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What Year Is It? What Is Happening?

I don’t know how to live in a world where RoboCop is selling fried chicken.

The Lost Boys Finds Some Boys, and the Director of Twilight The Lost Boys Finds Some Boys, and the Director of Twilight

It was only recently that the CW confirmed it was picking up its TV adaptation of the 1987 classic for a pilot, but the network has already tapped a few stars—and an intriguing director who knows a thing or two about filming vampires.

The New Howard the Duck Show Is Bringing in a Familiar Face From the Movie The New Howard the Duck Show Is Bringing in a Familiar Face From the Movie

Happy Death Day writer Scott Lobdell’s next project is both a movie and a comic book. One of the new Alien TV shows in the works could be an animated series. The American adaptation of Utopia casts a Star Trek: Discovery star. Plus, a return to Oz is heading to TV, and what’s to come on Doom Patrol. Spoilers, away!

Tokusatsu GaGaGa Is a Heartwarming Meditation on Trying Not to Hide Your Geeky Self

If you’re reading io9, I’m going to make a bit of an assumption: You’re probably a big fan of some nerdy stuff, be it sci-fi, superheroes, comic books (if you aren’t, well...I’m not sure why you’re here, but not my place to tell you how to spend your time!), or whatever. And you’re probably pretty open about it, too.

A New Stranger Things Comic Will Introduce Another of Eleven's Fellow Test Subjects A New Stranger Things Comic Will Introduce Another of Eleven's Fellow Test Subjects

Stranger Things’ second season already gave us one of the “numbers” that was counted alongside Eleven at Hawkins Lab in the form of Kali, formerly known as Eight. But now a new comic promises to introduce us to an even earlier test subject.

The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals From New York Toy Fair The Coolest Star Wars and Marvel Reveals From New York Toy Fair

New York Toy Fair descended on the Javits Center this past weekend, bringing us a new look at all the spectacular new toys (and games!) just waiting to plunder our bank accounts over the next year. As always, the show was a great and financially ruinous time for fans of Star Wars and Marvel—here are a few of the…

The First Reactions to Captain Marvel Tease a Weird and Wonderful Origin Story

After years and years of waiting, Captain Marvel is nearly here—and we have our first impressions of the film thanks to early press screenings. Good news? It’s apparently pretty cool. Marvelous news? Expect something weird, fun, and with lots of Goose the Cat goodness.

The Final Season of Jessica Jones Could Bring Back a Major Villain, One Last Time The Final Season of Jessica Jones Could Bring Back a Major Villain, One Last Time

Syfy is developing a truly insane take on The Banana Splits. Dune’s impressive cast continues to expand. Could another Star Wars show be headed to Disney+? Batwoman finds Kate Kane’s dad. Plus, new Captain Marvel footage, and what’s to come on Star Trek: Discovery. To me, my Spoilers!

Avengers: Endgame's Gwyneth Paltrow Thinks She's Too Old to Be a Superhero  Avengers: Endgame's Gwyneth Paltrow Thinks She's Too Old to Be a Superhero 

This might tell us a little bit about what Pepper Potts is up to in what’s apparently her final Marvel movie, but it’s also a bit weird, considering Paltrow is 7 years younger than her Marvel co-star Robert Downey Jr.

More Hints at the Identity of Jude Law's Captain Marvel Character More Hints at the Identity of Jude Law's Captain Marvel Character

Get a look at Creepshow’s spooktacular host. There might be more Doctor Who on the way this year, just not in the way you’d expect it. Melissa Rosenberg is already promising big things for Jessica Jones’ final season. Plus, meet a few more of Detective Pikachu’s horrifyingly adorable Pokémon pals, and a new Toy Story 4…

These Are Your Favorite Spaceship Reveals in All of Pop Culture These Are Your Favorite Spaceship Reveals in All of Pop Culture

Last week, I asked you—yes you, or at least, the plural you that is the io9 readership—to tell me your favorite spaceship reveals in sci-fi and pop culture at large, that grand moment when an iconic ship comes into the scene for the very first time. And boy howdy, did you tell me about a lot of good spaceships.

Marvel Is Reviving Its Classic Star Wars Comic, for One Issue Only Marvel Is Reviving Its Classic Star Wars Comic, for One Issue Only

The classic Marvel Star Wars comic was one of the earliest, tentative steps into what would ultimately transform into the original Star Wars expanded universe; a world that fleshed out Han, Luke, and Leia’s adventures between and beyond the original films. These days, its stories are left to legend, with a new canon…

Not One, But Two Alien Television Series May Be on the Way Not One, But Two Alien Television Series May Be on the Way

Jason Momoa is really pumped about the Aquaman sequel. The Mummy franchise gets a refreshing pitch. Plus, updates on Marvel’s Eternals film, Todd McFarlane’s Spawn, and the crossover you’ve been waiting for. Spoilers drip acid right this way...

Report: The Latest Star Trek Animated Series Could Find a Home at Nickelodeon Report: The Latest Star Trek Animated Series Could Find a Home at Nickelodeon

The first Star Trek series to land outside of CBS All Access in this current era of “All Trek, all the time” might be boldly going where no Star Trek has gone before—and found a new home alongside the likes of the Ninja Turtles.

Mister Miracle and the Superheroic Power of Persistence Mister Miracle and the Superheroic Power of Persistence

The New Gods of Jack Kirby’s weird and wonderful cosmic Fourth World have all sorts of superpowers—strength, speed, intelligence. You name it, they’ve got it. But Scott Free’s recent DC Comics’ miniseries concluded with a reminder that maybe the most incredible superpower of all is getting up and dusting yourself off…

The Cast of Dune Is Growing as Large as the Number of People Thanos Snapped Out of Existence The Cast of Dune Is Growing as Large as the Number of People Thanos Snapped Out of Existence

The cast of Dune is so big at this point, we’re honestly just counting down the days till a Hollywood trade reveals that we’re all going to be it. Every one of us. Including Josh Brolin!

An Exclusive Look at the Amazing New Zord Toys Coming With Power Rangers: Beast Morphers An Exclusive Look at the Amazing New Zord Toys Coming With Power Rangers: Beast Morphers

You know the drill, ranger fans: a new show, a new team of rangers, and a new bunch of zords to combine and transform into the Megazord. With Beast Morphers on the way, that’s happening all over again—but there’s a bit of a twist on the toy front this time, thanks to the arrival of Hasbro’s era of Power Rangers.

The Flash Could Be Losing a Major Character After This Season The Flash Could Be Losing a Major Character After This Season

Now it’s Daniel Radcliffe’s turn to deny rumors that he could be the next Wolverine. Octavia Spencer is joining the remake of The Witches. There won’t be any Psylocke in Dark Phoenix. Echo Kellum discusses last night’s big Arrow changes. Plus, what’s to come on Counterpart’s series finale. Spoilers, away!

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