What Does It Mean That James Bond's In the Public Domain In Canada?

On January 1st, 2015, the works of Ian Fleming entered the public domain in a number of countries. That means that the character of James Bond is no longer copyrighted in those countries, just like Sherlock Holmes has been for a while. But it doesn't mean that it's suddenly open season on that character. » 1/08/15 1:45am 1/08/15 1:45am

Great Villains Whose Schemes Aren't Just Aimed At Destroying The Hero

Sometimes it seems like every villain is obsessed with murdering the hero of the story. (Or making the hero realize they're alike.) But it's not true — in fact, some of the best villains have their own goals, and the hero just happens to get in the way. Here are some great villains whose schemes don't revolve around… » 12/16/14 8:00am 12/16/14 8:00am

The Secret To Keeping A Universe Fresh? Don't Worry So Much About Canon

A long-running franchise can accumulate a pretty complex and labyrinthine world after it's been around for decades. And that world will include plenty of stuff that's great, plenty that's not-so-great, and a few things that contradict each other. So, what's a sprawling fictional universe to do? » 12/12/14 4:20pm 12/12/14 4:20pm

The Next James Bond Movie Is Spectre, and It Has a Cast Full of Villains

Live from Pinewood Studios, director Sam Mendes revealed the cast and title for the 24th James Bond movie. Coming November 6, 2015 is Spectre. We also got confirmation of some new cast members: Christoph Waltz, Andrew Scott, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Léa Seydoux. Spoilers in the form of speculation and rumor… » 12/04/14 3:50am 12/04/14 3:50am

Stephen Hawking Wants To Play A Bond Villain. Make It Happen, Hollywood

Professor Stephen Hawking has appeared as himself on The Simpsons, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Futurama, and The Big Bang Theory, but for once, he'd like to play someone other than himself. And he even has the perfect role picked out: Professor Hawking wants to play the villain in a James Bond film. » 12/03/14 12:20pm 12/03/14 12:20pm

Is James Bond's Most Famous Arch-Nemesis Coming Back At Last?

Read a description of a Tomorrowland scene that takes place at the 1964 World's Fair. Is the Star Wars trailer coming to your town this weekend? Frank Grillo talks Captain America 3. Learn what's ahead for Arkham, Poison Ivy, and Dr. Leslie Thompson on Gotham. And where is Father Gabriel on The Walking Dead? Spoilers… » 11/25/14 6:00am 11/25/14 6:00am

Did The Next James Bond Film Just Score An Absolutely Perfect Villain?

News on an updated Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves recasts the title character as "Allen." Steven Moffat explains what makes a good companion for the Doctor and whether they'd ever deviate from the current formula. Plus new details on Gotham's Harvey Dent, and the best-yet look at Lois Lane in Batman v. Superman.… » 11/14/14 6:08am 11/14/14 6:08am

Which Lord Of The Rings Star Won't Be Showing Up In The Final Hobbit?

Find out where Prometheus 2 could be headed. Plus a fan theory makes a good guess at where American Horror Story's fifth season might be set. Guillermo del Toro updates us on Crimson Peak and the Pacific Rim sequels. And another classic Disney character is coming to Once Upon a Time. Spoilers now! » 11/06/14 6:00am 11/06/14 6:00am

The Next Bond Film Has Its Villains, and One of Them Might Be Drax

Filming on the 24th James Bond film is set to start in early December 2014, so it's no surprise that we're getting some pretty solid casting rumors right now. Two key Bond archetypes have reportedly been cast: the Bond girl and the henchman. Just one guess which one Dave Bautista is supposed to be. » 10/13/14 3:00am 10/13/14 3:00am