Even More Weird and Wonderful Comic-Con Exclusives, and the Rest of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the newest, coolest toys we want to add to our collections. This week’s entries might be a bit hard to acquire though—because truly, San Diego Comic-Con exclusive season is upon us. We’ve got creepy Yodas! Aquamen! Spaceship cockpits! Oh, and a Swedish chef. Take a…

A Handy Guide to All the Star Wars Projects That Are Potentially in the Works Right Now

As you might be surprised to hear, there’s a bit of Star Wars drama going on right now (this franchise? Drama? Well I never!), with rumors swirling that a whole bunch of Star Wars spinoffs are allegedly on hold as Lucasfilm refocuses its future plans for the galaxy far, far away. So what do we actually know is on the…

Terminator 6 Set Photos Reveal Our First Look at Sarah Connor's Triumphant Return

New set pictures from the next Terminator give us our first look at Linda Hamilton back in action. Zachary Quinto offers a brief hint on the next Star Trek film. George Clooney could direct a new scifi movie. Plus, Swamp Thing casting rumors, and Cheo Hodari Coker on the villains of Luke Cage season two. Spoilers,…

Is There a Better Individual Season of Doctor Who Than Tom Baker's Debut? 

It feels like it’s been approximately 300 years since Doctor Who was last on the air, which has got me thinking about the classic show while waiting for the arrival of Jodie Whittaker’s new Doctor. And between Twitch’s ongoing marathon and its impending arrival on Blu-ray, I’ve been thinking: Tom Baker’s first season…

James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Take Place

There’s even more wild rumors about how the Joker origin movie will tie into the wider DC movie slate. New Wonder Woman 1984 set footage could give a sneaky hint at a certain comic book vehicle. Plus, Justin Roiland says Rick and Morty’s new deal with Adult Swim should mean less waiting for new episodes. Spoilers,…

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Is the Latest Film to Leave LGBTQ Representation on the Cutting Room Floor

There’s an ever-growing, frustrating trend in big-ticket genre movies when it comes to representing LGBTQ characters—studios want their backs patted for the tiniest steps toward including LGBTQ characters, only to then cut the scenes that would actually show this representation. And now, the new Jurassic Park is…

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Report: A Next Generation Sequel Could Be Included in Alex Kurtzman's Expansive New Star Trek Deal

In the wake of shocking allegations against Star Trek: Discovery’s showrunners, producer Alex Kurtzman recently took over the role of showrunning the latest Trek series’ sophomore season. But according to multiple reports today, he’s just signed a new deal with CBS that could usher in multiple new Star Trek shows.…

More Rumors About the Return of an Old Hero in Star Wars: Episode IX

There’s wild rumors abound for a surprising supporting role in the Joker origin movie. Michael Douglas spills the beans on how Janet Van Dyne returns for Ant-Man and The Wasp. Jeff Goldblum is already teasing Jurassic World 3. Plus, more set footage from Wonder Woman 1984, and another look at Preacher’s return.…

Our First Look at What Feels Like the First Star Trek Action Figures in Ages

There’s plenty of Trek merchandise out there, from giant ship replicas, to fancy dolls, to actual meme statuettes. But for honest to god action figures, it feels like it’s been years since there’s been a line of Starfleet’s finest small enough to command your valuable desk space. That’s finally changing thanks to…