While it was initially thought that This Is Us star Ron Cephas Jones was the frontrunner to join Warner Bros.’ upcoming Shazam! as a key DC Comics character who plays a pivotal role in Billy Batson’s journey to becoming a hero, it turns out that that’s probably not the case.
Disney just announced that Captain Marvel is officially in production and the cast list contains some very intriguing and surprising names.
Djimon Hounsou (The Legend of Tarzan, but, more relevantly here, the voice of T’Challa in the animated Black Panther TV miniseries) told a story about his son and superheroes in an interview that is heartbreaking. Luckily, he also gave a great answer about how to react to people who agitate against greater…
Movies need drama. This is a fact. No matter what the genre, if we’re always sure of the outcome, nothing matters. In The Legend of Tarzan, there’s not a moment where anything is in doubt. No one is superior to Tarzan. He’s the unstoppable, unbeatable Terminator of the jungle. He’s always going to win, the bad guys…
When last we left the post-apocalyptic town of Wayward Pines, a group of violent teens had taken charge after a devastating invasion of “abbies,” monsters that rule the earth in the distant future. With season two premiering tomorrow, May 25, we talked to new showrunner Mark Friedman about what to expect.
The first trailer for David Yates’ The Legend of Tarzan has some really great things going for it. Its cast, for one. The fact it’s self-aware of the myth behind Tarzan, two. But then there’s the avalanche of CG insanity which makes us scratch our heads.
Norman Reedus volunteers to test out a cryogenic suspension chamber—only to find out that it’s not just like going to sleep regularly—in this clip from the new movie Air. This is one of the most terrifying moments in this post-apocalyptic movie, and we’re presenting it exclusively at io9. This moment made me lose my…
A blonde sex-worker breaks her rule against kissing clients — only to run into the worst case of identity theft in history, in this clip from Marvel's animated Black Panther, out now on DVD.
Djimon Hounsou plays Caliban in Julie Taymor's adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest. He explained to us the challenges of translating Shakespeare, the difficulties of his makeup, and why making Prospero a woman made the play feel more real to him.
Djimon Hounsou did the voice of Black Panther in a short-lived animated series, and he was in line to play the part if there'd been a third Fantastic Four movie. But Hounsou tells io9 he's still dying to play T'Challa.