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At Least Marvel Got [REDACTED]’s Funeral Right

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In Captain America: Sam Wilson #10, the character whose death gets Captain Marvel and Iron Man fighting over a philosophical difference gets laid to rest. It’s a pretty emotional service. Read more...

These Hand-Cut Pop Culture Silhouettes Are Both Classy and Nerdy

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Silhouettes have been a part of art for probably longer than most of us can speculate. Put on a western or period piece and you’re likely to see the family immortalized as a black silhouette on the wall. In recent years, several artists have taken that idea into pop culture and the latest show blending these eras starts this weekend. Read more...

Lego's First Doctor Strange Set Stars Benebrickt Cumberbatch

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

By the, err, bricky hosts of Hoggoth, it’s a Doctor Strange Lego set! It’s pretty nifty, but there may be more going on here than meets the eye (of Agamotto). Read more...

Why Bubba Ho-Tep May Be the Most Perfect B-Movie Ever Made

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bubba Ho-Tep is about foul-mouthed ancient mummies, conspiracy theories, and the ultimate battle between good and evil. It’s also a surprisingly layered tale about growing old, regrets, and redemption. And it stars Bruce Campbell as Elvis Presley. Is this the perfect B-movie? If not, it’s damn near close. Read more...

Finally, a Look at Bruce Banner’s New Life Without the Hulk

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

For months now, a Korean-American teenager named Amadeus Cho has been wielding the power of the Hulk. Nobody’s seen or heard from Bruce Banner during this time. This week, we see what one of the smartest men in the world gets up to when he doesn’t have a raging leviathan inside of him. Read more...

High-Speed Footage of a Mad Scientist Holding an Explosion in His Bare Hands

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you’ve ever built your own potato gun, you probably don’t think twice about the explosions that launch the projectile—mostly because they’re hidden within it. But SmarterEveryDay’s Dustin built his potato cannon out of clear plastic so when filmed with a high-speed camera at 20,000 frames per second, the explosions are revealed. And they’re terrifying. Read more...

Meet Gotham's Brand New Teenage Mutant Poison Ivy

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gotham has recast Poison Ivy! Maggie Geha, 28, will be taking over the role of Ivy Pepper from 14-year-old actress Clare Flory. While people assumed that Ivy would see some sort of a growth spurt, doubling her age definitely comes as a surprise. So, what’s the deal? Oh, it’s just Gotham continuing to be as insane as possible. Read more...

Meet the Heroes, Villains, and Badass Droid of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While the first Rogue One trailer revealed Felicity Jones was playing a character named Jyn Erso, all the other characters remained nameless, forcing us to refer to them by their actors’ names. No longer! Read more...

Disney CEO Suggests Indiana Jones Will Be Rebooted After Part 5

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If anyone knows what’s going on with the universes of Disney, Marvel, Pixar, and Lucasfilm, it’s the CEO of all of Disney, Bob Iger. In a new interview, Iger said he expects to make more Indiana Jones movies after part 5... but that may or may not include Harrison Ford. Read more...

Supernatural Detective Series ReincarNATE Cannot Rest Until Its Spirit Finds a Network

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Screenwriter David Hayter (X-Men, Watchmen, The Scorpion King and the upcoming Black Widow movie) will adapt Michael Morici’s comic ReincarNATE for the small screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read more...

The Election Is Finally Over as Supergirl Elects Lynda Carter Its President 

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With all the votes in and all districts reporting, we can announce that the Supergirl TV series has hired former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter to guest-star as the president in the show’s second season. Read more...

Our First Look at Brianna, Outlander's Most Important New Character

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There has been a crazy amount of secrecy surrounding the debut of the adult versions of Brianna Randall (Sophie Skelton) and Roger Wakefield (Richard Rankin) on Outlander. And now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we’ve finally got a picture. Read more...

We've Finally Got Some Solid Details on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sure, we’ve seen a whole trailer for the first Star Wars spinoff already, but there are far more rumors floating around the film (and its reshoots) than there is actual information at the moment. But that’s about to change. Read mor...

These Ghostbusters Little Golden Books Are Who Ya Gonna Call For a Bedtime Story

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Having apparently run out of fairy tales to retell, those gilded Little Golden Books that probably graced your bookshelves as a child have two new tomes coming out in the fall that adorably tell the stories of both the original and new specter-battling Ghostbusters. Read more...

Bryan Cranston Is the Leader Zordon in the New Power Rangers Movie

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It would take a pretty big actor to be the leader of the Power Rangers, and who better than Bryan Cranston? Lionsgate just announced that the award-winning star of Breaking Bad will be playing Zordon in the 2017 film. Read more...

A Kitchen-Dwelling Evil Spirit Visits a Lonely Woman in This Wry Short

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fred Rowson’s Pauline begins like something out of The Conjuring 2—we meet a woman (the wonderfully droll Joanne Brookes) who is convinced her London house is haunted by “pure and total evil.” Specifically... the oven part of her house. Is the ghost a nuisance, or a figment of the lonely woman’s imagination? Read more...

Kong: Skull Island Will Feature 'The Biggest Kong Ever'

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

King Kong returns to the big screen next year and he’s about to get an upgrade. The Eighth Wonder of the World stars in the action-adventure film Kong: Skull Island, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, and starring Tom Hiddleston and Brie Larson. Skull Island is the second film in a planned universe that’s leading up to Godzilla vs. Kong in 2020. Read more...

Brian Michael Bendis Talk Powers, Jessica Jones, Civil War II and Much More

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

io9: Let’s start with Powers. what strikes me the most with the show is a really left turn, total variation between the comics, as you wrote them, and the show. You wrote Powers as kind of a police procedural with superhero melodrama. Show More Summary

Syfy's Krypton Show Already Sounds Goofy as Shit

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And we mean “sounds” literally. We have the names of the main characters, a few side characters, and descriptions for all of them—and they’re all going to be a bit of a problem. Read more...

Mark Frost's Twin Peaks Book Offers Cryptic Hints About the New Series

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fan site Welcome to Twin Peaks got ahold of the abstract of Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost’s upcoming book, The Secret History of Twin Peaks—an exploration of the town’s mysteries that may hold some clues about the new series, too. Of course, this is Twin Peaks, so who can really say? Read more...

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