Keanu Reeves, Dan Dare and The X-Files

It's Tuesday! Did you enjoy the long Bank Holiday weekend? (If you're not from England, Wales or Northern Ireland: sorry you had to work yesterday while we were at home , in some cases playing Talisman ). Here's a round-up of cool SF bits and bobs...

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David Duchovny has been talking about the script he's read for the proposed second X-Files movie. Pop over to the SCI FI Wire site here .

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Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future will return! Virgin Comics is bringing him out of retirement, it seems. Plus there are rumours of a feature film spin-off. Go check out this blog entry .

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The net is buzzing about Keanu Reeves being cast as Klaatu in the new version of The Day The Earth Stood Still. What? They're remaking Robert Wise's 1951 classic? How dare they? Etc. Read all about it on Empire's website .

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There's a new site dedicated to all the various SF and fantasy gongs: SF Awards Watch . Talking of Hugo awards and the like, the SF world is gearing up for Nippon 2007 (this year's Worldcon in Yokohama).

Have a good evening. More SF excitement tomorrow, including the latest bulletin from SFX Towers, and some stuff about the Birmingham International Comics Show. Be seeing you...