Objects in Space 6/17/18: We all float down here @ Syfy Wire

It's Father's Day, yes, but in the realm of related content to drum up on the internet things are fairly scarce. Besides, not everyone celebrates the holiday for reasons that are valid and very much their own. If you want Father's Day reading, you can check the FANGRRLS page today. Otherwise, read on!

Gallery: Look inside the Netflix 'Because You Watched' fan event @ Syfy Wire

Netflix through a special fan exhibit in Los Angeles to celebrate their fans, and the binge-able streaming shows they love. We have a look inside.

People are Asking AT&T Customer Service to Release the Snyder Cut of Justice League @ io9

This is what you might call corporate miscommunication.


Warner Bros. upsets Harry Potter fans with crackdown on local festivals @ Syfy Wire

Harry Potter fans are crying Voldemort at Warner Bros. for the company’s latest moves cracking down on unauthorized festivals across the country.

11 Jurassic Park Fan Films, Ranked @ Syfy Wire

If you're into genetically engineered primeval dinosaurs rampaging across the silver screen, the sunny month of June is a glorious time for you.

The secret beta Pokémon of Gold and Silver @ Syfy Wire

What's your favorite Pokémon? Chances are it's a well-known species, like Pikachu or possibly Meowth (that's mine). Pokémon fans know the characters in the franchise, especially the playable and trainable ones in the game nearly by heart, hundreds of them, and we love them all equally as trainers. But what if there were a whole set of Pokémon you've never seen before? Pokémon that were meant to be in the games, but never got a chance to be?

June 17 in Twilight Zone History: Celebrating the 1960 premiere of 'The Mighty Casey' @ Syfy Wire

Today, June 17th, This Day in Twilight Zone History and The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia celebrate the 1960 premiere of "The Mighty Casey."

Jack Warden stars in this baseball-themed episode as Mouth McGarry, manager of the woeful Hoboken Zephyrs, a major league baseball equivalent of the Bad News Bears. They're really awful, until Dr. Stillman (Abraham Sofaer) shows up with his protégé: Casey (Robert Sorrells), a fire-balling pitcher who's also a robot.

PSA: Some Scenes in Incredibles 2 Might be a Problem if You're Epileptic @ io9

When Incredibles 2 showed up at theaters this week, it appeared without one potentially very important detail: an epilepsy warning.


How Westworld's Maeve and Dolores are Professor X and Magneto @ Syfy Wire

Spoilers ahead for HBO’s Westworld Season 2.

J.K. Rowling, Stan Lee amid new inductees to Museum of Pop Culture Hall of Fame @ Syfy Wire

What do Buffy the Vampire Slayer, J.K. Rowling, Stan Lee, and The Legend of Zelda have in common? They are the four newest inductees to the Museum of Pop Culture’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

Terry Gilliam loses the rights to The Man Who Killed Don Quixote in court ruling @ Syfy Wire

The Sisyphean epic that is the making of The Man Who Killed Don Quixote continues. After 20 years of development, failed productions and a number of false starts, writer-director Terry Gilliam managed to fully film, edit and even screen his film. However, he lost a court battle this weekend over the rights of the movie.

The non-toxic masculinity of Rupert Giles @ Syfy Wire

Buffy the Vampire Slayer has garnered a great deal of attention over the years for being an enduring piece of feminist (or at least girl-power) media. Innumerable theses and think pieces have poured from academia and pop culture alike on the subjects of queerness, tough feminine power, the sacrifice of women of color in the Slayer universe, etc.

Rick and Morty Has Trading Cards Now, For Some Reason @ io9

I feel like I understand most merchandising decisions. This one is a little lost on me.


Report: There May Be as Many as Nine Star Wars Movies in Development @ io9

According to one actor involved in the Star Wars franchise, there is a lot going on.


Look of the Week: Sartorial delights while battling space bugs on BrainDead @ Syfy Wire

Welcome back to Look of the Week! Celebrating the best in TV and film sartorial excellence, past and present across sci-fi, horror, fantasy, and other genre classics!

