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Suicide Squad Is Now an Oscar-Winning Movie

9 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Congratulations to Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini, and Christopher Nelson. I mean that sincerely, because in addition to actually doing some great makeup work but who also had to work under what I imagine to be truly unnecessarily awful conditions. Read more...

Butch Hartman Draws Deadpool Invading Disney... and Our Hearts

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Some Deadpool fans might still be licking their wounds in the wake of tonight’s Oscars (the movie did get snubbed, after all), so here’s a little something to ease the hurt. After all, Disney is the the place where dreams begin. Read more...

Game of Thrones Actor and Britain's Tallest Man Neil Fingleton Dies at 36

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Neil Fingleton, the man who brought the Game of Thrones giant Mag the Mighty to life, has passed away from apparent heart failure. He was 36 years old. Read more...

Open Channel: Let's Dish About the Oscars!

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The 2017 Oscars are tonight, and while scifi and comic book fans didn’t get everything they wanted this year, there are some cool nominations that are worth getting psyched about. What are you hoping takes home the trophy this time? And just how pissed are you that Deadpool got snubbed? Read more...

Gareth Edwards Used VR to Direct Rogue One's Digital Scenes

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If there’s anything Star Wars fans know about Gareth Edwards, it’s that he’s a very hands-on director. A recent demonstration shows how Industrial Light and Magic found a way to bring Edwards’ physical camerawork to the digital stage for Rogue One, using virtual reality. Read more...

Batman v Superman 'Wins' Big at Razzie Awards

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice cleaned (some of the) house at this year’s Razzies, winning four awards and making us all a little more afraid that Ben Affleck really will end up dropping out of The Batman altogether. Read more.....

Marvel Games Won't Be Tied to MCU, Which Is the Best Decision They Could Make

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel Games isn’t forcing its developers to tie their video games into existing Marvel Cinematic Universe storylines. This might sound weird, given how interconnected the MCU has been over the past decade, but it’s actually a blessing in disguise. Read more...

Doctor Who Teaser Shows New Companion Is Cool With Dying for the Doctor, and She Might

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The latest teaser for Doctor Who’s 10th season gives us an inside look at Bill, the Doctor’s latest companion. She knows he’s “the most dangerous man in the universe” and it could result in her demise, but she’s cool with it because fun times. It’s probably a good thing, because they might be hitting a hard restart on… Read more...

Patrick Stewart Is Retiring From X-Men

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It looks like Hugh Jackman isn’t the only one hanging up his mutant hat after Logan. Patrick Stewart has announced that he’s officially retiring from the X-Men franchise, saying, “I’m done.” Read more...

Creepy Critters Befriend a Lonely Princess in Adorable Animated Short Dark Dark Woods

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Students at the Animation Workshop in Denmark collaborated on Dark Dark Woods, about a rambunctious young princess who slips away from her stuffy royal life to hang with the bug-eyed beasties that lurk in the forest outside her castle. The cute animation is an ideal match for this not-so-fractured fairy tale. Read more...

Gerard Butler, the God of Egypt Himself, Will Produce A Darker Shade of Magic

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Obviously, we all know that Gerard Butler has nothing but the best sense when it comes to picking projects. However, maybe his true talents lay in producing. He’ll soon team with mega-producer Neal Moritz to produce turn the awesome YA fantasy A Darker Shade of Magic into a movie. Read more...

New Handmaid's Tale Featurette Underscores How Eerily Timely the Story Really Is

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s tale The Handmaid’s Tale premieres April 26, and the network just released a clip that shows how the dystopian world that surrounds the characters came into being: an extreme regime gains power and quickly reshapes the country in dangerous ways. Read more...

Why Supergirl Wasn't a Big Part of the CW's DC Crossover Event Last Year

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last year’s Invasion! storyline across the DC/CW shows was billed as a four-part event set over the course of Supergirl, Flash, Arrow, and Legends of Tomorrow. It was a great crossover, but it wasn’t really a four-part story, considering the event barely impacted the Supergirl episode of the crossover that kicked… Read more...

I'm Pretty Sure Powerless Is a Sequel to Gotham

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Now that Powerless has been on the air for a few weeks, a nagging suspicion that I’ve had has grown into a full-fledged conspiracy theory: Powerless takes place in the future of Gotham. Read more...

Just Let This Little Girl's Wonder Woman Invisible Jet Costume Win Every Contest

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When cosplayers conjure up Wonder Woman’s invisible jet, they’ll usually tell you to just use your imagination. But one little girl, with the help of her professional balloonist father, brought the make-believe plane to life. Read more...

Cress Williams Will Be the Star of CW's Black Lightning Show

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Say hello to the latest DC hero to land on the CW: Cress Williams has been cast at Jefferson Pierce, the star of Black Lightning. Read more...

How The Man in the High Castle Brought Hitler's Future Germany to Life

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of the best things about The Man in the High Castle TV show is how thorough the world-building is. It’s not just 1960s America, co-occupied by the Japanese Empire and Nazi Germany, either—season two showed us the disturbing grandeur of what Berlin could have looked like had the Nazis won World War II, by creating… Read more...

Kentucky Police Remove Punisher Logo From Cop Cars After People Rightfully Point Out He's a Murderer

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An Eastern Kentucky police department has removed some decals from their police cars that showed The Punisher’s skull logo emblazoned with the “Blue Lives Matter” slogan, after a series of complaints about how inappropriate it was for police officers to pay tribute to a cold-blooded killer. Read more...

This Week's Big New Exoplanet Discovery Is Becoming Science Nerd Fanfic

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On Wednesday, Earthlings were shocked—and certainly relieved—to finally get a push notification about planetary discovery, not political corruption. News broke that an international team of scientists had spied seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby star TRAPPIST-1. Three of those planets are located in the… Read more...

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