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A New Captain Marvel Featurette Offers a Crash Course in the Skrulls A New Captain Marvel Featurette Offers a Crash Course in the Skrulls

Skrulls are a key part of the Marvel universe, set to officially make their big screen debut in Captain Marvel. But unless you’re a comics buff, they’re still a bit of a mystery.

Report: John Krasinski Is Indeed Directing the Quiet Place Sequel [Updated] Report: John Krasinski Is Indeed Directing the Quiet Place Sequel [Updated]

John Krasinski has unveiled the release date for the sequel to his groundbreaking sci-fi horror film, A Quiet Place. Plus, a report from Deadline suggests he’s indeed returning to the director’s chair for the latest chapter in his new saga.

Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer Joins Showtime's Next Penny Dreadful Series Game of Thrones' Natalie Dormer Joins Showtime's Next Penny Dreadful Series

She’s going from Westeros to West Hollywood. Showtime has announced that Game of Thrones and Hunger Games star Natalie Dormer will appear in the next chapter of the Penny Dreadful saga, Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.

Luke Cage's Simone Missick Has Joined Altered Carbon Season 2 Luke Cage's Simone Missick Has Joined Altered Carbon Season 2

Simone Missick, the actress behind Misty Knight in Netflix’s now-canceled Marvel television universe, has traded in her bionic arm for a cortical stack. Netflix has announced that she’s joining Altered Carbon for its second season, along with a few other new faces. Plus, we’ve got the return of two important…

The Hit Chinese Sci-Fi Film The Wandering Earth Is Coming to Netflix The Hit Chinese Sci-Fi Film The Wandering Earth Is Coming to Netflix

We’ll now get a chance to see China’s science fiction smash, The Wandering Earth, based on a short story by Hugo-winning author Liu Cixin. Netflix has announced it’s acquired the film, bringing the country’s first sci-fi blockbuster to audiences around the world.

I'm Already Sick of This I'm Already Sick of This

I thought we were finally free. The 2016 Ghostbusters movie was released, it exists. Now, there’s going to be another Ghostbusters movie. Sure, it’s not going to connect to the 2016 movie, which kind of blows, but it’s not a big deal. Really, it’s fine. Everything’s fine. Or at least it was. For some reason, or no…

Nebula Awards Introduces Game Writing Category, and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Is a Nominee Nebula Awards Introduces Game Writing Category, and Black Mirror: Bandersnatch Is a Nominee

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has released its list of nominees for the 2018 Nebula Awards, and things are looking good this year. Not only is this year’s Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Performance category a powerhouse of great nominees, but there’s also a brand-new category…

Captain Marvel Can Fly Higher Than an Eagle, Cause She's Got Goose Beneath Her Wings

There’s nothing I can say about this latest Captain Marvel featurette. Actually, I take that back. Nothing other than: “Baby, this is what you came for.” Yes, yes it is, Captain Marvel. I am here for Goose.

Logan Heads to the Bayou in the Second Season of Stitcher's Wolverine Podcast Logan Heads to the Bayou in the Second Season of Stitcher's Wolverine Podcast

It looks like Wolverine is leaving the snow and heading for the swamps. Stitcher has announced a new season of Marvel’s X-Men podcast Wolverine: The Lost Trail, with Richard Armitage (The Hobbit) set to reprise the role of Logan.

The Jim Henson Company and Neil Gaiman Are Bringing Back The Storyteller The Jim Henson Company and Neil Gaiman Are Bringing Back The Storyteller

The myths and legends of days gone by are coming back for a new generation. Fremantle and the Jim Henson Company have announced that they are teaming up with Neil Gaiman to bring back The Storyteller—an anthology series that brings classic folktales to life with puppets.

io9's Game of Catch-Up: Recapping Game of Thrones Season One

Game of Thrones comes back for its eighth and final season on April 14. The final six episodes will (hopefully) wrap up several years of stories, character journeys, and clever Tyrion Lannister one-liners. But sometimes it’s hard to remember exactly what happened on this series that started way back in 2011. So, we’ve…

One of Anime’s Biggest Voices Accused of Sexual Harassment One of Anime’s Biggest Voices Accused of Sexual Harassment

Last summer, voice actor Vic Mignogna went into a booth with a few others to record audio for a video game. At one point, Mignogna asked the client, who was overseeing the session, if she was okay with his performance. When she didn’t answer right away, he followed up with: “You know the old Latin—or is it Greek?…

The 10 Coolest Tabletop Gaming Finds From Toy Fair 2019 The 10 Coolest Tabletop Gaming Finds From Toy Fair 2019

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games—focusing on that cool genre stuff we all know and love. This past weekend Toy Fair took place in New York City and several board game companies and distributors showed off their latest games and upcoming releases. Here are…

Star Trek: Discovery's Stars Reveal More About Last Night's Big Surprise Star Trek: Discovery's Stars Reveal More About Last Night's Big Surprise

Star Trek: Discovery’s stars finally got a chance to talk more in depth about a big plot kept secret for a while.

No, Kit Harington Didn't Spoil the End of Game of Thrones for Rose Leslie No, Kit Harington Didn't Spoil the End of Game of Thrones for Rose Leslie

Looks like Ygritte is the one who knows nothing this time.

Baby I'm a Wreck After Watching This Into the Spider-Verse Choreographed Dance Baby I'm a Wreck After Watching This Into the Spider-Verse Choreographed Dance

My Spidey senses are tingling: This Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse dance number absolutely kills.

Neither Kevin Feige Nor Brie Larson Wanted Ms. Marvel's 'Bathing Suit' Costume in Captain Marvel Neither Kevin Feige Nor Brie Larson Wanted Ms. Marvel's 'Bathing Suit' Costume in Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel’s ensemble has seen some, let’s just say, changes over the past several years. One of Carol Danvers’ most-recent comics costumes, designed by Jamie McKelvie for Kelly Sue DeConnick’s 2012 series, inspired Brie Larson’s movie ensemble. But according to a recent interview, Larson didn’t want the more…

The First Frozen 2 Teaser Shows the Sisters Exploring Beyond Arendelle The First Frozen 2 Teaser Shows the Sisters Exploring Beyond Arendelle

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for Frozen 2, bringing back Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff in an adventure way outside the chilly comforts of Arendelle. Also, there’s ice surfing.

Brie Larson Talks About Rising Up as Captain Marvel in a New Featurette

The galaxy’s mightiest hero is finally coming to the big screen, thanks to a woman who knows what it takes to bring Captain Marvel to life.

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