MoviePass Bought a Stake in Gotti, Which Might Be the Worst Movie of the Year @ io9

MoviePass, the movie-ticketing startup whose whole business model is essentially subsidizing enough impossibly cheap tickets with investors’ money that it gains leverage over theaters, is fast hemorrhaging cash. But with the firm possibly running out of funds by the end of next month (or turning to a line of credit)…


Power Rangers comic gets new creative team, rangers for Beyond The Grid @ Syfy Wire

A new arc often means new beginnings for a comic book, but the story’s a little different when it comes to the Power Rangers comic. With the start of Beyond The Grid in Power Rangers #31, the series will boast a new creative team helming the direction of a new team-up of Rangers.

Box office: Incredibles 2 becomes best opening animated film ever @ Syfy Wire

Brad Bird's long-anticipated Incredibles 2 not only tops the box-office mountain this weekend, but it  is also projected to break records with its opening.

Celebrate your super dad with our Father’s Day pull list @ Syfy Wire

It’s Father’s Day, a time to buy your dear old dad a wacky tie he’ll never wear and take him out for a reasonably priced breakfast or a round of golf. If your dad is more of the geek variety, though, perhaps he’d prefer to celebrate his special day with a special comic.

Terry Gilliam Has Lost the Rights to The Man Who Killed Don Quixote @ io9

Well, this is a strange new chapter in one of the strangest stories in modern film. For decades, famed genre director (and former Monty Python, uh, snake) Terry Gilliam struggled to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, his own surreal take on the classic Spanish novel. He succeeded, finally, with a rendition starring…


Luke Cage Season 2: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly @ io9

Netflix has found its niche when it comes to their Marvel series. But not all of their series are created equal. Most people were left unimpressed with Iron Fist, partly because of the blandness of Danny Rand. Although I was initially excited about Jessica Jones’ second season, I found it hard to get to the end. But…


AMC tables Chris Hardwick shows, Comic-Con panels in wake of allegations @ Syfy Wire

After abuse allegations by actress Chloe Dykstra against her former boyfriend, talk show host Chris Hardwick, AMC has responded by putting its professional relationship with Hardwick on hold.

Marvel TV production head Jim Chory departs @ Syfy Wire

After turning Marvel Television into a company rivaling its film studio cousin, co-head and physical production honcho Jim Chory is leaving.

Objects in Space 6/16/18: Are you still watching? @ Syfy Wire

Technically, it's not Father's Day yet, but we jumped into the related content a day early here on FANGRRLS with our DILFiest dads in genre list, so I figure I can keep the fatherly love trend going a bit by giving you links designed to help you appreciate the dadly influences in your life.

A Theatre in Antwerp Accidentally Used a Hawkeye-Centric Fan Poster for Avengers: Infinity War @ io9

A few months ago, artist BossLogic created a very fun Infinity War-style poster that featured Hawkeye, Hawkeye, and more Hawkeye. It was a pretty convincing poster. Maybe a little too convincing.


June 16 in Twilight Zone History: Remembering actor Jack Albertson ('The Shelter,' 'I Dream of Genie') @ Syfy Wire

Today, June 16th, This Day in Twilight Zone History celebrates the birth of actor Jack Albertson, born on this day in 1907.

Albertson appeared in two episodes: in "The Shelter," he's Jerry Harlowe, the neighbor of forward-thinking bomb shelter builder Dr. Bill Stockton (Larry Gates). Harlowe suddenly realizes that he must find shelter from a possible nuclear attack and makes the assumption that Stockton will invite him in... but ends up discovering that the good neighbor policy only goes so far.

Following Allegations of Abuse, Chris Hardwick Has Been Pulled from AMC Programming and San Diego Comic-Con @ io9

Yesterday, allegations surfaced claiming that Chris Hardwick sexual assaulted and emotionally abused his ex-girlfriend, the model, cosplayer, and actress Chloe Dykstra.


Twitter thread prompts Disney to issue warning before Incredibles 2 over flashing lights @ Syfy Wire

Now that Incredibles 2 is out in theaters this weekend, one Twitter user has warned moviegoers of the film's potentially damaging use of strobe lights. The sequel to 2004's The Incredibles, which is well on its way to a record-breaking opening weekend, has several scenes that use this effect. These sequences could prove harmful to those who suffer from epilepsy, migraines, or several other light-sensitive conditions. 

