This Horrifying Short Film Is The Thing Meets The Fly In A Capri Sun Ad

Thanks to "Too Many Cooks," we may be approaching the Renaissance era of truly fucked up short films. And now we give you a 90s-inspired Capri Sun type commercial, that's one part The Fly and another part The Thing. May god have mercy on your souls. » 2/03/15 3:40pm 2/03/15 3:40pm

David Cronenberg explains why his sequel to The Fly got swatted

Last year David Cronenberg revealed that he had penned a sequel to The Fly. But swiftly after this news was released Fox pulled the plug on Cronenberg's project. And now we know why. » 12/14/12 10:20am 12/14/12 10:20am

The 10 Creepiest Human-To-Animal Transformations, In Order Of Mental…

For every birthday-suit shapeshifter to appear on True Blood or denim-short teen wolf to pop up in the Twilight books, there are dozens of science fiction and horror narratives informing us that polymorphing into a marmoset, wombat, or whatever would legitimately suck. Here are ten squirm-inducing transformations that… » 10/08/12 10:55am 10/08/12 10:55am

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

Fox officially pulls the plug on Cronenberg's sequel to The Fly

Back in early October, we reported that David Cronenberg had written a script for his sequel to The Fly — but whether the movie actually got made was up to Fox, who were taking a look at the script. Now, Cronenberg says Fox has officially passed on the project. He tells an interviewer, "I wrote a script, and at the… » 11/21/11 2:43pm 11/21/11 2:43pm

io9’s 50 Scariest Movies Of All Time: The Top 10

What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which classic horror movies stand above the rest, as the most terrifying? » 10/31/11 3:04pm 10/31/11 3:04pm

David Cronenberg has penned a sequel to The Fly — so why aren't we…

Years ago, rumor had it that David Cronenberg was remaking his insect body-splicing movie The Fly for Fox. Turns out we were misled: it wasn't a remake, it's a sequel. And Cronenberg's already written the screenplay. So what's the hold-up? » 10/04/11 7:30am 10/04/11 7:30am

Read the strangest superhero origin of them all! Enter... The Fly!

Jack Kirby and Joe Simon didn't just create Captain America — they had a long partnership, during which they created countless other heroes. Here's an exclusive first look at a new collection of their lesser known stories, featuring... the Fly! » 9/22/10 4:00pm 9/22/10 4:00pm

Chuck and FlashForward end with a bang, plus complete insanity on…

We're at the tail end of the spring finales this week as Chuck and FlashForward call it quits (for the summer and forever, respectively). Also, new Ashes to Ashes and Next Generation and Doctor Who marathons. » 5/24/10 9:00am 5/24/10 9:00am

Doctor Who And Batman Are Both Back, And Fighting Supersmart Animals!

What's on the tube this week? The return of Doctor Who, Hurley has his moment in the sun, and we bid adieu to Human Target. Jump in your TARDIS, this is What To Watch! » 4/12/10 9:00am 4/12/10 9:00am

Don't Remake These 21 Movies, Film These Books Instead!

There's only one thing Hollywood loves than a movie based on a toy: remakes. Dozens of science-fiction classics are slated for do-overs. But instead of remaking films that were fine the first time, here are 20 books Hollywood should film. » 3/05/10 1:17pm 3/05/10 1:17pm

The Ex-Wife From Hell

There's nothing worse than marrying someone whose ex won't stay away... especially if she's been horribly deformed as a result of a botched teleportation experiment. Curse Of The Fly shows why it's best to keep your partner's exes at bay. » 12/04/09 6:03pm 12/04/09 6:03pm

Smackdown Day 5: Can Mad Scientists Triumph Over Magic?

Seriously, people: Witches are better than werewolves? Is Summer Glau brandishing the broomstick in your imagination? (Or, actually, maybe it's fellow Whedonite Alyson Hannigan? Suddenly it all makes more sense.) Nonetheless, this time, it's witchcraft versus science gone wrong. » 10/30/09 11:31am 10/30/09 11:31am

Cronenberg's Fly To Fly Again...But With The Right Director

Is Hollywood finally figuring it out? First Ridley Scott gets behind the Alien prequel and now David Cronenberg himself is remaking his own film, The Fly. While we wish it was something original, you can never have enough Cronenberg. » 9/24/09 7:00am 9/24/09 7:00am

Cronenberg's The Fly Is 22 — Vomit Cake For Everyone

That's right The Fly » 10/09/08 9:30am 10/09/08 9:30am is 22 years old and AMC is celebrating with an adorable "fly fact" video. Toast a glass of regurgitated champagne fly style and talk about the baboon/cat combination that Seth Brundle almost created. ]

Heroes Isn't Derivative, Claims Executive Producer

Whatever you do, don't suggest that Heroes » 10/07/08 3:30pm 10/07/08 3:30pm is derivative to the show's executive producer Jeph Loeb. On the latest edition of comic book creator interview podcast WordBalloon, he shrugs off comparisons to ("Oh, like nothing's ever ended with the end of the world ever") and ("Have you ever seen the Wolfman? Okay,…

The Sickest Teleportation Accidents In The Universe

Sure, teleportation sounds like a good idea, but just remember: it always goes wrong. It's hard to believe a process that involves ripping your molecules apart and then jamming them together thousands of miles away could possibly have any safety risks, but there you are. Sometimes the copy isn't quite as good as the… » 9/19/08 4:30pm 9/19/08 4:30pm

The Season's Real Genetic Opera Is "The Fly"

Sure you can see Paris Hilton getting her face » 9/02/08 8:00am 9/02/08 8:00am slashed in forthcoming movie , but this month in David Cronenberg's fiendishly seductive opera adaptation of his 1980s gorefest , you can see a naked man go transgenic and turn his entire body into an experiment in human-insect genetic hybridization. Plus, the naked…

The Fly Teleports Into A New Tuneful Medium

If you've always enjoyed the David Cronenberg version of transportation horror porn The Fly but felt that it lacked the certain je ne sais quoi that a couple of song-and-dance routines would've lent the occasion, then I've got two pieces of news for you. Firstly, you're not alone. Secondly, you're about to find your… » 6/24/08 12:20pm 6/24/08 12:20pm

Battle of the Genitals in Science Horror Movies

Critics are always saying that horror movies are about fearing vaginas, but they're wrong. Sure there's vadge imagery aplenty in horror (just watch the run of Alien movies if you don't believe me), but the scariest science horror flicks of the last thirty years are actually about everything that can go wrong with a… » 3/19/08 10:41am 3/19/08 10:41am