Most Overwatch characters are not related to each other, but as far as the community is concerned? The roster might as well be a big ‘ol family. Soldier 76, with his grumpy gruffness and ample experience in the field, is of course the dad.
In order to harden the edge of steel, swords are often heated until they’re impossibly hot and then quenched in liquid to rapidly cool down. This creates a much stronger grain structure in the steel which obviously leads to a much stronger sword. An interesting thing that happens during this quenching process is how…
Rumbling about a movie based on the hit game series Uncharted have come and gone over the years. So it’s no surprise that now, hot off the heels of the latest game, the film adaptation is gearing up once again.
“It’s Harry Potter in space,” says producer Vivek J. Tiwary and really, that’s all he needs to say. That short sentence is enough to get people interested in Astronaut Academy, a comic series by Dave Roman that Tiwary just optioned to make into both a TV show and movie.
The CEO of Soylent is disrupting neighborhoods now, and the neighbors aren’t too happy. Rob Rinehart founded Soylent because he wanted to create a product that would provide coders with an easy meal replacement. But his latest product is getting some unwanted attention from the police.
Fans who weren’t in Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con last week haven’t seen it yet, but the first footage from Jon Watts’ Spider-Man Homecoming was excellent: it’s got an upbeat, ‘80s high school vibe with one very surprising moment for Peter Parker, which we asked star Tom Holland about.
Chop a tree. Wait three years. And then you can make yourself a longbow.
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The biggest problem with The Killing Joke movie’s portrayal of Batgirl goes beyond a poor approach to a female character. Its biggest problem is that what it adds to Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s original 1988 comic is so pointless, that its shoddy treatment of Barbara Gordon becomes all the more insulting.
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.
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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.