Marvel Television's Co-Head, Jim Chory, Leaves His Post @ io9

This could be a big shakeup: Jim Chory, the co-lead of Marvel Television, has left the company.


Before Spider-Man, an Early Version of Civil War Had Tony Stark Recruit Ant-Man Instead @ io9

Marvel securing the rights to use Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was a minor triumph for the company, and before it happened, Captain America: Civil War would’ve been a little different.


The DILFiest dads in genre @ Syfy Wire

Ah, Father's Day. The day we celebrate the dads in our lives and thank them for everything they've done and given us over the years. For many of us, our dads mean the absolute world to us and we cherish this time to make sure they know that.

We also cherish the ability to make it super weird and celebrate the hot genre dads we'd like to frak. You know, DILFs.

2018 Gift Guide: Last minute gifts for a geeky Father's Day @ Syfy Wire

Father’s Day is nearly upon us, and for those who may be a tad late in the game, SYFY WIRE has created a list of items that you can buy for the geek dad in your life. You know what they say, right? Better late than never, and you can still give dad a nice card with a promissory note tucked in that you’ll be getting him that particular item with a nice photo attached for maximum effect.

Explore the Historical Context Behind Harlem's Paradise in this Luke Cage Featurette @ io9

Music is an essential part of Luke Cage, because it’s an essential part of Harlem. In this behind-the-scenes featurette, Netflix runs down the history of African-American music and how that history comes to bear on Harlem’s Paradise, the fictional music venue and community hub in Marvel’s version of Harlem.


Gal Gadot reveals first look in costume from Wonder Woman 1984 @ Syfy Wire

A few days ago we learned that Chris Pine would be back as Steve Trevor in next year's Wonder Woman 2, aka Wonder Woman 1984, and we saw him in all his 1980s glory in what looks like the '80s fashion version of a flight jacket (and white sneakers) at a very '80s looking mall.

Remembering the different dads in Harry Potter for Father’s Day @ Syfy Wire

Throughout J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, we see or hear about all different kinds of parents. Mothers who are witches and muggles directly impact Harry Potter and thus the world around them, often playing a role in the character’s journey to defeating Voldemort.

Fallout 76 and what it means for the future of Fallout @ Syfy Wire

According to Fallout, war never changes. Fortunately, that's not the case with the Fallout series itself. Bethesda Game Studios' latest installment in the long-running post-apocalyptic RPG franchise, the saga's ninth entry, is back with a whole heap of changes. Acting as a prequel to the entirety of the series, which began in 1997 on PC, this new tale turns everything we know about the popular game on its head, opting for a completely new way to play: This time around, everything is online. 

Rewatch: The Lost World: Jurassic Park — Gluttons for Punishment @ Syfy Wire

When setting out to make the sequel to the full-on masterpiece that was 1993’s Jurassic Park, I imagine that returning director Steven Spielberg and screenwriter David Koepp’s first issue was figuring out how they were going to get another group of people (and a child) to another island full of dinosaurs. 

Google Has A Hard Time Keeping Black Employees @ io9

Google released a report admitting that it is struggling to keep its black employees.


Bumblebee producer reveals plans for a possible Optimus Prime standalone movie @ Syfy Wire

There's no question that after five films, Michael Bay's Transformers movies had begun to run out of gas.

The end takes us back to the beginning in Night 1 of 12 Monkeys’ final season @ Syfy Wire

Over the past three years, 12 Monkeys has built a mythology that doesn’t just surpass the namesake film that inspired the series — it’s not even in the same stratosphere. And it hasn’t been for a while. As the show looks to wrap up its ambitious, twisty run, the writers have cleverly taken the action back to where it all began.

Spoilers ahead for “The End,” “Ouroboros,” and “45 RPM,” the first night of a four-week event rolling out the final season of SYFY’s 12 Monkeys.

Here's Your First Look at Wonder Woman in Her 1984 Outfit @ io9

Principle shooting has recently begun on Wonder Woman 1984, which means visuals are starting to trickle out. Here’s an exciting one for us, courtesy of Gal Gadot herself: Diana in her full costume, in all the glory and glitz of the 1980s.


