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We know that Luke and Rey will be spending time together in Star Wars Episode VIII. And we can only hope it proves the fan theory that Luke really only knows how to train a Jedi the same way he was trained. Read more...

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The trademark main entrance, the visitor center and a damaged fence from Jurassic Park, all built around a lucky Leopard tortoise called Louie by Oliver Turpin.Read more...

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Kit Harington talks Game of Thrones. James Wan denies those Aquaman rumors. Arrow’s heading to the home city of a major comic book hero. Apocalypse undergoes some power changes in new X-Men Apocalypse clips. Plus Star Trek TV filming, and new Star Wars Episode VIII set pictures. Behold, Spoilers!Read more...

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The Russo Brothers, Anthony and Joe, are about to release Captain America: Civil War and have begun to prep Avengers: Infinity War Parts 1 and 2. They’re also going produce an adaptation of the graphic novel, Sexcastle, and a few new writers—who also happen to be a team of brothers—have just been hired.Read more...

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The long gestation process for Daredevil means the script went through a lot of changes. Early on in the process, Fox actually wanted Cable, Deadpool’s grim, gun-toting, pouch-loving buddy, to co-star with the Merc with a Mouth—until Deadpool and Cable creator Rob Liefeld had his say.Read more...

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Hello, I’m Rob Bricken. Some of you may know me as the guy who writes the FAQs, or the guy who hates everything, or a deluded SJW, or perhaps the person who will shortly be turning io9 into a garbage fire. I would like to present myself as something else—the new editor of io9.Read more...

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We’ve loved both seasons of Marvel and Netflix’s Daredevil, but even the most diehard fans of the show might be sick of hearing people espouse about “this city!” every other sentence. To remind you just how prevalent this little phrase is, here’s the Daredevil supercut we’ve been waiting to see for ages.Read more...

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May 4th, a.k.a. May the Fourth Be With You Day, is almost here and the onslaught of celebratory Star Wars material has already begun. As usual, some of it will be crap, but these posters by Tim Doyle and Joshua Budich are not, and we’re excited to exclusively debut them.Read more...

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Jokes and rumors about a Space Jam 2 starring Lebron James have been around for a long time. There were even points where it almost became a real thing. But now, we swear, it’s closer to real than ever—because director Justin Lin is even in talks to direct.Read more...

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The original Puppet Master was released direct-to-video in 1989, but it became a cult sensation that spawned a franchise of sequels, prequels, spin-offs, toys, and comics. And since haunted puppets are evergreen (see also: Chucky), it looks like the Puppet Master series is about to get some major new big-screen love.Read more...

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This week is May 4, which has more or less become an official Star Wars holiday. And what better way to kick it off than this cute and clever video? It’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens retold by emojis. We know, that sounds terrible, but trust us. It’s pretty great.Read more...

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Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle team up to solve mysteries in a British-Canadian-U.S. co-production you’re probably only just hearing about! Person Of Interest’s fifth and final season! And what are these continuously promised deaths on Agents of SHIELD and Once Upon A Time? Let’s figure it out, on This Week’s TV!Read more...

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It’s a good time for IDW and Hasbro. The Micronauts comic has just launched, Rom is on the way, there’s now a third revival happening between the two companies. Yes, the heroes-wearing-superpowered-masks-who-also-drive-transforming-vehicles series M.A.S.K. is driving into comic books as well.Read more...

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Any longer than it is, and “Death Loves Life” would be just a bit too twee. But at under four minutes, the love between these personifications of life and death is just sweet. Read more...

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Phase three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe begins this week when Captain America: Civil War is finally released. And though there hasn’t been a Marvel movie released since last year, much has changed in the universe in that time.Read more...

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Although we’ve had some brief (and err, revealing ) looks at some of the designs being used in DC’s upcoming Rebirth shakeup, this is our best look yet at some of the new looks the DC multiverse’s finest are going to be running around in in a few months.Read more...

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Ever since the very first images of Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse were released, pretty much everyone of a certain age had the same reaction: “Is that Ivan Ooze from the Power Rangers movie?” Well, now Bryan Singer’s stepped up to defend his choices.Read more...

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Did you just arrive in Japan? Oh dear. Bad timing. I’m sure you’ll have fun, but there are better times to visit. Why, you might ask. Because this is Golden Week, when the entire country goes on vacation.Read more...

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We get a lot of Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren cosplay around here, but master props builder Shawn Thorsson has turned his eye towards one of the cooler and more obscure designs from Force Awakens: the new TIE pilots.Read more...

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Channel Chriswell has put together some interesting video essays recently , and for his latest, he takes a look at the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, who focused on what the characters were feeling, rather than what was happening.Read more...

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Ever since Dredd hit theaters back in 2012, the film has become a regular cult classic, with persistent rumors about a followup surfacing every couple of months. While our hopes were dashed last year , there are apparently new efforts to bring the character to a streaming service. Read more...

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We were pretty annoyed about NBC’s decision to cancel Hannibal last year, but no more than the show’s star, Mads Mikkelsen, who said that he’s hopeful for the show’s return. Read more...

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There’s a new magazine that has launched its first issue today: Liminal Stories, that you should check out. Dedicated to “publishing fiction that’s just a little bit out of the ordinary,” its first issue has a great table of contents.Read more...

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Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books from Fran Wilde, Guy Gavriel Kay and Joe Hill, as well as some debuts from the likes of Ada Palmer, Kat Howard and Todd Lockwood, and more. Read more...

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Two pages from one of Herge’s Tintin comics sold at auction at Artcurial yesterday for €1.05 million ($1.2 million). While not a record, the price demonstrates the robust nature of original comic book art, even outside of the superhero comics. Read more...

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