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Which Marvel Character Do You Hope to See in the MCU's Phase Four? Which Marvel Character Do You Hope to See in the MCU's Phase Four?

We’ve spent over 10 years and over 20 movies getting to know the characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And while not everyone will say good-bye after Avengers: Endgame (Spider-Man: Far From Home is out in July!), Phase Four means we’ll be seeing some new superpowered faces enter the fold. What we wanna know is:…

Gather Around for io9's Weekly Game of Thrones Spoiler-Laden Discussion Zone Gather Around for io9's Weekly Game of Thrones Spoiler-Laden Discussion Zone

A lot happened on last week’s premiere—but with only six episodes in the entire eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, a lot’s gonna happen every week until the very end. And what do we love almost as much as watching Game of Thrones? Talking about Game of Thrones! That’s why we have this weekly discussion zone,…

Leia Finds a Pint-Sized Battle Partner in the Latest Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Short Leia Finds a Pint-Sized Battle Partner in the Latest Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures Short

The latest Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures short takes us to the forest moon of Endor, where Princess Leia gets separated from the rest of the Rebel Alliance and encounters a small but feisty native: Wicket the Ewok.

Lucifer's Saucy Devil Walks You Through a Crash Course of the Show's First 3 Seasons Lucifer's Saucy Devil Walks You Through a Crash Course of the Show's First 3 Seasons

Lucifer, formerly of Fox but rescued by Netflix, will launch its fourth season starting May 8. There’s still time to catch up on the previous seasons, but the truth is you don’t need a deep grasp of the material to enjoy the show (this ain’t Game of Thrones).

Hulu's Next Into the Dark Holiday Episode Puts a Very Twisted Spin on Mother's Day Hulu's Next Into the Dark Holiday Episode Puts a Very Twisted Spin on Mother's Day

Hulu and Blumhouse slather horror all over yet another holiday with the latest in their delightfully grim Into the Dark series. Director Chelsea Stardust’s All That We Destroy looks to tell one of the most fucked-up Mother’s Day-adjacent tales ever, as a scientist (Samantha Mathis) tries to cure her homicidal son…

8 Silent Films Every Sci-Fi and Horror Fan Should See 8 Silent Films Every Sci-Fi and Horror Fan Should See

Genre films have been around basically as long as cinema itself—which means audiences have been shrieking at monsters and marveling at space adventures for over 100 years. Technology may have changed rather dramatically, but a lot of the core stories are still remarkably similar.

The New Child's Play Trailer Unveils Mark Hamill's Dastardly Doll Voice The New Child's Play Trailer Unveils Mark Hamill's Dastardly Doll Voice

The Chucky renaissance plunges forth with another trailer for the upcoming movie reboot—as ever, not to be confused with the otherwise unrelated in-the-works Syfy TV series from franchise creator Don Mancini. This new trailer is the one we’ve been eagerly awaiting ever since it was announced that Mark Hamill would be…

What We Do in the Shadows Spotlights a Frighteningly Accurate Modern Monster What We Do in the Shadows Spotlights a Frighteningly Accurate Modern Monster

Three episodes in, it’s now confirmed that the What We Do in the Shadows series is every bit as wonderful as the film that spawned it. While the show taps into many of the elements that made the movie a success, it also brings some unique additions to the material—in particular, a new vampire that’s one of the most…

Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series Solo's Alden Ehrenreich Will Star in the Brave New World TV Series

The much-shuffled Brave New World TV series just got a big boost with some major casting news: Alden Ehrenreich, last seen piloting the Millennium Falcon in Solo: A Star Wars Story, will play lead character John the Savage, the outsider who upsets the status quo in the latest take on Aldous Huxley’s classic dystopian…

FX's Long-Awaited Y: The Last Man TV Show Is No More [Updated] FX's Long-Awaited Y: The Last Man TV Show Is No More [Updated]

A year after FX ordered a pilot for a TV series based on Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s beloved comic Y: The Last Man, and just two months after it was ordered to series, it appears the project is no more. Read it and weep, in this message that comes directly from would-be showrunners and executive producers Aida…

The First Look at Archer: 1999 Promises Cheeky Action in Outer Space The First Look at Archer: 1999 Promises Cheeky Action in Outer Space

