Steel Is Out On DVD! Our Pop Culture Heritage Is Secured!

Shaquille O'Neal takes multiple gunshots to his metal-plated crotch from a whole gang of armed thugs, in this scene from the DC Comics movie you all tried to forget. "I'm about to smoke you like a blunt!" » 4/09/10 6:03pm 4/09/10 6:03pm

The V Novels That Might Have Been Better Than The TV Show

We all remember the skin-tearing, blue-bolted awesomeness of the original V mini-series—and the not quite as awesome weekly series that followed—but do you also recall the effort to move V off your television and into the book world? » 11/03/09 8:00am 11/03/09 8:00am

V's Original Creator On Why The Reboot Can't Fail... For Him

Looking forward to ABC's reboot of V (starting this week)? So is original creator Kenneth Johnson, but not necessarily for the reasons you'd expect: He's hoping it'll act as a trailer for his own movie version of the show. » 10/31/09 10:00am 10/31/09 10:00am

V: Not Original, Official

The WGA has ruled: ABC's V is officially a remake of the original 1984 mini-series, meaning that original creator Kenneth Johnson will get the credit (and the money) he deserves when the new series premieres this November. [Illana's V Site] » 9/04/09 7:30am 9/04/09 7:30am

Nazi Mouse-Eating Lizards May Be Appearing At A Theater Near You

It's not just Battlestar Galactica that could be getting a big screen version that ignores its TV reboot; a new interview with V creator Kenneth Johnson suggests that our favorite mouse-eaters may be Hollywood-bound. » 3/08/09 7:00am 3/08/09 7:00am

"V" Creator None Too Pleased About ABC Reboot

Someone is pissed they stole his alien movie pitch. The original V » 10/16/08 8:20am 10/16/08 8:20am series creator Kenneth Johnson is not very happy with ABC for forcing his alien invasion back onto the telly without his blessing. The weird part is what he wrote on his website.On Johnson's site he writes: Sounds like sour grapes, but why the…

Zip Up Your Red Jumpsuits — V's Alien Infestation Is Back

The creator of NBC's alien-invasion series V » 8/08/08 7:30am 8/08/08 7:30am has been shopping around a script for a big-screen remake, and it looks like the 1980s aliens may get to give world domination one more try. Latino Review unearthed creator Kenneth Johnson's spec script, and it sounds pretty true to the series. Find out whether "The…

Closer Than Ever to a "V" Movie and New Series

There've been a lot of rumors and muttering about a new series based on 1980s alien invader tale V. Kenneth Johnson, who worked on the Alien Nation series and owns the rights to the V series, has just released a new V book, V: The Second Generation. Now he's saying he's on track for a movie version of the miniseries,… » 4/10/08 3:27pm 4/10/08 3:27pm

The Truth Behind the V Franchise

We mentioned earlier that V might be heading back to television. The big news is that the book that could inspire this V resurgence will hit store shelves tomorrow. But how well to you remember this show and its creator? Creator Kenneth Johnson gave us the original Bionic Woman, and we all know how that recent retread… » 2/04/08 11:15am 2/04/08 11:15am

Alien Lizards Are Making A Comeback

Is it time to bring back V? In 1983 we had the two-part miniseries called V, then the following year they gave us V: The Final Battle, which spawned a TV series called, appropriately enough V: The Series. But it's been 20 years since we've heard from those reptilian alien invaders who pretend to be our friends. What's… » 2/04/08 10:20am 2/04/08 10:20am

Must See: V

Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: V

Date: 1983

Vitals: Human-looking aliens appear in big honkin' spaceships asking for mutual cooperation. They subtly begin to… » 10/23/07 6:22pm 10/23/07 6:22pm