Blog Archive: September 2021

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Discovery on Free to Air

TV Tonight reports that Star Trek: Discovery Season 1 will air on 10 Bold in October, Sunday 9:25 pm.

It's likely that most sci-fi fans have managed to see it already but if you haven't, here's your chance.

You can also still watch it on Netflix where Season 4 will release in mid November.

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ExeKiller Interview

GamingBolt interview ExeKiller developers Paradark Studio.

Revealed just last month and with no ETA, there's very little information about the game. 

ExeKiller is a retro futuristic, single player, action adventure game with western vibes. You are a bounty hunter trying to survive in dystopian, post-apocalyptic world.

So this short interview is informative.

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Boba Fett Release Date

Star Wars: Book of Boba Fett will premiere December 29 on Disney Plus.

The story sees Boba (Temuera Morrison) and Fennec Shand (Ming Na-Wen) from The Mandalorian attempt to claim some of Jabba the Hutt's former territory on Tatooine.

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New TekWar Series / Game

Deadline report that William Shatner's TekWar is being developed into a new adult animation and mixed-reality series. Audience members will be able to participate in the show and its story through mobiles, tablets or wearabe devices.


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Babylon 5 Reboot

The Verge report that CW are developing a Babylon 5 reboot with series creator J. Michael Straczynski as executive producer and writer. Warner Bros provided this description:

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China's Sci-Fi Booming

Xinhua reports that China's sci-fi industry exceeded 36.3 billion yuan ($7.8 billion AUD) in the first half of this year. It generated 55.1 billion yuan ($11.8 billion AUD) last year.

How does that compare with Australia? That's a mystery. If those figures are publicly available they're not easy to find.

A Xinhua article from a previous year on the same topic included an intriguiging claim from the government / university report.

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Russell T Davies to Return

In 2023 Russell T Davies will again take the lead as showrunner for the world's longest running sci-fi tv series in its 60th anniversary year. Though he hasn't been completely absent from the franchise and has been writing for other projects.

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Prodigy Character Posters

Nickelodeon have released 6 posters for characters in Star Trek: Prodigy. Emergency Training Hologram Janeway plus the Delta quadrant brats who find, board and pilot a Federation vessel in the Delta quadrant, five years after Voyager's return to Earth.

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The Future of the ISS

LiveScience reports on a recent hearing of the US House Space and Technology Subcommittee about the future of the International Space Station. The full hearing can be viewed here.

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Keep an eye on Ion Sci-Fi

Ion Sci-Fi will be a weekly video stream of sci-fi entertainment and space science and technology news in parallel with regular blog posts throughout the week.

Blogposts will start first and video streams will commence soon.

We'll be looking at and discussing sci-fi through an Australian lens. That doesn’t mean there will be kangaroos and koalas everywhere, but when we report release dates and which network / service shows will be on, those will be Australian. When we can we'll provide the same info for our friends overseas.