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The campy, iconic scifi show Lost in Space is making a comeback. Eight months after Netflix first purchased the rights to remake the show, they’ve officially given the series a 10 episode commitment with an eye on new episodes airing in 2018.Read more...

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Syfy has just announced that 12 Monkeys, the TV series inspired by Terry Gilliam’s 1995 movie of the same name, has been renewed for a third season. If this announcement makes you shrug—or if you just haven’t been watching the show—let me explain why this is good news.Read more...

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When the name “Amblin” is in front of a movie, it means something special. It means a level of entertainment endorsed by the people behind E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, Jurassic Park, and Back to the Future. And the company has just begun developing their next potential franchise.Read more...

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The Vision is one of the biggest surprises to come out of Marvel Comics in years. The company announced the android would get his own comic, just as the character was about to appear in Age of Ultron, so fans expected a light, action-y series to cater to movie fans. The Vision took that preconception and smashed it to pieces.Read more...

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Arrow is continuing on its season five casting spree by adding Carly Pope (Popular) as Susan Williams, also known in the comics as Susan Williams Jordan.Read more...

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Lots of Overwatch fans read the game’s proud, pink-haired Russian lady soldier Zarya as gay. While perhaps not a huge deal on its own, that interpretation conflicts with homophobic views widely held in Russia and backed by the state, forcing Russian Overwatch players to reconcile two clashing interpretations of a widely admired character.Read more...

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Virtual, or La Caja de Pandora (translation: Pandora’s Box), packs an awful lot of video-game theatrics, grimy real-world atmospherics, and fiery special effects into 15 minutes—no wonder creator Daniel Hernández Torrado, an avowed lover of science fiction and video games, had dreams of making it into a feature film.Read more...

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posted about 8 hours ago on io9
The improbable love triangle between Archie Andrews, Betty Cooper, and Veronica Lodge is a core part of the classic version of America’s Favorite Teenager. But last year’s reboot changed all of that . Last week, Veronica moved in with Archie. Things got weird.Read more...

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A day after we asked the question “Why are so few people talking about Preacher?”, AMC confirmed big-time that it still has confidence in the show by announcing it will get a second season.Read more...

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You can’t really blame Samuel L. Jackson for believing strongly that his Star Wars character didn’t really die. He didn’t go out in the most dignified manner.Read more...

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posted about 9 hours ago on io9
Neil Gaiman’s love of Norse myth has roots deeper than Yggdrasil, the World Tree, and he’s just announced that his next book will be a non-fiction retelling of those myths—but done in an “almost novelistic” style—inventively titled Norse Mythology.Read more...

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Sharing screen time with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy in Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Lego J.J. Abrams adds troop command and blaster marksmanship to his already impressive resume. Read more...

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With Voltron back on Netflix as a new animated series , there is sure to be a flood of new lion-bot toys hitting the market . But if you have access to a 3D printer, and a lot of time and patience, you can download and print Jurica Pranjic’s fully-transforming and assembling Voltron replica for free.Read more...

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The second season of Zoo, CBS’ bonkers thriller about a global animal uprising, premiered last night with a double episode. Not only did this mean more globe-trotting for our fearless team (who now have a super-swanky plane), but a “phase two mutation” may be out there, making the animals crazier than ever.Read more...

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posted about 10 hours ago on io9
More than almost anything in the world, we want the 2018 Han Solo movie to be great. On paper, it’s a terrifying idea to solidify a backstory for such an iconic character, but at least one person assures us the script is amazing (although he probably has to say so).Read more...

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R-rated animated films are so rare, one theater made a very big mistake with a new one. They played the trailer for the gross-out, R-rated CG film Sausage Party with Disney/Pixar’s PG-rated Finding Dory, and audiences were not pleased.Read more...

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posted about 11 hours ago on io9
Some Marvel Cinematic Universe characters have looks that are pretty close to their iconic comics incarnations, but the Scarlet Witch and Hawkeye have always ditched those looks for more practical outfits. However, this concept art shows Marvel was considering going in a more comic-accurate direction for them.Read more...

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DC is not only expanding on the big screen, it’s doing it on a smaller scale, too. Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are getting brand new Mighty Micros Lego sets, which will include the debut of Doomsday as a minifigure.Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on io9
Wayward Pines is halfway through its second season, and it’s moved way beyond the questions that drove its initial narrative. Everyone on the show knows where they are; a voice-over every week brings new viewers up to speed. But why they’re there still remains a mystery—and it’s something season two is struggling to answer.Read more...

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There’s no real way to really discuss this without spoilers, so let me put it this way: If you had any lingering doubts about that scene, you may put now them away.Read more...

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For a few years now, Antec’s USB-powered HDTV bias light has been one of our most reliably popular deals whenever it went on sale. The problem: It only got a significant discount once every few months. Luckily, a copycat has emerged to fill in the gap.Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on io9
Yesterday, articles went up all over the nerd internet focused on the revelation of the original Captain America’s sudden and controversial status quo shift . But don’t let the “I told you so” chorus drown out one crucial fact: the what of this big change is far less important than the why.Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on io9
Three hundred and sixty five million miles away sits a cloud of gas so large it weighs more than Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune combined. It’s so powerful it’s been accused of slinging entire planets into the sun, and so ancient it could hold the key to the origin of Earth.Read more...

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The Blade Runner sequel adds an intriguing actor, while Transformers 5 adds a familiar face. The Legends of Tomorrow will encounter a major, real-life historical figure. And someone tries to explain why the hell the Tetris movie needs to be a trilogy. Spoilers, form the head!Read more...

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You know what? It doesn’t sound like James Cameron liked Star Wars: The Force Awakens very much. A new interview with the influential director of Terminator, Titanic, and Avatar is now online and when asked about the film, he does a beautiful dance around his real feelings.Read more...

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