A.J. RIDDLE'S 'DEPARTURE'
TO GET SF MOVIE ADAPTATION!
Just some sf news for you this Monday, people, starting with the report from 'Deadline' on A.G. Riddle's bestselling novel DEPARTURE getting its big screen version at 20th Century Fox. It was initially self published but after becoming an on-line phenomenon, the book was sold in a seven figure deal to Harper Voyager! The novel starts with a plane crash in the English countryside. Soon, the survivors find they have a complex connection to the present, future and past as they are plunged into a sci-fi survival storyline.
'KILLJOYS' SF SHOW TRAILER
LUKE MACFARLANE & AARON ASHMORE AS INTERPLANETARY BOUNTY HUNTERS
The only trailer I have for you today is the first one for SyFy's new sf series KILLJOYS which arrives onto the small screens June 19th following a trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a multiplanetary class war. Hannah John Kamen stars as the deadly Dutch, with a unique gift for earning people’s trust and respect regardless of their class. Under her banter and protective flirtations, there is a dark secret past. Aaron Ashmore plays John Jaqobis, a peacemaker who hates conflict. Cheerful and kind-hearted, John prefers not to fight, but his wit has putsarcastic him into the fray enough over the years to teach him how to do it well, and dirty. Luke Macfarlane stars as D’avin, a handsome, rugged, sarcastic, and incredibly loyal former soldier whose expertise in tactics, manoeuvres and hand-to-hand combat make him an instant asset to the Killjoy team.