How Will Edgar Wright Make Ant-Man a Badass?

Read some excerpts from the Star Wars: Episode VII audition script. Warner Bros. has registered a bunch of possible Man of Steel 2 titles as domain names, and the Amazing Spider-Man universe is getting bigger. And it looks like the Governor will be stepping up his game in The Walking Dead. Spoilers ahead! » 11/22/13 6:00am 11/22/13 6:00am

Could Arrow‘s Stephen Amell join the big-screen Justice League?

Summer Glau is joining another genre TV show, and Sean Astin is starring in Guillermo del Toro's vampire TV show. Check out another clip from The Wolverine, plus Hercules and Transformers 4 set photos. Plus, Jonathan Nolan drops hints about Person of Interest and Legend of Korra adds a ton of characters. Spoilers now! » 7/11/13 6:00am 7/11/13 6:00am

Cable returns, Guillermo del Toro pens vampires, and a ton of other…

Boy howdy, there's a truckload of nifty stuff hitting the spinner racks come Wednesday. Among many things, Secret Wars is back in print, a fairy tale by Persepolis' Marjane Satrapi gets an English adaptation, and a big story arc on Uncanny X-Force wraps up. Let's dive in! » 12/13/11 9:30am 12/13/11 9:30am

Pooping Vampires And Giant Robots: A Chat With Guillermo Del Toro

In December, Dark Horse Comics will release the comic book adaptation of Chuck Hogan and Guillermo del Toro's vampire outbreak novel series The Strain. io9 recently spoke with del Toro about this hemoglobin-obsessed miniseries, and the prolific director also tantalized us with details of his upcoming screen projects,… » 11/29/11 7:05am 11/29/11 7:05am

October Books Bring Vampires, Magic, and A Trip To Hell

Just in time for Halloween, this month's new book releases bring vampires! High sorcery! And wine magic! Plus: new books from Terry Pratchett, N.K. Jemisin, Vernor Vinge, and Richard K. Morgan! » 10/21/11 12:07pm 10/21/11 12:07pm

"If you get bored with nothing to do, you are not a writer": Guillermo…

"I'm going to sit, because I'm fat. I hope you're drinking stuff," Guillermo del Toro said as he took the stage at Portland's Baghdad Theater & Pub. Ostensibly he was there to read from his new book... but he digressed. » 10/05/10 11:14am 10/05/10 11:14am

Del Toro's The Strain May Come to TV After All

Fox may have dropped the ball on bringing Guillermo del Toro's The Strain to life as a television series, but plans are afoot to bring the gonzo vampire tale to the small screen, with a showrunner intimately familiar with bloodsuckers. » 7/30/09 7:30am 7/30/09 7:30am

Steampunk Brothel Spies And Million-Year Quests, In June Books

Whether you want a fun beach read or a sweeping philosophical epic, June's books have you covered. You can encounter witches in Toronto and killer courtesans, or you can delve into America's dismal future, or Alastair Reynolds' eon-spanning colonization saga. » 6/26/09 3:00pm 6/26/09 3:00pm

Guillermo Del Toro's The Strain Is An Antidote To Fey Vampires

Pan's Labyrinth director Guillermo Del Toro and novelist Chuck Hogan have written The Strain, the first book in a vampire trilogy. And the good news is, their spin on vampires comes with a noticeable creep factor, despite silliness. Spoilers below. » 6/02/09 10:00am 6/02/09 10:00am