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Harley Quinn's Showrunners Discuss Shifting Her Villainy Out of the Joker's Shadow

Harley Quinn is basically everywhere you look today and we’re about to get a fresh new animated incarnation of the DC character. This time it’s strictly for adults, and the creators behind the scenes seem to understand Harley’s unique place in the universe.Read more...
Tags: Interview, Harley Quinn, Dc Universe, The Joker, Birds Of Prey, Patrick Schumacker, Justin Halpern, New York Comic Con, New York Comic Con 2019, Dc Comics, Warner Bros Animation, Dc Entertainment, Animation, Warner Bros, Video, Streaming

Teen Titans Go! Vs. Teen Titans Champions One of Superhero Comics' Most Enduring Qualities

Batman. Spider-Man. Superman. Captain America. The Teen Titans. The X-Men. Whoever your superheroic comic star of choice is, odds are they’ve been around for decades and countless creative teams have come and gone in their stories, creating endless versions of characters that have otherwise lived ongoing lives on the…Read more...
Tags: Teen Titans Go Vs Teen Titans, Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go, Dc Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, Dc Comics, Titans, Animation, Warner Bros, Young Justice

Here Is the Frankly Ridiculous List of Everything Coming to Disney+ at Launch

We already knew that Disney was using all of its megacorp might to bring an absurd amount of archival content to launch its new streaming service with. Now, we finally know just what will be arriving day one, and hoo boy, folks: it’s a lot.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Movies, Musicals, Marvel, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Nostalgia, Disney Plus

Big Mouth Co-Creator Nick Kroll Addresses 'Woke Culture' and Comedy

Joker director Todd Phillips has had some...things to say. Recently, the Hangover architect faced backlash for explaining that he switched from comedy to drama because “woke culture” killed comedy. But there are plenty of comedians producing excellent work. This includes Nick Kroll, the co-creator and star of…Read more...
Tags: Video, Comedy, Science, Netflix, Animation, Streaming, Nick Kroll, Lgbtq, Joker, Todd Phillips, Big Mouth, New York Comic Con, Jason Mantzoukas, New York Comic Con 2019

X-Men's Theme Song Faces Lawsuit Over Similarities to Hungarian Police Drama

The theme song to X-Men: The Animated Series is undeniably amazing, but now there are accusations that it was stolen. A Hungarian man has filed a lawsuit against Marvel, Disney, Fox, Apple, Amazon, and others—along with folks from Saban Entertainment—claiming that the theme song was plagiarized. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Music, Lawsuit, Science, Marvel, Disney, Fox, Hungary, Animation, Nostalgia, X Men, Saban Entertainment, Disney Plus, Theme Song, X Men The Animated Series

Deadly Fungus, Fat Bear Week, PS5 Leaks, and Hot Dog Salad: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

No news this week could possibly compare to the “hot dog salad” abomination created by a certain Gizmodo colleague, which has taken our forbidden sandwich out back, choked it to death, and absorbed it into its goopy morass. But reader, we tried.Read more...
Tags: Google, Ipad, Gaming, Facebook, Star Wars, Comics, Science, Technology, Television, Movies, Fcc, Net Neutrality, Review, Microsoft, Internet, Climate Change

In the She-Ra and the Princesses of Power Season 4 Trailer, Heroes and Villains Rise Up [Updated]

She-Ra is back and heading our way surprisingly soon. The cast revealed the first teaser for She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s fourth season at New York Comic Con—which will consist of 13 episodes—along with the release date for the return of Adora, Catra, and the newly crowned Queen Glimmer... with a new look and…Read more...
Tags: New York, Science, Netflix, Animation, Streaming, New York Comic Con, Princesses of Power, She Ra And The Princesses Of Power, She Ra, New York Comic Con 2019, Adora Catra, Queen Glimmer

Why Remake The Lion King? Director Jon Favreau Explains

When it comes to Disney’s upcoming Lion King movie, most of us have lots of questions. Things like, is it a shot-for-shot remake? Is it live-action? Animation? Will the animals be talking and/or singing? And perhaps most importantly: Why attempt this in the first place?Read more...
Tags: Science, Beyonce, Interview, Disney, Animation, Jon Favreau, Vfx, Nostalgia, The Lion King, Donald Glover, Set Visit

