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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 13, 2019 at 06:30.

Ryan Murphy Shares Official AHS: 1984 Title Sequence, Inspired by a Fan Edit

Ryan Murphy Shares Official AHS: 1984 Title Sequence, Inspired by a Fan Edit

Sometimes, if you want to do it right, you’ve got to bring in a fan. Ryan Murphy has shared the retro-tastic title sequence for American Horror Story: 1984 , the ninth season in the horror anthology. What’s cool about this latest intro is that it was inspired by a fan video...and the fan himself was brought on to help make the real thing.

Murphy shared the title sequence for American Horror...

Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 12, 2019 at 22:00. 14 comments

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect

Avengers: Endgame's Most Important Hero Was Not a CGI Effect

In a movie like Avengers: Endgame , you’re dealing in worlds, characters, and costumes that are all built from visual effects, to the point where even the office building from the Captain America vs. Captain America fight was all-digital. Sometimes, it’s nice to celebrate the moments that were real. One character, arguably the greatest hero of Endgame, could have easily been a digital effect....

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 12, 2019 at 21:30. 8 comments

HBO's His Dark Materials Has a Premiere Date, and It's Pretty Soon

HBO's His Dark Materials Has a Premiere Date, and It's Pretty Soon

It’s time to get ready to head to worlds unknown, where people’s souls live outside their bodies, giant talking polar bears rule the Arctic, and hot air balloons are the preferred mode of transportation. HBO and BBC have announced the premiere date of His Dark Materials , and luckily it’s not far away.

His Dark Materials will first debut on BBC on November 3, airing on HBO in the United States...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 12, 2019 at 04:30. 4 comments

Apple TV+ Announces Ghostwriter Remake, But It's Basically a Different Show

Apple TV+ Announces Ghostwriter Remake, But It's Basically a Different Show

The spectral detective is back, but not quite as you know him. Apple TV+ has announced a “reinvention” of the PBS children’s show Ghostwriter—only this time it’s less about Brooklyn kids solving neighborhood mysteries with their ghostly pal, and more...Legends of Tomorrow Jr.

According to a press release, Apple TV+ is working on a new version of Ghostwriter. The original series, which ran...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 12, 2019 at 03:45. 21 comments

6 Obscure Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm That Really Need Movie Adaptations

6 Obscure Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm That Really Need Movie Adaptations

We get it: Hansel and Gretel is scary. It’s about two kids who find a witch’s gingerbread cottage and—depending on what version you’re looking at—are either killed, escape, or become witch hunters played by Gemma Arterton and that guy who had a social networking app . But after seeing the trailer for Gretel & Hansel, another adaptation of this familiar story, we couldn’t help but ask: What...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 12, 2019 at 02:15. 6 comments

In Riverdale's Season 4 Trailer, Senior Year Is Plagued by the Case of the Missing Jughead

In Riverdale's Season 4 Trailer, Senior Year Is Plagued by the Case of the Missing Jughead
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How do you top a murder mystery, serial killer daddy, and a cult that seemingly disappeared off the face of the Earth? With a good old-fashioned kidnapping whodunnit. The first look at Riverdale’s fourth season teases another return to the most bananas town in America, where teenagers own...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 10, 2019 at 22:15. 18 comments

Josh Gad Discusses the Canceled Disney+ Muppets Show You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed

Josh Gad Discusses the Canceled Disney+ Muppets Show You Probably Didn’t Even Know Existed

The rainbow connection is severed. Josh Gad has confirmed that he, along with Once Upon a Time creators Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis, were not only working on an unannounced Muppets show for Disney+, but that they have left the project, too.

The Hollywood Reporter said that while this limited series—called Muppets Live Another Day—was never officially announced, it had been “in the works...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 07, 2019. 6 comments

A Gorgeous Avengers: Endgame Fan Video Memorializes the End of an Era

A Gorgeous Avengers: Endgame Fan Video Memorializes the End of an Era

A new fan video brings a decade of Marvel Cinematic Universe films together, to show the courageous journey and what finally brought it to an end.

Ten years, 21 films, a lot of popcorn. The MCU spent years building to Avengers: Endgame , dedicating dozens of hours to the adventures of Iron Man, Captain America , Black Panther, Black Widow , and hundreds of others.

Merman aka “Slyfer,” a...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 07, 2019. 10 comments

Charlie Jane Anders' The City in the Middle of the Night Is Coming to Television

Charlie Jane Anders' The City in the Middle of the Night Is Coming to Television

The future is looking bright...or is it dark? io9 co-founder Charlie Jane Anders’ novel The City in the Middle of the Night  is being adapted for television!

Deadline is reporting that Sony Pictures Television has optioned a series for
the dynamic sci-fi novel with The Expanse executive producer Sharon Hall coming on board. According to Deadline, Hall brought The City in the Middle of the...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 06, 2019. 15 comments

Jojo Rabbit May Be Eerily Pertinent, but It's Actually Been in the Works for Years

Jojo Rabbit May Be Eerily Pertinent, but It's Actually Been in the Works for Years

Taika Waititi’s anti-hate satire might feel like it was created as a response to the wave of Trump-era fascism, but Waititi has been trying to make Jojo Rabbit happen for almost a decade. In a new interview, Waititi discussed the long road for the film and why, just because it wasn’t created for the here and now, doesn’t mean that’s not why it exists.

