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How Sci-Fi Saves the World Podcast — Episode 7

The latest podcast episode of How Sci-Fi Saves the World is live on Brigade Radio One. Tune in to listen to sci-fi fans and Hollywood insiders E.J. Kavounas and Eric Mark chat about the latest sci-fi news, conduct guest interviews, hash out all your favorite sci-fi films and series, and more.

Here’s a look at what’s in the latest episode:

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This week, E.J. and Eric are joined by guest William Sandell, production designer for RoboCop (1987), Total Recall (1990), Outbreak (1995), The Perfect Storm (2000), Paycheck (2003), and many others. Included in this week’s discussion:

  • Billy Dee is back as Lando for Star Wars 9
  • All. The. Remakes. — Oh, there are so many remakes, reboots, and sequels right now. PredatorThe Matrix, RoboCop…
  • William Gibson’s script for Alien 3 (which never got made) is being turned into a graphic novel by Dark Horse
  • Bill Sandell shares what it was like working on the sets of RoboCop and Total Recall and collaborating with people like John Woo and Paul Verhoeven
  • How most of the directors Bill has worked with like to “blow things up”
  • Making Philip K. Dick stories into movies — loose adaptations a lot of times, but still cool

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