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Lego Star Wars Siege Of Takodana Lets You Play As The Bad Guys

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens shows us another side of one of the movie’s pivotal moments in the new Siege of Takodana DLC. Join Kylo Ren and his Stormtrooper pals as they blow up a perfectly good sci-fi theme restaurant. Read more...

Donald Glover's Mom Warns Him Not to Mess Up Lando for Her

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last week the internet was overjoyed to hear that Donald Glover would be in the Han Solo anthology movie as the young Lando Calrissian. But in-between the celebrations, Glover’s own mother had one warning for her son and his new Star Wars role: Don’t mess it up. Read more...

Here's Some Suicide Squad Concept Art That Will Be Starring in Your Nightmares Tonight

2 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Concept artist Christian Lorenz Scheurer has followed in the footsteps of others by putting some Suicide Squad concept art up on his website. And it is freaky as hell. Read more...

Could J.J. Abrams' Next Project Be the Next Chapter in the Cloverfield Universe?

4 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

And there could be plans for a Cloverfield-linked movie every year, too. Meanwhile, Shane Black discusses where the new Predator movie takes place in the franchise’s timeline. Get a look at Caitlin’s mother on The Flash, and the Riddler’s new love interest on Gotham. Plus, behind the scenes of Assassin’s Creed and Doctor Who’s Christmas special. Spoilers! Read more...

Blubberella Auteur Uwe Boll to Retire From Filmmaking

15 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Once in every generation, there comes an artist too transgressive, too challenging, too persistently, deliberately incompetent to be appreciated in his own time. For low-budget video game movie adaptions of the mid-2000s, Uwe Boll was that artist. And now he is saying goodbye. Read more...

WonderCon Anaheim Announces Second Wave of 2017 Special Guests!

16 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : WonderCon

WONDERCON WEDNESDAY! WonderCon Anaheim Announces Second Wave of 2017 Special Guests! Our WonderCon Anaheim 2017 special guests list just doubled in size with 4 more new guests! Who are the new confirmed additions? Click below to find out! Read more

A Costumed Gang Plots to Steal Vincent Price's Skull in Funny Short 'Spooky Club'

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Welcome to Spooky Club, where all the members have eerie-yet-useless “talents,” and activities include a scheme to steal Vincent Prince’s skull and cremate it according to his last wishes. Clever editing, rocking music, a retro vibe, and some killer deadpan acting make this short lean more comedy than horror. Read more...

BREAKING: Bryan Fuller Stepping Down As Showrunner of “Star Trek: Discovery”

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi :

Bryan Fuller will remain an executive producer of Discovery, but will hand off the day-to-day showrunning responsibilities to others. UPDATE, 10/26 4:40pm: Bryan’s reasons for stepping down and CBS’s official press release AccordingShow More Summary

Fuller No Longer Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner

17 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

In a bit of surprising news, Bryan Fuller will not be the showrunner for CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery show. The...

October, 26, 2016: I go to Defcon 1! Dark Matter season 3 casting!

Today, my world changed. We had just finished dinner and I was loading the dishwasher when Akemi said: “I wish I had baby.”. I froze, stunned.  The admission had come out of the blue and, to be honest, struck me as shockingly contrary to her general attitude these past seven years. But then again, she’d […]

Don't Freak Out Too Much About the Latest Star Trek: Discovery News

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The much-anticipated new Star Trek series, Star Trek: Discovery, just lost one of its key players: showrunner Bryan Fuller, who is apparently too busy with his other projects (Starz’ American Gods and NBC’s Amazing Stories reboot) to give the CBS All Access show the attention it demands. Read more...

Parody Superheroes, Ranked

18 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s a good time to be a silly superhero, with Amazon producing a brand-new Tick series, Section 8 making a dingus of the Spectre a few Wednesdays ago, and a new Slapstick comic from Marvel this fall. Let’s celebrate with this immense ranking of characters created to mock Superman, Batman, and the rest. Because they totally had it coming. Read more...

A 'Comic Revisionist' Fairy Godmother Movie Is in the Works, Which... Enh

19 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fairy tales are so tired right now. They can’t keep up with all the reimaginings and spinoffs and mashups and modern takes. In the realm where the Platonic manifestations of fairy tales live, they’re just begging for a break. And yet... Read more...

Adam Savage Built a Perfect Replica of The Fifth Element's Zorg ZF-1 Blaster

20 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Fifth Element is one of those movies you can’t help but watch all the way through whenever it’s on TV. There are just too many wonderful moments to miss, but clearly Adam Savage’s favorite was the reveal of the Zorg ZF-1 blaste. Why else would he spend over 10 years building a replica of his own? Read more...

Re: Blurb Requests For the Remainder of 2016

20 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

This is going up for editors/publicists/etc who are contacting me for blurbs for upcoming books, where the blurbs need to be turned in before the end of 2016: Sorry, I’m already full up on books to consider for the remainder of the year. If I have not already agreed to consider the book in question […]

The Couple Who Cosplays Together Stays Together on This Week's Behind the Mask

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last week, we introduced you to Behind the Mask, our video series exploring the lives of people who take cosplay very seriously. The second video is here, and it’s all about Becka Noel and Dhareza Maramis, professional cosplayers who met through cosplay and have been engaged for over four years—because they can’t stop cosplaying. Read more...

The New Bride of Frankenstein Will Add a Feminist Spin to the Classic Monster Story

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Next year, Tom Cruise’s The Mummy will kick off Universal’s grand plan for a multiverse that connects its classic monsters. And besides the inevitable upgrade to modern, lavish special effects, Bride of Frankenstein will also be getting anther sort of update. Read more...

Academy Nicholl Fellowships Reading Devoted To Yelchin

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

A live reading of selected scenes from the five winning scripts chosen for The Nicholl Fellowships screenwriting competition will be devoted to...

This Short Scifi Film About Erasing Adultery Raises a Lot of Questions

22 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“Never Happened” is a story about adultery with a classic science fiction twist. And, since it’s a short, it presents its premise and then ends without answering any of the questions it raises. Whether that’s a good thing or not is going to depend heavily on whether you’re okay with media posing questions without presenting any answers. Read more...

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