posted about 8 hours ago on io9
It’s been nearly 15 years since one of video games’ most iconic heroines, Lara Croft, hit the big screen... rather unsuccessfully. Now she’s back in the form of a new reboot, and this time the tombs Lara is raiding are looking deadlier than ever.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 9 hours ago on io9
Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are both returning for the sixth Terminator film. James Cameron, director of the first two films, is producing with Tim Miller, the director of Deadpool, directing.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 12 hours ago on io9
It’s been 50 years since the classic British science fiction series The Prisoner debuted on television. Since then the show been remade, re-aired, copied, and referenced, but never duplicated. Though it wasn’t on the air for long, The Prisoner is a show worth celebrating, and these officially licensed posters do just…Read more...

Read More...
posted about 12 hours ago on io9
Anticipation is sky-high for Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok, which is due out November 3 and looks exceedingly fun. With his spotlight at an all-time high, he may soon sign on for another one of Hollywood’s most eagerly awaited projects: the live-action Akira movie.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 13 hours ago on io9
At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Fox’s horror drama The Exorcist was just about to start filming its second season, so we didn’t get much dirt beyond its new, Pacific Northwest setting and some freshly cast new characters. Now we finally have a glimpse of what to expect, and it looks scarier than ever.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 13 hours ago on io9
Barbarella, the iconic and controversial erotic scifi heroine, is returning to comic books for the first time in over three decades, and it’s going to be very sexy.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 14 hours ago on io9
We Bare Bears is a Cartoon Network show about three bear brothers living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jordan Peele’s Get Out is horror/comedy thriller about an unsuspecting black man who wanders into a trap set by nefarious white people. What could these two things possibly have in common?Read more...

Read More...
posted about 14 hours ago on io9
Tuesday afternoon, writer and producer Damon Lindelof posted the above image on his Instagram. The caption read “Day One.” And if you know comics, the connection is obvious. Lindelof has begun work on the Watchmen TV series.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 16 hours ago on io9
Netflix’s Voltron: Legendary Defender ended season three on more of a question mark than a cliffhanger, mainly because the Powers That Be chose to split the latest season into two half-seasons. The latest trailer for “season four” is here, showing Voltron gaining some major popularity for the war effort... but it’s…Read more...

Read More...
posted about 16 hours ago on io9
Kingsman: The Golden Circle has the umbrella guns, missile-firing cars, and suit-wearing secret agents that you’ve been wanting to see. More surprisingly, the second movie to spring from the Kingsman/The Secret Service comic-book franchise makes a good case for what can be gained in adapting works across different…Read more...

Read More...
posted about 17 hours ago on io9
It’s easy to forget that the current series of X-Men movies started with Matthew Vaughn. Six years ago, the Kick-Ass and Kingsman director made the reboot X-Men: First Class, and was getting ready to make its sequel before semi-mysteriously dropping out. And while Vaughn and others have previously dropped a few hints…Read more...

Read More...
posted about 18 hours ago on io9
The Star Wars movies may get all the big headlines, but theaters are far from the only place the franchise is expanding. Official online video content has been growing in recent years and that continues today with the launch of a brand new show—one that highlights the power of Star Wars beyond just storytelling.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 19 hours ago on io9
Moana made global history by being Disney’s first feature-length film to center on a Polynesian princess, drawing inspiration from the legends of multiple South Pacific Ocean cultures. In New Zealand, though, the movie’s connecting with local audiences of Maori descent in a unique and important way.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 20 hours ago on io9
As I struggle to fall asleep after a night of Destiny 2, the game keeps running through my mind. It’s like getting a song stuck in my head: I see the flash of combat and feel the rumbling controller in my hand. But I rarely hear the sounds of battle. Instead, I hear voices.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 20 hours ago on io9
Thanks to Marvel, superhero movies and post-credit scenes basically go hand in hand. Recently, Marvel has really played with that expectation, going super excessive with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and including a knowing wink in Spider-Man: Homecoming. DC movies, on the other hand, have never felt beholden to…Read more...

Read More...
posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Blade Runner 2049 is already looking to answer some of the biggest mysteries about the world of the iconic movie (although maybe not Blade Runner’s most enduring mystery). But a new rumor swirling around the sequel about one potential returning star opens a whole new can of worms for 2049 to tackle.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 22 hours ago on io9
Years before extended cuts were a commonplace re-release for movies, the original Richard Donner Superman movie received a bumper cut—nearly 40 minutes longer—when it aired on TV. Now, decades after its premiere, that cut of the movie is finally being released on Blu-ray.Read more...

Read More...
posted about 23 hours ago on io9
Last week, we learned that if Harrison Ford punches you in the face on set, he will also give you a booze to apologize. Now, there’s a special branded whiskey he can give to Ryan Gosling the next time he hits him in the face. Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Whether you’re in the market for a new gaming PC, or just want some accessories for your current rig, today’s Amazon Gold Box has you covered.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
You may not know the name Gin D. Wong, but you definitely know his work. He’s responsible for some of the most iconic buildings in Los Angeles, including the Theme Building at the Los Angeles Airport (pictured above), and he even inspired the designers of the legendary 1962 animated TV show The Jetsons. Wong died on…Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Disney and Lucasfilm have yet to formally announce if an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie is going to happen, but Sideshow Collectibles is more than happy to give us a sneak peek of what the character might look like if the film gets made.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Hey, remember the 1980s?Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Depending on how you look at it, comic book variant covers are either a delightful added bonus to the comic collecting experience... or a semi-shady cash grab publishers use to confuse readers into buying multiple issues of the same story.Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Imagine you were 10 years old and given five minutes to tear through a toy store. You’d sprint in, grab everything you wanted, and fall down from exhaustion at the end. It would be an amazing time, but with so much happening so fast, what would the real, lasting memory be? That experience, in movie form, is Kingsman:…Read more...

Read More...
posted 1 day ago on io9
Today, Rian Johnson explained that a group of porgs—the adorably grumpy creatures from Star Wars: The Last Jedi that are rapidly becoming overexposed—is called a “murder,” like with crows. That is boring. We know you can do better.Read more...

Read More...