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The mantle of Chewbacca has officially been passed down and the new actor knows he has a very big fur suit to fill.Read more...

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After last week’s first trailer for Archer’s eighth season, subtitled Dreamland, FXX has released a boatload of new, very short promos, further teasing the show’s 1940s noir setting. So what if the whole thing is (probably) taking place in Sterling Archer’s comatose brain? This looks like a lot of fun.Read more...

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Talk of a sequel to X-Men: Apocalypse has been rampant as of late. There have been rumors of titles, shooting dates, actors returning, and more. But one thing there hasn’t been is an answer to the question of who might write and direct the expected X-sequel. Now that name may finally be revealed.Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on io9
You know when someone writes something that hits you right where you live and you had no idea it was coming? That’s what happened when I got to a certain moment in Chuck Wendig’s final installment of his Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy, Empire’s End. I actually yelled with joy reading this book.Read more...

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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has announced its 2016 Nebula Award nominees—honoring the best works of scifi and fantasy published in the US—as well as its Bradbury (for dramatic presentation, with Westworld cracking the film-heavy category) and Norton (for YA works) nominees.Read more...

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The first photo of the full Alien Covenant crew was revealed Tuesday, with the news that a teaser will be seen during Wednesday’s episode of Legion. Which is great, but we wanted to break down this photo a bit more.Read more...

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Marvel’s next foray into TV, Inhumans, has just cast its first star. It’s Iwan Rheon, who most people know as the deplorable Ramsay Bolton from Game of Thrones. He’s playing Maximus, brother to the king and a major thorn in the side of Black Bolt.Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on io9
The push and pull of maintaining a secret identity sits at the heart of so many superhero stories. However, recently it wasn’t part of Matt Murdock’s tale. For a few years, he lived his life having it all, letting the world know that he really is Daredevil—and then, suddenly, it was a secret again. Now we’re about to…Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
You know how Luke confronted Obi-Wan Kenobi for saying that Darth Vader killed his father when the truth was that Darth Vader was his father? And Obi-Wan says that everything he said was true “from a certain point of view”? Well, thanks to the newest Star Wars novel, that’s not just a pile of bantha poodoo—it’s part…Read more...

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NASA is considering launching a living, human crew on the first integrated flight of the new Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion spacecraft currently scheduled for late 2018. While most of NASA’s crewed spacecraft have had their initial launches unmanned or with (adorable) non-human animals, this is not unheard of, as…Read more...

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Alfred Pennyworth is a man of many talents regardless of the incarnation of Batman he’s in. But it turns out, on top of all of the usual butlery and whatnot, his Lego self is also a slick as hell guitarist, to boot.Read more...

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The first photo from the set of the still-untitled Han Solo film was posted Tuesday, and things are pretty cramped in the Millennium Falcon.Read more...

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Every February, toy makers descended on New York for the annual Toy Fair event, giving us a taste of all the goodies that will inevitably have us emptying our wallets over the next year or so. As usual, io9 and Gizmodo descended right there with them. Here’s all our coverage, just in case you missed it.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
For the better part of a decade, director Guillermo del Toro has teased, promised, and pleaded to make a third Hellboy movie. Star Ron Perlman is up for it and fans want it, but no studio has been willing to pay for it. A few weeks ago, del Toro got fans hopes up by saying he was going to try yet again—and instead,…Read more...

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It makes sense that the guy who wrestled as the People’s Champion—with the backstory of butting heads with powers-that-be—would look at DC Comics continuity and come away with this reading of the character.Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
Anytime a Republican president elected, there’s discussion about the idea of California seceding from the Union, an idea that has currently been dubbed as “Calexit,” in a similar manner to the equally-terribly-named “Brexit.” Thanks to a near-future, alternate reality comic from Black Mask Studios, California will…Read more...

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It seems a little weird that a show about a bunch of aliens integrating on Earth would focus primarily on something as culturally specific as Valentine’s Day, but that’s what Supergirl did! But the show also used the opportunity to introduce on of Super-canon’s best villains: Mr. Mxyzptlk. But the fifth-dimensional…Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Some beloved kaiju could appear in Kong: Skull Island. New art could give us another look at Spider-Man: Homecoming’s Shocker. Hear a snippet of Beauty and the Beast’s iconic “I Want” song. Plus, new clips from tonight’s Agents of SHIELD, and tons of new pictures from Arrow, Flash, and Riverdale. Praise Hera, the…Read more...

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posted about 24 hours ago on io9
Tokyo-based hair stylist Shotac has an interesting forte: turning game and anime hair into reality. Read more...

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Adult Swim Australia promised the first look at the opening for season 3 of Rick and Morty. I got excited, because this has been a long time coming, and I was pumped to see what happens next. And then it rick rolled me.Read more...

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Last year, as everything seemed to catch on fire all around us, it was clear that K.C. Green’s iconic “This is fine” dog was the animal totem of 2016. Now, we are already in desperate need of a new icon that can help us navigate the swift-moving, danger-filled reality of 2017, and I know what it is: Lying Cat.Read more...

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The Predator director Shane Black celebrated the first day of filming by giving us a glimpse at our plucky young killers, plus the adorable kid who might be the key to saving us all.Read more...

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No one is allowed to ask Daisy Ridley about Star Wars: The Last Jedi spoilers ever again.Read more...

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The Oscars are right around the corner, and Industrial Light and Magic has been working hard to show off its contenders for Visual Effects. For Doctor Strange, they started by showing how they bent space. Now, they’re bending time.Read more...

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posted 3 days ago on io9
You can find a copy of Monopoly tailored to almost any interest, hobby, or pop culture property. The most popular board game in the world has been endlessly licensed, but this magnificent Transformers version from Winning Solutions raises the bar all the way to Cybertron.Read more...

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