“It wasn’t something where it felt like,...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 05, 2019. 13 comments

Pirates on the Moon

Pirates on the Moon
Your browser does not support HTML5 video tag.Click here to view original GIFA routine moon patrol turns very ugly very quickly.GIF: Disney/Fox

A new sneak peek at Ad Astra is all about Brad Pitt heading to the moon to help with a pesky problem, before having to deal with space daddy issues .

James Gray’s Ad Astra centers around an astronaut named Roy McBride (Pitt) who’s tasked with a

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 05, 2019. 11 comments

In Disenchantment's Season 2 Trailer, Bean Goes to Hell and Back

In Disenchantment's Season 2 Trailer, Bean Goes to Hell and Back
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Netflix’s Disenchantment has dropped a new trailer to get us excited for its sophomore season.

By the end of the first season of Disenchantment, from The Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening, things were in a pretty bad place. Dreamland was in disarray, one of Princess Bean’s friends was...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 04, 2019. 18 comments

io9 Roundtable: The Beautiful and Terrifying The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

io9 Roundtable: The Beautiful and Terrifying The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has arrived, and people have been raving about this groundbreaking series—both for its technical prowess and the powerful fantasy story. This includes io9's own James Whitbrook and Beth Elderkin, who decided to dig into everything they loved about the series so far and where they hope things go from here, should the show get another season (knock...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 04, 2019. 1 comments

Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale Sequel Is Already Being Developed by Hulu

Margaret Atwood's Handmaid's Tale Sequel Is Already Being Developed by Hulu

The story of Gilead will continue. Hulu and MGM have signed on to adapt Margaret Atwood’s The Testaments , the upcoming sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, a fresh look at life both in and out of Gilead that stars two new protagonists...along with a very familiar face.

First reported by Time and confirmed by io9, Hulu and MGM Television are currently working on plans to adapt The Testaments, with...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 04, 2019. 22 comments

Ruby Rose Doesn't Have Time for Internet Haters, She's Too Busy Being Batwoman

Ruby Rose Doesn't Have Time for Internet Haters, She's Too Busy Being Batwoman

Ruby Rose quit Twitter last year after facing online harassment for taking on the role of Kate Kane in CW’s Batwoman . Now, she’s speaking out, saying she has no interest in trying to please everyone on the internet, and that she cares more about her legacy as the first person to play the iconic DC hero in live-action.

In an interview with the New York Times, Rose was asked about her Twitter...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Sep 03, 2019. 13 comments

A Spoiler-Filled Chat With Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators

A Spoiler-Filled Chat With Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators

Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has arrived, and the 10-episode season has left us lighting the fires of resistance and curiosity. We chatted with the creators and writer of the first season to get all of your most spoiler-friendly questions answered, and find out which two characters were modeled after Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.

The first season ended with the fires of...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Aug 31, 2019. 2 comments

In the Short Film Colony, a Worker Goes to Great Depths for Her Sister

In the Short Film Colony, a Worker Goes to Great Depths for Her Sister

Imagine if The Colonies from The Handmaid’s Tale were in outer space, and June’s idea of revenge involved some kind of magical angler fish. You’d have Colony, an Australian science fiction short film released by Dust about a woman struggling to keep herself and her sister alive—until things go too far.

Written and directed by Catherine Bonny, Colony centers around a group of women who are...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Aug 30, 2019. 5 comments

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is About Climate Change

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is About Climate Change

Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance may be a fantasy show about a magic crystal that controls the fate of a planet, but it’s also surprisingly pertinent about the threat of climate change . Turns out that’s totally on purpose.

The series, a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal, centers around a race called the Gelfling who are trying to protect their home of Thra...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Aug 29, 2019. 9 comments

Get Ready for the New Ghostbusters Film With a Revival Screening of the Original Classic

Get Ready for the New Ghostbusters Film With a Revival Screening of the Original Classic

There’s something strange coming back to theaters. Who you gonna call?

Fathom Events and Sony Pictures have announced they’re bringing the original Ghostbusters back to theaters for two nights of 35th anniversary screenings. According to the press release, the revival screenings will include an intro featuring key members of the original cast sharing memories of making the iconic comedy, as...

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Beth Elderkin Beth Elderkin Aug 28, 2019. 16 comments

You Can’t Bring Galaxy’s Edge Coke Bottles on Planes Because the TSA Thinks They Look Like Bombs

You Can’t Bring Galaxy’s Edge Coke Bottles on Planes Because the TSA Thinks They Look Like Bombs

Looks like you’ll need more than a smuggler to get these goods home.

The Transportation Security Agency has stated travelers cannot bring the specially themed Coca-Cola brand bottles shaped like thermal detonators from Disney’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge parks onto flights because they look similar to real explosive devices.

A TSA representative confirmed to the Orange County Register that...

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