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J. Michael Straczynski

J. Michael Straczynski's superhero comic Rising Stars lands movie deal
Jun 14, 2016

J. Michael Straczynski has created top TV shows and major movies, and now he’s looking to bring one of his very own properties to the big screen.

The Wachowskis' ambitious Netflix sci-fi series Sense8 renewed for Season 2
Aug 10, 2015

It took a bit longer than fans might’ve liked, but Netflix has officially pulled the trigger on a second season of The Wachowskis’ ambitious science fiction series Sense8. 

Ninja film from creators of Matrix and Babylon 5
Jul 4, 2015

Ninja Assassin is not your usual martial-arts movie, and its pedigree is part of the reason why.

Straczynski and the Wachowskis team for secretive new TV series
Jul 4, 2015

The Wachowski siblings, Andy and Lana, are back in a big way with the impending arrival of their epic new film Cloud Atlas. But the pair have another project up their sleeves—and it finds them working with Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski.

Meet the players in the Wachowski’s Netflix series Sense8 with 8 new character trailers
May 28, 2015

With the show’s debut just a week away, Netflix has dropped a ton of new footage from the Wachowskis’ mysterious new sci-fi series Sense8.

Babylon 5's J. Michael Straczynski talks 'going small' on the epic Netflix series Sense8
May 26, 2015

Netflix is going deeper into science fiction with the ambitious new series Sense8. One of the men pulling the strings? Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski.

Official premiere date and synopsis unveiled for Wachowskis' Sense8
Mar 3, 2015

We finally know when we'll see Andy and Lana Wachowski's mysterious new TV series.

Babylon 5 creator heads back to TV to write the Red Mars series
Jan 21, 2015

The Red Mars series just landed one of sci-fi TV's most influential writers.

Straczynski bringing sci-fi classic Babylon 5 back to life with movie reboot in 2016
Aug 8, 2014

There have been rumblings about Babylon 5 coming back to life for a while now, and creator J. Michael Straczynski has heard the call — and he’s already working on a script.

1st intriguing plot details about the Wachowskis' Netflix sci-fi series Sense8
Jan 8, 2014

It’s been more than a year since we first heard the Wachowskis were teaming up with J. Michael Straczynski for a new sci-fi series, dubbed Sense8.

Babylon 5 creator explains what his new sci-fi series Sense8 is all about
Nov 1, 2013

After blowing our minds with the cult hit Babylon 5, J. Michael Straczynski is coming back to the small screen — and he’s bringing the Wachowskis along.

Straczynski blasts DC and Warner Bros. for not making better movies
Oct 16, 2013

The man who created Babylon 5 — and wrote some awesome comics for DC — is calling out the company for not doing more with its superhero catalog. Welcome to the club.

Straczynski urges Babylon 5 fans to campaign for the show's return
Sep 4, 2013

Tired of Babylon 5 being an obscure pop culture reference? Want the show back on the air? Well, creator J. Michael Straczynski has some advice for you.

Straczynski says the biggest problem with sci-fi TV is the networks
Apr 16, 2013

There's a reason why J. Michael Straczysnki chose Netflix for his next foray into serialized sci-fi.

Babylon 5 creator teams with Wachowskis for Netflix sci-fi series
Mar 27, 2013

The web is becoming a brave new world for sci-fi, and now Netflix has picked up its second genre series with some major talent behind it.