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Meet the Stars of Clone Wars' Imminent Return, the Bad Batch

Disney has released a new teaser for the premiere episode of The Clone Wars’ imminent return next week, and...well, honestly I just don’t know what to tell you. It’s Clone Wars. It’s more Clone Wars. What else do you need?Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clones, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Disney Plus


With Our Delightfully Nerdy Valentine's Day Cards, You Can Become a Clan of 2

Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (and right before a holiday weekend)! To celebrate this horniest of days, io9 is back with our latest collection of nerdy Valentines—featuring cameos from the Mandalorian, Jean-Luc Picard, Harley Quinn, and, of course...a Witcher in a tub.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Streaming, Birds Of Prey, Warner Bros, A24, Marvel Studios, DC Entertainment, Cbs All Access, Valentines Day, Watchmen, The Witcher, Midsommar


Gugu Mbatha-Raw Is Joining the MCU in Disney+ Series Loki

Even if the Disney+ show Loki was just Tom Hiddleston talking for eight hours, fans probably would have loved it anyway. But it’s obviously going to be way more than that. The cast continues to grow and its latest addition might be the best one yet.Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Marvel Studios, Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Gugu Mbatha Raw, Gugu Mbatha, MCU, Disney Plus


Doctor Strange 2 Has Picked Up Loki’s Head Writer

More shakeups for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange and one of the most anticipated heralds of a more, well, multiversal Marvel Cinematic Universe. Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Loki, Sam Raimi, Michael Waldron, Disney Plus, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness


8 Sorta Romantic But Definitely Nerdy Movies to Stream for Valentine's Day

Most folks can content themselves with swooning over The Notebook, but nerdy genre fans might want a little time-jumping or severed limbs or robots to go along with their romantic movies. We’ve scoured the big streaming services to find 10 geeky movies all about love, just in time for Valentine’s Day viewing.Read more...
Tags: Science, Romance, Horror, Fantasy, Disney, Netflix, Animation, Streaming, Sci Fi, Hulu, Valentines Day, Amazon Studios, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Tuck Everlasting, The Rocketeer


The Mandalorian Has an Awesome Behind the Scenes Link to the Original Star Wars

One of the many reasons fans have embraced The Mandalorian is that it feels like the original Star Wars trilogy. Baby Yoda is another reason, sure, but executive producer Jon Favreau and his team took every precaution to make sure the look, feel, and sounds of the show fit right in with A New Hope, The Empire Strikes…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Vfx, Ilm, A New Hope, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


Disney+ Reveals When The Mandalorian Will Return and When Marvel Will Arrive

When the summer movie season ends this year, Disney+ heats up. Disney CEO Bob Iger announced today that Marvel Studios’ first streaming show, The Falcon and Winter Soldier, will debut in August. It’ll be followed by season two of The Mandalorian in October, and WandaVision in December.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Marvel Studios, Bob Iger, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, WandaVision, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, Baby Yoda


Breaking Down Those First Clips of WandaVision, Loki, and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

Unlike Marvel’s previous live-action series whose connections to the larger MCU were tenuous at best, Disney+’s WandaVision, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and Loki are all set within the narrative orbit of Marvel’s films, making each of them an important piece of the franchise’s future as the studio plows forward…Read more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Streaming, Marvel Comics, Tom Hiddleston, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Falcon, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Loki, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, X Men, Disney Plus, WandaVision


This Is the Most Accurate Baby Yoda Replica You Can Buy

So far, 2020 hasn’t exactly gotten off to a great start, what with a terrifying virus quickly spreading across the planet. It’s not all doomsday news, however, this year also promises to bring us mountains of Baby Yoda merchandise, and Sideshow Collectibles is leading the charge with this life-size and staggeringly…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Sideshow Collectibles, Streaming, THE CHILD, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


The Nerd's Watch: The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Streaming in February

You can get comprehensive lists of everything coming to streaming services anywhere. But half of those titles you don’t care about, and the other half are terrible. Where’s the good stuff? io9 is here to help.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Amazon Studios, The Nerds Watch, Disney Plus


Report: Disney's Obi-Wan TV Show Is on Hold, for Now [Updated]

Obi-Wan Kenobi first fell on the Death Star. He may have just fallen again in a corporate boardroom.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow, Disney Plus


Report: Disney's Obi-Wan TV Show Is on Hold, for Now

Obi-Wan Kenobi first fell on the Death Star. He may have just fallen again in a corporate boardroom.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow, Disney Plus


A Stunning New Star Wars Trailer Heralds the Final End of Clone Wars

After waiting years to wonder if it would ever get the conclusion it truly deserved, we finally have a look at the beginning of the Clone Wars’ end—and no one is prepared. Well, except Palpatine, probably.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Palpatine, Darth Maul, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Disney Plus


The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian's Fascinating Approaches to Star Wars Fan Service

For better or worse, it is not unfair to describe either of Star Wars’ most recent major projects—at the box office, the climax of the saga, The Rise of Skywalker; and on streaming, the culmination of years of attempts to bring live-action Star Wars to the small screen, The Mandalorian—as stories that deeply engage in…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Fans, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Fandom, Fan Service, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Star Wars Fan Service


Some Trump Supporters Are Using Baby Yoda (of All Things) to Promote MAGA

There’s been a disturbance in the Force.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Politics, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Donald Trump, The Punisher, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


io9's Essential Guide to 2020's Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Superhero TV

It turns out there is such a thing as too much good television because this preview list is simply too much. Coming on the heels of our mega-list of 2020's movies, here’s our overwhelming compilation of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and superhero shows that you’re going to want to keep on your radar this year. Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Adult Swim, Science, Abc, Amc, Marvel, Disney, Netflix, Showtime, Starz, Streaming, Cbs, Warner Bros, Cartoon Network, Hulu, Bbc America


