The Illuminati. Skull and Bones. The Stonecutters.
There are many exclusive groups on the planet, some shadowy cabals seeking to control Earth's fate, others little more than excuses for men to kick back with cigars and casual misogyny. No club, no organization, no organization, however, has a more prestigious and horrifying reputation than the Five Timers Club for anyone who has hosted Saturday Night Live five or more times.
Over the weekend, Justin Timberlake joined that club.
A new two-minute international trailer for this Spring's Hannibal television series lays out the concept behind the show and aims to interest TV watchers in a character who had been pretty much run into the ground a decade ago.
Joss Whedon is a man uniquely blessed with the gift of gab. He's talkative. Loquacious even.
Today, the writer and director of the biggest movie in history not helmed by James Cameron is flapping his gums about Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, which he describes as "a very hopeful show."
No less a source than Cobie Smulders – S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill – is sharing some inside information on next year's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and the possibility that we'll see the character in action on the S.H.I.E.L.D. television series.
Over seven outstanding seasons, Michael Chiklis starred as the complex, corrupt, and endlessly compelling Detective Vic Mackey on the FX series The Shield. While the show wrapped up in 2008, fans continue to clamor for a cinematic follow-up, and Chiklis himself has revealed that creator Shawn Ryan has a "phenomenal idea" for a feature version of The Shield.
Chiklis also became the first interviewee in IAR's history to share that he wants to strangle our Managing Editor Jami Philbrick.
Here at IAR, we dabble selectively in television news, but when a series is actually titled Rogue, how could we resist?
The inaugural trailer for this action-oriented revenge drama is now available to view online, and this two-minute first look promises a series that balances thrilling undercover action with emotional drama.
Ah, a little bit more gasoline is getting poured on the crackling fire that is the now incessant awards season discussion. That gasoline is the 2012 edition of the American Film Institute's top ten movies of the year, unveiled today alongside the list of top ten television series.
Regardless of casting rumors, Warner Bros. is definitely powered ahead with a Justice League movie for 2015, but we might be seeing Wonder Woman have some solo adventures on television before the cinematic version arrives in theaters. Development continues on the CW pilot Amazon, and a leaked casting breakdown provides insight on this version of Diana Prince and the world she inhabits.
Larry Hagman, a beloved presence on film and television for half a century, has passed away at the age of 81.
ABC's SHIELD pilot almost certainly won't feature any of the heavy-hitting Avengers jetting around in their bright costumes, but it will follow a group of Whedonesque agents of the premiere espionage and peacekeeping agency in Marvel's cinematic universe. And with the addition of two new actors to the ensemble cast, almost all the major roles have been filled.