11 wild sci-fi rumors that didn't come true (and 2 that did)

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May 29, 2013

Most people blame the Internet for all the wild sci-fi rumors out there, but it’s easy to forget that we could do just as much damage before the advent of virtual message boards and comment sections.

Maybe it’s the insatiable need to know what’s coming next, or the desire to have a hand in the things we love, but sci-fi fans have always had a thing for circulating rumors about their favorite movies and TV shows. And over the years, there have been some wild ones out there.

So from Star Wars to The Matrix, what are some of the wildest false rumors (and a few true ones) we’ve run across over the years?

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