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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy today at 05:40. 7 comments

The Orville Will Move to Hulu for Its Third Season

The Orville Will Move to Hulu for Its Third Season
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Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi comedy-adventure The Orville kicked so much ass in its second season that we were pleased but not surprised when it was renewed for a third season by Fox. At today’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, MacFarlane and the whole crew shared some teases for what to expect from...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy today at 03:50. 6 comments

Hell Yeah, The Expanse Season 4 Finally Has a Trailer and a Release Date!

Hell Yeah, The Expanse Season 4 Finally Has a Trailer and a Release Date!
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Gather ’round, Belters, Earthers, and Martians—we haven’t gotten many morsels from The Expanse’s much-anticipated fourth season, which will be the beloved space opera’s first at Amazon , unless that minute-long tease back in October counts. But the drought is over, and we now have an awesome...

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Julie Muncy Julie Muncy Jul 18, 2019 at 22:40. 13 comments

Ad Astra's Second Trailer Teases a Haunting, Operatic Space Thriller

Ad Astra's Second Trailer Teases a Haunting, Operatic Space Thriller
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Hot on the heels of the first trailer, Ad Astra’s second has dropped, promising lots of Brad Pitt in space , as he hunts his possibly villainous father and deals with the existential terror of the unknown ahead of him.

Lighter on plot details than the first look we saw, this trailer explores the...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 18, 2019 at 07:00. 22 comments

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment

CW's Pandora Is an Embarrassment
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For the past few years, the CW has been on a hot streak. The network is producing some of the best comic book shows on television and has branched out beyond the DC universe with Riverdale , Charmed , and others. Its latest venture into hard sci-fi, Pandora, accomplishes something the CW...

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Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 17, 2019 at 01:45. 16 comments

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4

8 Questions We Have About (the Yet to Be Announced, But Inevitable) Stranger Things 4

Stranger Things 3 has been out for a few weeks, and now that we’ve had time to really digest the things we liked and didn’t like , our minds have drifted toward what’s next. So far, the Duffer Brothers have only offered some vague teases for season four —which Netflix has yet to officially confirm, though it sure feels inevitable—but we have some questions, suggestions, hopes, and demands to...

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Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jul 15, 2019 at 15:53.

The Biggest Flaw in Eddie Alcazar's Perfect Is Its Lack of Substance

The Biggest Flaw in Eddie Alcazar's <i>Perfect </i>Is Its Lack of Substance

Eddie Alcazar’s Perfect is like that rare, fleeting Instagram video ad whose arresting visuals actually manage to make you stop scrolling for a moment to drink it in and consider tapping through. Even if it’s confounding at face value, there’s the promise of something more illuminating should you look past its glamorous veneer. But, like so many other high concept sci-fi films that came...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 15, 2019 at 14:48.

9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

Who could forget the events of August 29, 1997—when Skynet became self-aware and launched a whole mess of nukes, unleashing “Judgment Day?” Today’s a holiday for Terminator fans, and it’s also a great excuse to celebrate our favorite sci-fi movies that feature AI rebellions. Let’s bid a warm welcome to our new robot overlords.

1) The Terminator

The first two films are masterpieces; the less...

Charles Pulliam-Moore Charles Pulliam-Moore Jul 15, 2019 at 14:13.

Learn More About Fast Color's Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip

Learn More About <i>Fast Color</i>'s Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip

Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women who all share metahuman abilities which allow them to create strange and powerful things. While most cape films focus on spectacles of destruction , Fast Color instead leads with the idea that creation is also something that can inspire awe.

In...

Matt Novak Matt Novak Jul 15, 2019 at 11:20.

Twilight Zone Mask From 'The Eye of the Beholder' Goes Up For Auction

Twilight Zone Mask From 'The Eye of the Beholder' Goes Up For Auction

The Twilight Zone episode “The Eye of the Beholder” is one of the greatest TV episodes of all time. And now you can own a piece of sci-fi TV history from this legendary show, provided you’ve got $10,000 burning a hole in your pocket. An original pig-nose mask from the episode is going up for auction next month.

Prop Store, a film and TV memorabilia company, is auctioning off the pig nose...

Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 15, 2019 at 02:20.

Project Ithaca Looks Like Psychological Saw in Space

<i>Project Ithaca</i> Looks Like Psychological <i>Saw</i> in Space
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Take the idea behind Saw, set it on a spaceship, replace torture devices with psychological torment, and you have Project Ithaca. Check out the trailer exclusively on io9.

If you’ve never seen a Saw film, here’s what happens : A maniac named Jigsaw drugs a bunch of strangers, puts them all in a...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 14, 2019 at 19:16.

Tales From the Loop's Publisher Discusses the New '90s Expansion and the Big Amazon Adaptation

<i>Tales From the Loop's</i> Publisher Discusses the New '90s Expansion and the Big Amazon Adaptation

Tales From the Loop is getting more ironic, don’t you think? The innocence of the 1980s is now venturing into 1990s nihilism with the role-playing game’s first expansion . io9 recently spoke to Free League Publishing’s co-founder about Things From the Flood—also based on the world created by Simon Stålenhag—to find out more and hear his team’s reaction to finding out that one of their...

