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Evangelion 3.0+1.0's SDCC 2021 Footage Prepares Us for the End

After decades of work, Evangelion mastermind Hideaki Anno seemingly said goodbye to the seminal anime franchise earlier this year with the release of the fourth and final entry in the film remake of his beloved mecha anime in Japan. Now, on the precipice of its release in the West, we’ve got a glimpse of our heroes…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Animation, Eva, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Evangelion, Funimation, Gainax, Tatsunoko Production, Hideaki Anno, Fictional Characters, Rebuild of Evangelion, Creative Works, Japanese Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Mecha Anime And Manga


M. Night Shyamalan’s Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films, Ranked

The list of living filmmakers who basically everyone in the world knows is pretty small. Steven Spielberg definitely. Martin Scorsese maybe. Quentin Tarantino probably. A few others for sure, but one that’s absolutely on that list is M. Night Shyamalan.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Glass, Abigail Breslin, Avatar, Sci Fi, James McAvoy, Jaden Smith, Will Smith, Bryce Dallas Howard, Quentin Tarantino, Mel Gibson, Split, Paul Giamatti, Samuel L Jackson, Steven Spielberg


I Know What You Did Last Summer TV Show Will Scare the Hell Out of Us in October

If you ask the average person what they did last summer, the answer is likely going to be: “Not much, because there was a pandemic.” But for the teens in the new Amazon Studios horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, it’s something a lot deadlier. And it’s probably going to have consequences.Read more...
Tags: Science, Actors, Gossip Girl, Gossip, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Amazon Studios, Ryan Phillippe, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Freddie Prinze Jr, Human Interest, Lois Duncan, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Television Series, Ryan Phillipe, Sara Goodman, Creative Works


Star Trek: Prodigy's First Trailer Goes Where No Kid Has Gone Before

We’ve had glimpses and teases over the past year or so of what Prodigy wants to bring to the Star Trek franchise, but now, we’ve finally got a glimpse of it in motion: teasing the future of Star Trek can be found in some bright young things... with a little help from a familiar face.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Kate Mulgrew, Prodigy, Television Shows, Dee Bradley Baker, Ella Purnell, Jason Mantzoukas, Kathryn Janeway, Nicktoons, Television Series, Brett Gray, Angus Imrie, Star Trek Prodigy, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture


Star Trek: Lower Decks' SDCC 2021 Trailer Sets Phasers to Fun

Star Trek: Lower Decks was one of our surprise favorites last year, and it’s back and looking better than ever for round two. And that means more jokes, more delectably silly references to Trek’s past, and more earnest Starfleet vibes than you can wave an accidentally-set-to-disintegrate phaser at.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Tom, Rutherford, Borg, Starfleet, Riker, Human Interest, Q, Tendi, Television Series, William Riker, Star Trek Lower Decks, Cerrito, Robert Duncan McNeill, Will Riker


Terminator 2's Ending Is Emotional, Even in Claymation

Hopefully, we’ve all seen Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Because if so, we’ve all gotten emotional at the same unusual image. A black-gloved hand giving a thumbs-up as it slowly descends to its doom. The moment works because James Cameron has taken the unstoppable evil from the first Terminator film, and given him…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Cameron, John, James Cameron, Terminator, Joseph Brett, Time Travelers, Fortnite, Sarah Conner, Terminator 2 Judgment Day, Plasticine, Science Fiction Weapons, Creative Works, English Language Films, Nanotechnology In Fiction


How Are Rise of the Beasts' Animal Transformers Going to Work?

After years of luring audiences back into theaters with the promise of actual real-world vehicles transforming into gargantuan alien robots, the live-action Transformers franchise is finally getting into Beast Wars territory with director Steven Caple Jr.’s Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. The idea of Optimus Primal…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Transformers, Megatron, Steven Caple Jr, Decepticon, Optimus Prime, Fictional Characters, Science Fiction Weapons, Beast Wars Transformers, Creative Works, English Language Films, Autobot, Draftdinobots


