Harlan Ellison

Sci-fi legend Harlan Ellison recovering from stroke
Oct 13, 2014

Let's muster up all the good wishes we can for one of science fiction's most towering figures.

Babylon 5 creator set to adapt Harlan Ellison's most-read short story
Feb 19, 2014

If all goes according to plan, one of the most famous sci-fi stories of the 20th century could finally be coming to the big screen.

Harlan Ellison wrote an unfilmed Batman TV show two-parter starring Two-Face?
Dec 2, 2013

Fans have always wondered why iconic villain Two-Face never made it into the 1960s Batman TV series. Well, apparently he almost did -- in a script written by the legendary Harlan Ellison.

Ellison appears to have made peace with altered A Boy and His Dog ending
Aug 15, 2013

Harlan Ellison still doesn't like how the film adaptation of his story ended, but he's at least calmed down about it.

Harlan Ellison + Paul Chadwick team for major new DC sci-fi comic
Jan 14, 2013

There's not nearly enough hard sci-fi in comics, and now it's DC Comics to the rescue with a brand new series from two of our absolute favorite creators—Harlan Ellison and Paul Chadwick!

Harlan Ellison saw In Time and decided to drop his lawsuit
Dec 16, 2012

Remember when Harlan Ellison thought that the Justin Timberlake sci-fi flick bore some striking similarities to his own short story "Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman" and sued the filmmakers? Erroneous reports claimed that he won that suit, but the truth is, Ellison has had a change of heart.

Harlan Ellison claims Justin Timberlake's In Time rips him off
Dec 15, 2012

The groundbreaking, award-winning science-fiction godfather is suing Fox to prevent the release of Andrew Niccol's sci-fi thriller, claiming that too much is too similar to his own "Repent, Harlequin! Said The Ticktockman."

That In Time lawsuit? Harlan Ellison wins, scores screen credit
Dec 15, 2012

Remember that lawsuit the award-winning author filed, claiming that writer-director Andrew Niccol and the producers of the Justin Timberlake dystopian sci-fi thriller ripped off his own "Repent, Harlequin! Said the Ticktockman" story? He won.

Babylon 5 creator options Harlan Ellison's 'Repent, Harlequin!'
Dec 14, 2012

What has J. Michael Straczynski done for us lately? After Babylon 5 and its spin-off Crusade went off the air, he created the post-apocalyptic drama Jeremiah, wrote multiple comics for both Marvel and DC, and wrote the BAFTA-award winning screenplay, Changeling. Anything else?

Harlan Ellison says he's dying, plans last convention appearance
Dec 14, 2012

If you've been hoping for a chance to see Harlan Ellison in person, you'd better act fast—the legendary writer has announced he'll be making his final convention appearance at MadCon 2010, which begins tomorrow in Madison, WI. As for WHY this will be the writer's final con appearance, well, we'd better let him speak for himself.

Harlan Ellison wants J.J. Abrams to hire him for Trek 2!
Dec 14, 2012

The writer of one of the most beloved Star Trek episodes wants to work on Trek 2.

Harlan Ellison isn't looking for a new Star Trek job
Dec 14, 2012

We know this because Harlan called us to set the record straight.

12 great sci-fi quotes from (yes, really) Criminal Minds
Dec 14, 2012

Isaac Asimov, Harlan Ellison and others get namechecked by the series about FBI profilers.