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Deadpool fans are already getting a movie that can encapsulate the gory wildness of Wade Wilson in all is splendor, considering the film carries an R-rating. But are you in the market for even more curses, bodily viscera, and nudity in your superhero movies? Well, you might just be getting your wish.Read more...

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It’s a veritably villainous Star Wars blowout, as another fan-favorite villain may head to Rebels. Sophie Turner teases Sansa’s journey in Game of Thrones. Plus, new X-Files clips, and a sports star heads to Batman v Superman. To me, my Spoilers!Read more...

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It looks like Captain Phasma wasn’t crushed in a trash compactor. On the red carpet for the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards, Gwendoline Christie confirmed that she would indeed be returning for Star Wars Episode VIII. Read more...

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There’s just so much to love here. The cosplay for starters, of course, but also the dedication: while the lightsabers have (duh) had some photoshop work done, that hellish weather was the real deal.Read more...

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This week, the 6th Street Bridge in LA is being torn down. The iconic structure has been used in numerous films over the years, and Vashi Nedomansky wanted to commemorate its use as a set location throughout cinematic history. Read more...

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Nominations for science fiction and fantasy’s biggest award, the Hugo, are now open! If you had been a member of last year’s World Science Fiction Convention or are headed off to this year’s MidAmeriCon II or next year’s 75th WorldCon, you can cast a ballot.Read more...

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We’ve seen a bunch of awesome The Force Awakens mashups already, but the next big thing seems to be Suicide Squad-styled trailers with Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody. First up? Lord of the Rings. Read more...

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A couple of years ago, we were blown away by Steve Gildea’s work titled Planetary Suite: a sliver of each planet forming a single, wonderful image. There was one problem though: he didn’t know what Pluto looked like. Now, we do. Read more...

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The CW has announced that they’ve greenlit six new pilots for potential shows, including an untitled Mars project and an Archie Comics adaptation, Riverdale. Read more...

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I’ve been a huge fan of Will McIntosh’s since I picked up his debut, Soft Apocalypse, and since then, he’s turned out fantastic novel after fantastic novel. In his latest, he turns a bizarre situation into a fast-paced YA adventure that doesn’t disappoint. Read more...

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We’ve known about the existence of an international wizarding community in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter universe. Now, in a recent update to Pottermore, she’s revealed the identities of a number of additional magical academies across the world. Read more...

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J.K. Rowling’s latest story in the world of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, won’t open for 11 months. But this weekend, an almost three minute sneak peak at the film was released and it’s going to give you chills.Read more...

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I have to admit, I wasn’t sure what to make of Vine when it launched: what can you possibly do with just 7 seconds of footage? As it turns out, quite a bit, like this really spiffy animation of Finn.Read more...

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Back in September, the Museum of Science Fiction announced that they were going to be releasing scholarly publication: The Journal of Science Fiction. Now, their first issue is live!Read more...

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While the ultimate showdown between DC Comics’ iconic heroes doesn’t hit theaters until March, the battle begins now, in your mouth.Read more...

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After changing its name again , having a new lead cast and having the number of sequels go from one to three , Ridley Scott’s upcoming Alien: Covenant has another change in store: Prometheus actress Noomi Rapace isn’t returning for more Xenomorph adventures. Read more...

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What will a future look like with an inhabited moon? That’s the focus of Ian McDonald’s latest novel, Luna: New Moon, and we recently had the chance to chat with him about how the story developed. Read more...

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Orgrim Doomhammer actor Robert Kazinsky was on Conan O’Brien earlier this week, where he told the story of how World of Warcraft made him fat, lazy and happier than he’s ever been.Read more...

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Giant mechanical men lumber through a winter forest while War machines watch over farmland. Jakub Rozalski’s artwork is a study in contrasts: the past blended with the future. His images of an alternative, steampunk Europe are amazing works of art. Read more...

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Parent-child relationships are challenging. They just get more complicated when the pair is father Morland Holmes , a universally-feared manipulator of global markets, and his renowned detective of a son, Sherlock.Read more...

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We knew it was coming . And now, it’s almost here: the remake, or reboot, or risky “man, I hope nobody remembers anything that happened 14 years ago” gamble that is the Cabin Fever remake. Let’s see ... kids go to the woods to party, only to realize a disgusting and highly contagious plague awaits. Read more...

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Hey, her words, not mine. Syfy’s supernatural western—based on the IDW comic of the same name—looks uncannily like Supernatural, but a bit more Western-y, at least in this first footage.Read more...

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While we are rapidly approaching the point where I feel like we’ve seen most of the first half of Zootopia via trailers. But the international trailer shows how officer Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) meet. It involves a con and a giant popsicle.Read more...

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We show a lot of VFX reels at io9, because we always think it’s cool to see how much work goes into making fantasies look real. In that regard, this excellent Jurassic World VFX reel is no different. In another regard, it also features grown-ups pretending to be dinosaurs.Read more...

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When they announced that The Vampire Diaries was getting a spin-off focusing on the mean ancient vampires who tormented Elena and the Salvatores for a few years, I was beyond skeptical. How could Klaus’ endless dickery and Elijah’s stiff upper lip be watchable, week in, week out? But I’m here to tell you I was wrong.Read more...

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