The 23rd James Bond movie, Skyfall, won't be released until November, but that didn't keep Sony Pictures from announg a 24th Bond film will be heading to theaters in 2014, once again starring Daniel Craig.
Guillermo del Toro has optioned The Bloody Benders script by Adam Robitel. It's based on the true story of a family who ran something of a Bates hotel in Kansas in 1873; as many as 20 guests checked in, and never checked out, robbed and murdered by their hosts.
The star-studded cast of the movie Out of the Furnace keeps getting bigger. Willem Dafoe was just added, joining the likes of Christian Bale, Casey Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Sam Shepard, Woody Harrelson and Forest Whitaker, in the tale of two brothers who live in the Rust Belt, one who lands in prison, the other in a ruthless criminal enterprise.
Warner Bros is launching Inside the Script, a series of illustrated eBooks with the shooting scripts, production notes, storyboards, photos, posters, on-set stills and more for classic movies including Casablanca, Ben-Hur, An American In Paris and North By Northwest.
The E! network, known mostly for its Hollywood gossip shows, is adding a lineup of scripted series including the Amy Devlin Mysteries, based on a graphic novel about a young "culturally-obsessed detective who brings her own style and POV to police work." Another series is titled Juror #9, about a man named Alex Dunbar who accidentally kills a woman who's been blackmailing him for a shady business deal. He frames a man who turns out to become the scion of a business empire, and "the ensuing media frenzy engulfs the police investigator, the DA and even Alex's wife as the trial becomes the national obsession."
Syfy picked up rights to the Harper Connelly Mysteries by True Blood author Charlaine Harris. The four-book series is about a young woman who develops the ability to sense the location and last memories of dead people, after she's struck by lightning. The TV series will presumably be more than four episodes.
Syfy is also developing a show called Seeing Things, based on Scott Mitchell Rosenberg's graphic novel about a police officer who is killed but forced to come back as a ghost and carry out covert missions for a government agency.
A&E announced the premiere date for The Glades, June 3 at 9 p.m. It will be followed at 10 by the series premiere of Longmire, based on Craig Johnson’s Walt Longmire mystery novels and starring Robert Taylor as the sheriff of a Wyoming town.
Actor Ray Stevenson (star of films Thor and The Three Musketeers) will have a recurring role next season in Dexter, playing the leader of a Russian organized crime syndicate.
The stars of HBO's Boardwalk Empire teased season 3 at a recent Q&A in North Hollywood. The new season will pick up 15 months in the future from the end of season two and will see the rise of gangsters like Al Capone.
Trying to keep up with the pilots for potential fall TV series? Here's the latest scorecard, from Omnimystery News.
Suspense Radio returns after a two-week hiatus with authors Paul French, Donald Allen Kirch, Robert Bennett and Andrew Kaplan.
American Psycho, the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis that was turned into a feature film starring Christian Bale, is going to be adapted again, this time for the theater—a musical for the London stage.