As 2017 comes to an end, io9 starts to look back at the year that was. In film, at least, the year was excellent. So excellent, in fact, that figuring out the top 10 scifi, superhero, and fantasy films was incredibly difficult. However, while there are at least 25-30 movies from 2017 deserve at least some recognition,…
Welcome back to another week of Toy Aisle, io9's collection of the most amazing Paul Reiser merchandise (and maybe other things) we’ve seen on the internet this week. We’ve got Black Panther and the Ultimate Spider-Man himself swinging into action, even more SDCC exclusives, and a very fancy Transformer.
Did you see Michael Bay’s fifth movie in the disturbingly profitable Transformers franchise this weekend? Did you have a question about it, besides “Why is this movie about giant robots and explosions so boring?” Our patented Spoiler FAQ has all the answers you need and also probably several you didn’t.
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!
Remember 10 years ago when director Michael Bay took the simply designed cartoon Transformers of the ‘80s and made them into ultra-complex, shiny beings with so many moving parts they made no sense? Well, what Bay did to the Transformers themselves is what he’s done to the fifth film in the franchise, The Last Knight.
Infinity War will have one major scene jam-packed with Marvel heroes. Three kaiju legends will appear in the next Godzilla movie. Daenerys returns to Westeros in a new Game of Thrones picture. Plus, behind the scenes on X-Men: Dark Phoenix, and a new War for the Planet of the Apes clip. Spoilers, roll out!
Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox left after three films. And now it seems like it’s possible the latest Transformers star, Mark Wahlberg, won’t even make it that far.
Chris Hemsworth teases Thor: Ragnarok. Colin Trevorrow talks about taking direct inspiration from Michael Crichton for Jurassic World 2. Plus, even more Transformers: The Last Knight footage, and a new clip from next week’s episode of Doctor Who.To me, my Spoilers!
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…
The promise of Transformers: The Last Knight has been that it’s going to shed light on the secret history of Transformers. Seeing as most of the other films in Michael Bay’s franchise haven’t exactly overflowed with a fidelity to continuity, that’s going to be... interesting. Has everything we’ve seen been massively…
A surprising character is showing up in Justice League. A surprising character may show up in Wonder Woman 2. Yet another good guy joins Avengers: Infinity War’s insane cast list. Plus, new images from Game of Thrones, a pretty fantastic clip from this week’s Doctor Who, and much, much more! Spoilers for everybody!
Casting rumors swirl around X-Men: Dark Phoenix, a star has been found for the Bumblebee Transformers spinoff, and a good look at Donald Glover’s Lando Calrissian mustache. Plus, a Doctor Horrible reunion is coming to A Series of Unfortunate Events. Spoilers ahead!
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly reminder to hide your life savings somewhere safe, because there are so many goddamn awesome toys coming out. This week: Hot Toys finally unleashes the Homecoming figure we really want, Overwatch gets an amazing action figure, Anki’s adorable robot gets a new coat of paint, and…
Godzilla: King of the Monsters casts an important new role. The Snowpiercer TV show finds another lead star. Jared Leto discusses his Blade Runner 2049 character. Mary Poppins Returns reveals why Mary Poppins, err... returns. Plus new footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming and Transformers: The Last Knight. Spoilers now!
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!
Patty Jenkins teases some details about Wonder Woman 2. Dan Harmon discusses Rick and Morty’s return. The Rock has a few more peeks at the Rampage movie. Plus, new footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming and War for the Planet of the Apes, and the Ice Warriors return in new Doctor Who pictures. Spoilers now!
We’ve barely started the summer blockbuster season and already two movies are battling it out. Oh, not for box office supremacy. We’re talking about the worst poster of the year.
More accurately, there are TIE bombers. Okay, even more accurately, there are drones, or small Transformers (I think they may be flying Constructicons?), that happen to very much resemble but not quite enough for copyright infringement TIE bombers.
Another New Mutant has been cast. Neill Blomkamp says he wants to make a District 9 sequel. Doctor Who spinoff Class faces a pretty dire future. Plus, tons of new footage from Spider-Man: Homecoming, Transformers: The Last Knight, and The Mummy, and new TV spots for The Dark Tower. To me, my Spoilers!
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the fanciest toys around. This week we’re already hiding our wallets from amazing SDCC exclusives, plus Hot Toys teases its next Wonder Woman figure, Thor: Ragnarok comes to Lego, and a Transformer turns into a giant medieval dragon. No, really!