Monday Link-A-Mania

Pushing Harder
Bryan Fuller has promised a harder edge to the storytelling in the second season of Pushing Daisies, reports Sci Fi Wire . "We've come up with some really exciting things in just a week, and we're all sort of chomping at the bit. I've started writing the first episode, and we've got the first five episodes approved by the network," says Fuller, adding (mild spoiler warning, "Chuck will definitely find out who her real mother is, and it's going to be interesting to see how she reacts to that information and how the piemaker tries to control her trajectory and how that will complicate their relationship."

Lucas on the Future of Star Wars
George Lucas predicts that the live action Star Wars will be on screens in 2010, and the CG animated Clone Wars will run for five or six years in an exclusive interview with Coming Soon

Raimi’s Wizard Given the Green Light
Wizard’s First Rule, the Sam Raimi produced TV adaptation of Terry Goodkind’s Sword of Truth books, has been given the green light for a 22-episode season, reports The Hollywood Reporter .

Why Vote?
UK SF Book News has an insightful interview with some chap called Dave Golder about SFX’s Favourite SF and fantasy authors poll . Don’t worry... there’s no photo.