Talking Monkeys official podcast chats 12 Monkeys Season 4, Episodes 1-3 @ Syfy Wire

The fourth and final season of 12 Monkeys is here! And so, by extension, is Talking Monkeys, the official podcast that discusses all things 12 Monkeys with guests who are actually involved in making the show. We already know that Season 4 is going to be pretty epic, so naturally, there's plenty to discuss.

WATCH: E3 Previews of Kingdom Hearts III, Elder Scrolls, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and more @ Syfy Wire

It's that time of year again. What time? Game time! The annual E3 conference, which brings all of the latest game news, trailers, and previews for fans, went off this week in Los Angeles, and it was just as crazy as you might have expected.

WATCH: We Played Spider-Man, DC Lego Super Villains, and more at E3 2018 @ Syfy Wire

E3 2018 is over, but if you love video games then there’s a lot to look forward to later this year and beyond. As you can see in this video, SYFY WIRE sent Jackie Jennings to Los Angeles to personally check out four of our most anticipated titles.

Indie Comics Spotlight: Vita Ayala on manga, representation and why Wonder Woman is Puerto Rican @ Syfy Wire

Vita Ayala is very humble. For the success that they have had in the past 14 months, they could justifiably be more cocky if they wished. Part of the first graduating class of DC’s annual Talent Development Workshop, Vita’s first published story featured Wonder Woman. Not bad if you considering the fact that their career only got started in 2016.

Objects in Space 6/15/18: This moveable feast @ Syfy Wire

Frankly, Friday couldn't have come any sooner this week. It's been full of highs and lows, and today was a particularly mixed news day. All the more reason to spend your time reading some good links and enjoying your evening with the knowledge that the weekend is in your immediate future, am I right? (Also Into the Badlands comes back for its midseason finale on Sunday, and it is GREAT.)

Dueling wizards VR game Wands unveils biggest update yet @ Syfy Wire

Presto! The VR game Wands has rustled up a magic surprise for their fans today with their biggest update yet, Sanctum of Sahir. The company announced the news on their Twitter account, posting a link to the teaser trailer below, which promises a whole new arena, workshop, unlockable characters, and many more cool tricks.

All of Your Favorite '80s Movies Are Here in One Poster @ io9

“Hey, remember the ’80s?” It was a great time for geek fandom, especially at the movies. Considering all of the incredible films that were made in that decade, it would be hard to name them all—so Scott Park drew them all instead.


The Power Rangers Comic is Getting a New Creative Team—and a Wild New Team of Rangers @ io9

Since it first began, Boom Studios’ excellent Power Rangers series has been masterminded by writer Kyle Higgins—but that’s about to change. A new creative team is on the way, and the currently-ongoing Ranger mashup event that is Shattered Grid means that some unfamiliar faces are going to be the new Power Rangers for…


The Week in Geek: The Incredibles are back! Chris Evans don't crack! Steve Trevor? Also back! @ Syfy Wire

Hey! You did it! The week's over and you survived! And, if you're in the New York City area like me, you might have noticed that it's... finally nice out? I hope it's nice out wherever you are, too.

But enough talk about the "outside world." Yuck! Who needs it? Here are the top 5 biggest stories from... The Week in Geek!

WATCH: 7 essential Neal Adams stories @ Syfy Wire

Hall of Fame comic book legend Neal Adams turns 77 today and SYFY WIRE would like to salute this masterful artist and illustrator with a roundup of some of his most famous works over his storied 50-year-plus career.

The PS4 Spider-Man Heads to Your Toy Shelf, and More of the Most Spectacular Toys of the Week @ io9

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of all the shiny things we’ve wanted to spend our savings on recently. This week, we’ve got some very cool Voltron, Star Wars, and Batman Beyond toys heading to San Diego Comic-Con, a lovely little Pokémon pal, and a most impressive Sith Lord. Check it out!


41 thoughts we had while watching The Babadook @ Syfy Wire

For all of the internet memes and jokes, you'd think The Babadook was a lighthearted comedy about old man Babadook who overcomes his grumpiness to find gay love.

WATCH: E3 video games and Incredibles 2: Who Won the Week for June 11-15 @ Syfy Wire

This week has been a busy week for nerds everywhere, what with the 2018 edition of E3 unleashing video game announcements and trailers left and right. And let's not forget Incredibles 2 opened in theaters today.

