Saturday, 2 October 2021

Blogging Roundup: 2 June to 1 October 2021


The Wertzone


BABYLON 5 reboot in development with J. Michael Straczynski in charge 

THE WITCHER renewed for a third season at Netflix

Netflix releases title sequence for COWBOY BEBOP

Netflix releases first teaser for THE SANDMAN 

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON announces more castmembers 

Russell T. Davies returns to guide DOCTOR WHO through its 60th anniversary year 

Ian C. Esslemont sells a million books, outlines his next three MALAZAN novels 

WHEEL OF TIME recasts lead actor for second season 

Howard Shore (confirmed) and Bear McCreary (rumoured) in talks to join LORD OF THE RINGS prequel series as composers 

MECHWARRIOR 5 to get surprise second expansion next week 

Paramount releases details for STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS 


Warner Brothers drops enigmatic trailer for THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS 

Paramount announces launch dates for new seasons of STAR TREK 

Warner Brothers drop teasers for THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS 

HIS DARK MATERIALS composer Lorne Balfe to score WHEEL OF TIME TV series 

Amazon reveals first WHEEL OF TIME trailer 

Amazon to release first WHEEL OF TIME trailer tomorrow 

First publicity images for RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY released 

XCOM creators spill the beans (a bit) on upcoming Marvel XCOM-alike, MIDNIGHT SUNS 

Bethesda releases three location guides for STARFIELD 

Live-action COWBOY BEBOP adaptation gets airdate and publicity pictures 

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS movie wraps production 

FALLOUT TV showrunner gives update on the project 

Amazon unveil images from WHEEL OF TIME TV series 

Netflix rumoured to be developing a DISHONORED TV series 

Commodore Amiga Mini game console announced for 2022 

Seminal space opera BLAKE'S 7 joins BritBox US 

Frostpunk 2 announced 

Amazon moves production of its LORD OF THE RINGS prequel series from New Zealand to UK 

Netflix announces cast of AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER live-action adaptation 

Bryan K. Vaughan's Y: THE LAST MAN television series to hit screens on 13 September 

Mark Lawrence's IMPOSSIBLE TIMES trilogy optioned for television

Tamsyn Muir's LOCKED TOMB series Tad Williamses from a trilogy into a four-book series

Amazon reveals LORD OF THE RINGS TV show release date...but still not title

J. Michael Straczynski volunteers to take over as DOCTOR WHO showrunner

STAR TREK producer Alex Kurtzman extends deal until 2026

Fantasy author Michelle West dropped by publisher, switches to Patreon and self-publishing

Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall to depart DOCTOR WHO at the end of 2022 

Scott Lynch provides update on his writing process 

Hans Zimmer previews DUNE soundtrack with two tracks 

WHEEL OF TIME TV series gets official poster, November 2021 release date 

Paul Ruskay unveils first two tracks from HOMEWORLD 3 soundtrack 

Warner Brothers unveils new DUNE trailer 

Amazon announces adaptation of Neil Gaiman's ANANSI BOYS 

Fansite reveals details about LORD OF THE RINGS prequel TV series 

New BLADE movie gets a director 

DUNE gets new posters as marketing ramps up 

Shooting begins on Season 2 of THE WHEEL OF TIME 

New Tad Williams novels get new title and a possibly accelerated release schedule 

HBO halts development on one GAME OF THRONES spin-off, starts two more 

Next STAR TREK film lands WANDAVISION director, gets green light 

Relic Entertainment announces COMPANY OF HEROES 3 

WHEEL OF TIME movie prequel trilogy in development 

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON adds two new castmembers 

TIE FIGHTER gets a stunning, fan-made remake 

Noah Hawley confirms his ALIENS TV series will bring the xenomorph to Earth 

WHEEL OF TIME TV series reveals logo and confirms 2021 release 

GOOD OMENS renewed for a second season at Amazon 

Apple TV's FOUNDATION TV series gets airdate and new trailer 

Iain M. Banks' CULTURE novels to get two new companion volumes 

Obsidian Entertainment unveils THE OUTER WORLDS 2 with self-deprecating trailer 

Bethesda unveils more info and a release date for their upcoming CRPG, STARFIELD 

New animated LORD OF THE RINGS movie, WAR OF THE ROHIRRIM, in development 

Orbit Books confirm Daniel Abraham's new fantasy novel for early 2022 release 

Keira Knightley to star in ANCILLARY JUSTICE adaptation 

Shooting on THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT wraps production, Season 3 of THE MANDALORIAN spools up 

Netflix confirms autumn launch date for COWBOY BEBOP 

SHADOW & BONE renewed for a second season at Netflix 

George R.R. Martin becomes a canonical Marvel character 

Sony acquires N.K. Jemisins's BROKEN EARTH TRILOGY after a major bidding war 

The makers of XCOM are making MARVEL TACTICS 


For All Mankind: Season 2 

For All Mankind: Season 1 

The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie 

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings 

Black Widow 

Watch_Dogs: Legion 

Feet of Clay by Terry Pratchett 

Maskerade by Terry Pratchett 

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider 

Baking Bad by Kim M. Watt 

Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett 

Dishonored 2 

Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler 

Soul Music by Terry Pratchett 

The Falcon & The Winter Soldier: Season 1

Star Trek: Nemesis 

Far Cry: New Dawn 

Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett 

BattleTech: Mercenary Collection 

Lords and Ladies by Terry Pratchett 

Star Trek: Insurrection 

The God is Not Willing by Steven Erikson 

Small Gods by Terry Pratchett 

Star Trek: First Contact 


RIP Michael K. Williams 

Who Could Replace Chris Chibnall as the Next DOCTOR WHO Showrunner? 

RIP Richard Donner 

What We Know About STARFIELD 

Atlas of Ice and Fire

A Malazan Bonus Map for The God is Not Willing 

Stellar Cartography: BattleTech - The Fourth Succession War 

Stellar Cartography: The Inner Sphere of BattleTech 


Adam's Wheel of Television: Recasting Mat 

Adam's Wheel of Television: Book to Screen - Tar Valon 

Adam's Wheel of Television: New Image Deep Dives 

Adam's Wheel of Television: Why We Won't See a Trailer at Comic-Con 

Adam's Wheel of Television: Examining the new WHEEL OF TIME logo 

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