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Agents of SHIELD Dives Into Total LMD Madness

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since skeezy Dr. Holden Radcliffe made his first Life Model Decoy, I’ve been waiting for this. Sure, he created Aida to infiltrate SHIELD HQ and steal the Darkhold; then he imprisoned Melinda May and sent an unwitting LMD of her as back-up. But that’s small potatoes to the LMD craziness seen over and over again… Read more...

After 17 Years, Philip Pullman Announces a Sequel to His Dark Materials

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Philip Pullman’s seminal trilogy started with The Golden Compass in 1997 and ended with The Amber Spyglass in 2000. Or so we thought—because now, the author has announced an entire sequel trilogy, The Book of Dust, will come in October. Read more...

Drew Magary's The Hike Is Just $3 As an Audiobook Today, If Your Ears Can Handle It

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Hike, the latest novel from Deadspin’s own Drew Magary, is one of the best, and weirdest, books I’ve read in years, and you can download the Audible version for $3 today. Just be sure to use headphones, or you’ll get a lot of sideways glances. Read more...

Possible New Details About the CW's Newest DC TV Show Black Lightning

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sam Worthington teases new Avatar details. Ron Moore and Bryan Cranston’s Philip K. Dick anthology is headed to Amazon. Get a new snippet of Beauty and the Beast’s soundtrack. Plus, a gorgeous new Logan poster, and Steven Moffat on whether or not Doctor Who could ever resurrect dead actors á la Rogue One. Behold,… Read more...

DC's Newest Young Animal Series Is a Deep, Deep Jack Kirby Cut

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

DC’s Young Animals imprint is giving us some of the weirdest, most enjoyable books around lately—Doom Patrol, Cave Carson, Shade the Changing Girl, the list goes on. The latest book heading to Gerard Way’s imprint is equally weird, but it’s a pull back far into the wonderful mind of the legendary Jack Kirby. Forager… Read more...

Co-Workers Debate Their Gory Fate in New Clip from James Gunn's The Belko Experiment

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Belko Experiment is about a group of co-workers who become trapped in their corporate office by an unknown adversary, who informs them that 30 among them will need to be sacrificed... or else. Before things get totally “kill or be killed,” this scene of panicked discussion unfolds as the fear escalates. Read more...

A Fight Was About to Break Out in This Song Cut From Moana

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A movie like Moana doesn’t come together without a few things hitting the cutting room floor. But even when that happens, it’s rare that fans ever get to see it. Read more...

Disney's Live-Action Mulan Has a Female Director, Which Is Good News, But Unfortunately Also News

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Niki Caro (The Zookeeper’s Wife) will direct the live-action Mulan movie for Disney. That, as The Hollywood Reporter points out, will make her and Ava DuVerney (for A Wrinkle in Time) the only female directors for movies that have over $100 million in the budget. Read more...

Terry Pratchett Docudrama Back in Black Is Beautiful and Heartbreaking

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This past weekend, the BBC aired Terry Pratchett: Back in Black, a part-drama, part-documentary tribute to mark the death of one of fantasy’s most beloved authors. Typically, these sorts of specials about dead celebrities include “talking head” insight from fellow celebrities, but rarely cover the indelible mark left… Read more...

Lego Batman Movie Easter Egg Puts the Batcomputer in Your iPhone

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you saw The Lego Batman Movie this past weekend, then you might’ve realized that the voice of the Batcomputer was none other than Siri, the digital voice command assistant found in Apple consumer electronics products. Well, if you’ve got an iPhone, Siri will turn into the Batcomputer if you say the magic words. Read more...

Mondo's Poster for Arrival Is Simple, Stunning, and Very, Very Sad

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In our minds, there was no better genre film last year than Arrival. There are lots of reasons for that, but the main one is the film’s dual nature. The first time you watch it is completely different than the second time, once you know its secret. Read more...

Sorry, Ben, But You're a Batman Forever Now

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The latest dire DC Extended Universe rumors making the rounds is that not only is Ben Affleck not directing the Batman movie, the man wants out of the role entirely. We have a message for him: Sorry, Ben. You’re stuck as Batman. So you might as well suck it up. Read more...

AMC's Humans Is No Westworld, and That's Why It's So Good

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The robot discourse has changed dramatically since the first season of Humans was on air in 2015. This is mainly because HBO premiered Westworld last fall, a mindfuck of a show that used robots to dig deep into the nature of consciousness and the metaphysical requirements of a soul. Humans, while also very much about… Read more...

Peter Parker Is Getting Another 'Back to Basics' Spider-Man Comic

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Currently in Marvel’s comics, Peter Parker isn’t really the down-on-his-luck photographer that many people know him as. In fact, he’s pretty much Tony Stark, a billionaire at the head of a vast international R&D company. So when you want to capitalize on, say, the character’s big movie this year, you need a book that… Read more...

Reminder: Never Mess With Anyone Who's Been Involved in a Decades-Long Supernatural War

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Horror sequel Phantasm: Ravager comes exclusively to Shudder today, and we’ve got a fun clip which proves that while time may have taken a certain toll on unlikely hero Reggie, he has lost none of the badass spirit that’s allowed him to battle the Tall Man for four decades. Read more...

I Want to Visit This 145,000-Piece Lego Jurassic Park Roller Coaster

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Modern genetics still hasn’t brought us the dinosaur-filled theme park that Michael Crichton first envisioned back in 1990. So Lego master James Burrows built his own using 125,000 bricks to create an entire Jurassic Park theme park you’ll wish you could actually line up for. Read more...

Watching Swamp Thing Beat the Crap Out of Damian Wayne in Injustice 2 Is Immensely Satisfying

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Two new trailers for upcoming DC Comics fighting game Injustice 2 have popped up over the last two days, showing Swamp Thing and Poison Ivy smacking around other super-folk. I hope this game has those two plant-loving super-folk submitting to the unspoken passion in their hearts. Read more...

Archie Comics' TV Universe Will Expand Beyond Riverdale

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last month, Archie Comics CCO and Riverdale producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa hinted at the comics publisher’s plans to expand its television ventures beyond Riverdale and into a whole Archie empire. Now, those plans just got a bit more official, with the announcement of a new deal between the publisher and Warner Bros. Read more...

12 Things You Might Not Know About Big Trouble in Little China

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China by Tara Bennett and Paul Terry, available now, is a must-read for cult movie fans. It’s packed with on-set photos and interviews with just about everyone who was involved in the making of John Carpenter’s cult classic—and it’s filled with trivia about the making of… Read more...

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