posted 8 days ago on io9
Woody Harrelson continues to tease his Han Solo character. Supergirl talks about Cat Grant and Superman’s return. A Star Wars legend could be coming to Rebels’ final season. Plus, crazy new pictures from Gotham and Flash, new peeks at Thor: Ragnarok and Wonder Woman, and Riverdale has found its new Reggie. Spoilers!Read more...

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We’ve known for a while now that Fox’s upcoming X-Men spinoff tv show The Gifted would tell a classic story of mutant persecution with a handful of well known characters like Blink, Polaris, and Thunderbird thrown in for good measure. Read more...

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Houston Comicpalooza is making waves in Texas this weekend, and Canada’s getting its cosplay on with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. io9's Evan Narcisse was in Houston to check out some of the awesome cosplay coming out of the Lone Star State. And since none of us are in Toronto (and there’s always more cosplay than…Read more...

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Netflix has confirmed it’s adding the first season of CW’s Riverdale on Thursday, giving everyone a chance to dive into one of the weirdest teen dramas on television. But, Netflix knows what’s been missing from the first season, and decided to grant fans their deepest, darkest desire: Jughead hamburger porn.Read more...

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posted 9 days ago on io9
MP3, the digital audio coding format, changed the way we listen to music and drove the adoption of countless new devices over the last couple of decades. And now, it’s dead. The developer of the format announced this week that it has officially terminated its licensing program.Read more...

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Danica Patrick’s Wonder Woman-branded NASCAR was engulfed in flames after getting into a wreck at the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday. The powers of Princess Diana of Themyscira seemed to protect Patrick, who walked away unscathed, but another driver was injured in the crash.Read more...

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You know what they say, kids: Don’t use drugs. That is, unless it would save you from getting killed by an alien.Read more...

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When Ta-Nehisi Coates and Yona Harvey’s Black Panther & The Crew launched earlier this year, it proved that big publishers like Marvel can, in fact, still tell timely stories about real world issues, like how police brutality devastates black communities. But now, after a mere two issues, Marvel has cancelled the…Read more...

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posted 9 days ago on io9
Fans of Frequency and No Tomorrow were collectively crushed when CW revealed that neither freshman series would get a second season. While neither show is getting a last-minute save, like NBC’s Timeless, fans are getting a bit of closure with some surprise epilogues to close out the stories.Read more...

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posted 10 days ago on io9
Tonight’s Doctor Who gave us some really dark moments—and we’re not just talking about the space zombies. We need a moment to unpack that moment. You know the one we’re talking about. Take a breath and let’s jump in, shall we?Read more...

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posted 10 days ago on io9
What if an alien invasion could be done remotely, ordering humans to do all the dirty work for you from the comfort of your alien spaceship? A new scifi short is about humans achieving First Contact, but the signal basically turns you into one of The Infected from The Last of Us.Read more...

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posted 10 days ago on io9
Jack Sparrow, meet your match. Sir Paul McCartney has unveiled the first look at his character for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. And I’m kind of at a loss for words.Read more...

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It’s a sad day for those who can’t afford passes for San Diego Comic-Con. Zachary Levi has announced that The Nerd Machine will not be bringing Nerd HQ to San Diego this year, meaning comic book fans will be losing one of the con’s biggest offsite events.Read more...

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Talk about changing your fate! NBC has changed course and saved Timeless from cancellation, giving it another season to air sometime in 2018.Read more...

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If there’s one complaint about the later Halloween movies (though, realistically, there are several), it’s how damn indestructible Michael Myers became. The masked killer escaped death so many times, he basically turned into a god. Well, writer Danny McBride has promised this won’t be the case in his planned Halloween…Read more...

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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword star Charlie Hunnam wants a second chance to be on Game of Thrones, after he said he turned down his last offer to guest on the show. I’m hoping GoT reconsiders because all I want is to see King Arthur show up in Westeros for no damn reason, even if it doesn’t make sense in any world.Read more...

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posted 10 days ago on io9
Okja, Bong Joon-Ho’s first movie since Snowpiercer, is definitely shrouded in mystery. Is it a horror film, or a fairy tale— or hell, is it both? What is Tilda Swinton’s character up to? And what the hell does Okja actually look like? Well, the last question gets a sort-of answer, with the latest poster for Netflix’s…Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on io9
On the one hand, whiny, squealing newborn infants being named after whiny, squealing wannabe Sith Lord Kylo Ren is an oddly appropriate legacy for the character. On the other, whyyyyyy?Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on io9
The places that characters frequent in movies or TV often become characters themselves. Homes, hideouts, workplaces, these locations can often be as important to your love of something as the fictional people who dwell in them.Read more...

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The Exorcist was one of the best surprises on TV last year—if you’re a fan of pull-no-punches horror shows with compelling characters and gloriously gory special effects. Season one wrapped up in December, and Fox has been keeping the faithful waiting to hear if it would return. Good news, demon peeps!Read more...

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Part of what made Marvel’s Vision series one of 2015's best comics was artist Gabriel Hernandez Walta’s striking illustrations of the Vision family struggling to acclimate to suburban domesticity. If writer Tom King brought Vision to life, it was Walta that gave the series its soul.Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on io9
Person of Interest’s Sarah Shahi is headlining NBC’s latest series order, a scifi thriller about a woman tasked with rescuing users who are trapped in an addictive, immersive VR program. At least she already has experience working with advanced, sinister technologies, right?Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on io9
Once Upon a Time is in a bit of a transition, and that’s putting it mildly. As the show gets ready to close out season six, with a just-announced seventh season on the way, we’ve learned that a bunch of the actors will not be coming back next year. Here’s everyone who’s still on board the OUAT train... and who’s…Read more...

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Hair alert! io9 is back with all your breaking pop culture hair news, this time concerning our brand new Han Solo.Read more...

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Probably best known for his functional electromagnetic Captain America shield replica, YouTube’s The Hacksmith and his team spent the past six months designing, building, and re-building a working Batman grappling hook gun that makes it extra easy to escape awkward cosplay conventions.Read more...

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