Andy Serkis

Johnson Explains Why the Knights of Ren Were Absent in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

<i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> director Rian Johnson has revealed that he didn’t include the Knights of Ren in his movie simply because he didn’t want it …

Star Wars

6 Comic Book Movies That Really Need a Reboot (and Who They Should Star)

If you use the word “reboot” in conjunction with any entertainment property other than the ’90s CG cartoon of that name, you’re guaranteed to get …

Comics

The 100 Most Important Pop Culture Moments of the Last 10 Years: #61-80

As part of our 10th anniversary, io9 is looking back at the most important things that have happened, decisions that were made, and the moments, both …

Geek

It’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ vs. ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ for the VFX Oscar

With 7 VES awards nominations each, it's a sci-fi battle royale for the 16th annual ceremony at the Beverly Hilton on February 13.<p>The two VFX Oscar …

Movies

Everything we know about the Marvel superhero film 'Black Panther'

Be prepared: <i>Black Panther</i> is coming.<p>The film follows Marvel's first-ever black superhero T'Challa, aka Black Panther (played by <i>Marshall</i>'s Chadwick Boseman) as he battles old enemies including Erik Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan) in order to take his rightful place as king of the fantastical African …

Entertainment

Learn What Inspired Andy Serkis’ Gollum + More London Events

How’s 2018 treating you so far? Hopefully, you’re thriving and ready to enjoy even more of what this great city has to offer. Here are our top tips …

Movies

Black Panther: T'Challa's 'Entourage' Takes Center Stage in TV Spot

A new TV spot for <i>Black Panther</i> has arrived, though instead of focusing on T’Challa or Killmonger, as in the past, this one takes time to highlight …

Superheroes

Star Wars: The Last Jedi becomes 2017's highest-grossing movie as the franchise passes $9 billion

It was always inevitable really, but now it’s official: <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> is the highest-grossing release of 2017, with <b>Episode VIII</b> pushing its …

Star Wars

8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

<i>Proud Mary</i> and <i>The Commuter</i> launch this weekend, two very different kinds of action movies that you might be interested in. <i>Paddington 2</i> is also ready …

Entertainment

The Batman rumored to take place outside the DCEU

There is no doubt about it, the DCEU has been in a state of confusion for a long time now. One of the things that made it the most confusing was …

Batman

Every superhero movie coming to cinemas in 2018 and their release dates: From Avengers to Black Panther

Before <i>X-Men</i> and <i>The Dark Knight</i> resuscitated the superhero movie from a camp extinction, comic book fans could only dream of stories such as <i>The</i> …

Superheroes

New trailers: Black Panther, Altered Carbon, Hellraiser and more

Is everyone in your life talking about <i>I, Tonya</i>, or just me? I saw it last weekend, and I thought there was too much focus on the bumbling idiots and not enough skating. Also, as many other people have mentioned, it felt like the writer was trying really hard to get laughs at moments that weren’t …

Kendrick Lamar

15 Black Panther Memes

Black Panther is one of the most important heroes in comics history. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1966, he was the first black superhero who …

Marvel Universe

The Best Visual Effects Oscar Winners of the 21st Century, Ranked from Worst to Best

From "Avatar" to "The Lord of the Rings," these Oscar-winners use CGI and motion capture to define 21st century visual storytelling.<p>When people talk …

Movies

Oscar watch: 6 performances by lead actors that ought to be nominated

It’s fairly slim pickins in the movie lead actor category for 2017, at least compared to the bountiful selection of fine movie actress …

Movies

A Boys and Girls Club mentor has raised $40,000 for kids of color to see Black Panther

Feb. 16 marks a momentous day in the world of comic book movies: the release of Marvel Studios' <i>Black Panther</i>, the first mainstream superhero movie to …

Comics

Andy Serkis - Embracing The Anonymous Actor

The Greek origin of the word “actor” literally means “one who interprets”, and when applied to the various forms of art such as television, theatre …

Movies

'Shape of Water,' 'Lady Bird' Win Top Honors at L.A. Online Film Critics Society Awards

Jordan Peele, Guillermo del Toro, Jessica Chastain, Sally Hawkins and Gary Oldman were among the stars at the inaugural LAOFCS Awards on …

Movies

Golden Girls: The Post’s Caftan and Last Jedi’s Robe in Conversation

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, Supreme Leader Snoke slipped into a little bit of luxury. Say what you will about the <i>Star Wars: The Last</i> …

Entertainment

How we made: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

<b>Each week we talk to an artist about their best-known work. This time around, Andy Serkis reveals the secrets of The Lord of the Rings' Smeagol and</b> …

Movies

DGA Awards mystery: Who will the five First-Time Director nominees be? (Hint: Greta Gerwig is ineligible)

Who will be the five First-Time Director nominees at the Directors Guild of America Awards? The category, which is only three years old, could …

Greta Gerwig

Londoner's Diary: A top bloomin’ gesture from the Clooneys

ES News Email<p>THESPIANS in the sleepy Thames-side village of Sonning got a surprise last night when a bouquet of flowers arrived from two admirers, …

Prince Harry

The Batman: Director Matt Reeves says the movie has its story

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Matt Reeves speaks onstage during 'On Acting: Andy Serkis' at AFI FEST 2017 Presented By Audi at TCL Chinese 6 Theatres …

Entertainment

Black Panther influenced by James Bond movies, says Ryan Coogler

As the release date for Marvel's highly anticipated <i>Black Panther</i> draws closer, director Ryan Coogler has revealed some of the influences that helped …

Ryan Coogler

Marvel’s Black Panther Gets Wild New Trailer

The first of 2018's superhero movies is Marvel's <i>Black Panther</i>, and it hits theaters next month. The character of T'Challa, the crime-fighting king of Wakanda, made an impressive debut in 2016's <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>, and his standalone movie looks sets to deliver the action-packed goods.<p>A new …

Entertainment

New 'Black Panther' Trailer Shows Off Major Action Scenes & We're Already Screaming

The buzz for the first major movie of 2018 is getting stronger. Marvel's <i>Black Panther</i> is set to arrive in just over a month. Last night it dropped …

Dating

15 Actors Fans Never Knew Played The Same Role In Live Action And Cartoons

When discussing the art of “acting,” many tend to think of live action performances. Acting on screen is a challenge that few can handle, not to …

Comics

‘The Black Panther Lives’ and Kendrick Lamar Spits in New TV Spot

There’s barely any new footage in the latest TV spot for Marvel Studios’ mouth-foamingly anticipated <i>Black Panther</i>, but even more of the same is a …

Comics

Hear Kendrick Lamar's Ferocious New Song in 'Black Panther' Trailer

Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples rap over a ruthless electronic beat in the new trailer for <i>Black Panther</i>. Lamar oversaw the film's soundtrack along …

Kendrick Lamar

There are 10 comic-book movies coming out this year — here they all are

We're still expecting over 20 superhero movies to come to the big screen between now and 2020. But which ones are coming in 2018?<p>Most people are hyped for the next "Avengers" movie, but there's much more than Marvel's "Infinity War" to get excited over if you love superheroes.<p>From R-rated …

Superheroes