Michel Gondry's next science fiction film could show us a future Earth

While chatting with Michel Gondry about all things Green Hornet we asked him when he was doing a space movie. Gondry said he'd love to, but his next movie takes place on Earth - in the future. » 7/23/10 8:19pm 7/23/10 8:19pm

The Classic Alien Won't Appear In Ridley Scott's Prequels At All

The acid-blood sleek-skinned aliens dreamed up by H.R. Giger and Ridley Scott are among the most memorable creature designs in movie history. But Scott says they're "worn out" thanks to endless sequels, and they won't be in his new prequels. » 4/27/10 4:00pm 4/27/10 4:00pm

The Real Horror Of Jennifer's Body: Toxic Friends

We talked bloodthirsty boy-eating demons with Jennifer's Body director Karyn Kusama and learned that the real terror in the story is the co-dependent toxic relationship between two girls. » 9/16/09 4:02pm 9/16/09 4:02pm

District 9's Director Tells Us All About His Alien Back Story

Who are the humanly named "prawn" aliens of District 9, and where did they come from? Director Neill Blomkamp reveals all to us about these beings, their planet, ships and possible home in the Andromeda Galaxy. Spoilers! » 8/06/09 3:00pm 8/06/09 3:00pm

Klaatu Movie Shot Into Space, Director Washes Hands Of Eventual Invasion

That's right — the movie about aliens coming to Earth to wipe out humans is going to be broadcast into space. But the director, Scott Derrickson, doesn't want to be blamed. » 12/10/08 4:00pm 12/10/08 4:00pm

Baz Luhrmann Wants To Give The Future A Makeover

Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann is tinkering with the idea of filming a classic futuristic tale, he told io9. We caught up with Baz at his Australia premiere, and he admitted he'd thought about switching from movies set in the past to creating stories set in the future. Baz thinks the future has gotten a bit… » 11/26/08 1:40pm 11/26/08 1:40pm

io9 Talks To Jumper Director Doug Liman

If you charted Doug Liman's directing career, you'd see a big spike in popularity when he jumped from indie films like Swingers and Go right into the Bourne trilogy. He's hoping to continue in the mainstream, high-concept Hollywood vein with his new film Jumper, opening in select theaters today. The movie follows… » 2/14/08 12:40pm 2/14/08 12:40pm

io9 Talks To Cloverfield Director Matt Reeves

Cloverfield opens today, ending months of internet speculation and Slusho tie-in controversies. We spoke to the man behind the movie, Matt Reeves. He took time out of his busy day, where he's poised to count bags of incoming cash and laugh maniacally, to talk to us about Gojira, David Schwimmer, and the big secret at… » 1/18/08 9:50am 1/18/08 9:50am

John Singleton To Direct Alienz n the Hood

Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton is set to direct his first science fiction film, Executive Order. It's typical alien-invasion fare, with a plane crash unleashing a space monster that terrorizes a snowbound small town. Still, Singleton's got the violent-action chops to make it work: his remake of Shaft may have… » 11/20/07 4:45pm 11/20/07 4:45pm