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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Aug 17, 2019 at 00:15. 17 comments

Carnival Row Is Just Dull, and All the Fairy Fornicating in the World Can't Save It

Carnival Row Is Just Dull, and All the Fairy Fornicating in the World Can't Save It

In a world where fantasy adaptations reign ...hell, in the very same world of the studio that’s putting Lord of the Rings to the screen again, Amazon’s Carnival Row is not the fantasy drama you’re looking for.

Original fantasy works on TV are hard to come by these days which is a big reason why Carnival Row’s execution is so disappointing. (Writer/creator Travis Beacham tried to sell his...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 21, 2019. 9 comments

The Magicians' Julia Meets a Literal Sexist Pig in the First Clip From Season 5

The Magicians' Julia Meets a Literal Sexist Pig in the First Clip From Season 5

Some very big events took place in the season four finale of Syfy’s The Magicians. What adventures can we expect next? A new clip out of San Diego Comic-Con gives us a small tease.

The Magicians had a panel at SDCC on Saturday with Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta, Summer Bishil, Rick Worthy, Jade Tailor, Brittany Curran, and Trevor Einhorn, plus executive...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 21, 2019. 6 comments

Marvel Just Revealed Release Dates and Logos for Its Disney+ Series

Marvel Just Revealed Release Dates and Logos for Its Disney+ Series
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Marvel Studios is dropping all kinds of news out of San Diego Comic-Con, you didn’t think they’d forget their big heroes heading to the little screen did you?

You can follow along with the main action on our liveblog out of Hall H in case you missed it.

We’re often blown away by the movie side at...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 21, 2019. 6 comments

Our First Brief Glimpse at Arrow’s Dramatic Final Season Just Dropped

Our First Brief Glimpse at Arrow’s Dramatic Final Season Just Dropped
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Are you ready for the eighth and final season of The CW’s Arrow? The first trailer out of San Diego Comic-Con suggests the team won’t be going down without a fight.

The season seven finale actually could have served as a series finale but the CW super-gods decided there was just a bit more story...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 20, 2019. 5 comments

Carnival Row's First Trailers Just Debuted at SDCC

Carnival Row's First Trailers Just Debuted at SDCC
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Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne headlined the San Diego Comic-Con panel for the intriguing Carnival Row today and brought along the first look at the Amazon Studios series, in the form of not one, but two featurettes.

Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma, David Gyasi, Karla Crome, Tamzin Merchant,...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 20, 2019. 5 comments

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Shared a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Tremendous Work Involved

Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Shared a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Tremendous Work Involved
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Premiering at San Diego Comic-Con today, Netflix and the Jim Henson Company’s new Dark Crystal series just gave us a really neat look at what it takes to create this puppet-filled show.

In case you missed it, the cast for this one is phenomenal. Taron Egerton, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nathalie Emmanuel...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 19, 2019. 7 comments

Listen to Sarah Connor Say 'Metal Motherfucker' in the New Terminator: Dark Fate Featurette

Listen to Sarah Connor Say 'Metal Motherfucker' in the New Terminator: Dark Fate Featurette
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Paramount’s Terminator: Dark Fate panel at San Diego Comic-Con showed Hall H some footage but didn’t release it online. Instead, they’ve gifted us a shiny new look at the latest installment of the cyborg-battling franchise in featurette form.

Linda Hamilton has returned to lead yet another...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 17, 2019. 22 comments

Why Did I Just Read the Words ‘Equal Parts Estrogen and Adrenaline’ About a Female Comic Team in 2019?

Why Did I Just Read the Words ‘Equal Parts Estrogen and Adrenaline’ About a Female Comic Team in 2019?

That’s...a choice.

Revealed by DC Comics before San Diego Comic-Con officially kicks off, the new ongoing monthly Birds of Prey book will be penned by Brian Azzarello and features art from Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy, and Trish Mulvihill.

The new series will star an updated iteration of the team, with stalwarts Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya now joined by none other than...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 17, 2019. 6 comments

Taika Waititi Is Back for Thor 4, But Akira Is on Hold

Taika Waititi Is Back for Thor 4, But Akira Is on Hold

Thor will be back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and Taika Waititi will once again be steering the ship.

The Hollywood Reporter says that the Thor: Ragnarok director has signed on to direct a fourth Thor movie. It happened after some issues arose with what was expected to be his next film, Akira, which is now to be delayed.

Representatives for Waititi had no comment.

According to the piece,...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jul 03, 2019. 16 comments

Dark's Creators Tell Fans They're Hoping to Unravel That Time Travel Mess in Season 3

Dark's Creators Tell Fans They're Hoping to Unravel That Time Travel Mess in Season 3

I’ve been really enjoying Netflix’s Dark, even if I forgot who was who between seasons one and two. But thankfully the enjoyable confusion will carry on for one more season, and the creators hope they’ll be able to explain things to your satisfaction.