James Whitbrook James Whitbrook Jul 14, 2019 at 07:20.

The Gorgeous First Trailer for Ron Moore's For All Mankind Teases a Space Race That Doesn't End on the Moon

The Gorgeous First Trailer for Ron Moore's <i>For All Mankind</i> Teases a Space Race That Doesn't End on the Moon
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We were already interested at the thought of Ronald D. Moore’s return to space as part of a new partnership with Apple . But now we have a first look at just what that partnership is delivering in a new trailer for For All Mankind, and it looks fantastic.

Revealed today at Apple’s WWDC 2019...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 14, 2019 at 07:14.

A New Sci-Fi Short Film Explores the Scarier Side of Mind Reading

A New Sci-Fi Short Film Explores the Scarier Side of Mind Reading

Having the ability to read minds might sound tempting, but everything comes with a price. Strip, a new sci-fi short film from Maxwell Addae, explores what could happen if learning how to read minds meant uncovering something terrible in your past...or someone else entirely.

Strip stars Leighton Allen as Nelson, a neural engineer who’s working on a groundbreaking piece of technology called the...

Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 14, 2019 at 06:23.

These Are the Sci-Fi and Horror Films Likely to Break Out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

These Are the Sci-Fi and Horror Films Likely to Break Out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Besides being great genre films, what do The Blair Witch Project , Saw, Get Out , Memento, Donnie Darko, Hereditary , and 28 Days Later have in common? They all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.

Each year Sundance gives the world its first glimpse at some of the best films the rest of the year will offer in all genres. And quite often, that includes a few all-time classics. Movies like...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 14, 2019 at 03:53.

Amazon Is Turning Simon Stålenhag's Tales From The Loop Series Into a TV Show

Amazon Is Turning Simon Stålenhag's <i>Tales From The Loop </i>Series<i> </i>Into a TV Show

Looks like Amazon Studios is getting into the role-playing business. It’s developing a sci-fi series based on Tales From The Loop , the crowd-funded art project from Simon Stålenhag that was also turned into a role-playing game.

Amazon’s Tales From The Loop will tell the story of the alternate reality 1980s created by Stålenhag’s work, a sort of Stranger Things meets Welcome To Night Vale...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 14, 2019 at 00:43.

In This Excerpt From Chuck Wendig's New Sci-Fi Thriller, Wanderers, a Scientist Begins to Realize the World's in Deep Trouble

In This Excerpt From Chuck Wendig's New Sci-Fi Thriller, <i>Wanderers, </i>a Scientist Begins to Realize the World's in Deep Trouble

Chuck Wendig is a name you’ll recognize if you’re a fan of Star Wars novels (or follow the ins and outs of Star Wars comics ). But he also does plenty of work beyond the galaxy far, far, away—including his epic new sci-fi thriller, Wanderers, which is coming to shelves this week. io9 has a very intriguing excerpt to share with you today.

First, here’s a brief summary of Wanderers, followed...

Germain Lussier Germain Lussier Jul 13, 2019 at 23:29.

Oh, Right, Keanu Reeves Has a Sci-Fi Film Called Replicas Coming Out

Oh, Right, Keanu Reeves Has a Sci-Fi Film Called <i>Replicas</i> Coming Out
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Last year, a Keanu Reeves sci-fi film called Replicas showed up at New York Comic-Con and debuted a trailer . Later, a release date was set for August 24, 2018, which has now come and gone with no fanfare or film release. Now, a new trailer has been released...which is odd, considering we first...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Jul 13, 2019 at 22:32.

Open Channel: What 'Normal' Franchise Would You Like to See Go Full Sci-Fi?

Open Channel: What 'Normal' Franchise Would You Like to See Go Full Sci-Fi?

The Fast & the Furious franchise has fully embraced science fiction with the upcoming Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw , which features Idris Elba as a genetically altered super-soldier who actually refers to himself as “Black Superman .” Now I have to know: What other non-genre movies and TV shows could do with a healthy dose of fantasy or sci-fi? I’ll start: Pitch Perfect...in Space....

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 13, 2019 at 18:14.

There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July

There Are So Many New Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books Coming Out in July

This list is HUGE. It’s a literary MONSTER. And it is filled with space adventures, supernatural encounters, fantasy quests, dystopian near-futures, folklore beasties, robots, dragons , aliens, time travelers , and so much more. Fair warning: After you look through this giant list, you’ll be wanting to do some serious book reading in the very near future.

Aftershocks by Marko Kloos

A new...

Cheryl Eddy Cheryl Eddy Jul 13, 2019 at 16:14.

Read an Excerpt From War Girls, Tochi Onyebuchi's Black Panther-Inspired Sci-Fi Adventure

Read an Excerpt From <i>War Girls</i>, Tochi Onyebuchi's <i>Black Panther</i>-Inspired Sci-Fi Adventure

Black Panther is a fantastic movie for so many reasons—one being that it made certain people notice there were already so many sci-fi and fantasy stories being told outside the default we’d been served for so long. io9 recently spotlighted Marlon James’ Black Leopard, Red Wolf , and now we’ve got another intriguing upcoming release to share: Tochi Onyebuchi’s War Girls.

Onyebuchi earned...

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