Sacha Baron Cohen gets dramatic playing real-life Mossad agent Eli Cohen in The Spy, who went undercover for years in Syria in the late 50s and into the 60s, working his way up to the highest levels of society and sending secrets back to Israel.
Adrien Brody takes on the role of the greatest magician/escape artist, Harry Houdini, for the latest History Channel mini-series.
Coming soon from BBC America is the four part mini series, Fleming, which chronicles the life of James Bond creator, Ian Fleming, who was his own inspiration for the famous spy after his adventures in World War II against the Nazis.
CBS is bringing Stephen King’s novel, Under the Dome, to the small screen as a mini series this Summer. The book, and show, follows the residents of a small town as they find themselves cut off from the outside world by a mysterious force field.
DC comics announced that the long rumored sequel to Watchmen is actually going to be a series of seven prequel mini series, each spotlighting a different character by some great writers and artists.
This week the whole crew of Brian, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the seedy world of Pinball, figure out that The King’s Speech plot can be translated to any medium (especially Saved by the Bell), give multiple takes on The Hangover Part 2 and can’t imagine the awkwardness of watching Eyes Wide Shut with your parents.
This week in the Shotgun we have some casting news, a director short list for The Wolverine, The Lion King getting a 3D conversion and the Scott brothers making a Pirates mini series for Fox.