Alex Garland, the writer of Dredd, 28 Days Later and director of Ex Machina, is currently finishing his next film, Annihilation. It’s based on the famous scifi novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer and though it’s not expected to hit theaters until next year, a few behind-the-scenes photos show the movie is going…
Since Oscar Isaac is now legally required to be in all movies—a law I think none of us mind—it’s perhaps unsurprising that he’s joining the movie adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s scifi novel Annihilation, which will reunite him with director Alex Garland. But it’s still good news.
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Before Alex Garland blew our minds with Ex Machina, we already knew he was a force, as he’d been writing great movies long before he started directing them. Now it sounds like his next film—another scifi movie—is on the same track, as three amazing leads have just joined on.
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We celebrated Jeff VanderMeer's novel Annihilation as a weird science novel that's actually weird enough, and an antidote to J.J. Abrams-style mysteries. Now, the movie version has gotten a writer/director who can handle some weirdness: Alex Garland.
Authority, the second volume in Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy, just came out. Given how much Annihilation thrilled us, that's exciting news. So we're stoked to be able to bring you the first chapter of Authority, exclusively at io9.
This month, the io9 Book Club is reading Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation. We'll meet on April 8 to discuss it. Join us! There's still time to read the (short) book.
Jeff VanderMeer's new novel Annihilation lures you in with a seriously intriguing mystery, then leaves you filled with incredible, delicious dread. It's the tale of an ill-fated scientific expedition to piece of coastline that has developed strange new physical properties that defy explanation. And it will make you…
Legendary weird fiction writer and editor Jeff VanderMeer is back with a new trilogy, The Southern Reach, and the first novel came out last week. Called Annihilation, it's a fascinating, poetic tale of a mysterious organization that's sent a mission to explore "Area X," a chunk of Earth that has been warped into an…
Jeff VanderMeer is perhaps best known for his cult favorite Ambergris novels, including City of Saints and Madmen and Finch, which take place in a weird zone between gothic horror and political science fiction. Now he's sold a new series, the Southern Reach trilogy, to Farrar Straus and Giroux, and gotten a movie deal…
Seconds after the Big Bang, the Universe was a soup of matter and antimatter. But today, everything around us is matter. So what and where is the antimatter? Last week, scientists came one step closer to finding out.
Just in time for your gift-buying frenzy, comics publishers are putting out some brainwarping space opera tales — mostly in a classy hardcover format. This week, Marvel is reprinting two storylines that follow up the Annihilation saga, of invasion from beyond our universe. Another new hardcover collects two years of…