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John Boyega Teases Talks With Attack the Block Director, World Explodes With Excitement

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The majority of the world now knows John Boyega as Finn, the Stormtrooper-turned-hero of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For some of us though, he’ll always be Moses, the badass star of 2011's cult film Attack the Block, and the star just potentially teased a return to that world. Read more...

The Detail in This Apollo 11 Poster Is Almost as Amazing as the Trip Itself

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Apollo 11 is the most famous space flight of all time, due to it being the trip that first brought human beings to the moon. Now, you can get a bit closer to what Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins experienced back in July 1969. Read more...

DC Did Something Pretty Radical to Distance Themselves From Marvel, and You've Already Seen It

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Recently, io9 was on the set of Zack Snyder’s movie Justice League . The trip was coordinated to try change perception after the polarizing response to Batman v Superman, but it also provided answers to burning questions. Among them, why the heck did DC release a deleted scene online immediately after that film’s opening weekend? Read more...

Could the Akira Movie Be Moving Closer to Reality?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Director Jaume Collet-Serra released The Shallows this week but, before that, he was long attached to adapt Akira into a live action film. Akira, of course, is famous for its 1988 animated adaptation but the new version didn’t happen. (Insert “Tetsuo” scream here). “It is very difficult,” he told us of the task . “It’s bigger than film.” Read more...

Louis CK’s New Show Brings Game of Thrones to the Coffee Shop

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Louis CK’s upcoming series, Better Things, may be another depressing round of barely exaggerated situational comedy, but at least this new show is heavier on the Game of Thrones references! Read more...

This Fan-Made Rogue One Poster Is Gorgeous, As Are These New Photos

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It was a good week to be a Star Wars fan. We learned and saw a ton of new stuff from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and, well, that continues this weekend. A few more photos popped online, along with a simply beautiful fan-made poster. Read more...

In Defense of Squeeks, Michael Bay's Goofy-Ass New Transformer

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This past Thursday , director Michael Bay introduced a new robot that will be joining his upcoming Transformers movie, The Last Knight. Some fans were quite upset at the addition of this tiny, goofy-looking Autobot to the Transformer movie pantheon, and I have a question for those fans: Really? (I also have a follow-up question: Really?!) Read more...

Deadpool Hijacks Japanese X-Men: Apocalypse Trailer Just to Deliver a Sick Burn on Fox

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Not content to wait idly by until Deadpool 2 starts shooting next year, the merc with a mouth infiltrated this Japanese trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse. It was partly in preparation for the Japanese release of his own film (where it opened earlier this month; this is a few weeks old) but mainly to continue biting the studio hand that feeds him. Read more...

Humanity's Unwitting Alien Enslavement Has Never Looked More Adorable

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Truck Torrence, better known as 100% Soft, has made a career of taking icons of pop culture and making them unbelievably, almost excruciatingly cute. After all, he’s the guy who made the Star Wars emoji hat broke the internet that one time. But his homage to They Live may be his finest (and most adorable) work yet. Read more...

Sony's Silver Sable Spider-Man Spin-Off May Be Back on Track

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Back in 2014, before Sony decided to let Marvel take the steering wheel of Spider-Man movie franchise, it had plans for the webslinger’s cinematic future. Big plans. Plans that included a spin-off movie based on the mercenary Silver Sable. Plans that may be back on. Read more...

Handsome Man With Muscles in Talks to Star in the He-Man Movie

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While Sony’s Masters of the Universe movie seems no closer to actually getting made now than it has for the last dozen or so years, at least we know one actor has had an actual conversation about the film with its current director McG: Kellan Lutz. Read more...

Star Wars Episode VIII Is a Real Movie Now Because It Has Its Own Swag

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Rian Johnson is nearing the end of filming on Star Wars Episode VIII and, for the director, that’s now actually sunk in as being real. That’s because his movie has finally reached that all too important Star Wars milestone: merchandise. Read more...

Deadpool Asks the Important Questions

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You’re a superhero on a team with Cable, the bad-ass mutant warrior who comes from the future. You need to hold onto hope, to hear that there’s a reason to keep fighting the good fight. But you’re also on a team with Wade Wilson. Read more...

Independence Day Resurgence's Unlikely Japanese Partner: Gundam Unicorn

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Turns out the Independence Day sequel forgot to bring the heart alongside its lovely explosions. If only it had decided to bring some giant goddamn robots to replace it with instead. Read more...

Ewan McGregor Is So Over Being Asked About Another Star Wars Movie

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And you cannot blame the guy. He has been asked about it a billion times, he said he had no problem returning, and now people think he’s pushing for a movie. So count him out. Read more...

Make Your Predictions for the Game of Thrones Finale Here

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The final episode of Game of Thrones’ sixth season airs this Sunday night, and while HBO may not trust us with a 10-word, vague-to-the-point-of-meaningless synopsis of the show, that doesn’t mean we can’t make a few educated guesses of our own. Read more...

The Director of The Shallows Talks Shark Sex and Moving On From Akira

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Since The Shallows is a shark movie, director Jaume Collet-Serra researched the crap out of sharks in preparation—the result of which is a film that explores aspects of the creatures we’ve rarely seen before. The weird thing is that the director himself doesn’t see The Shallows as a shark movie. Read more...

And Now the Important News: How the Brexit Will Impact Game of Thrones

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Winter is coming, but the Brexit is already here—the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union. Economists are worried. Scientists are worried. Adam from Manchester is worried, and also a complete buffoon. But so are Game of Thrones fans, as the show films across the EU. Good news, though: the show will be fine. Read more...

Roland Emmerich's Next Space Action Movie Is Already on the Way

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Roland Emmerich’s latest film hasn’t even been in theaters a day and he’s already got a follow-up. It’s not a third Independence Day film, though; it’s called Moonfall. Read more...

Beat the Heat With the Gif Party

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If it’s summer where you are, then it is statistically likely that it’s been pretty hot. Why not come by and cool down with the gif party? Read more...

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