Read the Script for Pixar's Soul Like You're Some Hollywood Big Shot or Something

One of the neat things about being a member of the Writer’s Guild of America is that sometimes you get screeners of movies being submitted for the Oscars. One of the less neat things is that you also often get sent book galleys containing a movie’s script, because unless you’re judging the Best Screenplay category or…

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Source: io9 – Read the Script for Pixar’s Soul Like You’re Some Hollywood Big Shot or Something

Hulu's Time Loop Comedy Palm Springs Gets a Commentary Track, Let the Age of Streaming Extras Begin

Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti’s Palm Springs might have been our favorite new movie of 2020. That could partially be because it didn’t have a ton of competition in that area, but also because it’s a nerdier, more adorable, and somehow less cynical Groundhog Day tale, one that was a delight to escape into while…

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Source: io9 – Hulu’s Time Loop Comedy Palm Springs Gets a Commentary Track, Let the Age of Streaming Extras Begin

In Praise of The Expanse's Camina Drummer

We first met Camina Drummer in The Expanse’s second season, when she was introduced as Fred Johnson’s (Chad L. Coleman) security chief on Tycho Station. Though the character appears in the books, her role in the series has been expanded over the years—and now, in the show’s outstanding fifth season, she’s provided a…

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Source: io9 – In Praise of The Expanse’s Camina Drummer

Snowpiecer's Second Season Welcomes in a New, if Unsurprising Tyranny

After getting off to a rocky start, TNT’s Snowpiercer ultimately found its footing over the progression of its first season. Years of post-apocalyptic simmering class conflict between the titular train’s cars erupted in its climax, setting the stage for a second season that wants to try and explore those conflicts…

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Source: io9 – Snowpiecer’s Second Season Welcomes in a New, if Unsurprising Tyranny

That New Dragonlance Trilogy From the Series' Classic Authors Is Coming After All

Well, that didn’t take long. Two weeks after Dragonlance co-creators and authors of its most famous novels, Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, voluntarily dismissed their $10 million lawsuit against Wizards of the Coast for messing with their plans to write a new book trilogy set in the beloved Dungeons & Dragons

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Source: io9 – That New Dragonlance Trilogy From the Series’ Classic Authors Is Coming After All

Good Grief, Apple TV+'s New Snoopy Show Looks Adorable

As the title suggests, the imaginative adventures of Snoopy—and Woodstock, of course—are the focus of Peanuts and WildBrain’s new series for Apple TV+. But as you can see by the fun new trailer for The Snoopy Show, Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the rest of Charles M. Schulz’s kids are also still part of the action.

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Source: io9 – Good Grief, Apple TV+’s New Snoopy Show Looks Adorable

Marvel's Heroes Reborn Event Promises a Blade-First Blast From the Relatively Recent Past

Marvel’s comics universe has recently been tied up with a number of large-scale, multi-book events like X of Swords and King in Black, that both promised world-changing stories whose climaxes would forever change how we saw certain characters. But the House of Ideas is already ramping up for its next Big Thing, by…

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Source: io9 – Marvel’s Heroes Reborn Event Promises a Blade-First Blast From the Relatively Recent Past

The Witcher Prequel Blood Origin Taps Jodie Turner-Smith to Star

While we’re all waiting for more of Geralt’s adventures on Netflix, the streamer is looking towards a much bigger future planned for its world of adaptations based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy saga. And one of its most interesting additions has just found its star.

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Source: io9 – The Witcher Prequel Blood Origin Taps Jodie Turner-Smith to Star

Michael Dorn's Idea for a Worf-Centric Star Trek Series Sound Pretty Cool

Michael Dorn has been playing Star Trek’s Whorf for a long time, off and on, and he’s maintained an interest in the franchise the whole time. He’d love to come back with the character, and he has just the idea to do it.

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Source: io9 – Michael Dorn’s Idea for a Worf-Centric Star Trek Series Sound Pretty Cool

Russell T. Davies Wants to See Doctor Who Get More Ambitious

Russell T. Davies presided over a big era in Doctor Who, managing spinoffs, creating a big franchise with a big impact. He’s no longer a Who guy, but he still has ideas. And he thinks that maybe the BBC should be taking nods from the other big sci-fi franchises.

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Source: io9 – Russell T. Davies Wants to See Doctor Who Get More Ambitious

Robert Kirkman's Invincible Debuts March 26 and Here's an Inspiring First Clip

Superhero movies may have become a rare commodity in the past few months, but streaming services are picking up the slack. One such example is Amazon’s upcoming R-rated animated show Invincible, based on the Image Comics title by Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead), Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley. We’ve known it was…

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Source: io9 – Robert Kirkman’s Invincible Debuts March 26 and Here’s an Inspiring First Clip

Dark Forces Rising, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9’s regular round up of the coolest nerdy merch floating around the internet. This week: The Mandalorian’s Dark Troopers stomp their way into Hot Toys’ figure line, you can take your feet on an away mission to the Comfort Zone, and Lego stokes the nostalgic flames of its Castle line with a…

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Source: io9 – Dark Forces Rising, and More of the Coolest Toys of the Week