She-Ra's Season 2 Is Excellent But Having Growing Pains

The first season of Netflix’s channeled the magic of the classic animated series into a surprisingly poignant, heartfelt, and inclusive story about how powerful emotions can pull people closer together or tear them apart. In the show’s second season, Adora and co.’s tale picks up…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Animation, Dreamworks, Streaming, Dreamworks Animation, Lorraine Toussaint, Marcus Scribner, Noelle Stevenson, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka, Christine Woods, Aimee Carrero, Keston John, She Ra And The Princesses Of Power, She Ra

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. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Princess Leia, Animation, Lucasfilm, Ewoks, Leia, Return Of The Jedi, Endor, Rebel Alliance, Star Wars Galaxy Of Adventures

Watch Jason Momoa Slap the Shit Out of His Game of Thrones Animation

We all love a good behind-the-scenes story—especially ones that involve Jason Momoa kicking somebody’s ass because that’s what he was brought into this earth to do. HBO has given us a hilarious (and animated!) behind-the-scenes saga from Game of Thrones involving showrunner David Benioff, Momoa, and a seemingly…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Animation, Game Of Thrones, Jason Momoa, Emilia Clarke, David Benioff, Db Weiss, Jason Momoa Slap, David Benioff Momoa

An Animated History of Dogs, Inspired by Keith Haring

That quivering teacup Chihuahua… The long-suffering Labrador whose child-friendly reputation has led to a lifetime of ear tugging and tail pulling… The wheezing French bulldog, whose owner has outfitted with a full wardrobe of hoodies, tutus, rain slickers, and pajamas… All descended from wolves. As anthropologist and science educator David Ian Howe explains in the animated TED-Ed lesson, A Brief History of Dogs, above, at first glance, canis lupus seemed an unlikely choice for man’s bes...
Tags: Google, Science, Education, Biology, College, New York City, Nature, Animation, K-12, David Lynch, Alpine, Keith Haring, Eurasia, Facebook Twitter, Labrador, TED Ed

Avatar: The Last Airbender's Writer Says a Possible Season 4 Was Sidelined for Shyamalan's Film

One of the things that made Nickelodeon’s Avatar: The Last Airbender so special was how well it told its story in just the right amount of time, using three seasons to take us through Aang’s journey. Well, turns out there were tentative plans for more—possibly with a redemption arc for Zuko’s sister, Azula. But the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Animation, Nickelodeon, Avatar The Last Airbender, Shyamalan, M Night Shyamalan, Zuko, Aang, Aaron Ehasz

7 Things We Hope to See in Star Wars Resistance Season 2

Jedi aren’t supposed to look toward the future, but we are not Jedi. Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Disney Channel, Jedi, Star Wars Resistance

Rilakkuma and Kaoru Looks Like a Gosh-Darned Delight

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.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Animation, Kaoru, Rilakkuma, Rilakkuma And Kaoru, San X

Into the Spider-Verse's Alternate Universe Cut Adds Some Serious New Dimensions to the Film

In an alternate universe, the Oscar-winning Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse had a different opening, new ways for Miles Morales to figure out his powers, a creepy introduction for Peter Parker, a plane ride, and even another Spider-Man movie inside the movie! And guess what? That alternate universe is real, thanks…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Animation, Sony, Spider Man, Blu Ray, Peter Parker, Miles Morales, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse

The First Full Trailer for Toy Story 4 Gives Woody a Grand New Quest

The toys are back in town—and the world beyond bedrooms has only gotten weirder and more wonderful since their last adventure.Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Disney, Animation, Pixar, Toy Story, Toy Story 4

A Star Wars Resistance Producer Answers Your Burning Questions After the Season One Finale

The first season of Star Wars Resistance ended Sunday night with a dogfight for the ages. Kaz and his friends took to the skies in an all-out battle to liberate the Colossus from the First Order, all while being mindful that the galaxy as they know it has completely changed with the recent destruction of the New…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Interview, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Disney Channel, Kaz, Star Wars Episode Ix, Star Wars The Last Jedi, Justin Ridge, Star Wars Resistance

The Creators of Spooky Animated Series The Kirlian Frequency Talk About Their Big Leap to Netflix

Longtime io9 readers may have noticed our love for animated Argentinian web series La Frecuencia Kirlian, or Ghost Radio. All five episodes are now on Netflix, which is cause for excitement—as well as an excellent reason to chat up creators Cristian Ponce and Hernán Bengoa.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Stephen King, Netflix, Animation, Streaming, The Twilight Zone, Ghost Radio, Cristian Ponce, The Kirlian Frequency, La Frecuencia Kirlian, Hernan Bengoa

