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Even the Fantastic Four Reboot Made Fun of How Terrible Terminator Genysis Was Even the Fantastic Four Reboot Made Fun of How Terrible Terminator Genysis Was

You know what they say about throwing stones in glass houses? It still applies when it’s the beleaguered crew on a terrible movie making jokes about the beleaguered crew on another terrible movie. It is pretty funny, though, when those two movies are Terminator Genisys and Fantastic Four.

Everything You Need to Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story Everything You Need to Know About Solo: A Star Wars Story

There’s a new Star Wars movie out this week! The Last Jedi might still feel fresh in your mind, but Solo: A Star Wars Story hits theaters in just two days. Not been following all the news and reveals from the young Han Solo biopic? We’ve compiled all of the officially released info (no spoilers!) so you’re fully…

George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo  George Lucas Contributed a Small but Significant Character Moment to Solo 

When George Lucas makes a suggestion about Han Solo, you listen. That was Ron Howard’s thought, at least, during the production of Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lucas, who created not just the character Han Solo but the franchise itself, was visiting the set one day and offered up a suggestion on how to change the scene.…

Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth Turns Out Chewbacca Has a Hell of a Potty Mouth

Shyriiwook, the given name of the Wookiee language, has always been a bit of a Star Wars mystery, if only because our experience with it is mostly the whines and growls of Chewbacca. But it turns out, before it gets turned into those famous roars on the set of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Shryiiwook sounds like a very…

Phoebe Waller-Bridge Didn't Know What a Droid Was When She Auditioned to Play One in Solo Phoebe Waller-Bridge Didn't Know What a Droid Was When She Auditioned to Play One in Solo

Every science fiction franchise has its own jargon. If you’re not heavily involved in that world, you can forget how weird that jargon might sound to outsiders. Case in point: “droid.”

A Deadpool Figure Fit for the Dance Floor, and More of the Greatest Toys of the Week A Deadpool Figure Fit for the Dance Floor, and More of the Greatest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the neatest toys around. This week, Hot Toys gives us a Deadpool with killer footwear, the incredible Batman Ninja gets an equally worthy action figure, and more Harry Potter Lego than you can shake a whomping willow at. Check it out!

Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual Lando Calrissian Is Pansexual

There’s a reason everybody loves Lando, you know.

Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us Join Our Book Club and Read Star Wars: Most Wanted With Us

Hi everyone! As you may or may not know, io9 has a fabulous Star Wars Facebook group called The Carbonite Freezer. The group has been a great deal of fun so far, with people sharing their own Star Wars creations, thoughts, and suggestions about which pieces of the EU to dive into (or avoid). Most recently, though,…

Lando Calrissian Has a Few Very Curious Mementos Aboard His Millennium Falcon  Lando Calrissian Has a Few Very Curious Mementos Aboard His Millennium Falcon 

Thanks to Donald Glover, fans have already had a chance to tour Lando’s Millennium Falcon from Solo: A Star Wars Story. We know about the bar, the cape room, and the very comfy bed. However, a new behind-the-scenes video reveals some of the mementos Lando has on board—and they are as fascinating, if not more so, than…

To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It To Play Han Solo, Alden Ehrenreich Watched All the Star Wars He Could, Then Forgot About It

How do you prepare to play one of the most famous characters of all time, originated by one of the most iconic actors of all time? For actor Alden Ehrenreich, it was a fairly straightforward process.

No, a Lando Movie Isn't the Next Star Wars Story... for Now No, a Lando Movie Isn't the Next Star Wars Story... for Now

Articles have been popping up all morning saying that a Lando Calrissian movie was set to be the next spotlight film in the works from Lucasfilm. But, sadly, that’s not true yet.

Watch Our Spoiler-Free Solo: A Star Wars Story Video Review

For a more detailed, but still spoiler-free, review of Solo: A Star Wars story, check out our written review here. The video is transcribed below.

Marvel Has Found Some Intriguing Writers for Its Eternals Movie Marvel Has Found Some Intriguing Writers for Its Eternals Movie

There’s more wild rumors about Ben Affleck’s future as Batman. Some very interesting set pictures for Daredevil reveal a surprise return. Robin Lord Taylor promises an apocalyptic Gotham finale. Plus, looks at the season finales of Once Upon a Time and The Flash, and behind the scenes on Solo: A Star Wars Story.…

Thandie Newton Wears a Fabulous Homage to Her Star Wars Debut at Solo Premiere Thandie Newton Wears a Fabulous Homage to Her Star Wars Debut at Solo Premiere

What do you do when someone says you can’t take your action figure collection to Cannes Film Festival? You say “fuck it” and do it anyway. Solo: A Star Wars Story actress Thandie Newton wore a custom Vivienne Westwood dress to the film’s Cannes premiere that featured action figures of all the black characters in the …

Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story Solo Is a Damn Fine Star Wars Story

Filled with excellent action and a lot of emotion, Solo: A Star Wars Story is going to surprise a lot of people. Despite its troubled production, it’s ended up being incredibly fun and funny, with great characters, performances, and a huge range of Star Wars references to delight fans and non-fans alike.

There's a Cool Story Behind Warwick Davis' Role in Solo There's a Cool Story Behind Warwick Davis' Role in Solo

Is a Star Wars movie really a Star Wars movie without Warwick Davis? The actor first appeared in Return of the Jedi and has since appeared in The Phantom Menace, The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi, Star Wars Rebels and, later this month, Solo: A Star Wars Story.

In Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon, Everyone Wants Lando Dead for Very Dumb Reasons In Lando Calrissian and the Flamewind of Oseon, Everyone Wants Lando Dead for Very Dumb Reasons

Last week we started an adventure of, well, reading L. Neil Smith’s The Lando Adventures, a trilogy of ‘80s novels that imagine the life of Lando before he became the Baron of Cloud City. While Mindharp of Sharu ended up being a weird, fanciful escapade, its follow-up, Flamewind of Oseon, is weird for much less…

Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong Someone Inserted Harrison Ford's Face Into a Solo Trailer and It Is Wrong Wrong Wrong

It’s a heartwarming moment when Harrison Ford surprises Alden Ehrenreich during a press junket interview. But it’s a bloodcurdling experience watching the older man’s young face slapped onto the younger man’s present-day body. Watch this fan edit of the Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer and see for yourself.

A Han Solo Movie Was in Development Even Before The Force Awakens A Han Solo Movie Was in Development Even Before The Force Awakens

The earliest days of the new Star Wars era remain relatively mysterious. We know that in October 2012, Disney bought Lucasfilm, and work soon began on what would eventually become the start of the new trilogy, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But the story is much more interesting than that, as was revealed in a recent…

Jonathan Kasdan Reveals Who This Returning Actor Is Playing in Solo: A Star Wars Movie [UPDATED] Jonathan Kasdan Reveals Who This Returning Actor Is Playing in Solo: A Star Wars Movie [UPDATED]

Correction: Co-writer Jonathan Kasdan has clarified that he misspoke about who the actor is playing. In fact, it’s a human named Tak. Read the correction here. Original article follows.

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