Dune: The Sisterhood's TV Future Is Suddenly Looking Brighter

Jordan Peele’s newly revealed horror film is already lining up its cast. Here’s hoping the boat doesn’t sink because Disney is already ready for a Jungle Cruise sequel. Plus updates from Shining Girls and Shining Dale, and a new look at The Green Knight. Spoilers are so happy it’s Friday...Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, William Gibson, Dev Patel, Chloe Grace Moretz, All, The Shining, Dune, Shining, Abigail, Genres, Alysia Reiner, Diane, Tom Ellis, Roswell, Dale


The Last of Us Adds Fringe and Mindhunter Star Anna Torv

The popular zombie survival video game The Last of Us is all about tragedy, but here’s another tragedy: that Netflix’s David Fincher show, Mindhunter, is not returning for a third season. It’s a bummer for a bunch of reasons, but the main one is that we’ll no longer get to see Anna Torv steal every damn scene on the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Netflix, David Fincher, Fringe, Olivia, Joel, Tess, Ellie, Pedro Pascal, Human Interest, Anna Torv, The Last of Us, Fictional Characters, Mindhunter, Bella Ramsey


Breaking Down the Sandworm Riding and Space-Folding in Dune's New Trailer

Arrakis is a beautiful world being torn apart by ugliness, but the man destined to save the planet may also be its doom. Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, and we’re here to look at every key moment, including Baron Harkonnen’s (Stellan Skarsgård) big debut—plus that weird light thing…Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Literature, Josh Brolin, Warner Bros, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Dune, Shields, Jessica, Paul Atreides, Javier, Denis Villeneuve, Dave Bautista, Bene Gesserit


Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Misses Its Target

Early on in Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, the film’s hero, Snake Eyes (Henry Golding) is forced to fight 15-20 adversaries at once—and, against all odds, he triumphs. Having that many people fight one man is the film’s way of telling us this dude is a force to be reckoned with. But a few scenes later, he fights…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Hasbro, Action Figures, Henry, Scarlett, Golding, Jinx, Robert Schwentke, Fortnite, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Snake Eyes


M. Night Shyamalan's Old Is One of the Most Visceral, Intense Movies in Years

M. Night Shyamalan has never made anything as intense as his latest film, Old. For almost two hours, the filmmaker behind The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable grabs his audience with a vise and squeezes them in the guts. It’s a film relentless in its terror, fear, and anxiety, but simultaneously you can’t take your eyes…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, It, Old, River, Gael Garcia Bernal, Unbreakable, Guy, Lee, Trent, Shyamalan, Maddox, M Night Shyamalan, Vicky Krieps, Alex Wolff, Rufus Sewell


Jordan Peele's Next Movie Has a Perfect Horror Title

Though Jordan Peele’s upcoming project with Universal’s been shrouded in mystery, the director’s track record of making imaginative, ambitious horror movies has given many people more than enough reason to get excited. From the looks of the movie’s new poster and the subtext of its title, that excitement might end up…Read more...
Tags: Science, Film, US, Thrillers, Scream, Keke Palmer, Jordan Peele, Steven Yeun, Nope, Get Out, Daniel Kaluuya, Horror Film, Film Genres, The Scream, Creative Works, English Language Films


The All-Nighter Asks an Important Question: What If Vampires Were Superheroes?

Superheroes are so blasé. Now, vampire superheroes? That’s a cross-demographic hook that we’re very much into. io9 has an exclusive look at Comixology’s next comic from Chip Zdarksy and Jason Loo, alongside colorist Paris Alleyne, letterer Aditya Bidikar, and editor Alison O’Toole, after their collaboration on …Read more...
Tags: Science, Kindle, Fiction, Literature, Alex, Superhero, Alison, Joy, Ian, Amazon Studios, Cynthia, Vampire, Comixology, Alleyne, All Nighter, Zdarsky


More of Zack Snyder's Army of the Dead Is on the Way

Rob Zombie keeps teasing his Munsters remake. Expect Halloween Ends to go a bit smaller after Halloween Kills’ bloody escalation. Plus, what’s to come on Fort Salem, Legends of Tomorrow, and Stargirl. To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Chuck, Halloween, Science, Amc, Army, Legends Of Tomorrow, Rob Zombie, Jonathan Bennett, Sara, Tonya Pinkins, Zack Snyder, Josh Segarra, Yolanda, Matt Ryan, Astra, Geoff Johns


