What if The Dark Knight Rises took place in 1930s Shanghai?

We saw a snippet of this DC Nation cartoon come out of Comic-Con, but that was only the tip of the alternate reality iceberg. From Wolf Smoke Studios, here's an extremely gee-whiz animated short featuring Batman, Catwoman, and Bane running amok in 1930s Shanghai. Hopefully this means more short animations in the style … » 8/28/12 7:15am 8/28/12 7:15am

3 Awesome Candidates to Direct the Hunger Games Sequel. Plus New Dark…

A trio of auteurs are being considered to direct Catching Fire. Robert Downey, Jr. starts a crazy Avengers rumor. Sin City 2 might really be happening. Plus a pair of Game of Thrones actors take you deep inside their characters. » 4/13/12 6:00am 4/13/12 6:00am

Latest Dark Knight Rises Pic: Batman's Bat-Buckle, Catwoman's Pointy Ears

This week's Entertainment Weekly has The Dark Knight Rises on the cover, and it's your best look yet at Catwoman's pointy ears. And my god, does Anne Hathaway look anorexic to anyone else? I know that she bragged that she lived on "kale and dust" for Dark Knight Rises, but I hadn't seen her looking quite so...… » 4/11/12 3:13pm 4/11/12 3:13pm

Upcoming Movie Sequels that Actually Have a Reason to Exist

Hollywood's appetite for endless sequels shows no sign of slacking — Transformers 4 is coming! — and these films often feel like exercises in futility. Last week, we listed a ton of movie sequels in the pipeline that felt totally unnecessary. As in, nobody had walked out of the previous movie saying, "I can't wait to… » 2/16/12 1:09pm 2/16/12 1:09pm

io9's Official Valentine's Day Cards, For That Special Geek In Your Life

This is Garrison Dean, io9's resident viscount of photoshopperie, reporting in. Much like your significant other, I've been distant, busy with work, and just not fulfilling your needs. But it's Valentine's Day! And on Valentine's Day, I can make up for all my shortcomings and patch our fragile relationship with a… » 2/14/12 7:00am 2/14/12 7:00am

Another major secret in The Dark Knight Rises is confirmed!

Joss Whedon reveals the greatest challenge of writing The Avengers — and some new toys give our first look at an important vehicle. Do we know the fate of a major Walking Dead character? The Crow reboot rises from the dead. Plus literally everything you need to know about Chuck's series finale! » 1/25/12 6:00am 1/25/12 6:00am