Monthly Archives: January 2012

Akira Remake Terminated

January 11th, 2012 (No Comments)

Well, this news actually came out a few days ago – but as it was still shocking information to me, I decided I should post for anyone who hasn’t already heard. The live-action Akira movie has been completely halted in production. All employees on the set have been sent home. According to The Hollywood Reporter, budget […]

New Book Releases, Week of January 8th, 2012

January 11th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Here’s a list of all scifi, fantasy, and horror coming out this week. Released Sunday, January 8th, 2012 Fangtastic (Vamped), by Lucienne Diver Can you work for the Feds and still be fabulous? When “undercover” involves infiltrating a lair of nightclub poser vamps killing people in Florida (like, real murderers!), the only way to blend […]

Digital Edition of THE HOBBIT Has Some Sweet Extras!

January 11th, 2012 (2 Comments)

The Hobbit has gone digital! Tolkien’s beloved work has finally been made into an e-book, and this new enhanced edition has some seriously cool extras, including: Hi-res color images of Tolkien’s illustrations from the book Intro from Christopher Tolkien, examining the book Images of manuscript pages and unpublished illustrations Recently-discovered audio excerpt of Tolkien reading […]

Book Excerpt: Halo Primordium

January 11th, 2012 (No Comments)

Howdy Halo fans! The second book in the Halo Forerunner Saga — Halo: Primordium, written by hugo and nebula-award winner Greg Bear — hit stores recently. We have an excerpt, courtesy of, for your reading pleasure. The excerpt begins after the long description. What’s the book about? Here’s a summary from A long time ago, I was […]

Diablo 3 Confirmed for Consoles!

January 11th, 2012 (1 Comment)

It has been a rumor for a very long time that Diablo 3 would be coming to consoles and it was never outright denied by Blizzard.  The search as to whether there is truth behind this rumor has been a long one, but apparently, all we had to do was ask. That is what one Twitter […]

Comic Releases Week of January 11, 2012

January 10th, 2012 (No Comments)

 Welcome to this week’s edition of Comic Releases on Lytherus! Hope you see something  here you like. If not, hang in there. Next week will be a whole new round! Take a browse through, and if you find yourself intrigued, head over to the publishing companies’ websites and get more detail about the art and […]

Official “The World of Hunger Games” companion guide is given a cover, more information released

January 10th, 2012 (2 Comments)

Scholastic, the publisher behind the upcoming “World of Hunger Games” book, has officially released a book cover and information on its contents and Susanne Collins’ involvement in a new post on their blog. The book is described as “the official, richly illustrated, full-color guide to all the districts of Panem, all of the participants in […]

It’s a New Year for Lytherus, which means great things are coming!

January 9th, 2012 (2 Comments)

As I’m sure you’ve noticed, it’s 2012 now. As scifi fans, we chuckle at the notion that the world will end in 2012 — but hey, we might as well live the year as if it’s our last! … Which means we’re going to have one rockin’ year for our visitors, filled with even better […]

Anime Giveaway: First Squad on DVD and BluRay!

January 9th, 2012 (17 Comments)

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Anchor Bay Entertainment is releasing two highly anticipated manga films — and we’ve got them to give away over the next two weeks! Today we’re giving away two copies of First Squad: The Moment of Truth — one Blu-ray, one DVD — over the next 24 hours. What’s it about? […]

Last Week In Trailers: “Silent House”

January 9th, 2012 (No Comments)

Check out the creepy new trailer for a thriller/horror Silent House, claiming to be based on true events. One of the interesting things about the trailer is that the events appear to be happening in real-time, creating an impression of the whole movie being made in a single take. Two people trapped in a house is […]