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Adam Scott and Craig Robinson Are Making a 'Comedic X-Files' Show

50 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Two of the funniest men in Hollywood today are teaming up to star and executive produce a new show called Ghosted. They are Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, and the show is described as a comedic version of the X-Files. Read more...

Supergirl and Superman Will Beat the Crap Out of Metallo in Season 2

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With the arrival of Superman in the lineup for Supergirl season two, it’s not too surprising that the show’s sophomore season will also include a few more classic Superman villains—and now we have confirmation one of the Man of Steel’s oldest foes is heading to the small screen. Read more...

Reports: WB Wants to Make a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Movie Trilogy and Oh My God Why Is Anyone Surprised by This

3 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The sky is blue. Water is wet. And Warner Bros., the same studio that turned The Hobbit into a trilogy of epic-length movies, allegedly would not just like to make the new Harry Potter play into a movie trilogy of its own, but chase down Daniel Radcliffe and get him to return as the bespectacled wizard. Shocking! Read more...

What Show Did You Fall in Love With Right Before It Was Canceled?

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Let me tell you a story about me, Star Trek Deep Space Nine, and bad timing. Read more...

In Mark Waid’s Axiom, Humanity Fights Back When Earth’s Most Powerful Superhero Takes Over the World

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The worst nightmare scenario in many superhero universes is when the Superman analogue constrains Earth in an ultra-oppressive grip. A new graphic novel by a comic writer known for some of the best Superman stories ever shows mankind fighting back in thrilling fashion. Read more...

Please Add Spartacus to the Long List of 'Classics Getting Movies Set in the Future'

5 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Take any popular movie narrative, put it in the future, and odds are it’s either already been made, currently in production, or will be eventually be made (Robin Hood and The Great Escape for just two examples). Now the tale of Spartacus has joined this esteemed group, thanks to an upcoming film titled The Champion. Read more...

Stranger Things Fans Have a New Reason to Tune into CW Archie Drama Riverdale

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Actress Shannon Purser is having a killer summer. She played fan-favorite character Barb on Stranger Things, and now she’s just been cast as an updated (but probably still adorably nerdy) version of Ethel Muggs on the CW’s upcoming Archie show, Riverdale. Read more...

The 23 Most Tragic Pets in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Anyone who has ever had a pet knows the inevitable will happen, and that the circle of life is cruel and unavoidable. But when a dog, cat, horse, or other creature dies in a genre movie, the circumstances are often shaped by bizarre forces—supernatural, weird-science, and otherwise—that make a tragic loss even worse. Show More Summary

James Franco and Dennis Quaid Join the Intriguing Scifi Film Kin

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An ex-con and his adopted brother are on the run from the authorities, an evil criminal, and enhanced soldiers. Outnumbered, the only way they’ll survive is by finding a mysterious, ancient weapon in Kin, an upcoming scifi film by Josh and Jonathan Baker. Read more...

Black Panther and Black Widow Have a War of Words in This Short But Sweet Civil War Deleted Scene

7 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Civil War had a lot of fun stuff in it, but its pitch-perfect introduction of the Black Panther is one of our absolute favorite parts. This new deleted scene featuring him and Black Widow having a loaded little chat is certainly no exception to the film’s rule that T’Challa basically has to be awesome in every scene he’s in. Read more...

Could the Warcraft Sequel Not Open in the U.S.?

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Duncan Jones’ Warcraft was not a success in the United States—based on a reported $160 million budget, it made only $47 million here. Internationally, however, it grossed almost 10 times that. This leads us to two questions: what happened and what’s next ? Read more...

Ask Kieron Gillen Why Now Is the Right Time for a Comic About Super-Nazis Invading America

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Uber is a comic-book where enhanced metahumans have made World War II bloodier and more vicious than it already was. The ubermenschen in the series have hollowed out gore-filled craters through Europe and Russia, leaving Paris and London smoking ruins. Now they’re coming for the United States. No wonder Alan Moore likes this book. Read more...

Scifi Thriller Morgan Is a Striking But Predictable Modern Monster Movie 

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A tale of scientists creating a monster isn’t quite a tale as old as time, but it is a familiar one. Director Luke Scott— second-unit director on father Ridley’s The Martian and Exodus: Gods and Kings—uses his expertise to turn Morgan into a gorgeously shot film, but unfortunately it’s one that doesn’t break much new ground with its story. Read more...

Yet Another Heartwarming Tale of Ryan Reynolds' Commitment to Getting the Deadpool Movie Right

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We all know how much Ryan Reynolds loves Deadpool, both the character and the movie, thanks to his extensive marketing for it and that heart-warming story about how the actor made sure the movie included a tiny Bea Arthur cameo. As it turns out, Reynolds didn’t stop there. Read more...

Grimm's Sixth Season Will Be Its Last

8 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In related news, Grimm’s still on.

You've Gotta Love This Stranger Things / X-Men Mash-Up

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With all the 1980s influences used in Stranger Things, there’s little doubt that the Duffer brothers thought of Eleven as a bit of a mutant. In another universe, maybe she was a member of the X-Men—which is why this mash-up by artist Lance Schibi is so fun. Read more...

Terminator 2 Will Get a 3D Re-Release in 2017, Check Out the Poster

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

August 29th is a big day in the Terminator mythology. It’s Judgment Day—the day Skynet became self-aware and blew the world to hell. To celebrate this year’s anniversary, the franchise announced that Terminator 2: Judgment Day will get a 3D theatrical release in 2017. Read more...

The Star Wars Comic Shows Us Stealing a Star Destroyer Is a Lot Like Blowing Up a Death Star

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Those pesky Rebels. How they love causing reactor overloads! According to last week’s issue of Star Wars, the Rebels’ battle plan—maybe their only battle plan—can be applied to anything, whether it’s blowing up space stations or stealing a capital ship. Read more...

This Jungle Book Poster Is Just as Lush as the Movie

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The fact Jon Favreau’s remake of The Jungle Book was so damn good was a huge surprise to film fans. No one was looking forward to yet another live-action remake of another classic animated Disney film, but the director and his team vastly improved on the original. Read more...

Visit Elk Grove With This Sneak Peek at Ash vs Evil Dead Season Two

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re just over a month away from Ash vs Evil Dead’s October 2 return to the airwaves. “I guess it’s safe to say the truce is over,” Ash announces in this behind-the-scenes peek, which contains (awesomely gory) footage from the first episode as “Ashy Slashy” heads back to his Michigan hometown of Elk Grove. Read more...

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