Anyone who was holding his or her breath for the return of Adrianne Palicki’s Bobbi “Mockingbird” Morse to Agents of SHIELD—especially since spin-off Marvel’s Most Wanted didn’t get picked up—should probably exhale. Palicki has a new gig alongside Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane, who’s branching into live-action TV.
The surface of Mars is lined with mysterious deep-carved trenches. A long-standing theory suggesting that the were left long ago by flowing rivers was just debunked. So where did these trenches come from?
A French court has ruled that Luc Besson’s 2012 film Lockout, starring Guy Pierce, was plagiarized from John Carpenter’s 1981 film, Escape From New York. As a result, Besson will have to pay Carpenter almost a half-million dollars.
It’s a not-so-secret-secret that the universes of Marvel’s film’s and TV shows are drifting further apart from each other. Directors, producers, and actors alike have begun to speak out about the drift, but now Marvel says they never actually meant “It’s All Connected” quite like you thought they did.
It’s Friday, show us how things are with your gifs!
This November, the National Geographic Channel will take audiences into outer space in a way we haven’t seen before. From producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer comes Mars, a six-part TV miniseries that blends documentary and science fiction to dramatize humankind’s first trip to Mars in 2033—and io9 is proud to…
No contemporary author has seen his work made into more movies and TV shows than Stephen King (and many more, like The Dark Tower, are in the works). The fact that he’s astonishingly prolific is certainly a contributing factor—as is the fact his works, horror and otherwise, tend to feel cinematic even on the page. But…
He probably doesn’t approve of the bizarre hijinks they got around to on the set of the movie either, but for now, let’s stick to the comic book version of America’s incumbent President.
Animal rights activists were appalled when they learned that a 15-pound, 100-year-old lobster was about to become someone’s dinner in Florida. So they organized to “rescue” it and deliver it to an aquarium in Maine. They even gave it a name: Larry.
It’s been two years since the world got a new Godzilla film. That was a Hollywood movie. This is not. Godzilla Resurgence is the first Japanese ‘Zilla film since 2004's Godzilla: Final Wars. I saw that here in Japan at the theater, so it’s only fitting I do the same for Resurgence.
Just a reminder: We are always looking for futuristic concept art to feature on io9. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like us to showcase your art! You can also send news and info to that address. Also, check out our official user forum, Observation Deck. And please don’t forget to like us on Facebook!
During Marvel’s Comic-Con movies panel, the lucky people inside the Hall H got to see a mockumentary about how Thor spent his time during Captain America: Civil War. One of the things he did was set up a conspiracy theory wall, like all good detectives do. Thanks to Thor: Ragnarok Taika Waititi, everyone can now see…
Jurassic Park author Michael Crichton passed away in 2008, but his found the manuscript for a novel titled Dragon Teeth in his archives, which will be released next year. It is apparently complete enough to be published without major editing or the publisher hiring another writer to finish the novel.
Meryl Streep is circling the Mary Poppins sequel. James Gunn talks about Baby Groot’s memory in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Plus go behind-the-scenes on Suicide Squad, and new teasers for American Horror Story’s next season. To me, my Spoilers!
Deadspin Vikings Backup QB Out Three Months After Reportedly Trying To Kick His Friend’s Locked Door In | Jezebel This Band Made Shot-For-Shot Remake of Fiona Apple’s ‘Criminal’ Video With a Queer Twist | Gizmodo English Bulldogs Have Reached a Genetic Dead End | Gawker The Father of a Fallen Muslim Soldier Just…
What kind of human doesn’t want to have superpowers? I’d literally take any of them—flying, teleportation, invisibility, super strength—shoot, even a useless one like being able to eat anything would be so awesome to have. But there’s a dark side to having superpowers, and it’s mostly because we live in stupid ass…
The English Bulldog is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world, but it’s also one of the unhealthiest. An upsetting new analysis now shows that these stocky, wrinkly-faced dogs lack the genetic diversity required to improve the breed, and that their current level of health is as good as it’s ever going to get.
We’ve been hearing about the J.J. Abrams-backed campaign to restore and re-release Don Coscarelli’s 1979 cult horror classic Phantasm for awhile—and our excitement ramped up when it screened at South By Southwest earlier this year. Now, we know when it’ll be coming to theaters, and when the latest entry in the series…