The Archer gang started off as international secret agents, but they’ve also spent time as drug kingpins (in Archer: Vice), Hollywood PIs circa now and the 1930s (the latter in Archer: Dreamland), and as tropical treasure-hunters (in Archer: Danger Island). Now the trailer for the 10th (and final) season is here,…

In the Unsettling First Trailer for The Perfection, a Musical Rivalry Turns Into Something Surreal and Horrifying In the Unsettling First Trailer for The Perfection, a Musical Rivalry Turns Into Something Surreal and Horrifying

After an animated audience response at the 2018 Fantastic Fest, Netflix snapped up the rights to The Perfection, and now there’s a trailer for rest of us to see what all the fuss was about.

Oh, There's Gonna Be a Tomb Raider Sequel? Sure, OK Oh, There's Gonna Be a Tomb Raider Sequel? Sure, OK

For action movie fans, the early months of 2018 belonged to two movies: Black Panther and Avengers: Endgame. So you’d be forgiven for blanking on the most recent Tomb Raider adaptation, starring Oscar winner Alicia Vikander, which came out in March. It wasn’t a bad movie—it just wasn’t all that memorable. But…

Disney+ Will Highlight Both New and Classic Projects from the Animation Studio, Plus Live-Action Films [Updated] Disney+ Will Highlight Both New and Classic Projects from the Animation Studio, Plus Live-Action Films [Updated]

Today is Disney’s “Investor Day 2019,” which for fans basically translates to “finally, we’re gonna reveal some solid intel about that streaming service we’ve been teasing for years.” And indeed, we learned a lot more about all the programming coming to Disney+

5 Essential Larry Cohen Cult Movies 5 Essential Larry Cohen Cult Movies

B-movie auteur Larry Cohen passed away March 23 at the age of 82, leaving behind a truly unique cinematic legacy. As genre fans, we thought it might be nice to celebrate the horror-centric parts of his career.

Relentless Demons Hunt Our Heroes in This Early Look at R.A. Salvatore's Next Drizzt Novel, Boundless Relentless Demons Hunt Our Heroes in This Early Look at R.A. Salvatore's Next Drizzt Novel, Boundless

Last June, we shared an excerpt from Timeless, the first in author R.A. Salvatore’s new trilogy featuring the ever-popular character he created decades ago, dark elf Drizzt Do’Urden. The second book, Boundless, is due later this year—and io9's got another exclusive excerpt, as well as the cover reveal.

Black Widow, a Movie We're Supposed to Pretend Isn't Official, Adds Another Familiar Face Black Widow, a Movie We're Supposed to Pretend Isn't Official, Adds Another Familiar Face

Until the release of Avengers: Endgame, Marvel’s going to stay tight-lipped on its future movies to avoid spoiling that much-anticipated mega-event. But we’ve still been getting a pretty regular stream of updates on those films, like today’s news that The Handmaid’s Tale star O-T Fagbenle has signed on for Black Widow.

Follow the Giant Footprints to These 8 Superior Bigfoot Movies Follow the Giant Footprints to These 8 Superior Bigfoot Movies

You don’t have to venture too deep into the Hollywood forest to find a crummy take on Bigfoot. But the hairy cryptid has also appeared in several projects that are actually worth watching. With Laika’s stop-motion film Missing Link out this week, it seemed like just the moment to celebrate eight of Sasquatch’s biggest…

Dave Bautista Will Battle Zombies in Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead Dave Bautista Will Battle Zombies in Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead

With Avengers: Endgame arriving in a few short weeks, and Denis Villeneuve’s much-anticipated Dune now in production, Dave Bautista is a busy guy, even if you don’t take into account his professional wrestling extracurriculars. But he’s got a new task ahead of him: battling zombies for director Zack Snyder.

8 Movies Featuring Reanimation (That Aren't About Zombies) 8 Movies Featuring Reanimation (That Aren't About Zombies)

It’s aliiiiive! The Bible gave Jesus an encore after death, but Frankenstein is what really brought reanimation to the horror-movie forefront, and the genre’s been embracing it ever since. We’re not talking standard-issue zombies here—in honor of Pet Sematary, we’re counting up our favorite corpses who’ve bounced back…

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