Dallas renewed for third season
TNT has renewed its popular drama series Dallas for a third season. The follow-up to the iconic 1980s series will get 15 new episodes that will begin airing in early 2014.Email Me! - When Available!
Firth to join Secret Service?
Colin Firth is in talks to star in director Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of the Secret Service comic book series by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons, Heat Vision reports. The story follows a seasoned Secret Service agent who takes a younger agent under his wing as they investigate the murder of every resident of a small town and a mysterious secret involving Mount Everest.
Fassbender to play Macbeth
Michael Fassbender is attached to star in a new film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, Screen Daily reports. Snowtown helmer Justin Kurzel is attached to direct the film which is described as a very visceral adaptation of the classic play.
Iron Man 3 sets records
Following its opening in more than 42 territories around the world last week, Iron Man 3 is already setting records by having the biggest opening weekend of all time in Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Marvel/Disney action film has taken US$195.3 million at the global box office in its first 5 days of release.Email Me! - When Available!
EVE Online headed to TV
2 Guns director Baltasar Kormákur is teaming up with CCP Games to bring their MMORPG EVE to the small screen. The TV venture is an original concept set 20,000 years in the future of the EVE Online universe in which rival societies are trapped in the same space by a collapsed wormhole. The series will take inspiration from player stories submitted to the EVE website.
Abrams to adapt King's 11/22/63
J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot is in negotiations for the rights to Stephen King's bestselling 2011 novel 11/22/63, Deadline reports. The story centers on an unassuming divorced English teacher who stumbles upon a time portal that leads to 9/9/1958. He goes on a quest to try and prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy on 11/22/63.
Two and a Half Men to return for 11th season
CBS has confirmed on Twitter that its hit comedy series Two and a Half Men will be returning for an 11th season. Stars Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer are both returning; however, the titular "Half", Angus T. Jones, is not returning as a regular and may appear only as an occasional guest star.
NBC renews five series'
NBC has given early renewals to five of its stronger-performing drama series, Deadline reports. Revolution & Chicago Fire will return for 2nd seasons while Parenthood, Grimm, & veteran Law & Order: Special Victims Unit will also get new seasons.