First Exclusive Look At The Plague Paranoia In The Last Ship Season 2!


The Last Ship was one of the best surprises last summer — the plague apocalypse tale was basically a fun-as-hell summer movie with heroic scientists, whom we actually see doing science. Plus some neat post-apocalyptic political battles. So here’s a first look at season two, in which there’s a whole new storyline about… » 5/01/15 11:20am Friday 11:20am

Watch A Ridiculously Fun Clip From The Space Bounty Hunter Show Killjoys

We’ll never forget that Syfy pulled the plug on Farscape and turned down the opportunity to pick up the newly-cancelled Firefly — but at least they’re trying to make up for it, judging from this funny, action-packed clip from the new show Killjoys. Which looks just the way you’d expect a space opera from the creator… » 4/28/15 10:30am Tuesday 10:30am

They Drove A Tesla From LA To New York In A Record 58 Hours 55 Minutes

Last summer the car gurus at Edmunds.com took advantage of Tesla Motors’ ever-growing Supercharger network to drive coast-to-coast in a Model S in 67 hours and 21 minutes, record time for an electric vehicle. Carl Reese, of Santa Clarita, California, thought he and his friends could smash that record. This past… » 4/24/15 3:28pm 4/24/15 3:28pm

Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London Series Is Coming To Comics!

Ben Aaronovitch’s “magical detective” series Rivers of London (known as Midnight Riot in the US) was a fresh take on the mashup of Police procedural and the supernatural when it released in 2011 — and io9 can exclusively reveal that the world of Police Officer/Wizard Peter Grant is coming to comics, thanks to Titan! » 4/22/15 1:36pm 4/22/15 1:36pm

George R.R. Martin Answers Our Toughest Song of Ice and Fire Questions

When we interviewed A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin at Comic-Con, we decided to drill down and ask some intense questions. Like, is this series only seven books long because some subplots took over the story? Are the Dothraki one-dimensional stereotypes? What does he think of Sliders? Here's what he… » 4/10/15 11:09am 4/10/15 11:09am

Director Alex Garland Explains Why Ex Machina Is So Disturbingly Sexy

You've probably seen some pretty sexy robotic imagery from Ex Machina — and yet, it's kind of weird and off-putting as well. The new film from 28 Days Later and Dredd writer Alex Garland, takes the "sexualized robot" archetype and makes it weirder. We talked to Garland about why his robot is both sexy and disturbing. » 4/07/15 1:57pm 4/07/15 1:57pm

Looks Like Tonight's Person Of Interest Will Kick Us In The Teeth Again


Here's an exclusive clip from tonight's brand new episode of Person of Interest — in which Reese tries to teach Finch a skill that Finch does not want to learn. But more importantly, you can see just how desperate things have gotten, and how much Reese is trying to prepare for the very, very worst. » 4/07/15 12:09pm 4/07/15 12:09pm

Puppet Versions Of Korra Characters Reveal What Really Happened On Set

We already miss The Legend of Korra, which wrapped up its final season this winter, but we'll get to revisit the characters when the final season comes out on home entertainment tomorrow. And in this exclusive clip from the Book 4 Blu-ray, puppet versions of the characters dishing on the behind-the-scenes antics of… » 3/09/15 2:12pm 3/09/15 2:12pm

The Real Story About That Wheel Of Time Pilot That Aired Last Night

The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan is one of the most popular book series of all time. So you'd think the first episode of a TV version would air with massive fanfare... so why did the pilot air in the middle of the night instead? We reached out to the producers and found out why. Now updated with more info! » 2/09/15 1:51pm 2/09/15 1:51pm

How The Wachowskis Tried To Shoot "The Most Beautiful Chase Ever Filmed"

Co-directors Andy and Lana Wachowski only had six minutes every day to shoot a single giant chase scene for their space opera Jupiter Ascending. Why could they only film the chase at one time of day? They explain in our exclusive interview. Plus they tell io9 why they're so obsessed with telling stories about "The… » 2/04/15 1:09pm 2/04/15 1:09pm