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A Sassy Lee Harvey Oswald Makes a Big Impression in This Clip From Hulu's 11.22.63

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Entertainment Weekly snagged this clip from Hulu’s Stephen King adaptation 11.22.63—which stars James Franco as a teacher who time-travels to prevent a certain history-changing presidential assassination from happening. This scene is clearly from early in the series, and it features a flashback to one character’s memorable first encounter with Lee Harvey Oswald. Read more...

Oh, So That's Why Leia Doesn't Trust the New Republic in The Force Awakens

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The zillions of tie-in stories for The Force Awakens revealed there was going to be a scene in the movie where Leia acknowledged that her former colleagues in the Senate were just as likely to want to have her killed as they were to ignore her. A new Star Wars novel is going to explore why that’s the case, and why Leia had good reason to be wary. Read more...

I Wrote a Weird Book About Two People Who Belong in Different Stories

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A young witch and a wild science genius—the characters in my new novel All the Birds in the Sky don’t even belong in the same book together. They’re misfits in the eyes of the world, but they’re also weird to each other. And that turns out to be the most fun thing to explore. Read an excerpt and see for yourself! Read more...

Galaxy Quest's Happy Ending Is Actually an Evil Government Reality Show

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the last scene of Galaxy Quest, we see the once-washed-up actors, previously stuck in a decades-long hell of fan expos and ribbon-cuttings, back on the airwaves in a brand new show for the next generation of sci-fi fans! …Or so we think. There’s actually much, much more to it. And it involves energy-hungry feds and America’s obsession with unscripted TV. Read more...

Everything You Need to Know Going into Batman v Superman, According to Dr Pepper

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ah, promotional tie-ins. What better way to learn about a movie before it releases than through myriad promotional crossovers? Batman v Superman is no exception, and a new series of prequel comics tied into purchases of Dr Pepper have given us a pretty interesting glimpse into the movie’s world. Read more...

Today's Best Deals: $200 ThinkPad, UE Roll Speaker, Eneloop Batteries, and More

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Your favorite rechargeable batteries, a $200 Windows laptop, and one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy lead off today’s best deals. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of the sale. Show More Summary

The First Clip from Midnight Special Is Full of Danger, Both Extraordinary and Mundane

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Jeff Nichols’ Midnight Special is premiering at the Berlin Film Festival next week, which means we’re finally seeing images and the first clip from this science fiction, family, and small town drama. Read more...

The Producers of Game of Thrones Lay Into the Show's Disastrous Pilot

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s not exactly uncommon knowledge at this point that the never-released Game of Thrones pilot wasn’t just totally different to what we got ; it was a downright disaster. But it eventually got reworked into something that sparked a cultural sensation is a miracle... and hoo boy, do David Benioff and D. B. Weiss know it. Read more...

Supergirl Could Be Confirming A Crazy Fan Theory About the DC Cinematic Universe

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new villain for Star Wars: Rogue One may have been revealed. The Walking Dead teases the arrival of Negan and Jesus. Greg Wiseman raises your hopes for a third season of Young Justice. Plus, new looks at the Ratchet and Clank movie, the Descender adaptation gets a writer, and a new Daredevil image. Spoilers now! Read more...

Gizmodo Conspiracy Theorists Think Zika Is a Biological Weapon | Gawker Goldman Sachs Is Shook | Jal

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Gizmodo Conspiracy Theorists Think Zika Is a Biological Weapon | Gawker Goldman Sachs Is Shook | Jalopnik Top Gear’s Second Host Is Matt LeBlanc From Friends | Lifehacker The Best Tips for Finding Cheap Airfare With Google Flights | Read more...

Bryan Singer Confirms He'll Soon Begin Work on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On his 50th birthday in September, director Bryan Singer posted an Instagram photo of a script he’d co-written for a new adaptation of Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, dubbing it “a story I’ve wanted to retell since childhood... an adventure very dear to my heart.” And now, it’s happening. Read more...

The Truth Is In the X-Files-Themed Art Show

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In celebration of the return of The X-Files, the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles is teaming up with Poster Posse to present an entirely Mulder, Scully, and friends-themed art show. And the art? Is great. Read more...

Francis Ford Coppola Wonders If Star Wars Was Really Worth It

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Francis Ford Coppola is really worried that making a whole bunch of Star Wars movies ruined George Lucas. Which leaves us wondering if we would trade more Star Wars for a lot of original Lucas content. Read more...

This Amazing Simpsons Search Engine Matches the Perfect Screencap To a Quote

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There’s a still—and a matching quote—from The Simpsons to fit pretty much every occasion in human history. Finding the perfect one, however, just got incredibly easy with the public release of Frinkiac, which trawls through millions of images to match whatever Simpsons quote you put in. Read more...

Making Art Sculptures from Drywall Is Very Impressive

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Artist Bernie Mitchell creates these art sculpture masterpieces from drywall and the results are really wonderful. You can watch him use different tools in order to shape out landscape images and animals and finger objects to bring out the detail. It’s always fun seeing art get made in the most inventive of ways. Read more...

Matt Damon and Ben Affleck Have a TV Show Set in Yet Another Corporate Dystopia

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here’s more proof that corporate-dominated dystopias are the new zombies. Syfy has greenlit a new show being produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. And Incorporated is set in a near future where corporations hold all the power. Which, to be fair, doesn’t sound that much different than the world we live in. Read more...

Apparently Agent Carter Suffered a Severe Head Injury in 1940 and Fell in Love with a Dunce

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I’m still loving this season of Agent Carter in general—last week’s episode was just non-stop awesome. Unfortunately, last night’s episode tried to give us flashbacks for both Peggy Carter and her nemesis, Whitney Frost, and the result was rushed and messy. Read more...

The Witch Gets Two Enthusiastic Horns Up From the Satanic Temple

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Genius marketing alert! Never one to shy from a headline-grabbing opportunity, the Satanic Temple (not to be confused with the Church of Satan) has teamed up with upcoming chiller The Witch to present screenings in four cities, as well as issuing a proclamation showering praise upon the film: Read more...

The Flash and Supergirl TV Crossover Is Happening, People

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Fastest Man Alive will meet the Girl of Steel on March 28, when the Flash will make an appearance on CBS’ Supergirl. Read more...

Brian Michael Bendis on the Evolution of Ultimate Spider-Man, Miles Morales

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since Miles Morales took the role of Spider-Man over from Peter Parker, he’s had to fight his supervillain uncle, he’s seen his entire universe get destroyed, and he’s become one of the most prominent heroes in Marvel’s push for diversity. Show More Summary

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