Rumble's First Trailer Introduces a World of Professional Kaiju Wrestling

Nerds love watching gargantuan kaiju beat the snot out of each other almost as much as they love watching professional wrestlers get greased up and brawl in the ring, which makes it surprisingly as hell that a movie like Paramount’s upcoming Rumble wasn’t made years ago.

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Source: io9 – Rumble’s First Trailer Introduces a World of Professional Kaiju Wrestling

The New Letter for the King Trailer Promises a Kid-Driven Fantasy Epic

In the age of Game of Thrones and The Witcher, traditional medieval fantasy TV has leaned more toward the adult focused aspects of the genre—blood, guts, boobs, and then occasionally some dragons (perhaps even multiple of the above at once). So it’s nice to see a fantasy saga that takes the production values of those…

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Source: io9 – The New Letter for the King Trailer Promises a Kid-Driven Fantasy Epic

Saint Maud's Latest Spooky Trailer Is a Portrait of a Nurse on Fire

Normally, when people in horror movies suspect that they might be possessed by otherworldly beings, it’s cause for alarm, but for the nurse at the center of Rose Glass’ Saint Maud, the event’s something more of…a revelation, if you will.

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Source: io9 – Saint Maud’s Latest Spooky Trailer Is a Portrait of a Nurse on Fire

Why It's Hard, But Not Impossible, to Make a Board Game About Climate Change

Game designer Elizabeth Hargrave helped jumpstart a tabletop revolution with Wingspan, an environmental board game about creating habitats for birds. Her upcoming release, Mariposas, has players guiding monarch butterflies on their migration. But there’s something unsettling lurking beneath the table.

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Source: io9 – Why It’s Hard, But Not Impossible, to Make a Board Game About Climate Change

American Horror Story Recruits Macaulay Culkin for Untold Frights

The more star-studded any given season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story has been, the wilder and more ridiculous the stories being told have tended to be, and the latest casting announcement suggests that the FX series’ 10th installment will be a doozy.

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Source: io9 – American Horror Story Recruits Macaulay Culkin for Untold Frights

Report: Steven Spielberg Will No Longer Direct Indiana Jones 5

Indiana Jones is coming back for a fifth adventure—this we’ve known for ages, as the film’s been in a long development process. But now as it begins to slowly come out of that process, it’s going to be doing so without the man that has been behind the camera since the very first movie in the franchise.

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Source: io9 – Report: Steven Spielberg Will No Longer Direct Indiana Jones 5

Altered Carbon's Simone Missick Says Misty Knight Is Partially to Thank for Getting the New Gig

The newest star of Altered Carbon, Simone Missick, may be best known for playing Misty Knight in Marvel’s now-defunct Netflix Universe, but her latest role is going to turn (and decapitate) some heads. She’s shed the robotic arm for some neural implants and a gun, and she’s having the time of her life.

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Source: io9 – Altered Carbon’s Simone Missick Says Misty Knight Is Partially to Thank for Getting the New Gig

Disney's Attempts to Avoid the Errors of Mulan's Original Chinese Debut Might Be Undone By the Coronavirus

In 1998, Disney’s attempts to launch its animated take on the fable of Hua Mulan in China hit a snag that delayed its release by nearly a year. Now, on the precipice of releasing its live-action remake aimed even further at capitalizing on the Chinese market, Disney finds itself in another problematic situation: the…

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Source: io9 – Disney’s Attempts to Avoid the Errors of Mulan’s Original Chinese Debut Might Be Undone By the Coronavirus

Updates From Candyman, Star Trek: Picard, and More

Warren Ellis and Paul Duffield’s FreakAngels is coming to Crunchyroll. Harley Quinn casts a few more members of Gotham’s rogue’s gallery. Plus, get a look at the next Star Trek: Picard, Legends of Tomorrow takes a trip to Mr. Parker’s Cul-De-Sac, and The Flash teases some big changes with the return of Wally West. To…

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Source: io9 – Updates From Candyman, Star Trek: Picard, and More

One of the Very Best Batman Movies Gets a Worthy, Gorgeous Poster

Everyone’s always arguing about Batman. Who played him best? Whose costume was the best? Who had the most supple Bat-lips? It never ends. Then, of course, there’s the debate over which Batman movie is the best. Is it The Dark Knight? The 1989 Tim Burton version? The 1966 Adam West film?

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Source: io9 – One of the Very Best Batman Movies Gets a Worthy, Gorgeous Poster

Supergirl's 100th Episode Tackled Its Most Divisive Relationship

From a 13-episode order on CBS to 100 episodes after a shift to the CW, Supergirl has come a very long way. Often an uneasy mess, but forever entertaining, the show has frequently served as the CW’s love letter to the Silver Age of comics. From Supergirl battling ice versions of her dead relatives to flying robot…

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Source: io9 – Supergirl’s 100th Episode Tackled Its Most Divisive Relationship

New No Time To Die Featurette Highlights What's at Stake in James Bond's Next Mission

Though the James Bond franchise will continue after Daniel Craig no longer stars as the titular secret agent, Cary Joji Fukunaga’s No Time to Die will bring the story of this incarnation of the character to a fittingly epic end.

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Source: io9 – New No Time To Die Featurette Highlights What’s at Stake in James Bond’s Next Mission

Locke & Key’s Meredith Averill on Grief in Horror and Her Elm Street Dream Project

Locke & Key’s journey to the small screen was a long and winding one that culminated in something new for Netflix: a single season of television that somehow managed to pack what was essentially the whole of a comic book series’ plot into 10 tightly-crafted, hour-long episodes. Even more impressive, though, was the…

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Source: io9 – Locke & Key’s Meredith Averill on Grief in Horror and Her Elm Street Dream Project

Star Trek: Picard's Showrunner Defends Its Moral Darkness: 'Shadow Defines Light'

Star Trek: Picard has set itself in a time where the franchise’s venerable Federation is in a moment of moral crisis. Beleaguered by tragedy after tragedy, it has seemingly buckled and become fundamentally stagnant. For some fans, that darkness doesn’t feel like Star Trek, but for showrunner Michael Chabon, it’s a…

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Source: io9 – Star Trek: Picard’s Showrunner Defends Its Moral Darkness: ‘Shadow Defines Light’

A Very Convenient Doctor Who Video to Catch You Up on Your Time Lord History Before the Finale

Can’t tell a Rassilon from a Valeyard? Forgot just what it was that drove the Master mad? Wanna watch people with very extra shoulder pads flounce around for 30 minutes? This new Doctor Who primer on the Time Lords has got you covered alongside a tease for this weekend’s season finale.

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Source: io9 – A Very Convenient Doctor Who Video to Catch You Up on Your Time Lord History Before the Finale