Limitless was one of the coolest things we saw at Comic-Con—a TV version of the Bradley Cooper movie about smart drugs, in which a new guy gets dosed with the magic pills and joins up with the FBI. How will this work? See for yourself—here’s an exclusive look at a new promo that starts airing tonight. »
There’s one huge reason to be excited about the return of The Vampire Diaries this fall, and that is the on-again, off-again, will-they-won’t-they romance between Stefan and Caroline. And a lot currently depends on whether Stefan can step up his game and win Caroline over, after a tepid showing last season. »
Since the Doom Patrol days, Grant Morrison has helped reshape superhero comics—and his recent Multiversity has been a fascinating experiment. But now, he’s taking on a new challenge as EIC of Heavy Metal, the venerable comics magazine. We talked to him about the future of comics. »
As director of the first two Harry Potter films, Chris Columbus helped create everything people love about the iconic franchise. Now, as he gets ready to release his new movie Pixels, the writer of The Goonies and Gremlins once again has an idea for everyone’s favorite boy wizard. »
When we caught up with Adam Savage at San Diego Comic Con, he was excited to talk about all things Star Wars. For one thing, he’s got a special Star Wars episode of MythBusters coming up. For another, though, he visited the set of The Force Awakens, and saw something really, really cool. »
Peter Capaldi’s first year on Doctor Who was layered with a lot of questions about the morality of the Doctor’s adventures. And one idea that came up was the notion that the Doctor had made the Daleks stronger in the course of fighting them. Capaldi tells io9 that the Doctor absolutely believes he made the Daleks… »
Jamie Lee Curtis is a horror icon, thanks to movies like Halloween—but she doesn’t feel any special connection to the genre, she told us when we caught up to her at San Diego Comic-Con. Although she did say she’s looking forward to turning some of the genre conventions on their heads. »
Darryl Dixon isn’t even in the Walking Dead comics—but he’s become such a beloved character on the TV show that tons of people wear T-shirts threatening to riot if he’s killed. We asked actor Norman Reedus what it is about Darryl that makes him so beloved. »
Guillermo del Toro is doing full-on gothic romance in his new movie Crimson Peak, and he told us to expect “kinky,” unsettling action. We talked to the stars at Comic-Con, and asked Tom Hiddleston about the movie’s transgressive sexuality. And Jessica Chastain told us she was covered with bruises. »
We’ve got a long wait until Game of Thrones comes back, and there are a lot of situations we’re going to be freaking out about until then. Ser Davos Seaworth is in the middle of about three of them. So when we caught up with actor Liam Cunningham, we had a lot of questions for him. And he had answers! »
Ex Machina looks unlike any science fiction film you’ve seen lately. Its mostly subterranean location is opulent and claustrophobic—and then there’s Ava, the eerily beautiful robot. Check out an exclusive clip from the DVD’s special features, and our interview with the film’s production designer, Mark Digby.… »
Seriously, lots of shows feature angels nowadays, including pretty much an “angel of the week” on Supernatural. But this clip from Thursday night’s season premiere of Dominion not only has some great (*@&)(*&-ed by an angel action, it also has the best car-related angel-slaughter we’ve seen in ages.
Star Trek fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a new unofficial movie will show what really happened at Axanar, and how Captain Garth triumphed. Here’s your first image from Star Trek: Axanar, exclusively at io9! »
We love Kate Beaton’s comics, whether she’s spoofing Canadian history, sexifying Batman, or recalling her time working at a mining site. Now she’s coming out with a picture book about a young warrior princess who longs for a noble steed — and instead gets a short, pudgy, and rather flatulent pony.
Want a first look at the graphic novel that everybody’s going to be raving about soon? Here are a bunch of exclusive preview pages from The Divine, a new magical realist comic from the guys who brought you Waltz With Bashir, The Realist, and some gorgeous New Yorker covers.
One of the things we’ve always wanted from a Terminator movie is a longer, more insane look at the future war between humans and Skynet. And now, it looks like it’s on. Check out some exclusive concept art of the weapons of the future war for survival — including the Violet Cleaver and the Reaper.
Last month, Heavy Metal magazine announced it would be bringing color versions of Jack Kirby’s iconic Lord of Light (and later Operation Argo) art to print the very first time. Before that happens though, io9 is proud to reveal some of the images — as well as how you can get your hands on prints of it at SDCC this… »
Seriously — this is the angelic flamethrower throwdown that we’ve always wanted to have taped to the ceiling right over our beds. Check out an exclusive look at some new promo art for Dominion season two! »
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been playing the Terminator for over 30 years now. But he’s clearly still having fun with the role. Just check out our exclusive featurette on the making of Terminator Genisys — including a collection of the T-800’s craziest moments in this movie. »