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All 58 Stephen King Movie and TV Series Adaptations, Ranked 

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

No contemporary author has seen his work made into more movies and TV shows than Stephen King (and many more, like The Dark Tower, are in the works). The fact that he’s astonishingly prolific is certainly a contributing factor—as is the fact his works, horror and otherwise, tend to feel cinematic even on the page. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Does Not Approve of the Suicide Squad

6 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

He probably doesn’t approve of the bizarre hijinks they got around to on the set of the movie either , but for now, let’s stick to the comic book version of America’s incumbent President. Read more...

Phantasm: Restored and Phantasm: Ravager Finally Have Release Dates

22 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve been hearing about the J.J. Abrams-backed campaign to restore and re-release Don Coscarelli’s 1979 cult horror classic Phantasm for awhile—and our excitement ramped up when it screened at South By Southwest earlier this year. Now, we know when it’ll be coming to theaters, and when the latest entry in the series will be out, too. Read more...

Chris Evans May Take a Captain America Break to Play a Modern-Day Dr. Jekyll

23 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Chris Evans has achieved superstar status thanks to his many turns as Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but he’s not afraid of treading darker water. He’s also appeared in movies like Snowpiercer and Sunshine, which makes the news that he may play a version of Dr. Jekyll not entirely surprising. Read more...

A Space Traveler Misses Earth Too Much, Too Late in This Poignant Short Film

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In short scifi film Les Spectateurs, woman realizes a safe and boring life aboard a mega-satellite, which resembles a depressingly beige suburban neighborhood, is not what she truly desires. But the satellite is about to leave Earth’s orbit forever—so is it too late for her to change her mind? Read more...

The 10 Worst Superpowers to Have in Real Life

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What kind of human doesn’t want to have superpowers? I’d literally take any of them—flying, teleportation, invisibility, super strength—shoot, even a useless one like being able to eat anything would be so awesome to have. But there’s a dark side to having superpowers, and it’s mostly because we live in stupid ass real life. Read more...

In All Seriousness, Was the Suicide Squad Set an Actual Circle of Hell?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There is literally no way the actual movie could be crazier than the stories we keep getting about what the cast suffered during filming. Every single day, I think there can’t possibly be more. And every single day I am proven wrong....Show More Summary

Wayward Pines Should Absolutely Not Get a Third Season

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last night’s Wayward Pines season finale brought an ambiguous end to a show that’s had a bumpy ride in its second season. It was an obvious set-up for the rumored (but not announced) third and final season, but the show would actually be much better off letting “Bedtime Story” double as the series finale. Read more...

Star Trek Beyond Concept Art Shows Off Starships and Stunning Alien Vistas

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Much of Star Trek Beyond takes place on an alien planet the crew gets stranded on after the destruction of the Enterprise. In this concept art by Victor Martinez, you can get a closer look at some designs for the planet, some ships that never made it to screen, and more. Read more...

James Gunn Explains Why Ego Is Star-Lord's Father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since the end of Guardians of the Galaxy, everyone has been asking one big question. Who is Star-Lord’s father? That answer was revealed last week not in a movie theater, but at San Diego Comic-Con . His dad is the living planet Ego and director James Gunn told us why he revealed that info now, and why it’s so damn important. Read more...

RIP Jerry Doyle, Babylon 5's Mr. Garibaldi

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jerry Doyle, best known for his role as Chief of Security Michael Garibaldi on Babylon 5, has passed away at the age of 60. Read more...

There's Another Surprise DC Superhero in Suicide Squad

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve known for quite a while hat the Dark Knight would be paying a visit to the Joker and Harley in Suicide Squad—but a newly released press kit for the film has now confirmed that another superhero will be making a cameo in the movie. Read more...

Zombies Make Hellish Travel Companions in the South Korean Horror Film Train to Busan

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After breaking box-office records in South Korean, Train to Busan—in which a zombie virus rapidly begins spreading between passengers on a bullet train—is headed stateside. We have an exclusive clip to share, which takes place right at that “OH SHIT” moment when everyone realizes how much danger they’re in. Read more...

Christophe Gans' Beauty and the Beast Is the Most Beautiful Thing We've Seen In Ages

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Christophe Gans’ version of the fairy tale, starring Vincent Cassel (Jason Bourne) and Léa Seydoux (Spectre) is coming to the United States this fall. And with this trailer, it’s officially the best-looking of any of the recent cinematic attempts to do these fairy tales justice. Read more...

Greg Pak's New Comic Takes on a Very Wild West of Chinese Cowboys, Mexican Empires, and Magic Gold

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s extremely rare for me to get pulled all the way into a new fictional reality from the very first page of a comic. With only a map and four captions of expository text, the first page of Kingsway West #1 got me hungry to know more about the world of a Chinese cowboy in an Old West radically changed by magic gold. Read more...

The Rocketeer Is Finally Getting a Sequel, and With an Awesome New Twist

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of Disney’s most underrated films, The Rocketeer, is finally getting the respect it deserves. The Hollywood Reporter says the company is prepping a brand new sequel/reboot called The Rocketeers and the new hero is an African-American woman. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: LED Bulbs, Survival Gear, Irrigation Controllers

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

LED lightbulbs, smart irrigation controllers, and tons of USB charging gear lead off Thursday’s best deals. Read more...

America Has Never Seen a Hot Weather Outlook Like This

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Look at that temperature outlook. Lots of warm colors, yes, but that’s not all. There’s something extra significant about it. Read more...

Supergirl's Coming to Arrow, Flash, and Legends for Their Next Crossover Event

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If there’s one thing we can count on in the DCCW universe, it’s that the various shows will crossover with each other, every year, like clockwork. For example, we already know that Felicity’s going to show up in The Flash this year, and Green Arrow will visit the Legends of Tomorrow. But now we know a bit more about the season’s biggest crossover. Read more...

Why Did This Lake Suddenly Turn Blood Red?

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Three months ago, Iran’s Lake Urmia was green. Today, it’s blood red. But it’s not something that’s been added to the lake that caused the change—it’s something that’s been taken out. Read more...

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