Here's the latest roundup of crime-themed dramas on stage and screen:
Star Jeremy Renner and producer Scott Stuber discussed Kill the Messenger for Deadline.com. Their upcoming film is centered on Gary Webb, the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who uncovered a CIA plot in the 1980s that funneled cocaine into the U.S. to finance arms purchases in Central America, then faced a campaign to undermine and deny his work.
Jake Hinkson profiled "The Film Noir of Robert Wise" for Criminal Element.
CinemaBlend has a list of "The 10 Best Movie Villains Of 2014" (but beware of the spoiler alerts).
A teaser photo was released for Guy Ritchie's adaptation of the '60s television spy series The Man From U.N.C.L.E., starring Henry Cavill as Napoleon Solo, Armie Hammer as Illya Kuryakin, and Alicia Vikander’s Gabby Teller.
The Mysterious Press blog reported that Peter King's London-based "gourmet detective" novels are being adapted for television by the Hallmark Channel.
Fox has put in an order for a drama set on Coronado Island that revolves around the first group of female U.S. soldiers vying to earn a spot in the world’s toughest boy’s club, the Navy SEALs.
BBC films released a trailer for Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, and Daniel Bruhl in the true story of a Jewish refugee forced to flee Vienna during World War II who decades later makes it her personal mission to reclaim a painting the Nazis stole from her family.
In a move aimed at keeping up with competitors Netflix and Amazon, Hulu's streaming video service signed deals with 20th Century Fox and MGM to make Hulu the exclusive subscription home for a number of programs, including series such as Fargo and Sons of Anarchy.
Mark Gatiss, co-creator of BBC's adaptation Sherlock, discussed "what went into setting Sherlock Holmes in a technological era."
Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton revisited locations from David Simon's critically acclaimed drama, The Wire, in a story for CNN.
A new teaser trailer was released by AMC for the upcoming Breaking Bad prequel, Better Call Saul.
Noir at the Bar co-founder Peter Rozovsky has links to three Noir at the Bar podcasts from the recent NoirCon convention in Philadephia, featuring readers Duane Swierczynski, Sarah Weinman, Jonathan Woods, Jon McGoran, and Erik Arneson.
If you're in New York City on New Year's Day, you can catch the show Perfect Crime. Off-Broadway’s longest-running mystery thriller is set in the home of a wealthy psychiatrist accused of murdering her husband. The handsome detective is convinced that he has her all figured out, but the murder is only the beginning in what may just be the perfect crime.