The Most Wanted People in This Week's Best New Comics Are a Weather Guy and a Douchebag Billionaire @ io9

One of the most annoying things in the world is when people mistakenly assume that all local television weather people are also trained meteorologists. That is not the case.


What the cluck? Hereditary star warns against making strange sounds during the movie @ Syfy Wire

One of the eeriest things about the newly released horror movie Hereditary is the strange clucking sound made by Charlie (Milly Shapiro), the younger and more emotionally unstable of two children in the tormented Graham family.

Got $55 million? You can now take a space vacation @ Syfy Wire

Because luxury accommodations on Earth may get boring after a while, one company is making it possible to book your next getaway in space.

That’s right. Axiom Space will be making possible an out-of-this-world excursion to the ISS to anyone with $55 million who doesn't mind waiting until 2020 to escape gravity for 10 days (or 15 weeks of mandatory astronaut training). The company also plans to send its own commercial space station into orbit for future travelers whose wanderlust may take them beyond the atmosphere.

Inside Meow Wolf, the legendary sci-fi funhouse that's like Willy Wonka meets Westworld @ Syfy Wire

I'm a firm believer that if you ever have enough money in your bank account for a plane ticket, you should seriously consider a trip to Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Forget Disneyland, forget the Grand Canyon, and forget Las Vegas — Meow Wolf is the closest thing we'll ever get to Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, and every person should see it at least once in their life.

Netflix's Kiss Me First Is a YA Thriller Set In a Virtual Reality @ io9

Movies like Ready Player One and The Matrix have done it, but what about TV? Well, Netflix is about to launch a new series called Kiss Me First, and it’s also partially set in a fully functional virtual world.


Hell, yeah! Netflix saves Lucifer from cancellation purgatory with Season 4 pickup @ Syfy Wire

Lucifer fans can finally start singing hallelujah once again. Whether divinely or devilishly, Netflix has intervened to scoop up the wicked supernatural drama after Fox sent the show to an early afterlife following the end of its third season. 

June 15 in Twilight Zone History: Remembering actor Steve Cochran ('What You Need') @ Syfy Wire

Today, June 15th, This Day in Twilight Zone History and The Twilight Zone Encyclopedia remember actor Steve Cochran, who passed away on this day in 1965 at the age of 47.

Cochran came to the Zone with the bad boy tools that had served him best in the movies, playing n'er-do-well Fred Renard, who observes sweet peddler Mr. Pedott (Ernest Truex) in "What You Need." What Fred needs is a winner at the horse races and Pedott helps him out — but, in that time-honored TZ way, he gets a lot more than he bargained for.

Lucifer Has Been Saved From Cancellation Hell By Netflix @ io9

Remember how we were going to lose a bunch of genre shows at the end of this TV season, Lucifer included? Well, now we’re not, because they’re being saved by other places plucking them out of cancellation... Lucifer included.


Love it? Hate it? Hereditary’s Milly Shapiro explains the film’s polarized reactions @ Syfy Wire

Ari Aster's arthouse horror film Hereditary is one of those films that is sharply dividing critics and audiences. On one hand, critics are loving it, with AV Club reviewer A.A. Dowd calling Hereditary “the most traumatically terrifying horror movie in ages” and Rotten Tomatoes giving it a 92% “fresh” rating.

E3 2018: Assassin's Creed Odyssey takes the series to new heights @ Syfy Wire

After last year's success of Assassin's Creed Origins, we were wondering if Ubisoft was going to stick to its revamped plan of not releasing a new entry every single year. And lo and behold, the company announced Assassin's Creed Odyssey at E3 this past week.

The New Video Game Spider-Man Is Heading to Marvel Comics' Spidergeddon Event @ io9

A few years ago, Marvel launched Spider-Verse, an epic Spider-Man event that brought together the many weird and wonderful versions of Spider-heroes the comics (and beyond) had to offer, for a spider-fanservice quest. Now, Marvel’s bringing them back together again for a far more-ominously titled event: Spidergeddon.


