The Sci-Fi Week That Was: 5/10/08 – 5/16/08

The Sci-Fi Week That Was was filled the usual suspects – both Star Wars and the X-Files sequel gets new trailers — but also a lot of new faces. New TV shows with sci-fi themes from Abrams and Whedon, to name just two, as well as one about a cop who is mysteriously transported to the 1970s, a return to the good old days of Mulder and Scully — minus Mulder and Scully.

Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster in Pandorum – Dennis Quaid and Ben Foster team up for a sci-fi movie called Pandorum. The premise is killer.

Movie Trailer: Star Wars – The Clone Wars – The first official trailer for George Lucas’ latest attempt to rid Star Wars geeks of their cash arrives online.

FOX Officially Picks up J.J. Abrams’ Fringe – With the recent FOX upfront presentation, news about “Cloverfield” producer J.J. Abrams’ new sci-fi show is flooding the net. Details, Images, and Posters for the show.

What is Life on Mars? – ABC remakes a British TV show about a present-day cop who is transported to the 1970s. No, it’s not Quantum Leap. Watch the Trailer for the show.

Eric Stoltz, Toressani Join BSG’s Caprica – More casting announcements for Ron Moore’s sci-fi version of Dallas. (Hey, they said it, not me.)

New X-Files 2 Trailer – Another trailer for “The X-Files 2″. Billy Connelly as a psychic!

Jumper DVD Cover Art and Specs – The movie left everyone scratching their heads. Maybe the DVD will be better. Probably not.

Joss Whedon Talks the Creation of Dollhouse – J.J. Abrams isn’t the only fanboy fave with a new sci-fi show on FOX. Whedon’s got one, too, and it stars Eliza Dushku. A two-minute trailer and images.

First Look at Eleventh Hour TV Series – First look at the leads in The Eleventh Hour, starring Marley Shelton and Rufus Sewell as the 2008 version of Mulder and Scully.