Barb’s sudden departure was one of Stranger Things’ more shocking (and ultimately disappointing) plot developments that killed off a great character in order to drive the show’s story along. But what was always odd about Barb’s death was how barely anyone else in the show’s town really seemed to notice other than her…
The latest attempt to remake Invasion of the Body Snatchers has found its writer. Fox wants to bring the world of Mega Man to the big screen. T.J. Miller hypes up the humor of Deadpool 2. Plus, new Dark Tower footage, a familiar face returns to The X-Files, and when to expect The Walking Dead’s return. To me, my…
In 2017, everyone is really loving genre. The 69th annual Emmy Nominees were just announced and HBO’s Westworld led all scripted television with 22 total nominations. Close behind it was Netflix’s Stranger Things with 18 nominations, and Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, which got 13. All three will compete for Best Drama…
A storm is coming to Hawkins, Indiana—but it’s a bit more than just some inclement weather when said storm also seems to house a giant spindly monster.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the coolest toys and merchandise we’ve seen all week. This time we’ve got an insanely nerdy Star Wars SDCC exclusive, the most affordable way to replicate Spider-Man’s new eye-moving mask, and much, much more!
A former Game of Thrones alum has joined the Avatar movies in a major way. Geoff Johns promises big things for DC’s female heroes in their movie universe. Michael Bay teases how Transformers: The Last Knight sets up all those future spinoffs. Plus, American Horror Story recruits a former Arrow hero. Spoilers now!
I am not usually a big fan of “retro style” figures, but if there’s one franchise perfect for the treatment, it’s the nostalgia-laden aesthetic of Stranger Things. So thankfully, Funko is more than happy to oblige with not one, but two collections of old-school figures depicting Eleven and the gang.
Hey, so remember when Mark Hamill said that when he got the script for The Last Jedi and told director Rian Johnson that he “pretty much fundamentally disagree[d]” with “every choice” made for Luke? Well, he’d like to explain that a bit. Plus: More details on the Justice League reshoots, Deckard and Baby Gosling are…
Stranger Things already has multiple soundtrack albums pressed on fancy colored vinyl, packaged with all the extras you’d expect. But if you’re looking to experience the sounds of the Netflix hit via a slightly more nostalgic and obscure format, a cassette version will soon be available too.
The last few days have revealed a number of details about the monster we saw menacing Hawkins in the season two Stranger Things trailer—including what sounds like the ominous name the cast used for it on the set.
Ant-Man and The Wasp casts a mysterious “key” role. Donald Glover discusses playing Lando in the Han Solo spinoff. Stranger Things reveals Sean Astin’s new character. Plus, even more Transformers footage, teases of a special regeneration on Doctor Who, and more! Spoilers get!
There’s a late-breaking addition to Valerian’s cast. We know when to expect Netflix’s Punisher series to release. Josh Gad just can’t stop fanning the flames of those Batman rumors. Plus, new Okja posters, completely crazy Sharknado 5 guest stars, and more teases for Stranger Things season two. Spoilers now!
The live action X-Men universe is working overtime to lock down every young Hollywood actor it can get its hands on. It’s a sound strategy. So after getting Maisie Williams from Game of Thrones and Anya Taylor-Joy from Split, the next target for New Mutants is Charlie Heaton from Stranger Things.
No one disputes that James Mangold struck gold when he cast Dafne Keen as X-23 in his hit film, Logan. You can even watch her audition and see why he made that choice. She was amazing.
Some very ominous news about The Last Jedi. The New Mutants movie is taking a surprising direction. The Doctor may change, but Doctor Who itself doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. Plus: A tease about the setting of the Wonder Woman sequel, hints about the monsters of Stranger Things’ second season, and more! Spoiler…
The latest episode of Spike’s Lip Sync Battle is getting a visit from the Upside Down. The stars of the hit Netflix show, with one Eleven-sized exclusion, all show up to move their mouths and dance around in time with some of their favorite songs. And god help me, it’s the cutest thing I’ve seen all week.
The Last Jedi could bring back another familiar ship. James Mangold discusses the future of X-23 in the X-Men movieverse. Plus, new details on Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s next movie, dark times ahead on Riverdale, and new footage from Supergirl’s season finale. Spoilers assemble!
Hellboy creator Mike Mignola announced on Facebook that there will be an R-rated big screen reboot for the demonic hero, this time starring Stranger Things’ David Harbour. Sadly, Guillermo del Toro seems to be nowhere in sight.
There’s another new update on the troubled Crow reboot. Get a look at Seth Rogen’s Last Starfighter-esque new comedy for Hulu. The Gears of War movie has a writer. Plus, what’s to come on Lucifer and Gotham, a new snifter of Wonder Woman footage, and another new song from the Once Upon a Time musical episode. Spoilers!
May is here, which means we have almost exactly six months until Netflix releases the second season of Stranger Things on Halloween. And, according to the show’s stars, that second season is going to borrow heavily from a certain genre.