Arrowverse casting: The Flash stretches Elongated Man’s role, Brainiac 5 to be Supergirl regular @ Syfy Wire

The Arrowverse is ramping up the screen time for a pair of familiar characters, who’re set to make more of their super-presence felt on both The Flash and Supergirl as development on The CW’s fall lineu

WATCH: A paleontologist speaks about Jurassic Park's science and dinosaurs @ Syfy Wire

Later this month, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom will invite viewers back into the world of Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park just in time for the 25th anniversary of the cinematic adaptation by Steven Spielberg. Both the film and the novel played a large role in the resurgent popularity of dinosaurs, both on and off screen.

Voltron Legendary Defender clips tease nannies and Galran team-ups in Season 6 @ Syfy Wire

The seven-episode new season of Voltron Legendary Defender is now available on Netflix, and that means we have some new and weird clips from the wartime show — one that is much different from the cartoon you may remember — to share.

#SWRepMatters aims to shine a spotlight on the importance of representation in Star Wars @ Syfy Wire

Star Wars fans are known for their passion, and one group of fans is channeling that energy into an online campaign designed to raise awareness about the importance of representation in a galaxy far, far away. 

Exclusive Preview: Carole Maurel's Luisa Now and Then GN, translated by Mariko Tamaki @ Syfy Wire

As a part of Pride Month, Humanoids Publishing is releasing French artist/writer Carole Maurel's beautifully illustrated and expressive graphic novel about self-reflection, acceptance, sexual identity, and time travel, Luisa: Now and Then.

Who Won the Week Episode 132: Incredibles 2, E3 2018, Wonder Woman 1984 and more @ Syfy Wire

Welcome to the latest episode of Who Won the Week, a weekly podcast in which SYFY WIRE's Adam Swiderski, Dany Roth, and Karama Horne look back at the week that was and the stories that are blowing up the geek-o-sphere.

If You Loved Being Horrified by Hereditary, Check Out These 7 Other Freaky Films @ io9

Hereditary is no ordinary horror movie. It has some shocking frights, but its slow-burn dread is what burrows under your skin and haunts your nightmares. It’s a unique film, but there are other terrifying movies out there that also explore similar themes (like families being menaced by weird, twisted supernatural…


Marvel and DC team-up: An oral history of JLA/Avengers, the most ambitious crossover event ever @ Syfy Wire

In 2003, D.C. and Marvel comics did the unthinkable, at least from a modern perspective: they collaborated. The two major comics houses combined powers for a huge four-issue mini-series that featured their respective headline heroes and was alternately titled JLA/Avengers or Avengers/JLA. And with due respect to Avengers: Infinity War, this was the most ambitious crossover in history.

WATCH: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom director on homages to Jurassic Park @ Syfy Wire

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom's J.A. Bayona explains why he made references to the Jurassic Park films and discusses CGI vs. practical effects.

Batgirl debuts new throwback costume for Batgirl #27 @ Syfy Wire

Batgirl had a pretty iconic modernization that gave her a Doc Marten-sporting, leather jacket-wearing style back during Batgirl of Burnside’s soft reboot of the Gotham hero. Now, with a new creative team taking over her book (writer Mairghread Scott and artists Paul Pelletier and Elena Casagrande), she’s going a little retro.

The problem with the DCEU and how it can be fixed @ Syfy Wire

The DCEU has been through some tough times and struggled to define itself, but with new management at the top, it seems that there may be a brighter future for the franchise.

Exclusive: Behold Alex Ross' breathtaking new Black Panther fine art litho @ Syfy Wire

In a powerhouse new team-up with Alex Ross Art, SYFY WIRE will be ripping the wrapper off many limited-edition Alex Ross lithos, rare variant covers, con-only surprises, behind-the-scenes videos, signed posters, intriguing interviews, and contest giveaways leading up to SDCC 2018, the coolest pop culture party on the planet.

Our Galaxy Might Be Teeming With Habitable Exomoons @ io9

There are eight planets in our Solar System (sorry Pluto), but collectively, these planets host over 175 moons, one or two of which may even harbor life. Indeed, our galaxy, based on what we observe here, could be bursting with exomoons, a significant number of which may be capable of fostering life, according to new…


Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone get Incredible retro TV theme songs @ Syfy Wire

The Incredibles will always stand out for composer Michael Giacchino’s jazz-drenched theme that compliments the film’s retro aesthetic and nostalgic themes. That’s one of many aspects of the first film that’s carried over to Incredibles 2, the well-received sequel out this weekend from Pixar. The heroes are back, the retro feel is back, and that brassy sound is back.

