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The Russos Like Anna Kendrick for Squirrel Girl, the Best Marvel Character Still Not in the Movies

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Just do it. Just make the Squirrel Girl movie, Marvel. I know you want to. Read more...

There May Be An American Werewolf In London Remake in the Works (Update: Apparently Not)

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Correction: Max Landis, the subject of this story, responded to our request mere minutes after the article went online. He denied the claims. Original article follows with small tweaks. Read more...

The First Tantalizingly Mysterious Images From Next Season of Black Mirror 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Black Mirror is the kind of show you want to watch knowing almost nothing about. The first images from the third season are perfect in that regard, because they give only a tiny hint at what’s to come—just enough to make you want more. Read more...

It's Time to Speculate Wildly About the First Casting Calls for Game of Thrones Season 7

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s going to be a long while before we get to start hearing solid details about Game of Thrones’ seventh season, considering they’re having to wait for winter to actually come before they can start filming. But what we can do in the meantime is speculate a whole bunch about what these newly revealed casting calls could mean. Read more...

Arrival's Hong Kong Poster Has a Mistake That's Causing Political Unrest

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here’s a case where film marketers being incurably Western causes a big problem: Arrival released 12 posters depicting alien monoliths appearing across the world. One of them photoshopped a building from Shanghai into a Hong Kong skyline. Oops. Read more...

Obi-Wan Kenobi Tries Not to Hate Himself in This Excellent Fan-Made Teaser Trailer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What happens when you go from being one of the most prominent Jedi masters in the galaxy to an old man hiding out in the desert? Well, for one thing, your hair gets really long. Read more...

Mr. Robot Just Found the Shark, Jumped Over It, and Then Did the Macarena on All Our Good Graces

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What follows is a spoilerific rant. If you have not yet watched the episode and want to save any goodwill you still harbor for Mr. Robot, please turn back now. You have been warned. Read more...

The Flash Director Doesn't Agree That Cyborg's Going to Be in the Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is slightly weird. Following Variety’s report that Cyborg (Ray Fisher) was going to crossover into the Flash’s standalone movie, director Rick Famuyiwa has responded on Twitter with a negative. Or, at least, something that sounds like a negative. Read more...

Kimmy Schmidt Producer Developing Horror Comedy Show About Exorcism 

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a show that has tackled some serious subjects, such as cult indoctrination and assault, so maybe the same could be said for another bleak subject matter. Maybe next time they should go for something like... exorcism? Read more...

Luke Scott Will Make a Movie About the Donner Party With 'A Walking Dead-Style Twist'

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Luke Scott is about to release his much-anticipated debut feature, Morgan, and he’s already got another project lined up: The Hunger, which is not about sexy vampires but ill-fated pioneers. It’s based on a yet-to-be-written novel about the Donner Party, with what Deadline describes as “a Walking Dead-style twist.” Read more...

Three of the Scariest Stephen King Adaptations Are Coming to Blu-Ray

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Better get your calm, peaceful nights of sleep in while you can, because some awesome nightmares are on the horizon. On September 20, you’ll be able to pick up Blu-rays of three memorable Stephen King adaptations: the 1979 miniseries Salem’s Lot; the 1990 miniseries It; and the 1985 horror anthology Cat’s Eye. Read more...

Cry Havoc Is the Best Monster Story I’ve Read in Ages

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Horror operates on the premise that we should be scared of things that lurk in the shadows and creatures that can share or commandeer human bodies. But the first collection of clever action-horror series Cry Havoc shows that shoving weirdness to the fringes only makes it more powerful and more dangerous. Read more...

The Man Who Fell to Earth Will Release Its Soundtrack for the First Time in 40 Years

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s still unbelievable that David Bowie is no longer with us. Luckily, his artistic legacy lives on in his work—including one of the greatest science fiction movies ever, The Man Who Fell to Earth. The 1976 Nicholas Roeg film, starring Bowie as an alien in his first big-screen role, marks its 40th anniversary this year with exciting fanfare. Read more...

IDW's Star Trek Comic Joins the TV and Movie Universes in a Brilliant, Beautiful Way

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This week’s issue of IDW’s Star Trek ongoing brings an end to five years of boldly going for the Kelvin-timeline version of Kirk and friends. But it also faces the pretty daunting task of celebrating Star Trek’s 50th anniversary and mashing together Enterprise crews. Thankfully, it succeeds at both of those things in some pretty touching ways. Read more...

No Man's Sky: The Kotaku Review

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

My lengthy first tour of No Man’s Sky was a disappointment. I spent 30 hours skating across the surface of an endless puddle, searching for depths that didn’t exist. I skipped and skimmed until, with great regret, I stopped. Read more...

What Are the Best and Worst Movies of Summer 2016?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The summer movie season has a few weeks left, but most of the big guns have already been unleashed. From Captain America: Civil War in May to Warcraft in June, Ghostbusters in July, and Suicide Squad in August, it’s been quite the up and down summer. And we want to know your thoughts. Read more...

A Zombie Star Just Went Thermonuclear

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2009, a binary star that had been flaring up for years suddenly exploded, growing millions of times brighter in a cosmic blink. Now, after carefully studying the lead up to and aftermath of the extraordinary event, a team of Polish astronomers describes what happened in a new scientific paper. Show More Summary

Hollywood Is Getting Its Very Own Star Wars Cantina

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This winter, a pop-up Star Wars cantina is opening at a mystery location in Hollywood, CA. No droids allowed, presumably. Read more...

Marvel's Bringing a Runaways TV Series to Hulu

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

They’re already making big waves in streaming shows thanks to Daredevil and friends on Netflix, but Marvel is bringing a new show to another service: fan favorite teenage superteam the Runaways are getting their own TV show on Hulu. Read more...

Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman Announces End of Long-Running Superhero Comic Invincible

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For more than 10 years, Invincible has been a love letter to the superhero genre, paying homage and remixing plot beats and character archetypes into a series that’s become a hit unto its own. That run will be ending next year. Read more...

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