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Patty Jenkins Already Has Plans for a Wonder Woman Sequel, But What Should It Be About?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Wonder Woman doesn’t hit theaters for over a month, but director Patty Jenkins is already looking to make a sequel, where she wants Wonder Woman to head to the good ol’ USA. But what do you think Diana should do, travel to, and battle in the sequel? Read more...

Brunch Is the Only Winner of a Mr. Potato Head Alien vs. Predator Battle

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An all-out war between two of Hollywood’s most terrifying extraterrestrials doesn’t seem quite as scary when you add Mr. Potato Head to the battle. One of them is going to get torn to shreds, but that just means you’re halfway to some delicious brunch-time hash browns. Read more...

Bask in the Nostalgia of These Classic 'Widevision' Star Wars Trading Cards

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Although these days the realm of collectible Star Wars cards might be more active on your phone or tablet, the movies have been forever linked with the world of trading cards ever since they came out. A new book wants to stoke the flames of your nostalgia for those heady days of card collecting, and we’ve got a look… Read more...

Donald Glover’s Funk Album Proves that He’s Going to Be a Great Lando Calrissian

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars fans everywhere let out a collective whoop when Disney announced Donald Glover would be playing a younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. His outsize charm and sly wit makes him a seemingly perfect fit for the galaxy’s boldest gambler. But if you want to take your excitement about… Read more...

UC Berkeley Turned Its Fight Song Into a Dothraki War Cry, Wisely Doesn't Rename Sports Teams 'the Stallions Who Mount the World'

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Come to UC Berkeley for the chance to study Game of Thrones’ beloved fictional languages with the linguist who helped create them, stay for the absurd hilarity that is the university’s fight song, delivered as a Dothraki war cry. No, really. Read more...

Patsy Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat! Gave Me Everything I Ever Wanted in a Superhero Comic Book

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With an entirely straight face, yesterday’s final issue of Patsy Walker, a.k.a. Hellcat! asks you to ponder what deviousness a villain could possibly be getting into at the mall. The answer should be obvious: purposefully mis-arranging everything in the nearest Marshall’s. Read more...

I’m Weirded Out That Jurassic World 2 Is Retroactively Adding Hammond’s Super Secret Partner

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jurassic World 2 appears to be pulling a Dawn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. James Cromwell has shared details about his character in the upcoming film, and how he’s connected to the original Jurassic Park series. Apparently, he’s the most important person you never knew was there. (Because he wasn’t.) Read more...

The Rover Made for Alien: Covenant Might Actually End Up Going to the Moon

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Alien: Covenant has a lot of far-flung futurist tech in it, which will inevitably be smeared in bits of the cast by the time the xenomorphs are done with them. But one piece in the movie is actually a bit of present-day technology: a small Rover provided by Audi that the manufacturer actually plans to send to the moon… Read more...

The He-Man Movie Just Got a New Writer, a New Release Date, and a New Chance

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hollywood has been trying to channel the power of Grayskull for years now. Several filmmakers have attempted to bring He-Man and the Masters of the Universe back to the big screen, but nothing has stuck. Now, the latest incarnation has prolific superhero movie screenwriter David S. Goyer on board and a 2019 release… Read more...

Summer Movie Preview: 37 Movies to Watch Out For

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The summer movie season is usually very predictable. We all get super excited about all the big movies coming out. Expectations go through the roof. Then you see the movies, most of them are bad, and that’s it. For some reason, though, 2017 feels like it’s going to be an exception. Read more...

Apparently, Jason Segel Is Writing YA Science Fiction Books Now

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jason Segel—star of sitcoms, maker of R-rated comedies, and friend to Muppets—has branched out yet again. Segel and his co-writer Kirsten Miller have announced that later this year they’ll be releasing a YA novel called Otherworld, the first in a proposed YA scifi trilogy about an all encompassing futuristic video… Read more...

Ben Reilly Is Back as the Scarlet Spider, and More Messed Up Than Ever

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ben Reilly has had a hell of a rough life. First, there was the whole business where he eventually learned he was a clone of Peter Parker (and then died saving him). Then he got resurrected years later, horrifically tortured, and turned to supervillainy. Now, he’s back in action as the Scarlet Spider... but he’s not… Read more...

If This Is Rey's Outfit in The Last Jedi, She's Looking Pretty Sharp

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

An Irish advertisement for the upcoming Star Wars: Battlefront II video game seems like it’s giving audiences the first full look at Rey’s new outfit in The Last Jedi... that is, if you squint pretty hard. Read more...

How Sleight's J.D. Dillard Parleyed Hanging Out on The Force Awakens Set Into His Directorial Debut

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The night The Force Awakens premiered in Hollywood, J.D. Dillard finished his first movie, Sleight. Those two events may sound unrelated, but not for Dillard. Without seeing the seventh Star Wars movie get made, Dillard wouldn’t have been inspired to make his acclaimed film. Read more...

Meet Okja's Corporate Villain in a Very Weird Ad from Netflix

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re eagerly awaiting Okja, the next film from visionary director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer). While the plot—a girl named Mija fights to keep a giant company from taking her monster friend—sounds fairly straightforward, this bizarre faux ad for the Mirando Corporation shows it’s anything but. Read more...

Arrow Just Can't Let Go of Flashbacks

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Arrow has been saying it was going to phase out the flashbacks for years. After five seasons—matching five years of Ollie was ostensibly “on the island”—it looked like they were finally coming to an end. But it seems the show can’t stop showing us Stephen Amell in a variety of ridiculous wigs that tell us we’re… Read more...

Nothing Is More Romantic Than Snuggling on a Star Wars Dewback Sofa

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Setting the mood for a night in usually involves dim lighting, soft music, and a comfy place for a couple to cozy up. Unless you and your loved one both happen to be Star Wars fans, in which case glowing lightsabers, John Williams’ Imperial March, and a loveseat shaped like a Dewback lizard are more apropos Read more...

Our First Look at a Major Superman Villain's Arrival on Supergirl

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One fan favorite will return for the next Mad Max movie. Jude Law talks about his approach to Fantastic Beasts 2. The Scream TV show is getting a complete reboot. Plus, Jessica Henwick teases Colleen Wing’s journey in The Defenders, and Killer Frost gets an appropriately cool new costume in The Flash. Spoilers now! Read more...

Holy Crap, David Fincher Is Directing the World War Z Sequel

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Though the first World War Z was a hit, it’s not necessarily a movie I was excited to see a sequel for. But that all changes with two words: David Fincher. Read more...

Watch Adam Savage Geek Out on the Set of Alien: Covenant

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the pantheon of cool movie sets, a Ridley Scott Alien set is right near the top. Here is the man who directed one of the most iconic genre films ever, returning to that world in modern times, and it’s a place on Earth that exists. Sure, most people don’t get to experience it but here’s the next best thing. Read more...

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