Kiss Me First trailer: Netflix’s new series rushes the VR party @ Syfy Wire

Tapping into a little of that same zeitgeist that propelled the manic VR rush of Ready Player OneNetflix is prepping the launch of new young adult sci-fi series Kiss Me First. And if this new trailer’s anything to go by, it looks like we’re in for a wild and trippy ride.

Batman & Robin is actually a camp masterpiece @ Syfy Wire

I'm here to say something controversial, something so heretical that I may make myself heretical among many readers: Batman & Robin is an enjoyable, at times even good, movie.

Don't Believe the Ridiculous Avengers 4 Rumors Floating Around Right Now @ io9

Disney was at this week’s CineEurope film trade show in Barcelona, Spain, to advertise its upcoming movies to exhibitors. The internet has mostly been concerned with what the studio purportedly showed for Avengers 4... to the point that there’s some pretty wild and hilariously fake “reports” hitting the web.


American Gods’ Yetide Badaki launches fundraiser for Wonderland short film @ Syfy Wire

American Gods star and resident FANGRRL fave Yetide Badaki is embarking on a new type of adventure, but she needs a little help to get there. The actress has written a short film, and yesterday she and her collaborators launched an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the project.

Aquaman plot centers on eco-warrior's beef with surface world @ Syfy Wire

After ogling the new pictures of director James Wan’s take on the DCEU’s Aquaman, fans might actually want to know what the movie’s about.

Marvel's Spider-Man sneak peek: Peter Parker swings back into action in exclusive look at Season 2 premiere @ Syfy Wire

After being re-introduced to Peter Parker as a student at Horizon High, the first season of Disney XD's Marvel's Spider-Man was an action-packed success.

These Retro Theme Songs From Incredibles 2 Are Just What You Needed Today @ io9

There’s a moment in Incredibles 2 where Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl, and Frozone get a blast from the past. To prove he’s a fan, Winston Deavor (Bob Odenkirk) sings a few bars of each hero’s theme song. It’s a fun moment, but it passes, and things move on. However, if you stay for the credits of the film, you can hear…


Chris Pratt says he was destined to be in Infinity War thanks to… a bingo game? @ Syfy Wire

We all have little signs and indicators from our childhoods predicting what we grew up to be. If you're a writer, it could be a "book" you stapled together and tried to sell to your parents. If you're an athlete, it could be a picture of you trying to hold a basketball that's way too big for you. If you're a programmer, it could be the toy computer you banged on until the keyboard broke. If you're Chris Pratt, it could be that time you used your bingo winnings to buy a whole bunch of comic books.

We want our Doctor Aphra solo movie, Lucasfilm @ Syfy Wire

Whether you like it or not, Disney looks set on releasing a new Star Wars movie each year until the end of time. So far they haven't really disappointed with the films they've brought out since 2015. The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and Rogue One earned decent box office, and while Solo: A Star Wars Story hasn't achieved a similar level of financial success many critics and fans have enjoyed its addition to the cinematic universe.

Star Wars Weekly: John Boyega strikes back at sexist trolls; Lucas reveals his sequel ideas @ Syfy Wire

Time again for STAR WARS WEEKLY, the SYFY WIRE series that rounds up the most important news of the week from a galaxy far, far away. Think of us as your own personal Star Wars Holocron.


Aquaman's Going to Be Even More Inspired by DC's Comics Than You Think @ io9

In retrospect, it makes all the sense in the world that Aquaman would be right at home riding on the hood of the Batmobile.


Skywalker family reunion! Natalie Portman extends invitation after Mark Hamill reveals they haven't met @ Syfy Wire

Star Wars family trees are gnarled and messy, but that doesn’t mean they should be ignored. Unless you’re Rey, in which case, ignore away. But the Skywalker clan is different. They’re the premier family of the saga — and some of its closest members haven’t even met. Tragic.

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