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Past articles by James:

Jonathan Frakes Wants to Be the Charlie's Angels of Rikers If a Picard Sequel Happens

"Happy wife, happy life" is the mantra of Will Riker and Deanna Troi, and that means less adventuring for now... maybe. → Read More

An Elegant Weapon, For a More Civilized Age

Ahsoka's fateful reunion between master and apprentice was a vital step forward for two characters forged in the fire of war. → Read More

Russell T. Davies Responds to Concerns Doctor Who Is 'Erasing' Jodie Whittaker

The returning showrunner playfully mocked the idea in the latest Doctor Who Magazine. → Read More

Tron: Ares Director Announces Production Delay and Criticizes 'Frustrating' Strike

The Tron film was to start shooting this week, but due to the AMPTP's failure to negotiate with striking unions 150 crew members had to be laid off instead. → Read More

Warhammer 40K's 10th Edition Is Harder, Better, Faster, and Stronger

io9 braved the long, long queues of Warhammer Fest 2023 to find out what it's like to play Warhammer 40,000's “simplified, but not simple” new rules. → Read More

Another Familiar Face Returns for Deadpool 3

Plus, Noah Hawley's Alien TV show may have found a new star. → Read More

This Bittersweet Star Trek Short Imagines the Rebirth of the Enterprise-D

Combining archival material and CG, the Roddenberry Archive and OTOY give us a taste of how Star Trek: Generations paved the way for Picard's season 3 return. → Read More

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem's New Footage Sounds Totally Radical

Party up, dudes, because the Seth Rogen-produced TMNT movie is looking fantastic. → Read More

Filming Wraps on Joker: Folie a Deux With a New Look at Lady Gaga’s Harley Quinn

Get a look at some new posters for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. The Necronomicon is found in a new Evil Dead Rise clip. Plus, new posters for the second season of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. → Read More

Warhammer 40K Is Stomping Into a New Edition With Space Marines, Space Aliens, and Simpler Rules

Plus, get a look at all the new miniatures and books revealed at Adepticon for Age of Sigmar, Killteam, Warhammer Underworlds, and Horus Heresy. → Read More

New Daredevil: Born Again Set Pictures Could Reveal Its Surprising Timeline

We’re getting a look at Blue Beetle very soon. The Flash gets rated for surprising content. Robert Egger’s Nosferatu gets a new synopsis. Plus, what’s coming on Superman & Lois, and the final season of Titans gets a new look. → Read More

Magic: The Gathering Reveals Its First Lord of the Rings Cards

Middle-earth is about to join the multiversal planes of Magic: The Gathering. While the next set in Wizards of the Coast’s Universes Beyond crossover sub-theme is still a few months away, we’re already getting some sneak peeks at the cards. → Read More

Shin Kamen Rider’s New Trailer Is As Gorgeous as It Is Mysterious

Hideaki Anno's love letter to the iconic Tokusatsu franchise gets a trailer that's light on plot, heavy on pretty shots of people walking towards each other. → Read More

Michelle Yeoh Gets a Historic Oscars Win for Best Actress

Michelle Yeoh has continued her incredible awards season streak by making waves at the 95th Academy Awards, winning Best Actress for her performance as Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All at Once. → Read More

Star Trek: Picard Brings Everyone Together With the Threat of Impending Death

If you thought last week put the pressure on, "No Win Scenario" makes it look like a walk in the park for Star Trek: Picard's heroes. → Read More

This Stop-Motion Short About a Chainsaw Samurai Is the Best Thing You'll See Today

Hidari is a new stop-motion film being crowdfunded by the studio behind Rilakkuma, and asks an important question: what if Chainsaw Man was made out of wood? → Read More

Patrick Stewart Was Behind Star Trek: Picard's Big F-Bomb This Week

Star Trek has a complicated history with curse words, but honestly? I think Jean-Luc Picard should be allowed to swear after all he's going through in season 3. → Read More

Masters of the Universe: Revolution Adds a Super New Star to Its Cast

Sam Raimi wants to do a second Drag Me to Hell. Disney is giving us another new look at Little Mermaid at the Oscars this weekend. Meet the heroes of Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves in a new featurette. Plus, what’s coming on The Flash. → Read More

Get Up Close With TMNT: Mutant Mayhem's Radical New Toys

After the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' new movie dropped its amazing new trailer, Playmates descended on New York to reveal Mutant Mayhem's toy line. → Read More

What You Need to Know About The Mandalorian's Massive New Monster

Episode 2 of The Mandalorian season 3, "The Mines of Mandalore," introduce a literally ginormous gamechanger for the Star Wars planet. → Read More