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The Long-Awaited Wheel of Time TV Series Is Heading to Amazon The Long-Awaited Wheel of Time TV Series Is Heading to Amazon

After a long and winding journey that’s spawned a rejected pilot and close calls after close calls, Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time book series is finally coming to television, thanks to a deal between Sony and Amazon Studios.

Postal Apocalypse: Special Mostly Wonder Woman Edition Postal Apocalypse: Special Mostly Wonder Woman Edition

Bonjour, my beloved bubble-wrapped envelopes. Shockingly, the advent of the first good, feminist superhero movie inspired a lot of questions this week. Go figure! Plus: Should you wear Marvel merchandise with the Hydra logo? What should the next Matrix movies be about? And did I mention Wonder Woman?

More Strange Rumors About Doctor Who's Next Doctor More Strange Rumors About Doctor Who's Next Doctor

Scott Derrickson might be returning for Doctor Strange 2. Supergirl could be bringing in another infamous Superman villain. What the hell was Nathan Fillion doing on the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? Plus, new pictures from The Mummy and new footage from American Gods, and what’s to come in the rest of Arrow…

Sony Will Bring The Wheel of Time to TV Sony Will Bring The Wheel of Time to TV

Is the long, weird saga of Wheel of Time’s journey to television is seemingly over? After that bizarro pilot that lead to legal troubles and the final but very vague announcement the legendary fantasy series would come to TV properly after all, we now know it’ll be Sony who will be responsible for bringing Robert…

Where Is All the Other Live-Action Fantasy? Where Is All the Other Live-Action Fantasy?

Hello, my admirable addressees! Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night will prevent me from fulfilling my duty, which is non-existent, because I am a fake mailman. This week: Should Captain America be considered a supervillain? How does Batman do anything if he never eats? And how do you teach someone all…

The Wheel of Time Is Going to Be a TV Series After All The Wheel of Time Is Going to Be a TV Series After All

After last year’s fight over the TV rights to Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time, Jordan’s widow Harriet McDougal has said that the legal situation is sorted and a new adaptation is already on its way.

Which Epic Book Series Would Benefit From Being Shortened and Combined? Which Epic Book Series Would Benefit From Being Shortened and Combined?

Everybody loves to dive into a pile of books that spin out an epic, immersive storyline. There’s nothing more satisfying than a trilogy or series with deep worldbuilding. But some book series could stand to be a bit shorter—and maybe also fewer books.

Producers Of That Wheel Of Time TV Pilot Are Suing Robert Jordan's Widow Producers Of That Wheel Of Time TV Pilot Are Suing Robert Jordan's Widow

A week ago, a pilot episode for a Wheel of Time TV show aired at 1:30 in the morning on the cable channel FXX. And its producers, Red Eagle Entertainment, explained it was basically to hold onto the rights past their Feb. 11 expiration date. But now, they've sued Harriet McDougal, the widow of author Robert Jordan.

Watch That Weird ​Wheel Of Time TV Show Pilot Here Watch That Weird ​Wheel Of Time TV Show Pilot Here

Did you miss that Wheel of Time special that FXX snuck on the air Sunday night? Well, the 30-minute pilot (titled "Winter Dragon") is now online for your viewing pleasure. And don't forget to check out our exclusive scoop on how and why this got made — without the approval of Robert Jordan's estate.

The Real Story About That Wheel Of Time Pilot That Aired Last Night The Real Story About That Wheel Of Time Pilot That Aired Last Night

The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan is one of the most popular book series of all time. So you'd think the first episode of a TV version would air with massive fanfare... so why did the pilot air in the middle of the night instead? We reached out to the producers and found out why. Now updated with more info!

Uh, Did FXX Just Secretly Air A Pilot For A Wheel Of Time TV Show? Uh, Did FXX Just Secretly Air A Pilot For A Wheel Of Time TV Show?

Well, the FXX Network aired something related to Robert Jordan's bestselling fantasy series last night. Subtitled "Winter Dragon," no one seems to know what exactly it is. A failed pilot? A stealthy promo? Something else? As we investigate, ODeck's Nicole has an excellent breakdown of... whatever it is.

10 Questions From Science Fiction That We're Glad Were Never Answered 10 Questions From Science Fiction That We're Glad Were Never Answered

We tend to think of science fiction and fantasy as being like mystery novels — the story is over when you solve the case. So we obsess over questions that have no answers. But here are 10 questions that are better unanswered, either because the possibilities are fascinating or because the answers would be terrible.

Major Spoilers For Everything! Over at Tor.com, there are spoilers for every science fiction and fantasy book ever published. You have been warned.

Romance Fail: The Worst Fictional Pairings, and Why They Happen Romance Fail: The Worst Fictional Pairings, and Why They Happen

Romance abounds in fiction — and science fiction and fantasy are full of epic romances too. But sometimes, it's just a bad idea. We see so many fictional couples that the writers clearly thought were a great idea, but are actually disasters. Here are the main signs that a fictional romance is a terrible, awful, bad…

11 Preposterously Manly Fantasy Series 11 Preposterously Manly Fantasy Series

What makes a book series manly? Is it the action? The violence? The lack of female characters? Is it male wish-fulfillment? Misogyny? Or a combination of all these things?

A Memory of Light delivers a better ending than Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series probably deserves A Memory of Light delivers a better ending than Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series probably deserves

Let's start with a spoiler-free review, shall we? A Memory of Light is an incredibly fitting end to Robert Jordan's sprawling, immersive and often aggravating Wheel of Time saga. It's both epic and weirdly perfunctory, as Brandon Sanderson — who of course took over for Robert Jordan when he died in 2007 — manages to…

Paul Krugman explains what Asimov's Foundation and Jordan's Wheel of Time have in common Paul Krugman explains what Asimov's Foundation and Jordan's Wheel of Time have in common

Even if you're not a huge fan of Paul Krugman, the trouble-making economist and New York Times columnist, you should check out his introduction to a new edition of Isaac Asimov's Foundation trilogy (PDF). He explains pretty succinctly just why these novels are great, and why they had such a huge impact on the young…

Win The Most Awesome Wheel of Time Swag Ever Win The Most Awesome Wheel of Time Swag Ever

If you're a fan of the intensely epic Wheel of Time series, we've got a special treat for you to celebrate the fourteenth and final book in the series, A Memory of Light. Later today, we're going to be giving away five backpacks emblazoned with a logo that will tell the world that Robert Jordan is your homie — and…

10 Biggest Time-Sinks in Science Fiction and Fantasy 10 Biggest Time-Sinks in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Where does the time go? For some of us, that's a question involving time-loops and FTL drive. But for a lot of us, the explanation has more to do with massive books, bursting DVD sets and addictive games.

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