We've Got a Sneak Peek at Anne Rice's New Vampire Lestat Tale, Blood Communion

Anne Rice has a much-anticipated Vampire Chronicles TV show in the works at Hulu, and now she’s got a new book in the series starring her most beloved character: Blood Communion: A Tale of Prince Lestat. It’s the first Rice novel to include illustrations—and we’ve got an exclusive excerpt and some image reveals to…

A Futuristic Mechanical World Comes to Life in This Gorgeous Short Film, Fabricated

We’ve featured the work of Brett Foxwell on this site before, but the filmmaker’s latest stop-motion masterpiece, Fabricated, is extra-special and we’re thrilled to debut it here on io9. It’s a labor of love that took him 10 years to complete, a gorgeous sci-fi tale about a mechanical world trying to figure out how to…

Enter a Morphinominal New Era of Power Rangers With the First Trailer for Beast Morphers 

Times are changing in the wild world of the Power Rangers. The series is not just coming off 25th anniversary celebrations, but transitioning to new ownership, under the auspices of toy giant Hasbro. For the first season of the show under Hasbro’s watch, however, Power Rangers is reaching back into the recent past—and…

How Weta's VFX Team Brought the Most Epic Moments of Avengers: Infinity War to Life

Avengers: Infinity War has just hit Blu-ray and DVD, which means it’s time to sit down and spend multiple hours watching your favorite Marvel movie heroes get beaten into bloody pulps by Thanos all over again. They’ve done so in a rather beautiful manner thanks to the work of Weta VFX—and we sat down with Visual…

Luke's Magical Last Jedi Trick Gets an Equally Magical Poster

How does one take both the reality and fantasy of Luke Skywalker’s final moments and display them in a single image? How about glow in the dark? That’s what artist Mark Englert has done in his brand new poster for Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi called “I Will Not Be The Last Jedi,” which io9 can exclusively…

A New Lego Set Reveals Spider-Man and Venom Don't Need to Be Jealous of Tony Stark's Hulkbuster Mech

As one of the few superheroes without any powers, Tony Stark instead brings some impressive toys to battle—including the towering Hulkbuster armor—that must make other heroes jealous. But as io9 can exclusively reveal today, in Lego’s new set, Spider-Man and Venom have no reason to envy Stark, as the two will soon go…

Mondo's First Ghostbusters Poster Ever Is Coming to San Diego Comic-Con 

Go into the archive on Mondo’s website and search “Ghostbusters.” Incredibly, no posters come up—which seems impossible, considering the company has been making movie posters based on basically every single property there is for over a decade. That’s about to change. Today, io9 is excited to reveal Mondo’s first …