The Hollywood Reporter talked to showrunners Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar about the third and final season of the German sci-fi series that...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jun 26, 2019. 19 comments

Somehow, Avengers: Endgame Has Even More Footage to Tempt You With in Its Home Release

Somehow, Avengers: Endgame Has Even More Footage to Tempt You With in Its Home Release

You may be packing your cushions to sit through Avengers: Endgame in theaters for an extra few minutes of content but how about hours of additional footage? Marvel has just released info on what you can expect once you get the cinematic monster at home.

We’ve got just about a month to wait until you can first watch the film in the comfort of your home. July 30 is when the climactic event film...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Jun 04, 2019. 17 comments

Everyone Be Quiet, Lion Beyoncé Is Talking!

Everyone Be Quiet, Lion Beyoncé Is Talking!

We’ve seen a lot of impressive imagery from Disney’s remake of The Lion King but fans were wondering what it would all look like once those animals got to talking. Now we finally know. As they say, be prepared.

Beyoncé, voicing the grown version of Nala in Jon Favreau’s film , debuted a new teaser on her Facebook page previewing her speaking briefly, as well as Billy Eichner’s Timon and Seth...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi May 21, 2019. 5 comments

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5
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Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.

The first, Striking Vipers, stars Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie , and Aquaman’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.

And then there’s Smithereens,...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi May 20, 2019. 22 comments

Westworld's Teaser for Season 3 Reminds Us There's More to Life Than Fantasy

Westworld's Teaser for Season 3 Reminds Us There's More to Life Than Fantasy
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HBO decided to drop its first look at Westworld season three (or Westworld III, as they’re calling it) just before the big Game of Thrones series finale . And it was...different.

Hey, remember when Aaron Paul was cast in Westworld?

When last we left our friends in the park, things...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi May 18, 2019. 17 comments

Stephen King's Sword and Sorcery Novel, The Eyes of the Dragon, Is Being Adapted at Hulu

Stephen King's Sword and Sorcery Novel, The Eyes of the Dragon, Is Being Adapted at Hulu

Well, add another one to the ever-growing pile ! Stephen King’s fantasy novel The Eyes of the Dragon, which has connections to The Dark Tower and The Stand, is finally going to be adapted.

Deadline reports 1984's The Eyes of the Dragon will be adapted into a pilot. And unlike King’s Dark Tower series—which will soon live at Amazon —and The Stand—headed to CBS All Access —this one is going to...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi May 16, 2019. 21 comments

Wait, So What's Going on in the Arrowverse Now?

Wait, So What's Going on in the Arrowverse Now?

Some wild multiverse nonsense just happened. Again.

Bear with me here, I’ve fallen off the Arrowverse train recently. Maybe not completely, but I’m at the caboose, hanging on for dear life. I mostly keep up for work and the only series I’m not checking Twitter during is Legends of Tomorrow (because they still know how to have fun ).

So we’ve known a Big Crisis —the CW adaptation of DC Comics’...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi May 06, 2019. 24 comments

Stake Your Claim, It's io9's Weekly Game of Thrones Spoiler Discussion Zone

Stake Your Claim, It's io9's Weekly Game of Thrones Spoiler Discussion Zone

Have we all calmed down after last week ? Time to jump into the fray once more!

We’ll have our usual recap and breakdowns up before you know it, but until then, here’s where you can share all your spoilery Game of Thrones episode thoughts.

Whoops, Game of Thrones Allegedly Leaked Again

Game of Thrones has just three episodes left to air, and clips from one of them are reportedly…

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Apr 25, 2019. 24 comments

For Your Convenience, an Avengers: Endgame Spoiler Discussion Zone

For Your Convenience, an Avengers: Endgame Spoiler Discussion Zone

You’ve all been chomping at the bit so here it is. You no longer have to keep all those thoughts and feelings inside—welcome to the spoiler zone.

We will, of course, have a lot more Avengers: Endgame coverage coming up next week but for those of you who’ve already seen the big Marvel film (or don’t care to be spoiled) here’s where you can discuss all the big happenings.

There may be more...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Apr 25, 2019. 20 comments

Watch Our Totally Spoiler-Free Avengers: Endgame Video Review

Watch Our Totally Spoiler-Free Avengers: Endgame Video Review
io9 ReviewsReviews and critical analyses of fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comics, books, and more.  

The stakes have never been higher. The Endgame is here. It’s me, io9's Deputy Editor, here with a spoiler-free video review of Avengers: Endgame, a cinematic experience 11 years and 22 films in the making. No spoilers but...I’ll be seeing it again...and bringing more tissues.

In the above...

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Jill Pantozzi Jill Pantozzi Apr 22, 2019. 23 comments

Get Ready to Not See a Fucking Thing on the Next Episode of Game of Thrones

Get Ready to Not See a Fucking Thing on the Next Episode of Game of Thrones

Much has been said about the distinct lack of lighting in Game of Thrones’ final season . And I’m sad to say, if you were hoping to make out anything happening in next week’s enormous Battle of Winterfell...good luck with that.

The third episode of season eight—name TBD since they aren’t releasing that information until the night of the episode for some reason now—is when everything will come...

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