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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Is the Latest Film to Leave LGBTQ Representation on the Cutting Room Floor Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Is the Latest Film to Leave LGBTQ Representation on the Cutting Room Floor

There’s an ever-growing, frustrating trend in big-ticket genre movies when it comes to representing LGBTQ characters—studios want their backs patted for the tiniest steps toward including LGBTQ characters, only to then cut the scenes that would actually show this representation. And now, the new Jurassic Park is…

What We Want From the DC/CW Shows Next Season What We Want From the DC/CW Shows Next Season

With yesterday’s season finale of Supergirl, we’ve come to the end of another wave of DC/CW superhero goodness. We’ve had highs and lows, and surprises and shocks, but it’s officially time to cast our eyes to the next seasons of the frankly ludicrous number of DC superhero shows on the CW. This is what we want from…

A New IDW Comic Is Mashing Up Star Trek and Transformers in the Most Glorious Way Possible A New IDW Comic Is Mashing Up Star Trek and Transformers in the Most Glorious Way Possible

IDW’s Star Trek comics have already played host to some zany pop-culture crossovers, from Doctor Who to the Green Lantern Corps, to, err, Planet of the Apes. But the latest crossover is seeing the original Trek crew meet the Transformers in a very fun way.

Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal

In the wake of shocking allegations against Star Trek: Discovery’s showrunners, producer Alex Kurtzman recently took over the role of showrunning the latest Trek series’ sophomore season. But according to multiple reports today, he’s just signed a new deal with CBS that could usher in multiple new Star Trek shows.…

More Rumors About the Return of an Old Hero in Star Wars: Episode IX More Rumors About the Return of an Old Hero in Star Wars: Episode IX

There’s wild rumors abound for a surprising supporting role in the Joker origin movie. Michael Douglas spills the beans on how Janet Van Dyne returns for Ant-Man and The Wasp. Jeff Goldblum is already teasing Jurassic World 3. Plus, more set footage from Wonder Woman 1984, and another look at Preacher’s return.…

Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages

There’s plenty of Trek merchandise out there, from giant ship replicas, to fancy dolls, to actual meme statuettes. But for honest to god action figures, it feels like it’s been years since there’s been a line of Starfleet’s finest small enough to command your valuable desk space. That’s finally changing thanks to…

The Walking Dead Will See a Very Familiar Face Return Next Season The Walking Dead Will See a Very Familiar Face Return Next Season

The Walking Dead’s ninth season is going to be losing not one, but two of the show’s longest-running characters. But it seems that while doing so, a familiar figure from the show’s past will be making a special appearance on the series.

Warner Bros. Is Starting to Crack Down on Harry Potter Fan Events Warner Bros. Is Starting to Crack Down on Harry Potter Fan Events

Without much in the way of officially-sanctioned Harry Potter conventions, fans of the wizarding world have spent years running their own cons celebrating J.K. Rowling’s beloved book and film series—but that’s starting to change, thanks to a new crackdown being enforced by Warner Bros.

Voltron: Legendary Defender's Incredible New Season Has All the Answers You've Been Waiting For Voltron: Legendary Defender's Incredible New Season Has All the Answers You've Been Waiting For

For the past few truncated seasons, Netflix and Dreamworks’ Voltron: Legendary Defender has, for better or worse, danced around resolving some of the biggest questions the show has put forth. But its newly-released sixth season not only finally delivers some resolution, it does so while setting the stage for an…

New Set Footage From Wonder Woman 2, and More New Set Footage From Wonder Woman 2, and More

Could The Walking Dead be flashing back to some familiar departed faces? Patrick Wilson sets the tone for his Aquaman villain. Samuel L. Jackson is already hyping up Captain Marvel’s role in Avengers 4. The CW’s DC universe is getting some cast shuffling. Plus, what’s to come on the season finale of Westworld.…

The Power Rangers Comic is Getting a New Creative Team—and a Wild New Team of Rangers The Power Rangers Comic is Getting a New Creative Team—and a Wild New Team of Rangers

