In This Star Wars: Black Spire Excerpt, a Hero of the Resistance Meets a Galaxy's Edge Favorite

Even if you’ve not had the chance to visit Batuu yet—or are waiting for Galaxy’s Edge to open up at Walt Disney World next week—there’s a good chance you’ve already heard of some of the kooky characters inhabiting the theme park’s fictional world, from creative food vendors to antiquities collectors. But one famous…

New Wonder Woman 1984 Set Pictures Give Us a Look at Updated Amazons

Martin Freeman assumes he’ll be back for Black Panther 2, whenever it happens. Get a look at Studio Trigger’s new anime film Promare ahead of its western release. Kane Hodder wants to play Jason again whenever Friday the 13th’s rights situation gets resolved. Plus, what’s to come on Preacher and Fear the Walking Dead.…

What's Up Yubber Nubbers, This Hot Toys Wicket and Leia Set Is the Best Toy of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the pretty plastic draining our wallets lately. This week: Star Wars’ actual best duo gets the Hot Toys figure set it deserves, Batman fights a familiar yet alien foe, and the most loveably useless Pokémon in the world gets an adorable, silly plush toy. Check it…

House of X's Game-Changing Reveal Is Already Presenting Intriguing Possibilities for Familiar Foes

House and Powers of X have spent the past few weeks changing everything we knew about the X-Men on a bold scale. Now, as the dust settles from those revelations, its latest chapter finds itself concerned with parallels and cycles of a different kind—ones that ask some very interesting questions about what could become…

Pupdates From Lady and the Tramp, Hope for Swamp Thing, and More

Phoebe Waller-Bridge discusses the nightmare fantasy of James Bond. Daniel Radcliffe stars in a dystopian nightmare of his own in a new still from Guns Akimbo. Ian Ziering still has hopes that Swamp Thing could survive cancellation. Plus, a new look at the CW’s Nancy Drew show, and behind the scenes on Ad Astra. To…

So Is Henry Golding a Ghost in Emilia Clarke's First Post-Game of Thrones Movie, or What?

Reader, I love Christmas—but I love it very specifically from December 1 until Twelfth Night on January 5. Outside of that period, any attempt to elicit holiday cheer out of me provokes distinctly unseasonal venom. So why am I writing about a Christmas themed rom-com starring Daenerys Targaryen in August? Ghosts.

There Was a Very Sneaky Captain America Easter Egg in Avengers: Endgame We All Missed

Avengers: Endgame might be Tony Stark’s story but it is, for better or worse at times, in many ways equally a love letter to Chris Evans’ journey as Captain America. So maybe it’s not surprising that one of the film’s most devilishly-difficult-to-spot Easter eggs in a cheeky callback to one of Cap’s cinematic foes.

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