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Zazie Beetz Has Some Thoughts on the Future of Domino Zazie Beetz Has Some Thoughts on the Future of Domino

Deadpool is coming back. That’s a given. Even with Disney as the franchise’s new corporate overlord, the powers that be have assured fans the Merc with a Mouth will be back to the big screen, dropping F-bombs and killing baddies, just like they want. What Disney hasn’t confirmed though is what happens to Deadpool’s …

Guy Ritchie Talks Aladdin's Delicate Balance of Disney Nostalgia and Modern Updates Guy Ritchie Talks Aladdin's Delicate Balance of Disney Nostalgia and Modern Updates

Every time Disney remakes one of its classic animated films, the filmmakers face the same challenge. The new movie has to be different enough to justify its existence but also live up to the audience’s expectations. Maintaining that balance was among the many challenges co-writer and director Guy Ritchie had as he…

A Super Secret Is Hiding in the First Full Trailer for Freaks A Super Secret Is Hiding in the First Full Trailer for Freaks

A movie title like Freaks says something. It says there are people that are normal and people who are not. From there, the question is: Who’s right? The people who are considered normal or the freaks? That’s just one of many mysteries posed by the latest film called Freaks, this one from Kim Possible directors Adam…

The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars The Best Things The Phantom Menace Brought to Star Wars

Say what you will about The Phantom Menace, but it’s crucial to what makes Star Wars great. Sure, it introduced lots of not-so-popular characters and concepts, but it balanced that out with even more things that, in the 20 years since its release, have aged quite gracefully. Things that improved and expanded the…

The Final Brightburn Trailer Goes Full Supervillain Horror Movie The Final Brightburn Trailer Goes Full Supervillain Horror Movie

Nothing quite like a pint-sized super boy killing everyone to help you ring in the holiday.

Captain Marvel Inspires Kree Kids in This Exclusive Deleted Scene Captain Marvel Inspires Kree Kids in This Exclusive Deleted Scene

“With great power comes great responsibility” doesn’t just apply to Spider-Man, it applies to any superhero who can use their powers to infuse good in the world. That’s the theme of an exclusive deleted scene io9 is excited to share from Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel.

The Most Adorable Marvel Studios End Credit Scene Is Finally Online The Most Adorable Marvel Studios End Credit Scene Is Finally Online

Marvel Studios is so prolific when it comes to end credit scenes, it’s hard to definitively give any of them a single superlative—except the scene at the end of Captain Marvel, which we think wins the award for most adorable.

The Long Rumored Back to the Future Musical Is Finally Happening The Long Rumored Back to the Future Musical Is Finally Happening

If you traveled back in time to 2012, you could read news about a musical adaptation of Back to the Future being in the works. In 2014, there were rumors that you’d be able to see it in 2015. Now, it seems, if you travel just a year into the future, a musical based on the iconic film will finally be coming to the…

His Dark Materials' New Teaser Is Monumentally Awesome His Dark Materials' New Teaser Is Monumentally Awesome

We’ve seen bits and pieces of the show so far, but HBO just released a full trailer for the highly anticipated new series His Dark Materials, and it looks like everything fans of the books could have wanted and more.

A Generation Looks Back at 20 Years of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace A Generation Looks Back at 20 Years of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

Ask a Star Wars fan what they think about The Phantom Menace and you’re going to get a very specific answer. At Star Wars Celebration in Chicago last month, io9 spoke with fans about their memories and feelings on the eve of the film’s 20th anniversary, and the sentiment was way more positive than expected for all…

Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame Why Working on 12 Marvel Movies Only Partially Prepared ILM for Avengers: Endgame

Imagine if Avengers: Endgame was the first Marvel movie. Not storywise, of course. That would be silly. But think about a team-up, comic book movie on this scale coming into theaters, sight unseen. Logistically, that feels like a nightmare for a ton of reasons, especially if a company (or several) was tasked with…

Robert Pattinson Is Your New Batman...Probably [Updated] Robert Pattinson Is Your New Batman...Probably [Updated]

From Batfleck...to Patman. Twilight star Robert Pattinson is in talks to play Batman for Matt Reeves in his upcoming film, The Batman.

James Wan Will Direct the Pilot of Mark Millar's The Magic Order for Netflix James Wan Will Direct the Pilot of Mark Millar's The Magic Order for Netflix

With billion-dollar hits like Furious 7 and Aquaman, James Wan is a director who can do anything he wants. And while Aquaman 2 is still on the horizon, he’ll bring a different comic book adaptation to life first.

The CW's Nancy Drew Looks Like Riverdale Meets The Conjuring The CW's Nancy Drew Looks Like Riverdale Meets The Conjuring

The CW sure loves its teen mysteries based on popular IP—and its latest adaptation looks like it will live up to all that and more.

Chris Rock Is Rebooting Saw...Yes, That Chris Rock and Yes, That Saw Chris Rock Is Rebooting Saw...Yes, That Chris Rock and Yes, That Saw

Legendary comedian Chris Rock is teaming up with Lionsgate and Twisted Pictures to reboot the Saw franchise. Which we realize is a ridiculous jumbling of words but, we assure you, it’s true.

It Sure Sounds Like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Be Digging Into Rocket Raccoon's Backstory It Sure Sounds Like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Be Digging Into Rocket Raccoon's Backstory

Ever since the first Guardians of the Galaxy film teased us with hints of Rocket Raccoon’s origin story, fans have wondered when we’d get the full MCU version of the tale. Well, according to a new interview with writer-director James Gunn, it seems like something he’s likely to explore in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.…

The Official Title of the Picard Star Trek Show Won't Shock You The Official Title of the Picard Star Trek Show Won't Shock You

It’s right there in the headline, just reversed. The title is Star Trek: Picard.

Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized Avengers: Endgame's New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized

The best visual effects are the ones you don’t even know are there. In a film like Avengers: Endgame, it’s fairly obvious something like the Hulk is a digital effect. The final battle, of course, is largely put together using VFX as well. But you probably didn’t realize how something as simple and quaint as a small…

Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster Hear George Lucas' First Screening of Star Wars as Recreated in a New Narrative Podcast Called Blockbuster

Did you ever dream of being in the room during an iconic moment of film history? A new podcast called Blockbuster is doing its best to make that dream a reality.

Watch the Violent Preview for Genndy Tartakovsky's New Show, Primal Watch the Violent Preview for Genndy Tartakovsky's New Show, Primal

Since Samurai Jack ended, fans have been wondering what Genndy Tartakovsky was going to do next. Sure, he’s swimming in cash due to the Hotel Transylvania movies, but when would he get back to that unique, edgy animated style that made him so popular in the first place?

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