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For a long time, we’ve heard about that time that Nicholas Cage was tapped to play Superman in Superman Lives back in the 1990s. Meredith Woerner, formerly of io9 and now writing for the LA Times, has some footage of what Cage looked like in costume. Watch here.Read more...

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This week’s stories are all about psychotropic visions, unsatisfactory lives, and the consequences of doubting your mother’s love for you. Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on io9
Don’t laugh, it’s true. When I was first asked to star in Under the Dome, I misunderstood and thought it was going to be a bold reimagining of Prince’s underrated directorial debut. Just picture it: I’m a young vivacious dome, on the French Riviera, entertaining lonely married women, when... romance! Read more...

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In an interview with Essence Magazine today, Selma director Ava DuVernay noted that she decided to pass on directing Marvel’s Black Panther adaptation. The movie, which will star Chadwick Boseman (42) as the titular character, is set to be released on July 6, 2018. Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on io9
You know, this thought has crossed my mind more than once. There’s only so many hours in the day to keep up with the number of television shows that currently on the air or on Netflix/Hulu/Steaming/Etc.Read more...

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Empire Online has a new picture from the upcoming Deadpool movie. Negasonic Teenage Warhead, played by Brianna Hildebrand, joins Ryan Reynold’s Deadpool in the upcoming film, due out February 4th, 2016. Read more...

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GoPro has a ton of films of people doing some pretty crazy stunts, but this one can be summed up in one word for me: NOPE. Read more...

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In the last couple of days, the internet has been abuzz with some shocking news: soon, you won’t be able to pop bubble wrap. The Sealed Air Corporation, which manufacturers the product, announced a replacement that’s come a long way since it’s original use: wallpaper. Read more...

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With the release of yet another time travel movie this week (Terminator Genisys), it’s time for us to look back at the great time travel movies of our past. Here are all the major time travel movies ever, ranked.Read more...

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posted about 15 hours ago on io9
In Andrée Wallin’s debut short film State Zero, four soldiers are deployed to a post-apocalyptic Sweden on a routine mission. Once they’re on the ground, however, everything goes wrong. Read more...

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Entertainment Weekly has our first look at the upcoming Pride and Prejudice and Zombies adaptation. Read more...

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The Marvel marketing juggernaut has put out a final international trailer out for Ant Man. In it, Scott Lang wants to call in The Avengers for help.Read more...

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At the summer Consumer Electronics Show in 1991, Sony announced that it was jumping into the video game hardware market for the first time, partnering with Nintendo to release something called a “PlayStation.” The device never made it to market—for reasons I’ll explain shortly—but someone on reddit may have come across a very rare prototype.Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
Ethan’s finally up to speed on Wayward Pines’ dark secrets, but the town’s growing insurgent faction is still completely clueless about what’s really beyond the town walls. Even worse, they don’t believe Ethan when he tries to warn them. The episode’s title says it all, really: “Betrayal.”Read more...

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One of the saddest things about the live-action Jem & the Holograms movie is that Jem’s rival band, the Misfits, are nowhere to be found. That’s incredibly dumb—because the Misfits are an integral part of why the 80s cartoon was so amazing. And, if you believe the opening theme, their songs are actually better.Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
Though Dune won the Nebula and Hugo awards, the two most prestigious science fiction prizes, it was not an overnight commercial success. Its fanbase built through the 60s and 70s, circulating in squats, communes, labs and studios, anywhere where the idea of global transformation seemed attractive. Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
On May 9th, Liberia was formally cleared of the Ebola Virus Disease after its final case was cleared on March 20th: the end of the outbreak in that country was a major milestone in the larger outbreak that has crippled West Africa. On June 29th, 17 year old teenager died of the disease, and nobody knows exactly where it came from. Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
New Horizons is just days away from Pluto, and it’s beaming back some incredible images. In the latest set, the probe has shown us that the dwarf planet has two distinct hemispheres, along with some new detail on the darker spots. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on io9
Get ready for more geeky fun from Adam and Jaime! The Mythbusters are returning to a Galaxy Far Far Away with another Star Wars themed episode coming in July.Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Ben Affleck hints that Batman and Wonder Woman will know each other’s secrets in Batman v Superman. Corey Stoll discusses Yellowjacket’s motivation in Ant-Man. Plus, new looks at Mission Impossible 5, Deadpool, Ash vs. Evil Dead, The Walking Dead and more. So many Spoilers!Read more...

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posted about 23 hours ago on io9
Happy summer: here’s an overview of all the frozen treats animals in European zoos are being given. Blood popsicle, anyone? (Not you, Dr. Lecter.) [BBC]Read more...

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Sentinel-2A conducted its first ever scan of Earth on June 27th. The result was this gorgeous image of the Sahara in central Algeria, showing a glorious terrain of rocks and sand.Read more...

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Warsaw, Poland-based artist Dawid Fratczak has created an antidote to spoiler culture: a series of movie posters with a giant spoiler illustration. And then, if that’s not enough, he writes it out for you, too. Read more...

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In a giant dump where even monuments are melted down, a worker hears singing from a decommissioned cruise ship. Do not go investigating, lest you become dinner for an evil mermaid.Read more...

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