"Treadstone": USA Network's Jason Bourne Spinoff Series "Awakens" [PREVIEW]

USA Network‘s Treadstone is ready to be "awakened" in October, and now the Jason Bourne franchise spinoff series is giving fans an official trailer and images for the spy thriller drama, stemming from Heroes creator Tim Kring and Universal Cable Productions (UCP).[caption id="attachment_1071394" align="alignnone" width="2000"] TREADSTONE -- Episode 101 -- Pictured: (l-r) Martin Umbash as Dr[...]

Jimmy's Bastards #9 cover by Andy Clarke and Jose Villarrubia

Jimmy's Bastards #9 Review: A Brutally Cathartic Finale

There is a cathartic resolution, the dog doesn’t die for once, and you’re reminded that Jimmy and Nancy were actually made to be characters in addition to jokes on the UK’s most famous spy franchise This one earns a recommendation Check it out.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"] [rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]Jimmy Regent is being brutally beaten by Junior while[...]

Counterpart Season 2: American Horror Story's James Cromwell Joins Starz Spy Series

Emmy winner and Oscar nominee James Cromwell (Babe, American Horror Story) has been tapped for the major recurring role of Yanek opposite Simmons in the second season of Starz's espionage spy thriller; written, executive produced and created by Justin Marks.Production on the second season of the series is currently under way in Los Angeles and is[...]

Sacha Baron Cohen to Portray Israeli Spy Eli Cohen in Netflix Limited Series 'The Spy'

[caption id="attachment_827740" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: GIO_LE / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Netflix has tapped actor/comedian Sacha Baron Cohen (Les Misérables) to bring the story of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen to life in their six-episode limited series The Spy Written and directed by Gideon Raff (Prisoners of War), the series will debut globally on the streaming service outside of France; and on[...]

Ninja-K #5 cover by Trevor Hairsine and Andrew Dalhouse

Ninja-K #5 Review: Exciting Finale to the Series' First Arc

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Ninja-K and Ninja-C locate the base of operations for the Ninja Programme's Acclimation Bureau and launch their assault on the division. The two seasoned warriors are able to sweep the place easily, but Ninja-C has his eyes set on MI-6 as a whole, and he doesn't intend for Ninja-K to continue his career. […]

The Americans

FX Releases Trailer for 6th and Final Season of The Americans

FX really struck gold with their Cold War spy drama The Americans After five incredible seasons, the series was picked up for a 6th, which the cable network announced would be the final one.  Few shows are given such a grand opportunity to plan out the end, the exit, and I'm so glad this one did.[caption[...]

Tales of Suspense #102 cover by Yasmine Putri

Tales of Suspense #102 Review: Poor Plotting, but the Chemistry Saves it

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Tales of Suspense #102 kicks off with the Winter Solider and Hawkeye taking former Black Widow Yelena Belova back to her apartment for interrogation. Once the questioning proves unfruitful, they tail her to her next location. Things don't go as planned, though. Clint and Bucky must chase down other leads to discover if […]

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Red Sparrow Review: A Solid Slow-Burn U.S. vs Russia Espionage Caper

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Red Sparrow has been compared to Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, but that entirely undersells Sparrow Where Tinker was droll and predictable, Sparrow actually carries along the thread of an interesting story to keep the audience engaged Clocking in at nearly two and a half hours, one thing the film is not is in a[...]

Rasputin: Voice of the Dragon #3 cover by Mike Huddleston

Rasputin- Voice of the Dragon #3 Review:

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Rasputin and his Nazi allies go about contacting the spirit they just resurrected, as Bruttenholm lands in occupied France shortly before meeting up with his contact on the ground, a man named Sandhu.[caption id="attachment_767832" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rasputin: Voice of the Dragon #3 cover by Mike Huddleston[/caption]Old-style World War II spy-smashing action meets the Mignolaverse’s[...]

Ninja-K #2 cover by Trevor Hairsine and Andrew Dalhouse

Ninja-K #2 Review: Look Out for British Ninjas

This leads to an old ninja-training site and another aspect to the mystery.[caption id="attachment_766946" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ninja-K #2 cover by Trevor Hairsine and Andrew Dalhouse[/caption]The mixture of James Bond-esque spy thriller, high-tech sci-fi gadgetry on par with Iron Man, and the ninja angle brings a unique charm to Ninja-K This, along with the clandestine black[...]

Tales of Suspense #100 cover by Marco Checchetto

Tales of Suspense #100 Review: The Bromance to Die for

It also gives me some nostalgia for Ed Brubaker’s Winter Soldier series wherein these two did the same thing alongside Wolverine and Daredevil.Much of the runtime is Clint Barton doing very poor spy work He’s often made and captured for the effort The running thought captions from Clint are entertaining as hell, and all of[...]

Paramount Network To Bring Image Comics Spy Series 'Velvet' To TV

With an opening on its inaugural programming schedule due to the cancellation of The Mist after one season, the Paramount Network (formerly Spike TV) is looking to Image Comics spy series Velvet as their very first original scripted drama.Kyle Killen (Awake, Lone Star) has been tapped to adapt the 15-issue comic book series, from the creative team[...]

Jason Bourne Review: You Too Can Get That Déjà Vu Feeling

There's a few entertaining enough double and triple crosses, but not enough to really bring it out of the quagmire of trying to discern one of these films from another more than a few days after watching it.If you're a completionist, go for it, but if you're looking for another great spy/action caper, skip it[...]

Trailer For Spy With Melissa McCarthy, Jude Law, Jason Statham

Spy is the latest Melissa McCarthy film about a CIA analyst that gets put into the field Directed by Paul Feig, the movie also stars Jude Law, Jason Statham, Rose Byrne and Allison Janney. Susan Cooper is an unassuming, deskbound CIA analyst, and the unsung hero behind the Agency's most dangerous missions But when her partner[...]

Look! It Moves! #136 by Adi Tantimedh: Smiley, Then and Now

Finally saw the Nu52 reboot of TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY this weekend It’s a fascinating exercise in adaptation and period reconstruction.I read the book when I was a teenager and again in college, and watched the 70s BBC miniseries on DVD in the 90s Considering the BBC series was made in the time in which[...]

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – Hannah's Review

Bereft of the guns, girls and glamour we know from the James Bond franchise, a realistic spy thriller is a dastardly tricky thing to pull off.At least in a way that will work as a big screen attraction.A spy thriller where almost all of the main cast members are over the age of fifty is[...]

Doctor Who Meets An Old Friend, A New Friend… And An Old Enemy?

Filming is currently underway on the climactic two-parter that will close out the second half of this year's double-barreled Who. Because it's taking place in a relatively public place, snoops about, and where there are snoops, photographs and videos follow, and where there are pics and clips, spoilers will surely come along too. So don't […]