Goodbye, Mr. (Computer) Chips

You know that whole "This is the hardest post I've had to write" thing? I used to be unconvinced, but now that it's happening to me, I finally get it. Today, you see, is my last day with io9. » 3/22/10 3:00pm 3/22/10 3:00pm

Torchwood + Alt History Merlin = Camelot

Wish that NBC's alternate history Kings hadn't been canceled? Starz may have come up with the next best thing: A contemporary retelling of the King Arthur legend, written by Torchwood's former showrunner. » 3/22/10 1:00pm 3/22/10 1:00pm

Fox's Potential Torchwood: Captain Jack Will Not Be "De-Gayed"

While the fate of Fox's Torchwood is still firmly in the undecided column, John Barrowman has been letting his feelings be known about whether Captain Jack Harkness would appear in it - and whether he'd be censored for US audiences. » 3/22/10 10:30am 3/22/10 10:30am

Your Failed Love Life Is The Result Of Changeling Interference

Wondering why your love life seems so repetitive and directionless? The answer may be that you're continually dating the same man, as the Onion so helpfully explains with this warning: Wake up. He's a Shapeshifter. » 3/22/10 8:40am 3/22/10 8:40am

Will The Incredible Hulk's Director Handle The Avengers?

According to The Incredible Hulk and Clash of The Titans director Louis Leterrier, he's on the shortlist of directors Marvel is considering to helm the much-anticipated Avengers movie. We're wondering: Are there blackmail photos? » 3/22/10 7:40am 3/22/10 7:40am

What If Superheroes Were Elements?

It's Marvel's Avengers as you've never seen them before... Namely, as abstract personifications of elements from the periodic table. Artist Das Chupa is the genius behind this version, and he's given Superman the same treatment here. [Zero Lives] » 3/21/10 2:00pm 3/21/10 2:00pm

When Happy Endings Seem Important, After All

Here's my terrible, heretical admission about the last season of Lost: I enjoy the flash-sideways. No, wait, that's not it. What I meant to say was: I don't care if they answer all of the questions about mythology or not. » 3/21/10 1:00pm 3/21/10 1:00pm

Is Corot-9b Cool Enough To Be Earth-2?

Scientists have discovered what may be the first exoplanet to mirror Earth's climate, which may be a major breakthrough in the study of planets in other solar systems. » 3/21/10 10:00am 3/21/10 10:00am

Warners Unveil DC Movie Strategy... Maybe

How to replace a multi-million dollar movie franchise with Harry Potter? Well, if you're Warner Bros., the answer seems to be "Suddenly realize you own a company that's specialized in creating movie franchise IP for years." Enter the DC years... » 3/21/10 8:00am 3/21/10 8:00am

Scarier Monsters And Super-Creepy Doctor/Companion Relationships In New…

The new Doctor Who will see familiar monsters be scarier than even before, according to new showrunner Steven Moffat, and that's not even describing the new Doctor/companion relationship... Mild spoilers ahead. » 3/21/10 7:00am 3/21/10 7:00am

Why V's Reality Makes Less Money Than Its Promise

The ratings may have fallen during its four week run, but that didn't stop ABC's V from being one of the largest moneymakers on television last year. How good a position does that put the show in for next year? » 3/20/10 2:00pm 3/20/10 2:00pm

10 2000AD Characters Who Could Rule Cinema

If there's one trend that we hope both The Losers and Kick-Ass will jumpstart, it's one where British comic creators get their due in Hollywood. Particularly because that could lead to these 2000AD movies we've always longed for... » 3/20/10 12:00pm 3/20/10 12:00pm

Image's Kirkman Explains Guardian Teases

Not content with tweaking Marvel for their Avengers teases, Image Comics flirted with copyright law by teasing Harry Potter as a member of their Guardians Of The Globe series, right before writer Robert Kirkman explained all. » 3/20/10 11:00am 3/20/10 11:00am

That's No Moon... That's A Bunch Of Free-Floating Debris

If analysis of new images of Jupiter are to be believed, the planet may have found itself with a new ring recently, which may answer the question of what happened to disappearing moon S/2000 J 11... » 3/20/10 9:00am 3/20/10 9:00am

Dr. Horrible 2 Won't Be Online

The good news is, there will be a sequel to Doctor Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog. The bad news is, it won't be available for free online. According to Neil Patrick Harris, Dr. Horrible 2 will be a major motion picture. » 3/20/10 8:00am 3/20/10 8:00am

Will Chris Evans Yield To Cap Movie Offer?

Is Johnny Storm the new Captain America? The Marvel superhero crossover may come true with the new rumor that Chris Evans, who played the Human Torch in Fox's Fantastic Four movies has been offered the role of Captain America. » 3/20/10 7:00am 3/20/10 7:00am

Before The Movie, Witness Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour

The movie may be due in August, but Bryan Lee O'Malley is bringing the original (and best) version of Scott Pilgrim to a close a month earlier, with the just-announced release of final book Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour. » 3/19/10 4:00pm 3/19/10 4:00pm

Everything We FlashedForward To Is Wrong!

Everything we thought we knew turns out to be wrong in the return of ABC's FlashForward - Well, except for that whole part about Joseph Fiennes being an impossibly wooden actor and it not being a very good show. Spoilers! » 3/19/10 12:14pm 3/19/10 12:14pm

Addams Family Is The New Coraline?

Fresh from the success of his Alice In Wonderland, Tim Burton is staying with 3D for his next project, which is one that he's been rumored to be involved in before: A brand-new Addams Family movie unlike any previous efforts. » 3/19/10 10:00am 3/19/10 10:00am