The Kingkiller Chronicles have been optioned for TV adaptation!
Some fantastic news for the day! The Kingkiller Chronicles by Patrick Rothfuss have been optioned for a TV adaptation by New Regency Productions and 20th Century Fox Television. Eric Heisserer (of Hours and The Thing) […]Read More
4th of July
At our weekly blog scheduling meeting I made a comment about something American (as I unfortunately do too much) and my colleagues jumped on the chance to get me to write a blog post for […]Read More
Locus Award winners from Gollancz!
Gollancz is thrilled to report that two of our authors won trophies at the Locus Awards ceremony over the weekend. So, give out a hearty cheer and please raise your glasses to: REDSHIRTS by John […]Read More
Films and books – exploring parallel universes
We interrupt your normal Friday Reads with a special post.
Today Gollancz says farewell (for now) to Mark Stay who is off to have adventures in film making and become our future Robot Overlord! Mark is an integral part to the Gollancz Team and we’re going to miss him terribly. We also couldn’t be happier for him. Good luck, Mark!
Now, we’ll let Mark tell you a little but more books, films and robots!Read More
The author of 1984 would have been 110 today…
George Orwell was born today (as Eric Blair) in 1903. A writer of immense importance and varied output he is best known for his novel 1984. And as we’re on an SF and Fantasy blog […]Read More
Superhero Week: Man of Steel and other stories
This week sees the release of Man of Steel, the latest Superman movie to be adapted from the DC comic. In other news, and by no means a coincidence, it also happens to be Superhero Week […]Read More
Daft Punk: Random Access Memories
We tell you about what we’re reading, what we’re watching and now what we’re listening to… must be because of our exquisite taste. Here, Charlie gets excited about Daft Punk’s latest album, Random Access Memories.Read More
Happy Star Wars Day: A heated Ewok exchange
Happy Star Wars Day, and May the Fourth be with you! Today’s post is the best of the heated debate around the Gollancz office this week on the value of Ewoks. Love them? Hate them? […]Read More
Titanic 101: The Ghost from the Grand Banks
It was 101 years ago today that the one of the greatest – certainly the most famous – of all maritime disasters occurred: the sinking of the RMS Titanic. With a hull containing sixteen separate […]Read More
The Westeros Wagon and Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones
To celebrate the release of Game of Thrones Season 2 HBO UK sent the Westeros Wagon around London. When we found out the Westeros Wagon would be around the corner from our offices . . . Team […]Read More
It started with a title: a special guest post from Den Patrick
It started with a title. My girlfriend at the time commented my ears were ‘so pale they looked like porcelain’. I was hideously hungover and being pale has always been my standard look. ‘The Boy […]Read More
Aww, remember this? Remember how excited you were…? And then you saw the movie. Some have been scathing of Prometheus, but I rather enjoyed it. No, it wasn’t Alien or Aliens, but it looked jaw-droppingly […]Read More