Since it first began, Boom Studios’ excellent Power Rangers series has been masterminded by writer Kyle Higgins—but that’s about to change. A new creative team is on the way, and the currently-ongoing Ranger mashup event that is Shattered Grid means that some unfamiliar faces are going to be the new Power Rangers for…

The PS4 Spider-Man Heads to Your Toy Shelf, and More of the Most Spectacular Toys of the Week The PS4 Spider-Man Heads to Your Toy Shelf, and More of the Most Spectacular Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of all the shiny things we’ve wanted to spend our savings on recently. This week, we’ve got some very cool Voltron, Star Wars, and Batman Beyond toys heading to San Diego Comic-Con, a lovely little Pokémon pal, and a most impressive Sith Lord. Check it out!

Lucifer Has Been Saved From Cancellation Hell By Netflix Lucifer Has Been Saved From Cancellation Hell By Netflix

Remember how we were going to lose a bunch of genre shows at the end of this TV season, Lucifer included? Well, now we’re not, because they’re being saved by other places plucking them out of cancellation... Lucifer included.

The New Video Game Spider-Man Is Heading to Marvel Comics' Spidergeddon Event The New Video Game Spider-Man Is Heading to Marvel Comics' Spidergeddon Event

A few years ago, Marvel launched Spider-Verse, an epic Spider-Man event that brought together the many weird and wonderful versions of Spider-heroes the comics (and beyond) had to offer, for a spider-fanservice quest. Now, Marvel’s bringing them back together again for a far more-ominously titled event: Spidergeddon.

Don't Believe the Ridiculous Avengers 4 Rumors Floating Around Right Now Don't Believe the Ridiculous Avengers 4 Rumors Floating Around Right Now

Disney was at this week’s CineEurope film trade show in Barcelona, Spain, to advertise its upcoming movies to exhibitors. The internet has mostly been concerned with what the studio purportedly showed for Avengers 4... to the point that there’s some pretty wild and hilariously fake “reports” hitting the web.

Natalie Portman Is Willing to Meet Her Deadbeat Star Wars Son, Who Never Force-Calls Natalie Portman Is Willing to Meet Her Deadbeat Star Wars Son, Who Never Force-Calls

You had all that time on that island, Luke. Not even once! For shame.

Updates From Aquaman, Captain Marvel, and More Updates From Aquaman, Captain Marvel, and More

Ryan Murphy says American Horror Story’s big crossover is happening this year. Could Lucasfilm be reviving Seth Green’s weird Star Wars comedy shorts? Plus, Brie Larson hypes up the strength of Captain Marvel, what’s to come on Cloak & Dagger, and our first look at the new Rocketeer animated series. Spoilers, away!

The Many Lives of Wonder Woman's Steve Trevor, Explained The Many Lives of Wonder Woman's Steve Trevor, Explained

Yesterday morning we got our very first look at Patty Jenkins’ next DC movie, Wonder Woman 1984—and learned that somehow, Chris Pine’s Steve Trevor will be appearing in the movie, despite his rather explosive exit in the first film. But it’s not really the first time Wonder Woman’s most famous love interest has…

The Star Wars Comics Are Closing a Major Chapter of the Clone Wars The Star Wars Comics Are Closing a Major Chapter of the Clone Wars

Over the past few months, both Darth Vader and the main Star Wars comic series have been telling two sides of the same story—the fall and rise of the Mon Calamari, from subjugation to rebellion. And most interestingly, both series have been telling an intertwined tale depicting two crucial moments in time for the…

A Reminder of the Many, Many Stephen King Adaptations That Are Currently in the Works A Reminder of the Many, Many Stephen King Adaptations That Are Currently in the Works

This week, Media Rights Capital revealed it commissioned a 10-episode adaptation of crime thriller The Outsider by an author who has seemingly become the most desirable man in Hollywood lately: Stephen King. A lot of King’s work is currently in the process of being remade for television and film—so here’s a reminder…

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