The Inside Scoop On The Movie Version Of YA Book Classic House Of Stairs

House of Stairs by William Sleator is an intense, dark story, and it would make a fantastic movie. So it's fantastic news that a House of Stairs movie is in the pipeline, with a goal of starting production in September or October. We talked to a producer and got the inside scoop on the film. » 1/23/15 12:30pm 1/23/15 12:30pm

The History of Sexy Monsters

Monsters are horrifying, revolting... and often alluring. It makes sense that so many monsters would be hawt, since they're the ultimate predators and they need to be able to lure us into their clutches and stuff. But also, monsters represent the forbidden, and sexy danger, and they can get away with wearing outfits… » 10/24/12 1:35pm 10/24/12 1:35pm

Upcoming Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Aren't Remakes,…

They're rebooting Spider-Man. They're remaking Total Recall. Sometimes, when you're in the middle of summer movie craziness, it can seem like every movie is based on an already-existing movie. But that's not really true — there are actually tons of genre movies in development that are new concepts, at least as far as… » 6/27/12 11:15am 6/27/12 11:15am

10 Fictional Scientists We Wish Were Real

Tonight sees the season finale of Fringe, giving us one last look at the brilliant insanity of Walter Bishop. While we love Walter, we're not sure if it would be a good thing if he existed in real life — but there are plenty of fictional scientists we wish were for real. Both for their awesome inventions, and for… » 5/11/12 10:13am 5/11/12 10:13am

Storyboards make the abandoned Neuromancer movie look like a…

People have been trying to make a movie of William Gibson's Neuromancer since the mid-1980s, and now Splice/Cube director Vincenzo Natali is trying to make it happen. But for a few years, Joseph Kahn, the director of tons of music videos plus Torque and Detention, was hard at work on a Neuromancer film. » 11/18/11 6:40am 11/18/11 6:40am

Best and Worst Science Fiction/Fantasy Movies of 2010

This year's best movies played with genres in ways that changed their audiences' perceptions. Video-game movies, action movies, heist movies and superhero movies — they all had dazzling reinventions. Here are the 10 best and worst SF/fantasy movies of 2010. » 12/27/10 4:09pm 12/27/10 4:09pm

When did the best summer movies in history come out?

2010 was a hideous summer for movies. This got us wondering: When did the truly great summer movies come out? So we did some research - and created a chart that will make you weep with joy. » 8/21/10 3:40pm 8/21/10 3:40pm

It's official: Vincenzo Natali is directing Neuromancer

He's been talking it up for weeks, but now he's officially got the job. Seven Arts Pictures just put out a press release saying Splice/Cube director Vincenzo Natali will adapt William Gibson's Neuromancer. And it'll be an all-Canadian production. » 6/10/10 11:46am 6/10/10 11:46am

Splice's secret influences: Happy Days, Frankenstein and slug mating…

If you caught Splice this weekend, you might have a few questions about the movie's shocking twists. Director Vincent Natali broke down a few questions we had and explained tributes to other films - just don't compare it to Species. » 6/07/10 6:18pm 6/07/10 6:18pm

In "Splice," the nuclear family is a science experiment gone horribly…

There's already controversy swirling around Splice, the tale of a dangerous genetic experiment who looks like a beautiful woman. Directed by the indie auteur behind Cube, Vincenzo Natali, the movie is deliberately disturbing. And it tells a brutal psychological truth. » 6/04/10 2:00pm 6/04/10 2:00pm

Captain America and The Avengers gain crucial new sidekicks.

Captain America and The Avengers have found a couple of crucial supporting players. Adrien Brody and Vincenzo Natali delve into the twisted world of Splice. Transformers 3 is blowing up LA. Plus Twilight: Eclipse, True Blood, Doctor Who, and Haven. » 6/04/10 6:00am 6/04/10 6:00am

Awesome Tron Legacy billboard! How sexy will Transformers 3 get? Plus…

Tron Legacy unveiled a dynamic billboard, and Joel Silver talks Logan's Run and Lobo. Jon Favreau talks Iron Man's future. There's a Scott Pilgrim TV spot and Doctor Who clues. Plus Splice, Last Airbender, Fringe, V, True Blood and Nikita. » 6/03/10 6:00am 6/03/10 6:00am

Vincenzo Natali explains why Splice is not an anti-science film

Splice, opening Friday, deals with the abuse of science and the ways in which genetic engineering could go horribly wrong. But it's not an anti-science film, insists director Vincenzo Natali, who talked to us at Wondercon. » 6/02/10 2:30pm 6/02/10 2:30pm

Awesome Predators posters, Harry Potter set pics, X-Men casting rumor,…

Get a better look at Predators' main characters. Will Kick-Ass join the X-Men? Find out where the Crow update takes place. Plus Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Smurfs, Splice, Heroes(!), Cowboys And Aliens, Real Steel, Last Airbender and Mission Impossible! » 6/02/10 6:00am 6/02/10 6:00am

Green Lantern synopsis includes a surprising villain. Plus Smurf set…

Is Green Lantern's main villain someone unexpected? Is a new casting call really from Super 8? Behold Gargamel and Azrael on the Smurfs set! Plus Predators, Transformers, Last Airbender, Doctor Who, Splice, Warehouse 13, Caprica, Stargate and True Blood spoilers! » 6/01/10 6:00am 6/01/10 6:00am

Follow io9 on Twitter and win tickets to a free screening of "Splice"…

Want to win a pair of tickets to Splice, the movie about a pair of glamorous scientists and the sexy mutant they create? We've got 10 pairs to give away. Winners will receive a pair of tickets to a advance screening of Splice at a Manhattan theater on June 2 and a Splice prize pack. If you want to win, be among the… » 5/26/10 1:03pm 5/26/10 1:03pm

Four Splice clips show the dangers of splicing human beauty with animal…

Check out these four never-before-seen Splice clips, and a featurette with producer Guillermo Del Toro featuring Vincenzo Natali and his mutant baby, Dren. How long would it take before you exterminated your deadly little half-human science project? » 5/26/10 10:00am 5/26/10 10:00am

Take a closer look at the worlds of Splice and Inception, plus new…

There are clips and interviews aplenty for Splice. A new trailer takes us further inside the world of Inception. Plus Neuromancer, John Carter of Mars, Doctor Who, Stargate Universe, The Sorceror's Apprentice, and - for old time's sake - Lost. » 5/26/10 6:00am 5/26/10 6:00am

Tony Stark gets a new dad in Captain America, and Transformers 3 finds…

There will be a member of the Stark clan in Captain America - and we now know which actor is playing him. Michael Bay has chosen his latest eye-candy. Plus cool pics for Inception, Predators, Splice, and more. » 5/25/10 6:00am 5/25/10 6:00am