Vanessa Armstrong,

Vanessa Armstrong

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • Syfy
  • Strange Horizons
  • Timothy McSweeney
  • Los Angeles Times

Recent articles by Vanessa:

Marvel’s What If…? Season Two Introduces Kahhori: A New Hero Never Seen In The Comics

The Disney+ animated series What If…? takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe and flips it on its head, often giving us — thanks to the multiverse —different versions of events that happened in its 31 … → Read More

Dean Devlin & Jonathan Glassner explain that clone reveal on SYFY’s original series ‘The Ark’

SYFY’s new original series The Ark has been playing with all kinds of sci-fi concepts in its first season, from space exploration to global catastrophe, and now we can add clones into the mix after Episode 4. So what does that twist mean, and how does cloning fit into the world of The Ark? **Spoilers ahead for the fourth episode of SYFY’s The Ark** → Read More

We’re Getting Another R-Rated Hellboy Adaptation, Co-Written by Mike Mignola

There’s a new Hellboy adaptation in the works. This one is titled Hellboy: The Crooked Man and will be directed by Brian Taylor, the person behind the Brave New World adaptation that ran for one se… → Read More

Leigh Bardugo Shares Ninth House TV Adaptation Has a Pilot Script

While Shadow and Bone’s second season is about to premiere on Netflix, author Leigh Bardugo also has another adaptation of her work in development. I’m talking about Ninth House, Bardugo’s first fo… → Read More

Shadow and Bone Season 2 Trailer Gives Us More Glimpses of The Darkling, Nikolai, and More

The second season of Netflix’s Shadow and Bone adaptation is almost here, and we’ve got a trailer to prove it! The streaming platform released the new clip today, which not only gives us Ben Barnes… → Read More

Disney Has Pushed The Marvels Release Date to Later This Year

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania has just invaded a theater near you, but if you’re already looking forward to what’s coming up after that in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, then I have some news f… → Read More

Peacock Ups the Ante and Orders a Second Season of Poker Face

Natasha Lyonne’s Charlie Cale will continue to find murder wherever she travels! Peacock has officially greenlit Poker Face for a second season. → Read More

‘The Ark’ stars open up about how they formed a ‘Fellowship of the Ring’ while filming SYFY series

The Ark, the new SYFY show from Dean Devlin and Stargate SG-1 creator Jonathan Glassner, centers around a group of survivors trying to stay alive on a damaged spaceship still a year out from its planetary destination. → Read More

For Their Penultimate Season, Outlander Recruits Sinead O’Connor for Theme Song

If you’re a fan of the Outlander television adaptation, you’re well-familiar with the show’s numerous renditions of its theme song. The seventh and penultimate season, set to premiere on this summe… → Read More

Prime Video’s The Peripheral Will Bring More Thrills In a Second Season

The future is coming back for a second season. Amazon has picked up another tranche of episodes for their television adaptation of William Gibson’s The Peripheral. → Read More

A Live-Action Spider-Man Noir Series Is in Development, With Mortal Kombat Writer on Board

Amazon Studios and MGM are working on a Spider-Man Noir live-action series, brought to us by Into the Spider-Verse producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, former Sony head Amy Pascal, and Oren … → Read More

New Scream VI Trailer Reveals a Ghostface Like No Other

We’ve got a new teaser trailer for Scream VI heading our way. And while sports fans and Super Bowl commercial fans will have to wait for the big game this Sunday to see it run on network television… → Read More

Dichen Lachman Joins Freya Allan and William H. Macy on Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes

The cast for Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes grows ever larger, with Severance and Jurassic World Dominion (and Dollhouse) star Dichen Lachman joining the production. → Read More

‘The Ark’ stars were ‘kids in a candy shop’ on set, because sci-fi space ships are incredibly cool

Space can be a dangerous place, especially if you’re a character on SYFY's The Ark, where the survivors are trapped on a failing spaceship with no help for light years. → Read More

The best animated features streaming on Peacock, from 'Curse of the Were-Rabbit' to 'Shrek'

There’s a lot of great things to watch on Peacock, from Rian Johnson’s new murder-of-the-week series Poker Face, to the exploits of Alan Tudyk’s extraterrestrial character Dr. Harry Vanderspeigle on Resident Alien. → Read More

Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau To Star In Gothic Horror Film, Virtue

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (pictured above as everyone’s favorite incestuous twin, Jamie Lannister) and Romola Garai are set to star in a film about an 14th-century knight (Coster-Waldau) who decides to… → Read More

'The Ark's young stars on challenge of playing nerd super-geniuses in SYFY's new space thriller

SYFY’s The Ark, the new show from Stargate alums Dean Devlin and Jonathan Glassner, involves a small group of survivors trying to, well, survive on a damaged ship after a cataclysmic event. Two of those survivors are the loquacious Alicia Nevins and the agriculturally-minded Angus Medford. → Read More

Logan Filmmaker James Mangold in Talks to Direct DC Studios’ Swamp Thing

It’s only been a day since co-CEOs of DC Studios, James Gunn and Peter Safran, announced their first tranche of films and television shows in their new DC Universe. One of those films was the horro… → Read More

Fallout Feature Adaptation Casts Arrow’s Katie Cassidy, Devon Sawa, and More

Editor’s Note: The original post described this Fallout project as the TV adaptation in the works at Prime Video. This is, in fact, another, completely different project called Fallout about … → Read More

‘The Ark’ co-creators Dean Devlin & Jonathan Glassner on crafting a deep space ‘pressure cooker’

The Ark, SYFY’s new space thriller from the minds of Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day) and Jonathan Glassner (Stargate SG-1), premieres Wednesday. → Read More