Book of Eli).

Akira Adaptation Moving Along

It's been a good long while since there was anything to report on concerning Warner Bros.' plans to adapt the anime sensation Akira into a big budget live action extravaganza. Over a year, in fact. Finally a bit of news has trickled out.

Downey Playing Cowboys & Aliens?

With Iron Man raking in money hand over fist, still, I’m sure one of the big questions in Hollywood is something we’ve not heard in a long time; what is Robert Downey, Jr. doing next? Other than the inevitable sequel(s), it looks like it might be the long-gestating adaptation of Cowboys & Aliens.