Matt Reeves Teases The Batman, Day One

A new, different adaptation of The Thing may be crawling its way to theaters. Daniel Craig really, really wants to make extra sure you know No Time to Die is his last Bond film. And Tom Hiddleston looks like he’s having a lot of fun on set of Disney+’s Loki series. Plus updates from Black Lightning, Riverdale, Charmed

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Source: io9 – Matt Reeves Teases The Batman, Day One

Doctor Who's Surprise Return Says They Kept It a Secret From Almost Everyone…Except David Tennant

Doctor Who’s latest episode was full of surprises—to the point where a major cast member making their long-awaited return wasn’t even the biggest part! The actor behind one of the coolest cameos this side of the TARDIS is sharing details about that fateful Chris Chibnall phone call, what his codename was on set, and…

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Source: io9 – Doctor Who’s Surprise Return Says They Kept It a Secret From Almost Everyone…Except David Tennant

Two New Transformers Scripts in the Works Are Aiming to Shake Up the Franchise

Over nearly 40 years in pop culture, Transformers has certainly lived up to its name. The franchise went from toys to TV to movies to even bigger movies and, most recently, a more character-driven big-screen approach. Those robots in disguise are constantly transforming and they’re about to do that all over again.

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Source: io9 – Two New Transformers Scripts in the Works Are Aiming to Shake Up the Franchise

The Rise of Skywalker Is a Celebration of Star Wars' Old Expanded Universe—and Its Greatest Repudiation

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, whether you ultimately liked it or loathed it, is a wildly messy movie. There is so much going on, so much nostalgia overload, it’s a testament to Star Wars’ best and worst excesses. It is sound and fury, and only occasionally does it signify something, but also makes it remarkably in…

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Source: io9 – The Rise of Skywalker Is a Celebration of Star Wars’ Old Expanded Universe—and Its Greatest Repudiation

There's a Reason Margot Robbie Prioritized Birds of Prey Over Gotham City Sirens

Margot Robbie is one of the most fascinating things about the past decade of superhero movies. She made a name for herself by making Harley Quinn her own, and then subsequently teased the public with hints and proclamations about where her incarnation of the DC character was going to show up on the big screen next.

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Source: io9 – There’s a Reason Margot Robbie Prioritized Birds of Prey Over Gotham City Sirens

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Showrunner Confirms Part 4 Will Confront More Eldritch Horrors

Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina spent part of its latest season teasing an even bigger plot that’s yet to come. While Sabrina (Kiernan Shipka) and the others may have been busy fighting pagans and figuring out who’s going to rule Hell, Father Blackwood (Richard Coyle) was making other plans. And in a new…

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Source: io9 – Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Showrunner Confirms Part 4 Will Confront More Eldritch Horrors

Doctor Who Just Flipped Its Entire Script

Last night’s Doctor Who was meant to be, like much of season 12 so far, a reminder of its more familiar self of the past few years in the wake of last season’s bold experiments with the tone and scope of the show. Familiar aliens stalking familiar Earth streets, a monster-packed romp just like the good old days. And…

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Source: io9 – Doctor Who Just Flipped Its Entire Script

Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045's Latest Trailer Is Jazzy as Hell

Ghost in the Shell didn’t exactly need a CGi reimagining to make its story about technologically enhanced humans any more interesting, but this is an age in which all things under the sun end up being rebooted when IP owners decide that the ground’s gone fallow enough. Netflix has dropped a new trailer for Ghost in

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Source: io9 – Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045’s Latest Trailer Is Jazzy as Hell

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina's Showrunner Sheds Some Light on Those Last-Minute Twists

The third season of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is now available for streaming, and if you devoured it in one big magical gulp you might be a bit perplexed by some of what happened. It’s a twisty mystical world of teen witches and hell legions, and this show’s storytelling has never been straightforward.

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Source: io9 – Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s Showrunner Sheds Some Light on Those Last-Minute Twists

Aspiring King Arthur Rips Disneyland's Excalibur From Its Stone, Breaks It Immediately

Disneyland’s Excalibur attraction, featuring the famed kingly sword in an anvil, is normally a chance for the park’s visitors to be reminded of The Sword in the Stone. You know, the way-underrated Disney version of the Arthur story, where the chosen one gets to pull the sword out and proceed on his way to the kingdom?…

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Source: io9 – Aspiring King Arthur Rips Disneyland’s Excalibur From Its Stone, Breaks It Immediately

This Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Explores the Raw, Jovial Energy of Birds of Prey

The Harley Quinn-led Birds of Prey looks like so much fun. From the colors to the characters, to the sheer bursting energy that each released bit of footage has had, the whole package seems like a much more interesting space to occupy than most other glimpses of the DC Universe we’ve gotten on film.

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Source: io9 – This Behind-the-Scenes Featurette Explores the Raw, Jovial Energy of Birds of Prey