The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 10: Tommy Lee Jones vs. Tom Baker

Who will triumph in this Mogadorian Fighter Challenge quarterfinal match: Tommy Lee Jones as Agent K in MEN IN BLACK, or Tom Baker as the Doctor? Dan and Robison Wells have the answer…

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 9: Tom Cruise vs. Will Smith

It’s the second and quarterfinal round of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge. We’re back with hosts Dan and Rob Wells as first-round winners Tom Cruise (WAR OF THE WORLDS) and Will Smith (INDEPENDENCE DAY) go head-to-head.

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 8: John Carter vs. Superman

Last time, the humans were the aliens. In this last Round 1 match of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge, it’s an alien versus a human, but both of them have traveled a little far from home… Dan and Robison Wells officiate as John Carter of Mars takes on Superman!

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 7: Neytiri vs. Wikus

We’re nearing the end of Round 1 of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge. In this matchup, Neytiri from AVATAR takes on Wikus from DISTRICT 9. And this time, the “aliens” are from Earth…

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 6: Sigourney Weaver vs. Arnold Schwarzenegger

Welcome to Day 6 of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge! We’re about to dive into two of the most block-busting, alien-ass-kicking movies that ever were: ALIENS (1986) and PREDATOR (1987). Will Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley or Arnold Schwarzenegger (yes, his character has a name, but let’s be real here: it’s all about Arnold) triumph in the fight against the Mogadorians? Let’s check in with Dan and Rob Wells.

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 5: Ender vs. Starbuck

It’s Day 5 of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge, and we’re descending on the right side of our bracket! The latest anti-Mogadorian contenders: Ender Wiggin of ENDER’S GAME and Capt. Kara Thrace, a.k.a. Starbuck, of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 4: Tom Baker vs. Matt Smith

Doctor Who? That depends in this fourth Mogadorian Fighter Challenge matchup. Matt Smith, the eleventh actor to play the title character on the long-running British sci-fi show, takes on Fourth Doctor Tom Baker in front of our tough expert jury, authors Dan and Robison Wells.

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 3: Fox Mulder vs. Tommy Lee Jones

It’s Match 3 in our Mogadorian Fighter Challenge with Dan and Robison Wells! Two of sci-fi’s most beloved government spooks are about to go head to head. Who would fare better against the Mogadorians–Fox Mulder (THE X-FILES) or Tommy Lee Jones in MEN IN BLACK?

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 2: Will Smith vs. Bruce Willis

Welcome to Day 2 of the Mogadorian Fighter Challenge with Dan and Robison Wells! Yesterday, Tom Cruise’s character from WAR OF THE WORLDS triumphed over Joaquin Phoenix’s Merrill from SIGNS. Our second matchup brings us two heavy-duty action heroes: Will Smith in INDEPENDENCE DAY (1996) and Bruce Willis in THE FIFTH ELEMENT (1997).

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge Match 1: Joaquin Phoenix vs. Tom Cruise

Welcome to Round 1 of the I Am Number Four Mogadorian Fighter Challenge with Dan and Robison Wells! Check out your sneak peek at the rest of the bracket above. But first, two average guys who just happened to have run-ins with alien invasions: Joaquin Phoenix in SIGNS (2002) vs. Tom Cruise in WAR OF THE WORLDS (2005). 

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The Mogadorian Fighter Challenge

Number Four and the rest of the Garde aren’t the first brave souls to take up arms against an evil alien race. In fact, pop culture has given us a multitude of alien fighters to admire and put our collective faith in. Which begs the question—if the Garde could have one alien-fighting pop culture icon added to their team to help in their fight against the Mogadorians, who would reign supreme?


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Search for the Garde: Play the Game

Already finished reading THE RISE OF NINE? We thought you might be. If you haven’t had the chance to read it yet, you can still get excited about this news: we’re ready to launch a brand-new game here on the I AM NUMBER FOUR site! Test your knowledge and track down each Lorien in the SEARCH FOR THE GARDE.


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The Rise of Nine!

The Rise of Nine, the third book in the I AM NUMBER FOUR series, is finally here! So what are you waiting for? Go read it!

Can’t make it to the bookstore just yet? We’ve got you covered. You can still read an excerpt from the book, watch the trailer, and relive our official countdown with the story of Number Eight’s origin.

Thanks for all your support, I AM NUMBER FOUR fans! We can’t wait to hear what you think.

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Welcome Robison Wells

I AM NUMBER FOUR fans, meet author Robison Wells! His first book, Variant, was hailed by our very own Pittacus Lore as, “An intense journey with some of the most shocking twists and turns I’ve ever read.” The sequel, Feedback, will be out this October.

Most importantly of all, Robison is a mega-fan of the I AM NUMBER FOUR series. When he told us he’d be re-reading the books to prepare for next week’s release of THE RISE OF NINE, we …
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Countdown: Eight’s Origin

Good news, I AM NUMBER FOUR fans! Congratulations: you’ve done it! Get ready to read an exclusive, never-before-seen peek into Number Eight’s past. You can only get it here—this story is NOT available anywhere else—and we could only have done this with your help. So thanks to all the fans who’ve joined our countdown by pre-ordering their copies of THE RISE OF NINE. (Haven’t ordered yours? There’s still time!)

Without further ado, here’s Number Eight’s Origin story!

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Countdown: Meet Number Eight

We are so close to discovering Number Eight’s origin! Thanks so much to all the fans who have helped us climb to phase 8 by pre-ordering their copies of THE RISE OF NINE.

Before we get to that exclusive, never-before-seen look at Number Eight’s past, we thought we should share a sneak peek at Number Eight’s present. Here’s a brand-new excerpt from THE RISE OF NINE!

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Countdown: Marina’s Lorien

We’re almost there, I AM NUMBER FOUR fans! Only two more steps before we unlock a never-before-seen story about Number Eight’s past.

Today, we take a closer look at the world of Number Seven. Ever wonder what Marina saw when she painted her memories of Lorien? Now’s your chance to find out.

Thanks to all the fans who’ve already pre-ordered their copies of THE RISE OF NINE! If you haven’t, order yours now and help us count down to meeting Number Eight!

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Countdown: Transmission from Pittacus Lore

Good news, fans! We’re even closer to the end of our countdown and discovering Number Eight’s origin. You were busy pre-ordering copies of THE RISE OF NINE this weekend, and we’ve now reached phase 6 of our countdown!

What better way to start off the week than with a transmission from Pittacus Lore? In this recently uncovered audio message, the Lorien elder discusses Number Six, what she was like as a child on Lorien, and what he thinks of who she …
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THE RISE OF NINE: Trailer Premiere!

Breaking news! Are you ready to get even more excited about the upcoming release of THE RISE OF NINE? We definitely are! Check out the exclusive trailer premiere over on Entertainment Weekly!

Can’t wait? Don’t forget to pre-order your copy and join the countdown!

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Countdown: Where is Number Five?

Good news! We’ve gathered up some steam, and we’ve already reached phase 5 of our preorder countdown to THE RISE OF NINE! We haven’t uncovered Number Eight’s origin just yet, but here’s a hint at what another elusive Lorien has been up to…


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