Adam Pally Tells All About the Day He Punched Baby Yoda

The Mandalorian’s biggest criminal finally tells his side of the story. Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Jon Favreau, Adam Pally, Lucasfilm, Jason Sudekis, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda


Report: We Might Know the Premiere Date for the Seventh Season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

With The Mandalorian over for the time being, there’s still one exciting thing left on the short-term calendar for big Star Wars fans: The Clone Wars. The fantastic animated series is getting a seventh-season revival on Disney Plus, and it’s planned to be released, we know, sometime in February. Now we might know a…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, Dave Filoni, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Ahsoka Tano, Disney Plus


Everything You Need to Know About the Darksaber, the Black Blade That Freed Mandalore

Death Stars. Starkiller Base. The Final Order. The Lightsabers of Jedi and Sith legacies alike. Star Wars is full of incomprehensibly powerful weapons, be they the tools of heroic and villainous individuals or the combined military might of Empires. But none have become more important or interesting to the galaxy far,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Explainer, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Darth Maul, Jedi, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Mandalorians, Disney Plus, Moff Gideon


Here's Why Some Disney+ Movies Like Home Alone Are Leaving the Service

Disney+ has, thankfully, righted many of its glaring shortcomings in the time since its official rollout. But just as the noise had begun to die down, reports of disappearing content are now plaguing the service.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Streaming, Streaming Wars, Disney Plus


I Never Knew How Much I Needed a Star Wars TV Series Before The Mandalorian

In the last week and a half, two Star Wars sagas have come to a close. First The Rise of Skywalker wrapped up the sequel trilogy, followed this past Friday by season one finale of the first live-action Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian. Only one of these stories managed to unite and delight the bulk of the…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Jon Favreau, Lucasfilm, Skywalker, Pedro Pascal, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker, Baby Yoda


The 9 Best Star Wars Moments of 2019

Star Wars has dominated much of the pop culture landscape in the past several years, but 2019 was ridiculous. With one saga of films ending, a whole new era of TV starting, the hype leading to both, and then all matter of other media, there’s a chance we’ll never have as much Star Wars as 2019 provided. Then there was…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Year In Review, Ewan McGregor, Ahmed Best, Obi Wan Kenobi, Ian McDiarmid, Star Wars Celebration, Star Wars Galaxys Edge, Io9 Year In Review, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker


The Mandalorian Saved Its Best Episode for Last [UPDATED]

Tears, cheers, shock, and awe. The season finale of The Mandalorian had all that and more, resulting in almost certainly the show’s best episode.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Star Wars Rebels, TV Recap, Taika Waititi, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Mandalorian Recaps, Darksaber


The Mandalorian Saved Its Best Episode for Last

Tears, cheers, shock, and awe. The season finale of The Mandalorian had all that and more, resulting in almost certainly the show’s best episode.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Gina Carano, Star Wars Rebels, TV Recap, Taika Waititi, Giancarlo Esposito, Pedro Pascal, Sabine Wren, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Mandalorian Recaps, Darksaber


Theoretically, Yoda Wasn't Even 30 When He Died

There’s a big, if unintentional, consequence of Baby Yoda’s existence. Because we were told how old the little guy is (50) and we think we have a decent understanding of how old Baby Yoda is developmentally (approximately 18 months) considering what we’ve seen of his actions so far in The Mandalorian, we can infer how…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Yoda, Return Of The Jedi, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus, Baby Yoda, What Did I Do, Yaddle, Allow US To Explain, Sometimes We Let Alex Cranz Blog


The Nerd's Watch: The Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Streaming in January

You can get comprehensive lists of everything coming to streaming services anywhere. But half of those titles you don’t care about, and the other half are terrible. Where’s the good stuff? io9 is here to help.Read more...
Tags: Science, Netflix, Streaming, Hulu, Amazon Studios, The Nerds Watch, Disney Plus


Names of the year 2019

Each year at its annual meeting, held in early January, the American Name Society announces the most notable names of the previous year. I’ve already picked my brands of the year, but names of the year are selected by different criteria. So here’s my ANS-qualified list, which uses ANS categories and criteria: linguistic innovation, potential to influence language use, and ability to capture national attention. “Popularity or notoriety is not deemed important,” says the ANS. Before I present m...
Tags: Politics, New York, Science, California, China, US, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Nasa, Fbi, Karen, House, House Of Representatives, Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania, Channel Islands


The Mandalorian Gave Us a Few New Stars to Gaze at This Week

If you watched this week’s episode of The Mandalorian and thought, “Wait, is that who I think it is?” Chances are, the answer is “Yes.”Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Richard Ayoade, Bill Burr, Matt Lanter, Rick Famuyiwa, Clancy Brown, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Dave Filoni, Natalia Tena, Mark Boone Jr, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


The Mandalorian's Ludwig Göransson on Scoring What Felt Like 3 Star Wars Movies

The music of Star Wars is arguably the most iconic thing about it. John Williams’ scores for the eight (soon nine) film saga are  instantly recognizable to people who don’t even know the movies. In fact, George Lucas often credits Williams’ music with making the films so successful. Dipping a toe in that type of legacy…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Music, Science, Interview, Disney, Soundtrack, Williams, Streaming, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, John Williams, Ludwig Goransson, The Mandalorian, Disney Plus


Deborah Chow Explains Why the New Obi-Wan Story Is Way Better as a TV Show

It feels like we’ve been discussing rumors of Ewan McGregor’s return to the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for as long as Disney has owned Star Wars at this point—but until earlier this year, for much of that time the idea was specifically floated as a brand new spinoff Star Wars movie . Now it’s a TV show, and according to… Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Streaming, Ewan McGregor, Obi Wan Kenobi, Deborah Chow, Disney Plus



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