Spoilers: An Iron Man 2 villain may not be what he seems. Milla Jovovich drops Resident Evil 4 hints. A scene from David Tennant's Doctor Who swansong revealed! Plus District 9, V, FlashForward, True Blood, Smallville and Warehouse 13 spoilers!
Iron Man 2:
Justin Hammer may start out as a rival arms dealer to Tony Stark, but actor Sam Rockwell hints he may turn into something else:
I think it's still developing. We don't know what Justin Hammer becomes. He becomes something else. He's starting off one way.
It's not an unreasonable question to ask whether Hammer poses a physical threat to Tony. And Rockwell says Hammer's main motivation is "jealousy," like Salieri in Amadeus. [Cinematical]
Resident Evil 4:
Milla Jovovich says the army of Alice clones will turn up in the fourth movie, filming soon:
The clones are definitely in it. You've got multiple Alice's kicking serious butt. And definitely the real Alice has some pretty major things happen to her that change the stakes a little bit. That's probably all I can give you in a vague sort of way. It's definitely going to be a different Alice than who we're used to.
Director Neill Blomkamp says the movie's aliens don't cause trouble by being troublemakers, but just by having valuable technology:
[They're] refugees that bring a hell of a lot of potentially profitable stuff with them. So, it's like worst-case scenario because the humans want whatever the technology may mean for us. And because of that, they're willing to do what they need to do quicker to get there — it's all about the bottom line. So, I think, yeah, the thing that really interests me about the film is the idea about a whole bunch of refugees that were really novel and amazing when they got here. And then [people] very quickly lose interest with [the aliens] and put them in their shanty town.
And here are some stills I don't think we've shown you before. [IGN]
Russell T. Davies says "Waters Of Mars" is "one of those claustrophobic submarine-type dramas, all trapped in an enclosed space with sort of increasing darkness and intensity. It all takes place in a very small location in Doctor Who terms." And he says the Doctor likes being the Tenth Doctor and will fight against giving that up as hard as he can — even though the writing is on the wall with all that "knock four times" stuff.
Also, David Tennant's final two-parter, airing later this year, is "a personal epic. That final story, it becomes, yes, epic. Almost like a fairytale. But in that there's, like, a seven-minute scene of David and Bernard Cribbins having a conversation together in a cafe, it's really intimate at the same time." (If it was anybody else having a seven-minute conversation with the Doctor, I'd be dubious. But Bernard Cribbins? Cannot wait.) [Premium Hollywood]
A new "press bundle" offers a bit of a more detailed synopsis for this show's pilot:
While the world quickly becomes fascinated with the V's and their link to wonders just beyond the reach of human understanding, FBI Counter Terrorist Agent Erica Evans (Elizabeth Mitchell) discovers a secret hidden beneath the skin of every V– a secret that may threaten the lives of everyone close to her. Yet for her teenage son, Tyler (Logan Huffman), the V's are his ticket to something big and hopeful — a new chance for mankind to unite in common goals. To Chad Decker (Scott Wolf), a career-hungry news anchor, his exclusive interview with Anna (Morena Baccarin), the leader of the V's, is crucial to his dominating the airwaves. Also unsure about the Visitors is Father Jack (Joel Gretsch), a priest questioning his faith in the wake of the Visitors' arrival. Seeking answers outside the church, Father Jack discovers there are other dissidents who believe the Visitors are not who they say they are, including Ryan Nichols (Morris Chestnut), who is faced with his own life-altering decision when the V's show up. Never has there been more at stake — it truly is the dawning of a new day.
And there's a "press bundle" for this show as well:
It's just another normal day in Los Angeles. FBI agent Mark Benford (Joseph Fiennes, "Shakespeare in Love") and his partner, Demetri Noh (John Cho, "Star Trek," the "Harold & Kumar" film series), are in the midst of a car chase monitored by their boss, Stanford Wedeck (Courtney B. Vance, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent") and colleague Janis Hawk (Christine Woods); Mark's wife, Dr. Olivia Benford (Sonya Walger, "Lost"), is in the middle of surgery; Dr. Bryce Varley (Zachary Knighton) is weighing a potentially life-ending decision; Mark's friend, Aaron Stark (Brían F. O'Byrne, "The International"), is working high above the ground on power lines; and Nicole (Peyton List) — baby-sitter to Mark and Olivia's daughter, Charlie — is in the throes of passion with her boyfriend when suddenly and without warning, every person on Earth blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds and sees a series of events from their own future, taking place on April 29, 2010 at 10:00 p.m., Pacific Time. For some the future will be joyous and hopeful; for others, shockingly unexpected; and for a few, it simply doesn't seem to exist.
Everyone in the world will eventually begin chronicling what they saw in their flashforwards on a worldwide website — the Mosaic Collective — that will further draw people together. And some of the flashforwards just might help Mark and his colleagues piece together the cause of the blackout.
Knowing their fate will alter each person's life in one way or another and poses the questions: Can destiny be changed? And by changing just one destiny, what effect would that have on those of others?
As you've probably gleaned, Alexander Skarsgard says we'll be seeing more of the loyal, sensitive side to Eric this year. He doesn't care for very many people, but the ones he likes, he's fiercely loyal to. Meanwhile, when Daphne's corpse is discovered, people suspect Sam of being the killer. And Sookie and Eric grow closer, after Eric is injured and Sookie helps him. [E! Online]
Sounds like Tess Mercer gets into a scrap with Zod, right in the first episode. "We start out heavy. In the first episode, we start out really going at it, and it's really fun," says actor Cassidy Freeman. And she'll figure out eventually whether she's bitten off more than she chew. [E! Online]
We'll actually meet the Regents, the secret society who run the warehouse, later this season, and we'll learn more about the dynamic between Artie and Mrs. Frederic. And Pete and Myka go searching for an artifact that's eluded Artie for years, and "unfortunately," they find it, says producer Jack Kenny. And that season-finale twist involving B&B keeper Leena will change everything. [E! Online]
Here's the description for episode five, "Rubicon":
It's a humbling moment for the crew of the spaceship, as each of them deals with a personal point of no return, while the Antares itself crosses a critical boundary when going back to Earth is no longer an option, and the home planet becomes just another twinkling light in a vast canopy of stars.
And here are some pics from the episode.[SpoilerTV]
Some new casting calls give us some hints for this "Desperate Housewitches" show. In episode three, we'll deal with the divorce between Kat and Randy — the mysterious Darryl Van Horne brings in his beautiful, exotic attorney, Ivanka, to represent Kat. Meanwhile, Randy takes their kids to buy a new puppy, and Kat calls the sheriff because she thinks he's kidnapping them. Randy hires his fishing buddy, Frank, to represent him, and Frank is totally out of his league because he didn't even finish law school. [SpoilerTV]
Additional reporting by Alexis Brown.