This Exclusive Into the Spider-Verse Deleted Scene Features Another Emotional Spider-Pep Talk

The instant Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse ended, we wanted more. More Miles, more Gwen, more Peter, more of that amazing animation, more Spider-Noir trying to figure out a Rubik’s cube, all of it. And you can get more right now with an exclusive deleted scene being debuted on io9.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Animation, Sony, Exclusive, Deleted Scenes, Spider Man, Peter, Gwen, Jake Johnson, Shameik Moore, Spider Man Into The Spider Verse

Pixar's Emotional New Short Will Make a Pet Lover Out of You

Those of us who have them know that pets are basically like best friends who are guaranteed to never desert you, and will always do their best to make you feel better when times are rough. That’s a big part of what makes it difficult to see people who abuse animals.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cats, Dogs, Pets, Disney, Animation, Pit Bulls, Pixar, Kitbull

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Is More Rewarding as a Third Chapter Than a Standalone Story

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World doesn’t quite fit with the previous two movies. Oh sure, it tells the continuing adventures of Hiccup, Toothless, the people of Berk, and it has more than its fair share of epic adventure and action. But with the trilogy reaching its inevitable end, writer/director Dean…Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Dreamworks, Dean Deblois, How To Train Your Dragon, Dreamworks Animation, Jay Baruchel, Berk, Dean, Dragons, How To Train Your Dragon The Hidden World, F Murray Abraham

One of Anime’s Biggest Voices Accused of Sexual Harassment

Last summer, voice actor Vic Mignogna went into a booth with a few others to record audio for a video game. At one point, Mignogna asked the client, who was overseeing the session, if she was okay with his performance. When she didn’t answer right away, he followed up with: “You know the old Latin—or is it Greek?…Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Anime, Exclusive, Investigation, Sexual Harassment, Dragonball Z, Funimation, Vic Mignogna, Mignogna, Rooster Teeth, Dragon Ball Super

With The Force Awakens Timeline Looming, Things Are Heating Up on Star Wars Resistance

Star Wars Resistance has had us wondering how the animated series fits in with the story being told in the sequel trilogy. “The Core Problem,” the latest episode, made the biggest connection so far.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Bb8, Disney Channel, Poe Dameron, TV Bite, Star Wars Resistance

Here's What Happened the Day Before Star Wars: The Force Awakens

With BB-8 hanging out over on Star Wars Resistance, we knew a time would come when Poe Dameron would have pick him up and head off to Jakku to get the sequel trilogy started. That time is now.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Force Awakens, Oscar Isaac, Bb8, Disney Channel, Jakku, Poe Dameron, Star Wars Resistance

The First Frozen 2 Teaser Shows the Sisters Exploring Beyond Arendelle

Disney has released the first teaser trailer for Frozen 2, bringing back Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and Kristoff in an adventure way outside the chilly comforts of Arendelle. Also, there’s ice surfing. Read more...
Tags: Frozen, Science, Disney, Animation, Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Jonathan Groff, Kristoff, Frozen 2, Elsa Anna Olaf

Star Wars Resistance Just Raised an Interesting Question About the Canon Timeline

If you watched Star Wars Resistance last night, you may have been a little letdown. Not because the episode was bad or anything. Actually, it was pretty solid. It just so happens that many of us probably saw the final scene of the episode before the episode aired. A final scene that has a potentially vital piece of…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Disney Xd, TV Bite, Star Wars Resistance

Happy Friday, Here's a Minute of Princess Leia Kicking Animated Ass

Don’t mess with the Princess.
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Princess Leia, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Galaxy Of Adventures

These Star Wars Shorts Are Making a Mighty Fine Case for Animated Versions of the Films

You thought the Galaxy of Adventures series would peak at turning Darth Vader’s Rogue One massacre into a kid’s animated short? No. No, it did not.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Lucasfilm, Star Wars Galaxy Of Adventures

The Latest Sneak Peek at Toy Story 4 Shows How Big the World Is for a Toy

The last Toy Story may have ended with Andy’s favorite toys getting a new, loving home, but the latest peek at Toy Story 4 shows the next adventure may be a lot bigger than Bonnie’s backyard.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Tom Hanks, Animation, Pixar, Tim Allen, Andy, Bonnie, Toy Story 4

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