io9 Talks To Surrogates Creator Robert Venditti

With Surrogates hitting theaters this weekend, we spoke to creator Robert Venditti about the origins of the original comic, his career as a writer, and why nothing in the story is as simple as it may seem at first. » 9/26/09 1:00pm 9/26/09 1:00pm

Download Your Own Surrogate For Free

Can't wait to discover the world of Surrogates before next week's release of the Bruce Willis movie? Get a jump on everyone else by downloading the original comic book to your iPhone. And of course, the first hit is free. » 9/19/09 9:00am 9/19/09 9:00am

Clips Of Megan Fox's Notorious Kiss With Amanda Seyfried, Plus Pandorum…

Get a spoiler catharsis with intense teasers and featurettes from Pandorum, Jennifer's Body, 9, Supernatural, Smallville and FlashForward. Crazy Doctor Who rumors! Guess who's wearing the cheerleader uniform on Heroes! Plus Surrogates, Gamer, Dark Shadows, [Rec], Twilight, Lost and Chuck. » 9/03/09 6:00am 9/03/09 6:00am

Jennifer's Body Gets Even Sleazier. And The Other Shoe Drops On Lost…

Start your week with spoilers! Including trashy Megan Fox pics and bi-curiosity. Set reports for Lost and Doctor Who hint at shocking confrontations. Plus Surrogates, New Moon, Fringe, FlashForward, Caprica, Supernatural, Dollhouse, Stargate, Heroes, True Blood, Chuck, Warehouse and Eureka. » 8/31/09 6:00am 8/31/09 6:00am

Peel Back The Plastic Robo-Skin Of Surrogates, With This New Featurette

When your mind is inside a robot body that ventures out and lives your life for you, what's happening to the "real" you? Stop worrying! A new featurette from Surrogates explains the appeal of "a world without consequences. » 8/19/09 7:00am 8/19/09 7:00am

First Look Inside Surrogates' Creepy Robot Factory

Bruce Willis' new film Surrogates will march into the uncanny valley between "comfortably robotic" and "recognizeably human" — and start digging, judging from some new freaktastic photos showing half-human, half-robot faces, and glassy-eyed mannequins. A gallery of spoilery pics below. » 8/14/09 8:30am 8/14/09 8:30am

The Robotic Future Is Almost Now

How close is the authentic robotic-human experience promised in upcoming movie The Surrogates? According to a new promo video, closer than you may think... or maybe that's just a comment on Bruce Willis' acting abilities. » 8/06/09 6:30am 8/06/09 6:30am

Surrogates' New Poster Channels Kate Moss

A new set of teaser images for upcoming Bruce Willis faux-human movie The Surrogates have been released, showing off images of the perfect humanity that only robotics can offer. But doesn't one of them look a little... familiar? » 8/03/09 6:30am 8/03/09 6:30am

Two Of The Year's Best Comics Dominate This Quiet Week

It's finally happened: San Diego Comic-Con has broken comics. How else to explain the slim pickings of this week's shipping list? But that actually makes your life easier, because there're two books this week that you simply can't live without. » 7/28/09 9:00am 7/28/09 9:00am

So When Does The Writers Strike Stop Ruining Movies?

Hollywood writers went on strike in 2007-2008, but we're only seeing the results now, in a crop of summer movies with half-baked scripts and abnormally dunderheaded writing. So when do we start seeing some movies that the strike didn't wreck? » 6/15/09 2:45pm 6/15/09 2:45pm

What's Mickey Rourke's Iron Man 2 Motto? Who's Dalton Playing On Doctor…

Mickey Rourke gives away crucial Iron Man dialog. There are startling new pics from Surrogates, Transformers, Stargate Universe, Flash Forward and Sorceror's Apprentice. A tipster tells us Timothy Dalton's Doctor Who role. Possible Heroes gayness! Plus V, Fringe and Eureka. » 6/08/09 6:00am 6/08/09 6:00am

New Surrogates Trailer Reveals Bruce Willis' Poor Self Image

In the Surrogates' movie future, we'll all have beautiful robot versions of ourselves trotting outside doing our bidding, whilst we stay plugged into the machine from home. You gotta love that Willis' perfect version of himself has blond lady-locks. » 5/21/09 3:00pm 5/21/09 3:00pm

Pics And Major Spoilers From Transformers 2, New Moon, Surrogates,…

The tail end of the Terminator Salvation spoilers is our signal to start spoiling later movies - like Transformers 2, Surrogates, Green Lantern and New Moon. But there's also television spoilers: the Fringe and Chuck producers explain what's ahead for both shows. » 5/21/09 6:00am 5/21/09 6:00am

Surrogates April Reshoots Explained

Usually when people hear the word "reshoot," it's not a good thing. But the screenwriters of robot-avatar film Surrogates reassured us that recent robo-reshoots were done for the purest reason: more carnage. Plus trailer screengrabs. » 5/12/09 11:00am 5/12/09 11:00am

New Surrogates Video Peels Back The Fleshy Robot Skin For Further…

The future is bright for lazy homebodies and their robot avatars. Jonathan Mostow's movie adaptation of the graphic novel Surrogates has just released some violent robot footage, complete with hot Bruce Willis wig action. » 5/10/09 5:18pm 5/10/09 5:18pm

Naked Avatars Hug It Out In The First Surrogates Poster

Perfectly formed cybernetic "Avatars" of our ideal selves need love too. Check out the first viral poster for Bruce Willis' robot future murder mystery, Surrogates. » 4/28/09 12:38pm 4/28/09 12:38pm

Surrogates' Crime Drama Is More Real Than Its Protagonists

We got an advance look at The Surrogates: Flesh and Bone, the sequel to the original comic now being made into a Bruce Willis-starring movie, and can happily say that it's Dollhouse done right. » 4/01/09 11:30am 4/01/09 11:30am

A Robot Spartacus, Crucified In A Bleak Future

A grim warning to all robots looms over a pile of dirt and rubble on the set of The Surrogates, now filming in Hopedale, Massachusetts. In The Surrogates, based on a graphic novel, every human has a robot copy so they never have to leave the home. Willis plays a cop that has to go outside for the first time in years… » 7/07/08 10:56am 7/07/08 10:56am

First Look At Bruce Willis' Robo-Wig

Is that Bruce Willis or his robot replacement on the set of the futuristic science fiction flick The Surrogates ? It should be impossible to tell according to the original graphic novel. In The Surrogates' future, all humans have robot replacements that they send out to do their bidding, while the real people stay at… » 6/13/08 8:20am 6/13/08 8:20am

First Look At Our Robot Replacements from The Surrogates

The new science fiction movie The Surrogates is filming in the Boston area, and we've gotten some exclusive pics — including some images of the movie's robot replacement bodies. In The Surrogates, humanity has turned hermit, thanks to robot bodies that can be your representatives in the world. Your robot copy can do… » 5/23/08 11:40am 5/23/08 11:40am