Ever since 1966, has there been a better way to explore what ails the human body than the ridiculously unwieldy process of shrinking yourself down into a miniature spaceship and seeing it first-hand? The Fantastic Voyage’s plot has become one of the most beloved tropes of popular culture, and here are 11 of our…
Yes, there are really already rumors about who’s been cast as Barbara Gordon. More speculation on the future of the Star Wars Story spinoffs. Could a Rogue One location play an important role in The Last Jedi? Plus, get a look at Molly Ringwald on Riverdale, and new footage from Arrow’s return. Behold, Spoilers!
Much like George Clooney in Gravity, sometimes, spacecrafts meet unfortunate fates—they get lost in space, and are almost always victims of the final frontier. But over the last few years, NASA has been having some real success locating wayward spacecraft, including its STEREO-B solar observer. The agency has now done…
The news that Netflix was making a new version of Lost in Space was always only sort of interesting. It’s a show that’s ripe for a reboot in the landscape of turning old TV shows and movies into new TV shows and movies. But it’s also a property lacking anything more identifiable than a robot yelling, “Danger, Will…
Black Panther has found its big villain. Cheo Hodari Coker talks about Hasbro’s plans for a Visionaries movie. Stephen Amell is teasing Green Arrow’s first team-up with Supergirl. Plus, new casting for The Magicians and Outcast, and get a few new pictures from Agents of SHIELD. Spoilers Get!
The Robinson family is being assembled Maxwell Jenkins (Sense8) will be young, constantly endangered Will Robinson, while Will’s dad, Dr. John Robinson, will be played by Toby Stephens (Black Sails).
Don’t get your hopes up about those Mad Max prequel rumors just yet. An unsurprising character will return to Marvel’s Netflix universe. The Lost in Space reboot casts its Judy Robinson. Plus, Jed Whedon teases a Doctor Strange connection to the next season of Agents of SHIELD, and a new Scream Queens clip. Spoilers…
If you’re a fan of 1960s sci-fi shows, then you probably recognize the computer in the video above. Everybody from the Robinson family to Bruce Wayne had one and to viewers, it looked like the future.
The campy, iconic scifi show Lost in Space is making a comeback. Eight months after Netflix first purchased the rights to remake the show, they’ve officially given the series a 10 episode commitment with an eye on new episodes airing in 2018.
Sure, it’s Monday, and Mondays suck. But I think we can all celebrate being near the end of the worst day of the week with a little slice of complete insanity, can’t we?
Netflix might as well be known as the Island of Lost TV Shows. The latest show to be resurrected from the dead is 1965’s Lost In Space, which comes to Netflix after a “competitive situation, with multiple bidders”.
Science fiction is filled with kids in space. This makes sense; if the future has us in space, children will be there, too. But if there are children in a spaceship, a number of things can go very wrong, both for the characters and the audience.
Star Trek's 50th anniversary in 2016 is already shaping up to be a huge event — but what about Lost in Space's 50th birthday, coming this fall? Like Trek, Lost in Space was an important part of science fiction TV history. And Lost in Space had some seriously entertaining stories. So why doesn't this show get its due?
Star Trek fans proclaim their favorite series to have been sophisticated and mature — and, above all, brimming with huge philosophical questions. But was Star Trek ever really that smart? A Trek fan asked over at TrekBBS, and the responses are illuminating.
If you've never seen Jason of Star Command, you're in for a crazy mind-warping treat. This space adventure show from the 1970s feels like an old-school adventure serial, with Harryhausen-esque special effects. And it co-stars James "Scotty" Doohan in the first season! And it's all on Hulu.
Quick, what's the first thing you noticed about the planet we visited in last night's Doctor Who special? That's right: It was a soundstage.* None of Matt Smith's final hour was filmed in a real location. Alien worlds used to be filmed in the studio more often — here's why we miss visiting Planet Soundstage.
We don't have the tunes to let you groove along to the Swiss Family Robinson of outer space, but you can journey back to Lost in Space's hazardous alien worlds with illustrations from the Japanese soundtrack.
Motion-capture has totally altered our movie-going experience in just a few years. From the Na'vi to Gollum to Mark Ruffalo's Hulk, our favorite movie characters are increasingly a blend of computer animation and an actor's real performance.
Cute robots have been a fixture in the pop culture landscape, ever since C-3PO and R2D2 crashed on Tatooine in the original Star Wars — but there have been cute robots in pop culture for way longer. The history of cute robots is a proud and totally cuddly one, full of beeping, blooping noises.
Welcome to the first io9 music smackdown! We're putting together the ultimate science fiction (and fantasy) playlist — all the music that everyone should have on his or her iPod.