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Nautilus: Disney+ Orders Prequel to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Disney+ has greenlit Nautilus, a prequel TV series to Jules Verne's 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea The 10-part series will tell the origin story of Captain Nemo and his legendary submarine The Nautilus because prequels and origin stories are all the rage at Disney+ these days We can probably trust that Captain Nemo won't be[...]
David Hine, Brian Haberlin Create Jules Verne’s Lighthouse From Image
Creative team behind The Marked and Sonata, David Hine and Brian Haberlin, are back again this April with artist Geirrod Van Dyke and an all-new comic book from Image Comics/Shadowline, Jules Verne's Lighthouse. Set on the high seas of space, and based upon the work of master storyteller Jules Verne, this five-issue science fiction miniseries will[...]
With production back underway after a COVID-related pause to production, David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) offered viewers an update on the upcoming adaptation of Jules Verne's classic Around the World in 80 Days Accepting the Digital Spy Reader Awards 2020 award for "Best Actor (Male)" for his portrayal of real-life serial killer Dennis Nilsen in ITV's[...]
The First Manned Space Mission on America's Newsstands
Lakeside Library Vol 3 #66, published by Donnelley, Loyd & Co in 1880, appears to be the first periodical on the national American newsstand to feature a manned space mission — illustrated and in detail.  The quarto-sized illustrated story paper serialized Jules Verne's Round the Moon, the 1870 sequel to the 1865 touchstone From the[...]
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction Looks to Sci-Fi's Past and Future
Without Jules Verne and H.G Wells there wouldn't have been Ray Bradbury or Robert A Heinlein, and without them, there wouldn't be Lucas, Spielberg, Ridley Scott or me As a filmmaker who specializes in science fiction, I'm interested in exploring the struggles and the triumphs that brought these incredible stories to life and seeing how[...]