Do We Already Know The Villain Of The Walking Dead Season 6?

Benedict Cumberbatch bows out of not one, but two major franchises. On the other hand, Harrison Ford's totally on board a Blade Runner sequel, and Paul Bettany talks playing the Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron. And tons of information about Warehouse 13's final season. Spoilers now! » 4/15/14 6:00am Tuesday 6:00am

What's Quicksilver's Role In X-Men? Plus Loads Of New Star Wars Rumors!

The first Amazing Spider-Man 2 reviews are out, and they warn that it "gets itself tangled." Karen Gillan talks Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy. There's some gorgeous concept art from Mad Max Fury Road. And Gwendoline Christie previews Brienne and Cersei's upcoming confrontation on Game of Thrones. Spoilers now! » 4/11/14 6:00am Friday 6:00am

A Star Wars-Themed Astronomy Tea Party at UC Berkeley

For the first Astronomy Tea after Spring Break at the University of California at Berkeley, astronomers went full Star Wars with a Jabba-the-Hutt bread sculpture, a honeydew melon Death Star, a plate of Han Solos frozen in chocolate, Yoda-cookies, and assorted scones. » 4/07/14 7:45pm 4/07/14 7:45pm

Who's The Secret Villain Of Guardians Of The Galaxy?

Batman Vs. Superman adds some more star-power to its cast. Jesse Plemons may be out of the running for Star Wars. And there are photos showing Summer Glau in an interesting new costume on Arrow. Plus, the Captain America 2 writers talk about the Agent Carter pilot. Spoilers now! » 4/04/14 6:00am 4/04/14 6:00am

Major Star Wars 7 Casting Hints. And Could Green Lantern Get Rebooted?

Another classic Star Wars character may be coming back, and there's a huge Terminator Genesis casting announcement. Another supervillain is coming to Agents of SHIELD. And Michael Chiklis joins the cast of American Horror Story: Freak Show. Plus, a first look at Scarlett Johansson in Lucy and a very revealing Arrow » 3/31/14 6:00am 3/31/14 6:00am

Aliens' Power Loader Was Way More Massive in Syd Mead's Concept Art

Legendary Blade Runner designer Syd Mead helped to inspire the AT-ATs in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, with some "walking tanks" he designed for a U.S. Steel catalog. A few years later, Mead was allowed to do his own walker design, when he created the first art for the power loader in Aliens. » 3/30/14 5:30pm 3/30/14 5:30pm

io9 March Madness Final Four: Harry Potter vs. Lord of the Rings!

We're down to our last four competitors in our quest to find the greatest work of science fiction and fantasy ever! Star Wars and Doctor Who are battling it out to represent science fiction in our championship game, while Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter are locked in combat to raise the fantasy banner. So vote now! » 3/26/14 10:37am 3/26/14 10:37am

​Could The Star Wars Sequels Be Worse Than The Prequels? Absolutely.

Did I tell you guys that after the apocalypse happened, magic returned to Earth? Yeah, it's pretty wild! One day I was stopping in a town on my mail route and then this guy told me to pick a card and put it back in the deck without him seeing. And he still knew what it was! It was crazy! Also, I'm pretty sure there are … » 3/26/14 8:02am 3/26/14 8:02am

Spend The Evening Learning About The Making Of Your Favorite Movies

Here's a three-hour documentary about the making of Aliens in 1986, called Superior Firepower. Made in 2003, it features insane amounts of behind-the-scenes footage that reveal quite how ambitious a project this film was, and how much bigger it was than Alien. But that's not the only "making of" featurette on Youtube. » 3/25/14 6:00pm 3/25/14 6:00pm