We didn’t realize it then, but the summer of 1987 was an all-timer, at least at the movies. Over three hot months, Hollywood released several films we still hold near and dear to our hearts today, whether we consider them timeless classics or beloved shlock.
There’s just one week left till San Diego Comic-Con returns to blast us in the face with awesome pop culture spectacle, cosplay, and fantastic, expensive goodies. Here’s the very best toys and collectibles at this year’s show that we can’t wait to line up forever for (or, more likely, pay even more for on eBay…
The Hollywood Reporter just posted a great, in-depth oral history of Predator. But what stuck out the most was just how bad things got for Richard Chaves, who played Poncho. Specifically, he spoke about his run-ins with nature, which he shared using perhaps too much detail.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the fanciest toys that will have you even more upset you’re not able to make it to the San Diego Comic-Con this year. And if you’ve ever lamented not having an Arnold Schwarzenegger figure that looks like he just took the day off to visit Home Depot, you’ll find…
As Hollywood legend tells it, 1987's Predator—which turns 30 today—was directly inspired by the Rocky series. But the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic even more closely resembles Sylvester Stallone’s other big 1980s franchise, Rambo, specifically 1985's First Blood Part II. The major difference is that Predator improves…
An all-out war between two of Hollywood’s most terrifying extraterrestrials doesn’t seem quite as scary when you add Mr. Potato Head to the battle. One of them is going to get torn to shreds, but that just means you’re halfway to some delicious brunch-time hash browns.
Right now, a brand new Predator film is in production from writer-director Shane Black. With Black’s reputation for fast, funny, action comedies, that sentence should pique anyone’s interest. One person who is not interested, though, is the original film’s star, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Or so he says.
The Predator director Shane Black celebrated the first day of filming by giving us a glimpse at our plucky young killers, plus the adorable kid who might be the key to saving us all.
Just when you thought Shane Black’s The Predator couldn’t jam any more actors into its ensemble, here comes another casting announcement. Jacob Tremblay, who earned raves for his turn in Room, will play the son of The Predator’s lead character, played by Boyd Holbrook. And he won’t just be some kid in peril.
The Expanse is one of our favorite shows on TV. And while we wait for its February 1 return, we have some gleeful news: Thomas Jane, who plays the Syfy show’s oddly-coiffed but deeply-determined detective, Miller, has joined the cast of The Predator, Shane Black’s franchise reboot. This is ideal, and awesome.
John Boyega suits up for Pacific Rim: Uprising. The Flash teases a big return to Gorilla City and a major new villain. Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale adaptation will do away with a major aspect of the original novel. Plus, there’s a ton of new footage from The Lego Batman Movie, and The Predator adds another cast member.…
Monsters lurk everywhere in pop culture—novels, comic books, TV shows, urban legends—but today, we’re focusing on killers who were born in the movies. For this io9 guide, we picked cinema’s biggest, most evil slasher-movie baddies... plus a few cult favorites, too.
Thanks to some incredibly clever engineering and an incredibly cramped Geforce GTX 1080, the Acer Predator G1 gaming PC packs an amazing amount of power into 16 liters of space, small enough to fit in its own custom suitcase.
You know, most accessory packs for action figures come with things like extra weapons or extra storage options. Maybe even an extra bit of clothing. Rarely, do they come with an in-scale replica of a human being that’s had all of its skin flayed off.
Oscar-winner Benicio Del Toro is keeping his genre flag flying. After appearing in Guardians of the Galaxy and filming Star Wars Episode VIII, he’s now in talks to star in Shane Black’s upcoming film, The Predator, the latest addition to the popular franchise.
Artist Anthony Petrie thinks the pop culture art scene has gotten a little stale. So many rehashes of the same ideas, same properties, with the same old techniques. This is art! Do something different! Be bold! And with his upcoming solo show—and a little help from the Predator—he’s doing just that.
There are rumors abound of an unlikely star for Predator. Get new looks at Wonder Woman, Doctor Strange, and Skull Island in the lead up to Comic-Con. Plus, another new clip from Star Wars Rebels season three, the first look at the next season of Sherlock, and new pictures from Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my…
Wild speculation about who could be tipped to play Superman on Supergirl. The Flash is casting a secretive new rival for Barry Allen. Shane Black reveals where the next Predator movie settles into the timeline. Plus, goofy new info from Ghostbusters and Independence Day, while Gotham casts another comic book…
Jessica Lange is done with American Horror Story. What could DC have planned for the Legion of Superheroes in live action? The cast of The Flash break down what the season two finale means for the show’s future. Plus, new pictures from Valerian and Star Trek Beyond, and Noah Hawley on Legion. Spoilers Get!