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‘Star Wars: Deleted Magic': Watch Over Two Hours Of Fascinating Deleted Scenes And Making-Of Footage

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

LucasfilmhasreleasedalotofsupplementalStarWarsfootageovertheyears–deletedscenes,alternatetakes,making-offeaturettesandbehind-the-scenesinterviews.Itcanborderlineimpossibletokeeptrackofall,butthankfullyStarWars superfanGarrettGilchristeditedallthemostinterestingstufftogetherintoasortofloosedocumentarycalledStarsWars:DeletedMagic afewyearsback.

The ‘Tremors’ Box Set That Never Was…

We all have gifts on the mind as Black Friday creeps closer, and with that we’re revising old products that never were. Just yesterday we told you about the The Ring ‘Samara’ figure NECA was working on back in 2005. Now, we’re digging deep for another unreleased gem. Back in 2006 SOTA had announced a […]

Stunning Drone Footage From Beneath The Ice Of Antarctica

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Scientists use a range of techniques—from satellite observations to drilling holes—to measure sea ice thickness. Usually, such efforts look down at the sea floor. But, by equipping an underwater drone with upward-looking sonar, researchers were able to create the first high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Read more...

Gotham Has Fully Succeeded In Justifying Its Kid Bruce Wayne Character

13 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So Gotham is basically a live-action cartoon, and in addition it is pure crack at this point. And last night's episode showed just how far the "young Bruce Wayne" element has come, from its troubled beginnings. As long as Barbara Kean and Renee Montoya stay in bed together (and off camera) for a few seasons, we're good. Read more...

Search and Rescue Dog Comes Out of Retirement for One More

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

On November 7 th, a small litter of African Wild Dog puppies (one male and two females) was born at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden to first-time mother Xena. The birth was monitored carefully, due to Xena's inexperience, and unfortunately she showed no interest in mothering the pups. Show More Summary

This Cherno Alpha figure is Absolutely Gorgeous

14 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Oh. My. God. Just look at this Russian Beauty. Neca's Pacific Rim line continues to delight Jaeger lovers like me with a new, 18-inch tall rendition of Cherno Alpha (aka secret best Jaeger of the movie). It's... it's wonderful. Read more...

‘Sherlock': Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman don hats in new image

“Sherlock” fans had extra reason to be thankful before this week’s holiday — series producer Sue Vertue tweeted a photo […]

[Giveaway] Win A Copy of “Alien River of Pain” From Titan Books

Just a moment ago, I shared an exclusive excerpt of the new Alien novel from Titan Books. Now I’m offering you a chance to win one of your own. Entering is simple. Comment on here and tell me why you deserve to win. Enter twice by getting on Twitter and following and tweeting at me […]

This is definitely the most heartwarming story you'll read today.

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This is definitely the most heartwarming story you'll read today. A woman adopted a paralyzed stray dog she found dragging himself across a beach in Thailand. Now healthy, with a wheelchair, Leo the dog is living the squirrel-chasing life in Canada. The Dodo has the story. Read more...

Freaky trailer for Indie flick Jennifer Help Us!

Usually when I hear "we shot our film on an IPhone", my brain automatically translates that as "crap". But I gotta hand it to director Juan Ortiz; the trailer for his retro horror film JENNIFER HELP US (which was shot entirely on an IPhone 4s) looked pretty damn good. Show More Summary

[Exclusive Book Excerpt] “Alien: River of Pain” From Titan Books

Today marks the release of “Alien: River of Pain” from Titan Books. Written by always incredible Christopher Golden the book sees the conclusion of an all new trilogy set in the Alien universe. Those of you reading have been anticipating this for a very long time. For those of you new to this trilogy, let […]

"Infodump," "Mary Sue" And Other Words That Authors Are Sick Of Hearing

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science fiction and fantasy readers are in a constant dialogue with their favorite stories. At conventions, workshops, and online, people geek out about their favorite books. But sometimes, authors get a little tired of the same old memes. Ten authors told io9 about the writing terms they'd like to see retired. Read more...

The Jurassic World trailer is here and it is glorious

My favourite part is when Muldoo, er… Indiana Jon, uh… Star-Lord becomes one with the velociraptors and leads them on an all-out assault against the hybridosaurus rex. All while riding a motorcycle, natch. Oh, and also the part where they forget about the fact that the first Jurassic Park was already about genetically modified dinosaurs.... Show More Summary

British Network Rips Off The Hulk For New Series, Hopes No One Notices

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

TheHulkisreallybigrightnow.Well,he’salwaysreallybig,buthe’salsoincrediblypopular,andtelevisionnetworkswouldliketoexploitthis.Unfortunately,theHulkisownedbyMarvel,whichfrownsonpeoplestealingtheirintellectualproperty.Whattodo?Ripitoff,claimit’sapublicdomaincharacter,andhopenoonenotices.

Ridley Scott won't direct Blade Runner 2, says Harrison Ford only in 3rd Act

Some intriguing news on the BLADE RUNNER 2 front coming directly from Sir Ridley Scott himself (via Variety). The long-rumored project is still evidently moving forward, but without Scott in the director's chair. Furthermore, those who...Show More Summary

io9 Book Club Is in Session! Let's Talk About Prince Lestat!

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In November, we read Prince Lestat, by Anne Rice. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! Read more...

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