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Syfy Unveils Premiere Dates for Happy!, Con Man and More!

Happy! – Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) – Photo courtesy of Syfy.

Syfy has unveiled its Fall and Winter schedule – include premiere dates for its adaptation of Grant Morrision’s graphic novel series Happy! and Alan Tudyk’s web series Con Man.

Happy! follows ex-cop-turned-hitman Nick Sax, an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man — who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. After a hit gone wrong, his inebriated life is forever changed by a tiny, relentlessly positive, imaginary blue winged horse.

Con Man follows the journey of Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk), a washed-up, former sci-fi celebrity who revisits his glory days on the convention circuit.

Premiere dates were also set for season two of Channel Zero: No-End House, season four of Z Nation, season two of Van Helsing, Ghost Wars, superstition and Face Off spin-off Game Face.

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Interviews: Atomic Fiction VFX; Movie Reviews: Con Man, and The Martian

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This week on GeekScholars Movie News, Fox sits down with Ryan Tudhope, the co-founder of Atomic Fiction, the Academic Award nominated visual effects team responsible for dazzling audiences with Game of Thrones, Star Trek Into Darkness, and San Andreas among many other films. Fox and Ryan talked about Atomic Fiction’s recent work on The Walk, as well as their efforts on the upcoming Deadpool film and Star Trek Beyond.

From there, the GeekScholars review Con Man, a new series from Alan Tudyk about an actor from a former hit science fiction show, and his misadventures navigating fan conventions.

To round things out, the hosts review The Martian, complete with a spoiler session after the credits.