When did Nikita become the craziest show on TV?

Seriously. The last time we checked in on Nikita, it was still a superspy show that kept one foot firmly planted in reality. But now, in the show' final short season, it's embracing life, liberty and the pursuit of crazy. Just check out this scene from last night's episode. » 11/30/13 4:00pm 11/30/13 4:00pm

Our first look at Henry Cavill on the Man from U.N.C.L.E. set

Henry Cavill takes a break from playing Superman to step into Napoleon Solo's suit in Guy Ritchie's big-screen adaptation of The Man from U.N.C.L.E. » 9/21/13 2:00pm 9/21/13 2:00pm

Despicable Me 2: Being a single dad is harder than saving the world

Despicable Me blew us away with its inventive, heartfelt story of a supervillain who adopts three girls and turns sort of good. In the sequel, we discover that there's one thing harder than juggling supervillainy and fatherhood: being a good guy and a dad. Spoilers ahead... » 7/03/13 10:20am 7/03/13 10:20am

What happens when an inept superspy goes after an ordinary guy?

In the spy-fi comedy short Spy vs. Guy, a spy needs to recover a piece of technology that accidentally fell into the hands of an unwitting pizza delivery guy. He pulls out every technological trick in the book—with increasing absurdity—but just can't seem to win. » 4/28/13 4:00pm 4/28/13 4:00pm

Meet the real people who loaned their faces to Archer's goofy spies

In order to get the wonderful range of physical expressiveness we see in each episode of Archer, the animation team took thousands of photos of real people who would serve as models for the two-dimensional characters. And there are some interesting stories about the faces behind the faces—and why the production team… » 2/09/13 9:30am 2/09/13 9:30am

Steampunk Spy-Fi: Real-life gadgets perfect for a Victorian Era James…

What if the majesty of On Her Majesty's Secret Service was Queen Victoria? We might not have had the same type of Cold War gadgetry that made Ian Fleming's novels and the James Bond films, but the 19th century had its own brand of wonderful toys. Here are a handful of gadgets and tools the steampunk spy might want to… » 11/10/12 11:00am 11/10/12 11:00am

11 Things You Probably Didn't Know About James Bond

You don't know all the secrets of James Bond. The swashbuckling, cocktail-sipping superspy has spent over 50 years as a cultural phenomenon, defeating plans for world destruction and riding on insane vehicles — and along the way, he's had more than his fair share of weird stories and strange interludes. Now that he's… » 11/08/12 10:12am 11/08/12 10:12am

New Cover and Synopsis for Nick Harkaway's Second Novel — Including Mad…

Nick Harkaway's first novel, The Gone Away World, was a silly surreal revelation, so we've been anxiously awaiting the follow-up, Angelmaker. And now it looks like we might not have to wait much longer — Knopf says it's out March 2012 in the U.S. And here's the cover. » 8/30/11 8:30am 8/30/11 8:30am

Catfight on the catwalk: Last night's Chuck had it all!

It's a high-fashion beatdown, with Sarah and a supermodel spy trashing each other in the dressing room and on the catwalk. Just one of two all-time-great moments in last night's Chuck. The other being Morgan Grimes' management seminar. Spoilers ahead... » 9/28/10 8:30am 9/28/10 8:30am

J.J. Abrams' New Show: Mr. And Mrs. Smith... With A Dash Of…

We've been hearing a lot about the network bidding war over J.J. Abrams' new spy-fi show, about a married couple who also work together as spies. But Abrams explains it's not an Alias-style tense drama, but more of a lark: » 10/08/09 9:30am 10/08/09 9:30am