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The New Mystery Science Theater 3000 Has a Premiere Date, a Cast Photo, and My Heart

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the not-too-distant future—not next Sunday, but a bit under two months from now—the Satellite of Love will grace our skies once more as Netflix has announced the release date of the show’s revival: Friday, April 14. And from this first photo of the new cast, I couldn’t be more optimistic. Read more...

The New Chewbacca Pens a Heartfelt Letter to Star Wars Fans

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The mantle of Chewbacca has officially been passed down and the new actor knows he has a very big fur suit to fill. Read more...

All These Archer: Dreamland Promos Will Make You Even More Impatient For the New Season

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After last week’s first trailer for Archer’s eighth season, subtitled Dreamland, FXX has released a boatload of new, very short promos, further teasing the show’s 1940s noir setting. So what if the whole thing is (probably) taking place in Sterling Archer’s comatose brain? This looks like a lot of fun. Read more...

X-Men Writer Simon Kinberg Rumored to Direct the Dark Phoenix X-Sequel

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Talk of a sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse has been rampant as of late. There have been rumors of titles, shooting dates, actors returning, and more. But one thing there hasn’t been is an answer to the question of who might write and direct the expected X-sequel. Now that name may finally be revealed. Read more...

There Is a Knights of the Old Republic Shout-Out in Aftermath: Empire's End That Will Put a Giant Smile on Your Face

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You know when someone writes something that hits you right where you live and you had no idea it was coming? That’s what happened when I got to a certain moment in Chuck Wendig’s final installment of his Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End. I actually yelled with joy reading this book. Read more...

Here Are the 2016 Nebula Award Nominees

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced its 2016 Nebula Award nominees—honoring the best works of scifi and fantasy published in the US—as well as its Bradbury (for dramatic presentation, with Westworld cracking the film-heavy category) and Norton (for YA works) nominees. Read more...

All These People Are Probably Going to Die in Alien Covenant

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The first photo of the full Alien Covenant crew was revealed Tuesday, with the news that a teaser will be seen during Wednesday’s episode of Legion. Which is great, but we wanted to break down this photo a bit more. Read more...

That Asshole From Game of Thrones Is the First Star of Marvel's Inhumans

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel’s next foray into TV, Inhumans, has just cast its first star. It’s Iwan Rheon, who most people know as the deplorable Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones. He’s playing Maximus, brother to the king and a major thorn in the side of Black Bolt. Read more...

Why Daredevil Wanted His Secret Identity Back

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The push and pull of maintaining a secret identity sits at the heart of so many superhero stories. However, recently it wasn’t part of Matt Murdock’s tale. For a few years, he lived his life having it all, letting the world know that he really is Daredevil—and then, suddenly, it was a secret again. Now we’re about to… Read more...

Obi-Wan Kenobi Suddenly Has a Religious Reason for Lying to Luke About Darth Vader

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You know how Luke confronted Obi-Wan Kenobi for saying that Darth Vader killed his father when the truth was that Darth Vader was his father? And Obi-Wan says that everything he said was true “from a certain point of view”? Well, thanks to the newest Star Wars novel, that’s not just a pile of bantha poodoo—it’s part… Read more...

Watch Alfred Rock Out in The Lego Batman Movie's Big Dance Number

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Alfred Pennyworth is a man of many talents regardless of the incarnation of Batman he’s in. But it turns out, on top of all of the usual butlery and whatnot, his Lego self is also a slick as hell guitarist, to boot. Read more...

The Millennium Falcon Is Packed in the First Cast Photo From the Han Solo Movie

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The first photo from the set of the still-untitled Han Solo film was posted Tuesday, and things are pretty cramped in the Millennium Falcon. Read more...

All the Incredible Toys We Saw at New York Toy Fair This Weekend

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Every February, toy makers descended on New York for the annual Toy Fair event, giving us a taste of all the goodies that will inevitably have us emptying our wallets over the next year or so. As usual, io9 and Gizmodo descended right there with them. Here’s all our coverage, just in case you missed it. Read more...

Guillermo del Toro Finally Admits Hellboy 3 Is Never Ever Happening

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For the better part of a decade, director Guillermo del Toro has teased, promised, and pleaded to make a third Hellboy movie. Star Ron Perlman is up for it and fans want it, but no studio has been willing to pay for it. A few weeks ago, del Toro got fans hopes up by saying he was going to try yet again—and instead,… Read more...

The Rock Explains Why He Thinks Shazam Villain Black Adam Is a Hero

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It makes sense that the guy who wrestled as the People’s Champion—with the backstory of butting heads with powers-that-be—would look at DC Comics continuity and come away with this reading of the character. Read more...

California Will Secede From the United States in the New Comic Calexit

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Anytime a Republican president elected, there’s discussion about the idea of California seceding from the Union, an idea that has currently been dubbed as “Calexit,” in a similar manner to the equally-terribly-named “Brexit.” Thanks to a near-future, alternate reality comic from Black Mask Studios, California will… Read more...

Supergirl Just Had a Super Frigid Surprise Cameo

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It seems a little weird that a show about a bunch of aliens integrating on Earth would focus primarily on something as culturally specific as Valentine’s Day, but that’s what Supergirl did! But the show also used the opportunity to introduce on of Super-canon’s best villains: Mr. Mxyzptlk. But the fifth-dimensional… Read more...

More Rumors About the Big Villain of Wonder Woman

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Some beloved kaiju could appear in Kong: Skull Island. New art could give us another look at Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Shocker. Hear a snippet of Beauty and the Beast’s iconic “I Want” song. Plus, new clips from tonight’s Agents of SHIELD, and tons of new pictures from Arrow, Flash, and Riverdale. Praise Hera, the… Read more...

Adult Swim's Rick and Morty Rickroll Makes Me Want to Burn the Internet

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Adult Swim Australia promised the first look at the opening for season 3 of Rick and Morty. I got excited, because this has been a long time coming, and I was pumped to see what happens next. And then it rick rolled me. Read more...

Saga's Lying Cat Is the Official Mascot of 2017

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last year, as everything seemed to catch on fire all around us, it was clear that K.C. Green’s iconic “This is fine” dog was the animal totem of 2016. Now, we are already in desperate need of a new icon that can help us navigate the swift-moving, danger-filled reality of 2017, and I know what it is: Lying Cat. Read more...

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