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November 24, 2015: Dark Matter graphics!

I feel like my head is about to explode.  And it’s only Tuesday.  I’m juggling revisions and rewrites on six different scripts, casting, prepping, and trying to figure out the most efficient way to schedule a bursting-at-the-scenes action-heavy Episode 202.  Also, fantasy football. But mostly fantasy football. Anyways, before I resume script revisions on Episodes […]

ThanksKilling Is Almost So Bad It's Good ... But Not Quite

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

So you’re casting about for something fun to watch on Thanksgiving. You’ve already seen the grande dame of B-movie turkeys about turkeys: Blood Freak. Your search turns up a 2009 ultra low-budget bit o’ giblet entitled ThanksKilling. Is it worth it? Well... Read more...

Star Trek Beyond Set For IMAX Premier in 2016

Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot and IMAX announced today that Star Trek Beyond will be released in IMAX on the same day that it his traditional screens: July 22nd, 2016. On July 22nd, 2016, Star Trek Beyond will be the third film in the rebooted franchise to hit the larger-than-life IMAX theaters. “IMAX provides a […]

On Blindspot, We Finally Get Some Answers

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The mid-season finale of Blindspot is upon us, promising some answers to the show’s mess of mysteries. Well, sort of. A few. Kinda. Define “answers.” Read more...

Some Great Science Fiction and Fantasy Books To Keep You Sane on that Long Ride Home

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Thanksgiving weekend is almost upon us! Many Americans will be making the long or short trek to family gatherings, or maybe a short vacation. Whether you’re flying, driving, or train-ing, you’ll want some good fiction to read or listen to on the way. Here are a few suggestions. Read more...

Kevin Bacon Will Star In a Tremors TV Reboot!

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Well, chalk this one up on the list of things we never expected to hear today. After trying to make a TV breakthrough over a decade ago on channel formerly known as Sci-Fi, cult classic Tremors is heading to TV once more: but this time, it’ll wield the unstoppable star power of Kevin Bacon himself. Read more...

Rich Kids Who Killed Their Parents #3: The Narcissist and His Claw Hammer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Eighteen-year-old Brian Blackwell was so bright his nickname was “Brains.” But that intelligence, which earned him top marks in school, also enabled him to craft an elaborate fantasy world—one he needed his parents’ money to sustain, and one he was willing to kill for. Read more...

“HALO: The Fall of Reach” Reveals Saga’s Origins

On December 1st, the animated feature Halo: The Fall of Reach will reveal the beginning of the well-known science fiction universe on DVD, Blu-ray and VOD across The UK, Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, Asia, Africa, and South America   [Read more...]

Joan Collins Nearly Starred in This Movie About a Killer Pike

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 1982, Cliff Twemlow, a former nightclub bouncer turned library music composer for De Wolfe Music, sought to adapt his novel, The Pike, into a feature film starring Joan Collins. “The freshwater equivalent of Jaws”, The Pike told the...Show More Summary

Disabled Fans and Creators Are Kept Out of Too Many Conventions. Now They're Not Alone.

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Science fiction and fantasy conventions exist in the venn diagram between professional networking events, marketing expos and fan celebrations. Between all three of those things, they do a lot to shape fandom and the stories we love....Show More Summary

John Carpenter Has Developed Four New Horror and Science Fiction TV Shows

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Adjust your eye patches and put on your sunglasses, John Carpenter fans, for this great bit of news that shook loose from horror podcast Killer POV: the famed genre director (Halloween, The Thing, They Live, Escape from New York, Big Trouble in Little China) is making a serious foray into television. Read more...

London Was Diverse Even Its Early Roman Days 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Forget all those Roman epics with sprawling casts of white actors speaking in (real or fake) British accents. New findings suggest that London circa 50 A.D. was pretty diverse. Read more...

12 Things We Loved About Jessica Jones (And 4 We Didn't)

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This weekend, the world met the whiskey-drinking, super-powered Hell’s Kitchen detective known as Jessica Jones. She’s the star of the second Netflix Marvel superhero show, leading into the team-up series The Defenders, and many people spent their weekends on the couch, devouring all 13 episodes. Read more...

How Tumblr Users Transformed a Homophobic Post Into a Dystopian Science Fiction Lovefest

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Tumblr users have taken a tired homophobic post and given it a futuristic twist, making it funny and inclusive instead of intolerant. Read more...

This Is Not A Typo: Tom Cruise Could Star In The Mummy Reboot

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Tom Cruise is about to go full Brendan Fraser. According to Variety, the iconic actor is in talks to star in the brand new Universal reboot of The Mummy, which sets up a new connected Monsters universe. Read more...

Why The Hunger Games Books Will Always Be Better Than the Movies

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 arrived this past weekend, and now it’s official: This outstanding series of dystopian young-adult novels have gotten an equally outstanding movie series. These films aren’t just financial successes...Show More Summary

10 movies that used the same exact set as other movies

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Hollywood recycles plots and story lines all the time. The same actors and actresses and directors are put in movies over and over. And the same sets are used to film completely different movies. It’s an incestuous industry. Sometimes...Show More Summary

Fox Finally Admits It Doesn't Want to Make a Fantastic Four Sequel

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

At least not anytime soon. The studio has rather quietly dropped the non-anticipated sequel from its production schedule, according to Box Office Mojo. The only question is why Fox ever announced it wanted to make a sequel in the first place. Read more...

Book bits: New covers, new ebooks, Legacies blurbs, and more

Lots of updates from the world of Star Trek prose today, including several dazzling new covers, news of a whole bunch of new ebooks, new blurbs from the 50th anniversary Legacies trilogy, and more! Continue below for everything, starting with new covers!First up, have premiered the covers for two novels. Show More Summary

Well, Looks Like Supergirl Has Her Own Lex Luthor Now

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Supergirl is busy laying all the groundwork for Kara to have all the stuff her cousin has, including her own versions of the Daily Planet and the Kents. And now, she’s got her own Lex Luthor, too. But is he nasty enough? Spoilers ahead... Read more...

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