Why do I get the feeling Netflix’s animated take on adorably laid-back Rilakkuma is either going to end up breaking my heart or making it explode from just how cute it is? Either way, I’m not prepared.
With great power, comes great responsibility. We’ve heard the wise words of Ben Parker uttered countless times in Spider-Man stories, to the point that Peter Parker is just as sick of hearing it as some of us are. But Spider-Man’s latest comics tale really wants to ask: Just who or what is that great responsibility…
As of 12:02 a.m ET today, the Walt Disney company officially took over the reins of much of 21st Century Fox, making the House of Mouse even more disconcertingly powerful than you can possibly imagine.
Woo-oo? Yeah, I’m thinking woo-oo.
Christopher Nolan’s mysterious project adds a star. A sequel to The Meg might actually happen. The Twilight Zone just keeps expanding its cast. David Boreanaz teases plans for Angel’s 20th anniversary. Plus, a new Hellboy clip, and what’s to come in the return of Legends of Tomorrow. Spoilers go!
The shocking death of Jon Snow at the climax of Game of Thrones’ fifth season—and the ceaseless speculation regarding its permanence—put a lot of people through the emotional wringer. But most wrung of all was none other than Kit Harington himself, and sadly not for the reasons you might expect.
We’re getting closer and closer to the dawn of a new era for Ultraman—not the iconic Japanese hero’s latest live action series, but instead the arrival of his surprisingly gorgeous-looking 3D anime series, set to arrive on Netflix in a few weeks. But while we count down to Ultraman’s latest form, here’s a rad clip to…
Although it has come in fits and starts, Disney’s total reboot of the Star Wars canon—five years after it began in earnest—is still decidedly light in fleshing out the events between the prequels. So E.K. Johnston’s new novel promising to reveal Padmé’s life as she transitioned from Queen to Senator of Naboo seems…
Noah Hawley’s existential astronaut drama looks like it’s going to take some of Legion’s penchant for mental trippiness and turn it into something that’s a little more down to earth for Natalie Portman...as much as her character doesn’t want it to be.
The Dune remake finds a familiar composer. Get a look at the twin threat of Men in Black: International’s new villains. More Avengers: Endgame images give us a look at the team’s new looks. Try not to be surprised about Star Trek: Discovery’s upcoming exits. Plus, Lex Luthor’s plans unfold on Supergirl, and what’s…
The toys are back in town—and the world beyond bedrooms has only gotten weirder and more wonderful since their last adventure.
Despite dozens of heroes from across time and space venturing in and out of the TARDIS doors, not a lot of Doctor Who’s companions have actually left via the grim exit of death itself. You might cast your mind back to someone like Adric, but the first companion kill goes back much further...and is about to come back…
Syfy just keeps nabbing new material for its production pipeline, but unlike everything from Deadly Class to Resident Alien, the network’s latest adaptation comes from the pages of novellas rather than comic books: Seanan McGuire’s Wayward Children series.
Did you love Bumblebee for its refreshing take on the Transformers movie universe—and by “refreshing take,” I mean “the fact that it was good”? Well, bad news.
Sabrina’s learned that, despite some allusions to the contrary, sometimes it’s good to be bad.
Production on Matt Reeves’ Affleck-less The Batman could begin this year. Supergirl’s surprise new addition last night will be sticking around for a while. There are yet even more murmurings about a potential Diablo TV show. Plus, get a look at Mento on Doom Patrol, and production on the Riverdale spinoff begins.…
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the best and brightest in wallet-emptying goodness on the internet. This week: Goose’s thrall over us all tightens its furry grip, Netflix’s new Tokusatsu star gets an incredible figure, and we’re up, up and away with TV’s Supergirl. Check it out!
Whether you love or loathe the homogenized, big-head-and-black-eyed stylization of Funko Pops, there’s something you’re probably going to be united on here: The latest figures they’ve made for Captain Marvel are a goddamn nightmare.
Black Panther shot Winston Duke to the stars, thanks to his immense presence— not just his scene-stealing swagger, but the fact that he is literally six-foot-five and 230 pounds. But the physicality that made M’Baku such a commanding presence in Black Panther was almost too much for Jordan Peele to imagine Duke in Us.
Months after a manufactured controversy about crude tweets saw Disney eject Gunn from the third movie in his Marvel cosmic series, Marvel Studios has confirmed that, shockingly, the director will return after all.