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Author Suing Joss Whedon, Claims Cabin In The Woods Is Based On His Book

The Cabin in the Woods was one of the most original takes on the "kids encounter scary things in the woods" story that we've seen in ages, but one man is claiming that it's not original at all. Author Peter Gallagher is suing the filmmakers, claiming that the film is infringing on his 2006 novel The Little White Trip:… » 4/15/15 1:55pm 4/15/15 1:55pm

​13 Tips For Surviving A Night In A Cabin In The Woods

So you've decided to spend a night in a cabin in the woods! You fool. You might as well sacrifice yourself to Satan and save yourself some time and effort. But if you and your friends feel you have to embark on this most deadly of vacations, here are 13 tips that might just keep you alive. (Probably not, though.) » 7/10/14 9:25am 7/10/14 9:25am

Why Drew Goddard Should Direct the Next Star Trek Movie

Maybe J.J. Abrams will really be able to helm Star Trek 3 after Star Wars VII. But we kind of doubt it. And out of all of the people in Abrams' orbit, there's one guy we'd actually like to see direct the next Star Trek: Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard. (Assuming Brad Bird isn't available, of course.) Here's… » 4/29/13 11:40am 4/29/13 11:40am

Forget Oblivion, you really want to know what the critics are saying about Scary Movie 5

There's only one movie coming out this weekend that continues a long-running franchise and features Lindsay Lohan — that's right, Scary Movie 5 is out today. It wasn't screened for critics, and there weren't any midnight showings, but some folks still managed to review it. » 4/12/13 2:37pm 4/12/13 2:37pm

How do you make an Evil Dead movie after Cabin in the Woods?

In the new Evil Dead movie, five teenagers go to a cabin in the woods, and wind up raising something... sinister. Does that sound familiar? It's basically the premise of Cabin in the Woods, the horror spoof that Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon put out last year. Was Evil Dead director Fede Alvarez nervous about the… » 4/01/13 3:23pm 4/01/13 3:23pm

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2012

This was a pretty good year to be a fan of genre movies. More and more low-budget movies had the courage to tackle science fiction and fantasy themes, and meanwhile Hollywood seemed to step up its game a little. But at the same time, there were still tons of boring sequels and prequels, and mountains of crap. » 12/19/12 9:00am 12/19/12 9:00am

Cabin in the Woods Director Drew Goddard is live on io9, and taking your questions!

We've got the Director of Cabin in the Woods Drew Goddard live on this very post taking questions from all of you. Ask him absolutely anything you want about monsters, Joss Whedon (who co-wrote Cabin) writing or directing. How much human blood can a merman spew from its blow-hole? » 9/19/12 12:41pm 9/19/12 12:41pm

Cabin in the Woods gag reel shows the hilarious side to raising a zombie redneck torture family

Watch the cast from Cabin in the Woods try and get through one shot on their last day of filming, captured by everyone's favorite stoner, Fran Kranz. Obviously, we think it's important to point out that this is a zombie redneck torture family and not simply zombies — "It's like the difference between an elephant and… » 9/17/12 8:35am 9/17/12 8:35am

The Psychotic Cabin in the Woods Monsters You Didn't See in Theaters!

We've got an exclusive Blu-ray clip about the making of all the glorious monsters in Drew Goddard's Cabin in the Woods. And it includes a whole heap of new monsters that the FX crew and make up crew created. Fresh nightmares we've spotted include: a giant woman in a bikini, upside-down-face goblins, the blob, a… » 9/14/12 12:40pm 9/14/12 12:40pm

What does it mean when a movie gets massively delayed?

This past week or so has seen two movies hit with massive delays and reshoots, leading to speculation that they're in trouble. World War Z, the zombie movie based on Max Brooks' novel, is going back for seven weeks of reshoots, and the script is being massively rewritten by Prometheus/Lost writer Damon Lindelof.… » 6/11/12 3:00pm 6/11/12 3:00pm

The Classic Origins of Today's Hollywood Design

Science fiction and fantasy continue to rule at the movies — and with their reign comes a lot of nostalgia for the futuristic designs of yesteryear. Today's movies are full of cool retro design elements — just check out our collection to nods to the pasts in new and upcoming movies, from Prometheus, Men In Black 3, to » 5/09/12 11:18am 5/09/12 11:18am