The Trailer For Gene Yang's Shadow Hero Is The New Superhero Hotness

Gene Yang blew our minds with American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints — not to mention the Avatar: The Last Airbender comic. So we're thrilled to be able to premiere the book trailer for his new graphic novel The Shadow Hero, exclusively at io9. It's the origin story of an Asian American superhero from the 1930s. » 7/09/14 11:26am Wednesday 11:26am

Hunger Games Teaser Eerily Announces: "The Mockingjay Lives"

The teasers for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 are better than most of the Hunger Games movies put together. The first one dangled Peeta around like a little puppet, and now Beetee Latier interrupts the Capitol's programming with an important announcement. World building, this is how you do it. » 7/09/14 10:40am Wednesday 10:40am

This Newest Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer Is Criminally Awesome

Not sure how you could be looking more forward to Guardians of the Galaxy? Watch this new extended trailer, which features the first look of Michael Rooker as Yondu, the first time we've heard Lee Pace's Ronan the Accuser, er, accuse things out loud, and so much Rocket Raccoon being completely awesome. » 7/08/14 6:20am 7/08/14 6:20am

New Trailer Makes Jupiter Ascending Look Like 18 Space Operas In One

Seriously, this film is busy. There are space princesses, space elves, space ships, space real estate issues, some kind of space dragon, a space Sean Bean — no wonder the movie was pushed back seven months to work on the special effects. It probably took 'em two months just to do the SFX for this new trailer. » 6/27/14 12:41pm 6/27/14 12:41pm

Japan's Live-Action Lupin the 3rd Movie Is Just Perfect

If you're any kind of fan of Japan's beloved gentleman-thief, you probably had your doubts that the long-lived character (he's approaching 50!) could translate from anime to live-action. But thanks to Godzilla: Final Wars' Ryuhei Kitamura as the director, and a fabulous cast, the upcoming movie looks like it nailed it. » 6/26/14 6:23am 6/26/14 6:23am