Dune's New Trailer Is All About Paul Atreides' Great and Terrible Destiny

The prophecy has spoken, and it says we’re all in big trouble. The latest trailer has surfaced from the sand for Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, which sees Paul Atreides (Timothée Chalamet) facing off against two of the greatest enemies his family has ever known: Baron Harkonnen (Stellan Skarsgård), and himself.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Fiction, Literature, Josh Brolin, Warner Bros, Rebecca Ferguson, Jason Momoa, Charlotte Rampling, Dune, Frank Herbert, Jessica, Paul Atreides, Javier, Isaac, Denis Villeneuve


Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins Just Kicked Off SDCC 2021

After 2013's G.I. Joe Retaliation, all of your favorite Joe and Cobra toys got put back in a box. Eight years later, just a few are coming back out in the hopes that when the rest follow, it’ll be for the long haul. Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins opens this weekend and, in anticipation, held the opening panel at…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Joe, Scarlett, COBRA, Fortnite, Fictional Characters, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Larry Hama, Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji, Creative Works, English Language Films, Entertainment Culture, Skullcandy Gi Headphoneheadset


Dune, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Saying Farewell to Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about board games and tabletop roleplaying games. This one is bittersweet because it’s the last edition of Gaming Shelf I’ll be doing for the site. I’ve shared more about that below, but in the meantime let’s dive into the latest news about roleplaying games for Dune and …Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Disney, Sports, Avatar, Nerd Culture, Dungeons Dragons, Tabletop Games, Dune, Avatar The Last Airbender, James Whitbrook, Rick Morty, Jessica Price, The Last Airbender, Creative Works, English Language Films


M. Night Shyamalan Explains Why Old Is His Most Intense Film Yet

Twelve hours after watching Old, the latest film from M. Night Shyamalan, I couldn’t shake it. It was sitting with me... lingering... haunting. Shyamalan is known for making smart, twisty-turny thrillers, but Old adds a brand new dimension: a punishing, unrelenting intensity. Truly, it borders on sadistic. So when I…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Old, John Malkovich, Bruce Willis, Mike, Shyamalan, Germain Lussier, M Night Shyamalan, The Village, American Beauty, The Sixth Sense, Being John Malkovich, Creative Works, English Language Films, Rise Blood Hunter


New Superman: The Movie and The Shining Vinyls Coming to SDCC 2021

This year at San Diego Comic-Con, you’ll believe a record can fly—and chop up a door. io9 is excited to exclusively reveal two of Mondo’s upcoming Comic-Con @ Home exclusives: brand new vinyl releases of the soundtracks to Superman: The Movie and The Shining. Read more...
Tags: Comics, Science, Films, Superman, San Diego, John Williams, Mondo, Saul Bass, The Shining, Shining, Richard Donner, Spencer Hickman, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Superman Films


In The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf's Trailer, Every Monster Has a Price

Before Geralt’s grunts, there was Vesemir’s smirk. Netflix has released the first trailer for The Witcher prequel anime, Nightmare of the Wolf, which sees a young Vesemir (Theo James, Castlevania and Divergent series) tracking down a witch—as the tide begins to turn against him and his fellow monster hunters.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Fiction, Netflix, Wolf, Theo James, Witcher, Kim Bodnia, Lara Pulver, Geralt, Mary McDonnell, The Witcher, Graham McTavish, Lauren Schmidt Hissrich, Lauren Schmidt, Vesemir


Masters of the Universe: Revelation Is a He-Man Fan's Dream*

“You were who we made this for!” Kevin Smith excitedly told me during our interview about Netflix’s Masters of the Universe: Revelation, right after I revealed I was a huge He-Man fan. He was not lying. The new series was clearly made for me and the other ‘80s kids. Those who grew up playing with Masters of the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Netflix, Superheroes, Henry Rollins, Masters Of The Universe, Mark Hamill, Action Figures, Chris Wood, The Masters, Kevin Smith, Alicia Silverstone, Adam, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Teela, Orko


