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Get Our Best Look Yet at Westworld With a Ton of New Stills

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s still hard to imagine that Westworld is so close, especially given both the rumors of its delay and the tumultuous production. But now it’s just months away, we can start getting a much better picture of just what the series will look like. Read more...

A New Dark Tower Image Teases a Crucial Moment

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s still a bit hard to fathom, but a big-budget adaptation of Stephen King’s multi-dimensional adventure The Dark Tower movie is finally on its way to theaters. Now a photo of one of the series’ iconic moments has emerged. Read more...

What Is the Best Single Run on a Comic Book Ever?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Over decades of comics, hundreds of writers and artists have made huge impacts on characters we all know and love—reshaping them and defining them to tell bold new stories or add huge developments to their legacy. But who did it best? Who had your favorite run of a comic book? Read more...

Why Bad Boys 3 Was Delayed and How It's Doing Sequels Right

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Martin Lawrence/Will Smith action movie franchise Bad Boys isn’t something you’d normally see covered on io9 or Gizmodo. But when you get a chance to be the first person ever to talk to the writer/director of the film, Joe Carnahan, about it, you make an exception. Read more...

Why Are Star Wars Droids At Their Best When They're Homicidal Maniacs?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars’ droids are usually meant to be a little bit too cute for their own good—just look at BB-8! But we also love when that cuteness is subverted with a violent streak, like with Knights of the Old Republic’s HK-47, Rebels’ Chopper, or the Darth Vader comic’s Triple Zero and BT. Or, case in point, this astromech from the new Poe Dameron comic. Read more...

Marvel's New Variant Comic Covers Want to Get Kids Into STEM (and the Arts, Too)

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lunella Lafayette. Reed Richards. Peter Parker. Tony Stark. Amadeus Cho. Hank Pym. Some of Marvel Comics’ biggest names are scientists and engineers as well as superpowered heroes. To celebrate, Marvel is having a month of STEM-themed covers to promote science education... and a little bit of the arts too, course. Read more...

Give Yourself a Round of Applause With the Gif Party

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s finally Friday, so let loose in the comments with the gif or gifs of your choice. Read more...

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, Different Reboot of The Tick

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

22 years ago, fans fell in love with a TV version of Ben Edlund’s The Tick, charmed by the show’s loopy self-aware superhero send-ups. 15 years ago, fans cheered for a live-action version of the Tick starring the too-perfect Patrick Warburton. Today, we get a new Tick for a new landscape, and I’m already hooked. Read more...

We Could Listen to Cate Blanchett Narrate Voyage of Time: Life's Journey Forever

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Terrence Malick has a documentary that is, of course, about the entire history and future of humankind. And, equally obviously, there’s a 40-minute version for IMAX narrated by Brad Pitt as well as a regular film version narrated by Cate Blanchett. No offense to Pitt, but we’d take the Blanchett version any day. Read more...

A Godzilla Anime Movie Is Coming Next Year

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the wake of Shin Godzilla’s arrival in Japan, there’s been swirling rumors of a new Godzilla anime on the horizon—which would, surprisingly, be the King of Kaiju’s first ever anime series. Now they’ve been validated, although it’s not quite an anime series—instead a new animated Godzilla film is coming out next year. Read more...

Zombie Romance Warm Bodies Is Getting a Book Sequel

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This likely makes more sense if you remember that Warm Bodies the 2013 film starring Nicholas Hoult and Teresa Palmer is based on a book by Issac Marion, Marion has announced The Burning World will be releasing in 2017, continuing the tale of R the zombie’s and Julie the living girl’s star-crossed (flesh-crossed?) romance. Read more...

Our First Look at Lynda Carter on the Set of Supergirl

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Get a tiny, tiny first look at Hela in Thor Ragnarok. The Flash casts a new take on a classic comic book villain. American Horror Story offers even more nebulous teases about its next season. Agents of SHIELD gives a first look at SHIELD’s new director. Plus, new stills from Doctor Strange, and a new Morgan clip. Spoilers Get! Read more...

Help Build a New Database of Science Fiction Works That Deal With Medical Themes

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A lot of science fiction incorporates medicine—be it realistic, fantastic, futuristically life-enhancing, or horrific. A new project at Scotland’s University of Glasgow, dubbed “Science Fiction and the Medical Humanities,” aims to study creative visions of medical care, and one crowdsourced aspect of it needs your help. Read more...

A Well-Known Character May Be in Spider-Man: Homecoming After All

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The next Spider-Man movie, Spider-Man: Homecoming, has been filming in Atlanta for several weeks now. For the most part, everything’s been pretty secretive. Even the roles many actors are playing has been a mystery. But one big one may have just been unmasked. Read more...

Jessica Jones Star to Join Arrow as the Human Target

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Wil Traval is moving from one comic book show to another—and from Marvel to DC. He’ll be guest-starring in the next season of Arrow as Christopher Chance, a comic book hero who’s already come to live-action not once, but twice. Read more...

Corbin Bernsen Will Be Vulcan in American Gods

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Corbin Bernsen (Psych) has been cast as the god Vulcan (and not a member of the Star Trek species) in Bryan Fuller’s TV adaptation of Neil Gaman’s novel. Read more...

Black Widow Gets Animated For This Super-Stylized Action Figure

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ashley Wood has made all sorts of awesome-looking and wild takes on Marvel heroes for 3A’s line of artsy action figures. His latest is his first take on an actual human character rather than someone hidden behind the mask—and it’s a totally bizarre mixture of fantastical stylization and realism. Read more...

The Power Rangers Comic Is About So Much More Than Nostalgia

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Boom! Studios’ would’ve had an easy win if their Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comic was just pure nostalgia and fan service, directly pointed at the heart of mid-20's nerds like me. The fact that it is exactly that and doing something interesting with its attitude-laden teenagers and the franchise simultaneously makes it surprisingly compelling reading. Read more...

Author M.R. Carey Is Writing a Prequel to Post-Apocalyptic Tale The Girl With All the Gifts

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Great news for fans of M.R. Carey’s The Girl With All the Gifts—a book that’s about to enjoy a higher profile once the movie adaptation is out this fall. Carey announced he’ll be writing another tale set in the same world, with the interesting twist that it’ll be a prequel, rather than the expected sequel. Read more...

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

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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

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