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Killing Ground Looks Like a Brutal Twist on the Camping Trip Horror Genre

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Horror movies have shown us that bad things happen when you go to the woods. Killing Ground ups the ante by putting the most vulnerable sort of human being in danger. Read more...

M. Night Shyamalan Explains the Truly Shocking Twist Ending of Split

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

M. Night Shyamalan’s new movie, Split, is now in theaters and wow, is that a relief. It means that, for the first time since we saw the film in September, I can finally talk about the film’s incredible ending—and not only that, but discuss it with director M. Night Shyamalan himself, who explains the reasoning behind… Read more...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Bringing The Crew Back to Marvel

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Christopher Priest’s short-lived black superhero series The Crew is coming back, thanks to Black Panther writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and poet Yona Harvey. And suddenly, there’s a whole new team of black heroes in Harlem. Read more...

DC Announces an Injustice 2 Comic, Continuing the Best Evil Superman Story Ever

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of the best-kept secrets of DC Comics’ lineup in recent years has been Injustice: Gods Among Us, a series that should’ve been a simple video game tie-in that transformed over the years into a remarkable examination of a broken and twisted Clark Kent. Which means it’s excellent news that DC is continuing the series… Read more...

Don't Get Too Excited About That Hellboy 3 Talk Just Yet

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel’s Inhumans TV series finds itself a director. Celine Dion is returning for the new Beauty and the Beast. ABC is making a show about time-traveling refugees. Maisie Williams teases an exciting season ahead for Game of Thrones. Plus, a new clip from next week’s Agents of SHIELD, and new pictures from Riverdale.… Read more...

There Are So Many Other Creatures in These Kong: Skull Island TV Spots

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Several TV spots for Kong: Skull Island just came online and the main takeaway is: Kong is not alone on that island. Read more...

Miguel Ferrer's Albert Rosenfield Will Always Be the Best Twin Peaks Character

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Versatile character actor Miguel Ferrer—a memorable presence in so many films and TV shows, including RoboCop, Twin Peaks, and most recently NCIS: Los Angeles—has died. He was 61 years old. Read more...

Anne Hathaway Plays a City-Crushing Kaiju in the First Trailer for Colossal

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Few movies have as original or weird a premise as Colossal. That premise: Anne Hathaway plays a woman who realizes she can occasionally spawn a real-life giant monster halfway across the world that acts as her avatar, mimicking her movements. Read more...

Those X-Men Comics In the Logan Trailer Were Made Just for the Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of the cutest moments in the Logan trailer released today (an aside: mentioning “cute” and Logan in the same sentence is very strange to me) is the moment Wolverine flicks through an X-Men comic, noting just how wildly embellished they are. The comics used aren’t actual X-Men books—but now we know who made them… Read more...

You Could Make Money By Contributing Money to This Horror Anthology

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Crowdfunding has become a staple of independent filmmaking, but the best you can usually expect from your investment is a cool prize. A new horror anthology is offering its contributors something more: a potential return on investment. Read more...

Dwayne Johnson Is Getting His Own DC Solo Film

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

DC’s proposed Shazam movie doesn’t have a director, star, or even a finished script. What it does have is a villain, Black Adam, played by Dwayne Johnson, and that means he’s getting his own movie. Read more...

Our First Look at DC's Long Awaited Teen Titans: The Judas Contract Animated Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Warner Bros. animation first announced an adaptation of the iconic Teen Titan story arc by Marv Wolfman and George Perez over a decade ago—but it’s only now finally making its way to reality. A lot’s changed for the Titans since then, however, so our first look at the new movie gives us a few hints as to what’ll be… Read more...

How Star Wars Should Handle Carrie Fisher's Death

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Postman has returned! For those of you who might not know, “Postal Apocalypse” is io9’s mail column, where I, Rob Bricken, senior editor of io9 and professional nerd for the last 16 years, answer your questions. I settle fan arguments, I solve mysteries, I give advice, whatever. I do this in the guise as the… Read more...

Shiro May Have Met His Fate in This Exclusive Clip From Voltron: Legendary Defender 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When we last saw our brave paladins in Voltron: Legendary Defender, they’d been scattered off to regions unknown after their battle with Zarkon. But it turns out that being separated and flung away to distant parts of the galaxy may come second to the immediate problem of “being eaten by alien wildlife” for at least… Read more...

The Latest Annoying Sound Showing Up in Every Dang Movie Trailer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Move over, Inception horns; there’s a new annoyingly ubiquitous sound effect getting spammed into every movie trailer. It’s >, a deep bass note that you’re probably hearing in your dreams now. Read more...

This Might Be the Cthulhu Video Game of Our Nightmares, Er, Dreams

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lots of video games use the influence of H. P. Lovecraft’s dread-drenched Elder Gods mythos. It’s been a while since there’s been one that tackled the author’s works directly but an upcoming title is going to attempt just that. Read more...

If Its First 40 Minutes Are Any Indication, Logan Is Both Depressing and Fantastic

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A while back, I attended a Fox preess event where they showed the first act of Logan, the third and likely final solo outing of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine. For me, who was not sold on giving this character another movie, the 40 minutes I saw more than proved this movie’s worth. Read more...

Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman's Good Omens TV Miniseries Arrives on Amazon Next Year

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Several adaptations of Terry Pratchett’s beloved works were announced at a memorial service for the writer last year, including a six-part adaptation of Good Omens, penned by Pratchett’s co-author Neil Gaiman. But now we have a time(frame) and a place: It’s coming to Amazon Prime and the BBC next year. Read more...

Where Powerless Fits In to the DC Multiverse

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Tye Sheridan talks Ready Player One. D.J. Caruso has a wild idea for the next G.I. Joe movie. M. Night Shyamalan wants in on Stranger Things. Plus, new footage from Powerless, Laurel Lance is back in action in a new Arrow trailer, and hints of what’s to come on Legion and Sleepy Hollow. To me, my spoilers! Read more...

It's Finally Morphin' Time In the Latest Power Rangers Trailer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The first trailer for Power Rangers set up the very serious world of this newly rebooted Angel Grove. But the second sees our teens with attitudes become the heroes they were always meant to be, and it’s a lot more fun. Read more...

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