Updates From Halloween Kills, Firestarter, and More

Emily Blunt and The Rock talk bonding over Jungle Cruise. There might be hope for more Manifest after all. Fate: The Winx Saga casts another familiar face for season two. Plus, the Chucky show preps for flashbacks, and what’s next on Superman & Lois. Spoilers now!Read more...
Tags: Science, Amc, Netflix, Childs Play, The Sopranos, Chucky, Emily Blunt, Michael, Abigail, Sebastian, Dale, Flora, Deadwood, Alan Taylor, Adil, Paulina


Whoa! Keanus Abound in This Excellent Art Piece

Keanu Reeves has made a lot of movies. Some of them are good, some of them are bad, and some of them are very good or very bad. But all of them share one thing that makes them watchable: Keanu himself. He’s the best.Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Ted, Speed, Bill, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Peter Pan, Keanu Reeves, The Matrix, Point Break, Scott, John Wick, Keanu, Bill Ted, Cinema of the United States, Creative Works


Cyberpunk 2077's Retrofuturistic World Is Worth Exploring Beneath the Flaws

When Cyberpunk 2077 came out last December, all eyes were on what I like to call “the little game that couldn’t.” CD Projekt Red’s long-anticipated dive into the cyberpunk genre was laden with bugs, glitches, and reports of horrible work conditions for the development team. Six months later, enough patches have come…Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Fiction, Memory, Best Buy, Cyberpunk, Scarlett Johansson, Dystopia, Jrr Tolkien, Keanu Reeves, Retrofuturism, Ghost in the Shell, Akira, Windows Games, CD Projekt Red, First Person Shooters


Oh, Absolutely Not, Malignant Trailer

You know what James Wan is very good at? Scaring the bejesus out of you. And with Malignant, he’s back in seemingly very fine form.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Dc Comics, Warner Bros, George Young, Annabelle Wallis, Annabelle, Jake Abel, James Wan, Jacqueline McKenzie, Maddie Hasson, The Nun, Ingrid Bisu, The Conjuring Universe, Malignant


G.I. Joe's Real-Life Connection Between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow

In the mythology of G.I. Joe, the link between Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow is dense and complex. The two fought together, trained together, and became as close as brothers—only to eventually turn into bitter rivals. That relationship carries over not just into the new movie, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins, but its…Read more...
Tags: Science, Films, Hasbro, Jinx, COBRA, Robert Schwentke, Origins, Fortnite, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Evan Spiliotopoulos, Henry Golding, Gi Joe, Snake Eyes, Andrew Koji, Creative Works


Blood Red Sky Pits a Vampire Against Hijackers and Almost Lives Up to That Killer Concept

Blood Red Sky begins with a frame story—an aircraft makes a wobbly landing in Scotland as troops gather below—before introducing us to a mother and son preparing to travel from Germany to New York. She’s obviously gravely ill and hopes that a specialist in America can cure her. However, as anyone who’s seen the trailerRead more...
Tags: New York, Science, Scotland, Germany, Fiction, America, Netflix, Elias, Vampire, Dominic Purcell, Nadja, Only Lovers Left Alive, Fictional Characters, Peter Thorwarth, Alexander Scheer, Creative Works


Star Trek's Alex Kurtzman on Why We Haven't Heard About the Section 31 Show for a While

A Section 31 Star Trek show with Michelle Yeoh’s breakout Discovery character Emperor Philipa Georgiou has been rumbling about as a project almost since the earliest days of ViacomCBS’s heady plans for more Star Trek on screen than ever before. But as that plan unfolded, Section 31 somewhat appropriately slunk into…Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Netflix, Michelle Yeoh, Picard, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Science Fantasy, Shang Chi, Television Series, Showrunners, Section 31, Michelle Paradise, ViacomCBS, Olatunde Osunsanmi, Imax Films


Charlize Theron Is Joining HBO Max's The Final Girl Support Group

Charlize Theron is getting ready to sit down, have a little chat, and stop a serial killer. The actress and producer is working on a TV series for HBO Max based on Grady Hendrix’s The Final Girl Support Group, which is about a group of slasher survivors who must band together after one of their own go missing.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, It, Ikea, Hendrix, Barbara, Charlize Theron, Charlize, Grady Hendrix, Theron, Andy Muschietti, Denver Delilah Films, Amiah Miller, Final Girl, Elsie Fisher