Fox Wants To Make Mystique, Gambit and Deadpool Spin-Off Movies

Now that Marvel has shown how to make a massive but unified cinematic superhero universe, everybody wants to get in the game. While Sony is ready to churn out Spider-Man movies and spin-offs, Fox is finally ready to do the same with X-Men. First on their wishlist? Solo films for Mystique, Gambit and Deadpool. » 4/10/14 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

Why Are We Meeting The X-Men's Quicksilver In This Awful Commercial?

We're starting to think that the X-Men don't really like Quicksilver that much. First they made him look like this, and now they are showing off his super-speed powers for the first time in a fast food commercial. Well at least it's better than that super-sexist Mystique Ad. » 4/07/14 2:01pm 4/07/14 2:01pm

Which Superhuman Should Quit Angsting And Just Enjoy Their Powers?

Most of us would probably kill to be able to shrug off a gunshot wound, or jump over a skyscraper, or read people's minds. You know who doesn't enjoy superpowers? Most people who have them, these days. Who's the superhuman character who's most in need of lightening up and counting their super-blessings? » 4/04/14 2:48pm 4/04/14 2:48pm

Which Studio's Attempt To Copy Marvel's Movie Universe Is Most Doomed?

The rules have changed for superhero movies. Any studio that's serious about being in the game is openly trying to copy Marvel's comic-book-esque strategy of a shared universe and an interlocking series of series, with crossovers. But which studio is most likely to succeed in grabbing at Marvel's crown? » 3/31/14 10:20am 3/31/14 10:20am

io9 March Madness Elite Eight: Lord of the Rings vs. Game of Thrones!

We're down to our last eight competitors in our search for the greatest work in all of science fiction and fantasy. So now it's time for you to vote on today's batch of titanic match-ups, as Star Wars takes on Firefly, Doctor Who battles the X-Men, Lord of the Rings crosses swords with Game of Thrones, and Harry Potter … » 3/24/14 11:50am 3/24/14 11:50am

io9 March Madness Sweet 16: Star Wars vs. Dune! Buffy vs. Cthulhu!

We've reached the Sweet Sixteen in our hunt to find the greatest work of science fiction and fantasy ever. Just four competitors are left from each of our regionals, which means you've got some tough choices ahead: Doctor Who or Blade Runner? Harry Potter or Hellboy? Terminator or X-Men? Vote now! » 3/21/14 12:00pm 3/21/14 12:00pm

If you gave up on Tomorrow People, now's the time to try it again


The Tomorrow People got off to a somewhat rocky start — but the past few episodes have been ridiculously fun. And last night's episode, in which we learn that Russell inspired a whole slew of superheroes, would make a great jumping-back-on point for people who've given up on the show. Seriously, this show is finally… » 3/18/14 5:48pm 3/18/14 5:48pm

10 Hit Movies That The Fans Hated

Every year, huge movie productions go to Comic-Con and other events to court the fans, because they know fan love will help make a movie successful. But sometimes, a movie can still make a billion dollars even in the face of blistering fan hatred. Here are 10 insanely successful movies that the fans couldn't stand. » 3/12/14 10:30am 3/12/14 10:30am